Love Your Neighbor as Yourself

Leviticus 19

9 g 'When you reap the harvest of your land, you shall not wholly reap the corners of your field, nor shall you gather the gleanings of your harvest. 10 'And you shall not glean your vineyard, nor shall you gather every grape of your vineyard; you shall leave them for the poor and the stranger: I am the LORD your God.

11 h 'You shall not steal, nor deal falsely, i nor lie to one another. 12 'And you shall not j swear by My name falsely, k nor shall you profane the name of your God: I am the LORD.

13 l 'You shall not cheat your neighbor, nor rob him. m The wages of him who is hired shall not remain with you all night until morning. 14 'You shall not curse the deaf, n nor put a stumbling block before the blind, but shall fear your God: I am the LORD.

15 'You shall do no injustice in o judgment. You shall not p be partial to the poor, nor honor the person of the mighty. In righteousness you shall judge your neighbor. 16 'You shall not go about as a q talebearer among your people; nor shall you r take a stand against the life of your neighbor: I am the LORD.

17 s 'You shall not hate your brother in your heart. t You shall surely 1 rebuke your neighbor, and not bear sin because of him. 18 u 'You shall not take vengeance, nor bear any grudge against the children of your people, v but you shall love your neighbor as yourself: I am the LORD.

  1. Cross References
    Leviticus 23:22
    'When you reap the harvest of your land, you shall not wholly reap the corners of your field when you reap, nor shall you gather any gleaning from your harvest. You shall leave them for the poor and for the stranger: I am the LORD your God.'"
    Deuteronomy 24:19 - 22
    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 stranger, the fatherless, and the widow, that the LORD your God may bless you in all the work of your hands.
  2. Cross References
    Exodus 20:15
    You shall not steal.
    Exodus 20:16
    You shall not bear false witness against your neighbor.
  3. Cross References
    Jeremiah 9:3 - 5
    And like their bow they have bent their tongues for lies. They are not valiant for the truth on the earth. For they proceed from evil to evil, And they do not know Me," says the LORD.
    Ephesians 4:25
    Therefore, putting away lying, "Let each one of you speak truth with his neighbor," for we are members of one another.
  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.
    Deuteronomy 5:11
    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.
    Matthew 5:33 - 37
    "Again you have heard that it was said to those of old, 'You shall not swear falsely, but shall perform your oaths to the Lord.'
    James 5:12
    But above all, my brethren, do not swear, either by heaven or by earth or with any other oath. But let your "Yes" be "Yes," and your "No," "No," lest you fall into judgment.
  5. Cross References
    Leviticus 18:21
    And you shall not let any of your descendants pass through the fire to Molech, nor shall you profane the name of your God: I am the LORD.
  6. Cross References
    Exodus 22:7 - 15
    If a man delivers to his neighbor money or articles to keep, and it is stolen out of the man's house, if the thief is found, he shall pay double.
    Exodus 22:21 - 27
    You shall neither mistreat a stranger nor oppress him, for you were strangers in the land of Egypt.
    Mark 10:19
    "You know the commandments: 'Do not commit adultery,' 'Do not murder,' 'Do not steal,' 'Do not bear false witness,' 'Do not defraud,' 'Honor your father and your mother.'"
  7. Cross References
    Deuteronomy 24:15
    Each day you shall give him his wages, and not let the sun go down on it, for he is poor and has set his heart on it; lest he cry out against you to the LORD, and it be sin to you.
    Malachi 3:5
    And I will come near you for judgment; I will be a swift witness Against sorcerers, Against adulterers, Against perjurers, Against those who exploit wage earners and widows and orphans, And against those who turn away an alien - Because they do not fear Me," Says the LORD of hosts.
    James 5:4
    Indeed the wages of the laborers who mowed your fields, which you kept back by fraud, cry out; and the cries of the reapers have reached the ears of the Lord of Sabaoth.
  8. Cross References
    Deuteronomy 27:18
    'Cursed is the one who makes the blind to wander off the road.' "And all the people shall say, 'Amen!'
  9. Cross References
    Deuteronomy 16:19
    You shall not pervert justice; you shall not show partiality, nor take a bribe, for a bribe blinds the eyes of the wise and twists the words of the righteous.
  10. Cross References
    Exodus 23:3
    You shall not show partiality to a poor man in his dispute.
    Exodus 23:6
    You shall not pervert the judgment of your poor in his dispute.
    Deuteronomy 1:17
    'You shall not show partiality in judgment; you shall hear the small as well as the great; you shall not be afraid in any man's presence, for the judgment is God's. The case that is too hard for you, bring to me, and I will hear it.'
    Deuteronomy 10:17
    For the LORD your God is God of gods and Lord of lords, the great God, mighty and awesome, who shows no partiality nor takes a bribe.
    Psalms 82:2
    How long will you judge unjustly, And show partiality to the wicked? Selah
  11. Cross References
    Proverbs 11:13
    A talebearer reveals secrets, But he who is of a faithful spirit conceals a matter.
    Proverbs 18:8
    The words of a talebearer are like tasty trifles, And they go down into the inmost body.
    Proverbs 20:19
    He who goes about as a talebearer reveals secrets; Therefore do not associate with one who flatters with his lips.
  12. Cross References
    Exodus 23:7
    Keep yourself far from a false matter; do not kill the innocent and righteous. For I will not justify the wicked.
    Deuteronomy 27:25
    'Cursed is the one who takes a bribe to slay an innocent person.' "And all the people shall say, 'Amen!'
    1 Kings 21:7 - 19
    Then Jezebel his wife said to him, "You now exercise authority over Israel! Arise, eat food, and let your heart be cheerful; I will give you the vineyard of Naboth the Jezreelite.
  13. Cross References
    1 John 2:9
    He who says he is in the light, and hates his brother, is in darkness until now.
    1 John 2:11
    But he who hates his brother is in darkness and walks in darkness, and does not know where he is going, because the darkness has blinded his eyes.
    1 John 3:15
    Whoever hates his brother is a murderer, and you know that no murderer has eternal life abiding in him.
  14. Cross References
    Matthew 18:15
    Moreover if your brother sins against you, go and tell him his fault between you and him alone. If he hears you, you have gained your brother.
    Luke 17:3
    Take heed to yourselves. If your brother sins against you, rebuke him; and if he repents, forgive him.
    Ephesians 5:11
    And have no fellowship with the unfruitful works of darkness, but rather expose them.
  15. Cross References
    Deuteronomy 32:35
    Vengeance is Mine, and recompense; Their foot shall slip in due time; For the day of their calamity is at hand, And the things to come hasten upon them.
    1 Samuel 24:12
    Let the LORD judge between you and me, and let the LORD avenge me on you. But my hand shall not be against you.
    Romans 12:19
    Beloved, do not avenge yourselves, but rather give place to wrath; 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," says the Lord. And again, "The LORD will judge His people.
  16. Cross References
    Matthew 5:43
    "You have heard that it was said, 'You shall lo...
    Matthew 19:19
    'Honor your father and your mother,' and, 'You ...
    Mark 12:31
    "And the second, like it, is this: 'You shall l...
    Luke 10:27
    So he answered and said, "'You shall love the L...
    Romans 13:9
    For the commandments, "You shall not commit adu...
    Galatians 5:14
    For all the law is fulfilled in one word, even ...
    James 2:8
    If you really fulfill the royal law according t...
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