Displaying items by tag: Love

Displaying items by tag: Love

"You shall not take vengeance, nor bear any grudge against the sons of your people, but you shall love your neighbor as yourself; I am the LORD." (Leviticus 19:18)

The literal commandment is for the members of the covenant to love their neighbor.

"So show your love for the alien, for you were aliens in the land of Egypt." (Deuteronomy 10:19)

The literal commandment is to show love for the "alien" (i.e. foreigner [Hebrew: ger- sojourner, alien]).

"You shall not hate your fellow countryman in your heart; you may surely reprove your neighbor, but shall not incur sin because of him." (Leviticus 19:17)

The literal commandment to the Israelites was that they should not hate other Israelites.

"You shall not hate your fellow countryman in your heart; you may surely reprove your neighbor, but shall not incur sin because of him." (Leviticus 19:17)

The literal commandment is that we should reprove [admonish, rebuke] our neighbor when they are sinning.

"You shall not hate your fellow countryman in your heart; you may surely reprove your neighbor, but shall not incur sin because of him." (Leviticus 19:17)

The literal commandment is that we should not incur sin when we reprove a sinning neighbor.

"You shall not wrong a stranger or oppress him, for you were strangers in the land of Egypt." (Exodus 22:21)

The literal commandment is that we should not oppress strangers.

"You shall not go about as a slanderer among your people, and you are not to act against the life of your neighbor; I am the LORD." (Leviticus 19:16)

The literal commandment is that we should not be a slanderer. The Hebrew word which is translated as "slanderer" [rakil] comes from a word that means "to travel" and connotes "traveling about spreading gossip or slander".

"You shall not take vengeance, nor bear any grudge against the sons of your people, but you shall love your neighbor as yourself; I am the LORD." (Leviticus 19:18)

The literal commandment is that we should not take vengeance.

"You shall not take vengeance, nor bear any grudge against the sons of your people, but you shall love your neighbor as yourself; I am the LORD." (Leviticus 19:18)

The literal commandment is that we should not bear a grudge.