Love Your Neighbor as Yourself

Leviticus 19

9 d "When you reap the harvest of your land, you shall not reap your field right up to its edge, neither shall you gather the gleanings after your harvest. 10 And you shall not strip your vineyard bare, neither shall you gather the fallen grapes of your vineyard. You shall leave them for the poor and for the sojourner: I am the Lord your God.

11 e "You shall not steal; f you shall not deal falsely; you shall not lie to one another. 12 g You shall not swear by my name falsely, and so h profane the name of your God: I am the Lord.

13 i "You shall not oppress your neighbor or rob him. j The wages of a hired servant shall not remain with you all night until the morning. 14 k You shall not curse the deaf or put a stumbling block before the blind, but you shall l fear your God: I am the Lord.

15 m "You shall do no injustice in court. You shall not be partial to the poor or defer to the great, but in righteousness shall you judge your neighbor. 16 n You shall not go around as a slanderer among your people, and you shall not o stand up against the life 1 of your neighbor: I am the Lord.

17 p "You shall not hate your brother in your heart, but q you shall reason frankly with your neighbor, lest you r incur sin because of him. 18 s You shall not take vengeance or bear a grudge against the sons of your own people, but t you shall love your neighbor as yourself: I am the Lord.

  1. Cross References
    Leviticus 23:22
    "And when you reap the harvest of your land, you shall not reap your field right up to its edge, nor shall you gather the gleanings after your harvest. You shall leave them for the poor and for the sojourner: I am the Lord your God."
    Deuteronomy 24:19 - 21
    When you reap your harvest in your field and forget a sheaf in the field, you shall not go back to get it. It shall be for the sojourner, the fatherless, and the widow, that the Lord your God may bless you in all the work of your hands.
    Ruth 2:15 - 16
    When she rose to glean, Boaz instructed his young men, saying, "Let her glean even among the sheaves, and do not reproach her.
  2. Cross References
    Exodus 20:15
    You shall not steal.
  3. Cross References
    Leviticus 6:2 - 3
    If anyone sins and commits a breach of faith against the Lord by deceiving his neighbor in a matter of deposit or security, or through robbery, or if he has oppressed his neighbor
    Ephesians 4:15
    Rather, speaking the truth in love, we are to grow up in every way into him who is the head, into Christ.
    Ephesians 4:25
    Therefore, having put away falsehood, let each one of you speak the truth with his neighbor, for we are members one of another.
    Colossians 3:9
    Do not lie to one another, seeing that you have put off the old self with its practices
  4. Cross References
    Exodus 20:7
    You shall not take the name of the Lord your God in vain, for the Lord will not hold him guiltless who takes his name in vain.
  5. Cross References
    Leviticus 18:21
    You shall not give any of your children to offer them to Molech, and so profane the name of your God: I am the Lord.
  6. Cross References
    Leviticus 6:2 - 3
    If anyone sins and commits a breach of faith against the Lord by deceiving his neighbor in a matter of deposit or security, or through robbery, or if he has oppressed his neighbor
  7. Cross References
    Deuteronomy 24:14 - 15
    You shall not oppress a hired servant who is poor and needy, whether he is one of your brothers or one of the sojourners who are in your land within your towns.
    Malachi 3:5
    Then I will draw near to you for judgment. I will be a swift witness against the sorcerers, against the adulterers, against those who swear falsely, against those who oppress the hired worker in his wages, the widow and the fatherless, against those who thrust aside the sojourner, and do not fear me, says the Lord of hosts.
    James 5:4
    Behold, the wages of the laborers who mowed your fields, which you kept back by fraud, are crying out against you, and the cries of the harvesters have reached the ears of the Lord of hosts.
  8. Cross References
    Deuteronomy 27:18
    "'Cursed be anyone who misleads a blind man on the road.' And all the people shall say, 'Amen.'
  9. Cross References
    Leviticus 19:32
    You shall stand up before the gray head and honor the face of an old man, and you shall fear your God: I am the Lord.
    Leviticus 25:17
    You shall not wrong one another, but you shall fear your God, for I am the Lord your God.
    Ecclesiastes 5:7
    For when dreams increase and words grow many, there is vanity; but God is the one you must fear.
    Ecclesiastes 12:13
    The end of the matter; all has been heard. Fear God and keep his commandments, for this is the whole duty of man.
    1 Peter 2:17
    Honor everyone. Love the brotherhood. Fear God. Honor the emperor.
  10. Cross References
    Exodus 23:2 - 3
    You shall not fall in with the many to do evil,...
    Deuteronomy 1:17
    You shall not be partial in judgment. You shall...
    Deuteronomy 16:19
    You shall not pervert justice. You shall not sh...
    Deuteronomy 27:19
    "'Cursed be anyone who perverts the justice due...
    Psalms 82:2
    How long will you judge unjustly and show parti...
    Proverbs 24:23
    These also are sayings of the wise. Partiality ...
    James 2:9
    But if you show partiality, you are committing ...
    2 Chronicles 19:6 - 7
    And said to the judges, "Consider what you do, ...
  11. Cross References
    Proverbs 11:13
    Whoever goes about slandering reveals secrets, but he who is trustworthy in spirit keeps a thing covered.
    Proverbs 20:19
    Whoever goes about slandering reveals secrets; therefore do not associate with a simple babbler.
  12. Cross References
    Exodus 23:1
    You shall not spread a false report. You shall not join hands with a wicked man to be a malicious witness.
    Exodus 23:7
    Keep far from a false charge, and do not kill the innocent and righteous, for I will not acquit the wicked.
    Matthew 26:60 - 61
    But they found none, though many false witnesses came forward. At last two came forward
    1 Kings 21:10 - 13
    And set two worthless men opposite him, and let them bring a charge against him, saying, 'You have cursed God and the king.' Then take him out and stone him to death.
    Acts 6:11 - 13
    Then they secretly instigated men who said, "We have heard him speak blasphemous words against Moses and God.
  13. Cross References
    1 John 2:9
    Whoever says he is in the light and hates his brother is still in darkness.
    1 John 2:11
    But whoever hates his brother is in the darkness and walks in the darkness, and does not know where he is going, because the darkness has blinded his eyes.
    1 John 3:15
    Everyone who hates his brother is a murderer, and you know that no murderer has eternal life abiding in him.
  14. Cross References
    Proverbs 27:5 - 6
    Better is open rebuke than hidden love.
    Matthew 18:15
    If your brother sins against you, go and tell him his fault, between you and him alone. If he listens to you, you have gained your brother.
    Luke 17:3
    Pay attention to yourselves! If your brother sins, rebuke him, and if he repents, forgive him.
    Galatians 6:1
    Brothers, if anyone is caught in any transgression, you who are spiritual should restore him in a spirit of gentleness. Keep watch on yourself, lest you too be tempted.
    Ephesians 5:11
    Take no part in the unfruitful works of darkness, but instead expose them.
  15. Cross References
    Leviticus 22:16
    And so cause them to bear iniquity and guilt, by eating their holy things: for I am the Lord who sanctifies them.
    Romans 1:32
    Though they know God's decree that those who practice such things deserve to die, they not only do them but give approval to those who practice them.
    1 Timothy 5:22
    Do not be hasty in the laying on of hands, nor take part in the sins of others; keep yourself pure.
    2 John 1:11
    For whoever greets him takes part in his wicked works.
  16. Cross References
    Proverbs 20:22
    Do not say, "I will repay evil"; wait for the Lord, and he will deliver you.
    Romans 12:17
    Repay no one evil for evil, but give thought to do what is honorable in the sight of all.
    Romans 12:19
    Beloved, never avenge yourselves, but leave it to the wrath of God, for it is written, "Vengeance is mine, I will repay, says the Lord.
    Hebrews 10:30
    For we know him who said, "Vengeance is mine; I will repay." And again, "The Lord will judge his people.
  17. Cross References
    Matthew 5:43
    "You have heard that it was said, 'You shall lo...
    Matthew 19:19
    Honor your father and mother, and, You shall lo...
    Matthew 22:39
    And a second is like it: You shall love your ne...
    Mark 12:31
    The second is this: 'You shall love your neighb...
    Luke 10:27
    And he answered, "You shall love the Lord your ...
    Romans 13:9
    For the commandments, "You shall not commit adu...
    Galatians 5:14
    For the whole law is fulfilled in one word: "Yo...
    James 2:8
    If you really fulfill the royal law according t...
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