Matthew 22:34–40

The Primary Commands

34 When p the Pharisees heard that He had silenced the Sadducees, they came together. 35 And one of them, an expert in the law, asked a question to test Him: q 36 “Teacher, which command in the law is the greatest?” r

37 He said to him, Love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your mind. s t 38 This is the greatest and most important u command. 39 The second is like it: Love your neighbor as yourself. v w 40 All the Law and the Prophets depend x on these two commands.” y

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