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35 Then one of them, (A)a lawyer, asked Him a question, testing Him, and saying, 36 “Teacher, which is the great commandment in the law?”

37 Jesus said to him, (B)“‘You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your mind.’ 38 This is the first and great commandment. 39 And the second is like it: (C)‘You shall love your neighbor as yourself.’ 40 (D)On these two commandments hang all the Law and the Prophets.”

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Living Sacrifices to God

12 I (A)beseech[a] you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that you present your bodies (B)a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable to God, which is your [b]reasonable service. And (C)do not be conformed to this world, but (D)be transformed by the renewing of your mind, that you may (E)prove what is that good and acceptable and perfect will of God.

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Footnotes

  1. Romans 12:1 urge
  2. Romans 12:1 rational

Love Your Neighbor(A)

Owe no one anything except to love one another, for (B)he who loves another has fulfilled the law. For the commandments, (C)“You shall not commit adultery,” “You shall not murder,” “You shall not steal,” [a]“You shall not bear false witness,” “You shall not covet,” and if there is any other commandment, are all summed up in this saying, namely, (D)“You shall love your neighbor as yourself.” 10 Love does no harm to a neighbor; therefore (E)love is the fulfillment of the law.

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Footnotes

  1. Romans 13:9 NU omits “You shall not bear false witness,”