(A)“You shall have no other gods before[a] me.

(B)“You shall not make for yourself a carved image, or any likeness of anything that is in heaven above, or that is in the earth beneath, or that is in the water under the earth. (C)You shall not bow down to them or serve them, for I the Lord your God am (D)a jealous God, (E)visiting the iniquity of the fathers on the children to the third and the fourth generation of those who hate me, but showing steadfast love to thousands[b] of those who love me and keep my commandments.

(F)“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.

(G)“Remember the Sabbath day, to keep it holy. (H)Six days you shall labor, and do all your work, 10 but the (I)seventh day is a Sabbath to the Lord your God. On it you shall not do any work, you, or your son, or your daughter, your male servant, or your female servant, or your livestock, or the (J)sojourner who is within your gates. 11 For (K)in six days the Lord made heaven and earth, the sea, and all that is in them, and rested on the seventh day. Therefore the Lord blessed the Sabbath day and made it holy.

12 (L)“Honor your father and your mother, (M)that your days may be long in the land that the Lord your God is giving you.

13 (N)“You shall not murder.[c]

14 (O)“You shall not commit adultery.

15 (P)“You shall not steal.

16 (Q)“You shall not bear false witness against your neighbor.

17 (R)“You shall not covet (S)your neighbor's house; (T)you shall not covet your neighbor's wife, or his male servant, or his female servant, or his ox, or his donkey, or anything that is your neighbor's.”

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  1. Exodus 20:3 Or besides
  2. Exodus 20:6 Or to the thousandth generation
  3. Exodus 20:13 The Hebrew word also covers causing human death through carelessness or negligence

“If anyone sins and (A)commits a breach of faith against the Lord by (B)deceiving his neighbor in (C)a matter of deposit or security, or through robbery, or (D)if he has oppressed his neighbor or (E)has found something lost and lied about it, (F)swearing falsely—in any of all the things that people do and sin thereby— if he has sinned and has realized his guilt and will restore (G)what he took by robbery or what he got by oppression or the deposit that was committed to him or the lost thing that he found or anything about which he has sworn falsely, he shall (H)restore it in full and shall add a fifth to it, and give it to him to whom it belongs on the day he realizes his guilt.

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Circumcise Your Heart

12 “And now, Israel, (A)what does the Lord your God require of you, but (B)to fear the Lord your God, (C)to walk in all his ways, (D)to love him, to serve the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul,

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17 (A)“‘Cursed be anyone who moves his neighbor's landmark.’ And all the people shall say, ‘Amen.’

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Whoever slanders his neighbor (A)secretly
    I will (B)destroy.
Whoever has a (C)haughty look and an (D)arrogant heart
    I will not endure.

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He has told you, O man, what is good;
    and (A)what does the Lord require of you
but to do justice, and to love kindness,[a]
    and to (B)walk humbly with your God?

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  1. Micah 6:8 Or steadfast love

16 These are the things that you shall do: (A)Speak the truth to one another; (B)render in your gates judgments (C)that are true and make for peace;

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Salt and Light

13 “You are the salt of the earth, (A)but if salt has lost its taste, how shall its saltiness be restored? It is no longer good for anything except to be thrown out and trampled under people's feet.

14 (B)“You are the light of the world. A city set on a hill cannot be hidden. 15 (C)Nor do people light a lamp and put it under a basket, but on a stand, and it gives light to all in the house. 16 In the same way, let your light shine before others, so (D)that[a] they may see your good works and (E)give glory to your Father who is in heaven.

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  1. Matthew 5:16 Or house. 16Let your light so shine before others that

Love Your Enemies

43 (A)“You have heard that it was said, (B)‘You shall love your neighbor and hate your enemy.’ 44 But I say to you, (C)Love your enemies and (D)pray for those who persecute you, 45 (E)so that you may be sons of your Father who is in heaven. For he makes his sun rise on the evil and on the good, and (F)sends rain on the just and on the unjust. 46 (G)For if you love those who love you, what reward do you have? Do not even the tax collectors do the same? 47 And if you greet only your brothers,[a] what more are you doing than others? Do not even (H)the Gentiles do the same? 48 (I)You therefore must be (J)perfect, (K)as your heavenly Father is perfect.

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  1. Matthew 5:47 Or brothers and sisters. In New Testament usage, depending on the context, the plural Greek word adelphoi (translated “brothers”) may refer either to brothers or to brothers and sisters

36 “Teacher, which is the great commandment in the Law?” 37 And he said to him, (A)“You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind. 38 This is the great and first commandment. 39 And (B)a second is like it: (C)You shall love your neighbor as yourself. 40 (D)On these two commandments depend (E)all the Law and the Prophets.”

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35 For (A)I was hungry and you gave me food, I was thirsty and you (B)gave me drink, (C)I was a stranger and you welcomed me,

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Jesus Heals Many

29 (A)And immediately he[a] (B)left the synagogue and entered the house of Simon and Andrew, with James and John. 30 Now (C)Simon's mother-in-law lay ill with a fever, and immediately they told him about her. 31 And he came and (D)took her by the hand and lifted her up, and the fever left her, and she began to serve them.

32 That evening at sundown they brought to him all who were sick or (E)oppressed by demons. 33 And the whole city was gathered together at the door. 34 (F)And he healed many who were sick with various diseases, and cast out many demons. And (G)he would not permit the demons to speak, because they knew him.

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  1. Mark 1:29 Some manuscripts they

Jesus Heals Many

29 (A)And immediately he[a] (B)left the synagogue and entered the house of Simon and Andrew, with James and John. 30 Now (C)Simon's mother-in-law lay ill with a fever, and immediately they told him about her. 31 And he came and (D)took her by the hand and lifted her up, and the fever left her, and she began to serve them.

32 That evening at sundown they brought to him all who were sick or (E)oppressed by demons. 33 And the whole city was gathered together at the door. 34 (F)And he healed many who were sick with various diseases, and cast out many demons. And (G)he would not permit the demons to speak, because they knew him.

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  1. Mark 1:29 Some manuscripts they

21 And Jesus, (A)looking at him, (B)loved him, and said to him, “You lack one thing: go, (C)sell all that you have and give to the poor, and you will have (D)treasure in heaven; and come, follow me.”

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18 (A)“The Spirit of the Lord (B)is upon me,
    because he has anointed me
    to (C)proclaim good news to the poor.
(D)He has sent me to proclaim liberty to the captives
    and (E)recovering of sight to the blind,
    (F)to set at liberty those who are oppressed,
19 (G)to proclaim the year of the Lord's favor.”

20 And he rolled up the scroll and gave it back to the attendant and (H)sat down. And the eyes of all in the synagogue were (I)fixed on him. 21 And he began to say to them, “Today (J)this Scripture (K)has been fulfilled in your hearing.”

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27 And he answered, (A)“You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength and with all your mind, and (B)your neighbor as yourself.” 28 And he said to him, “You have answered correctly; (C)do this, and you will live.”

29 But he, (D)desiring to justify himself, said to Jesus, “And who is my neighbor?” 30 Jesus replied, “A man (E)was going down from Jerusalem to Jericho, and he fell among robbers, who stripped him and beat him and departed, leaving him half dead. 31 Now by chance a (F)priest was going down that road, and when he saw him he passed by on the other side. 32 So likewise (G)a Levite, when he came to the place and saw him, passed by on the other side. 33 But a (H)Samaritan, as he journeyed, came to where he was, and when he saw him, he had compassion. 34 He went to him and (I)bound up his wounds, pouring on (J)oil and wine. Then he set him on his own animal and brought him to an inn and took care of him. 35 And the next day he took out two (K)denarii[a] and gave them to the innkeeper, saying, ‘Take care of him, and whatever more you spend, I will repay you when I come back.’ 36 Which of these three, do you think, proved to be a neighbor to the man who fell among the robbers?” 37 He said, “The one who showed him mercy.” And Jesus said to him, “You go, and do likewise.”

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  1. Luke 10:35 A denarius was a day's wage for a laborer

25 He said to them, “Then (A)render to Caesar the things that are Caesar's, and to God the things that are God's.”

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12 (A)“This is my commandment, that you love one another as I have loved you.

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15 I (A)do not ask that you (B)take them out of the world, but that you (C)keep them from (D)the evil one.[a]

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  1. John 17:15 Or from evil