20 Bible Verses Love Thy Neighbor

Love thy neighbor” is not as hard as it looks on the surface. It simply means respecting others and regarding their needs and desires as highly as we regard our own. Keeping this commandment, however, is likely to require the supernatural assistance only God, through Christ, can provide

And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we have seen his glory, glory as of the only Son from the Father, full of grace and truth. | John 1:14

And he said to him, “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind. | Matthew 22:37

Do not speak evil against one another, brothers. The one who speaks against a brother or judges his brother, speaks evil against the law and judges the law. But if you judge the law, you are not a doer of the law but a judge. | James 4:11

Everyone who hates his brother is a murderer, and you know that no murderer has eternal life abiding in him. | 1 John 3:15

For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord. | Romans 6:23

For I the Lord do not change; therefore you, O children of Jacob, are not consumed. | Malachi 3:6

For whoever keeps the whole law but fails in one point has become accountable for all of it. | James 2:10

Honor your father and your mother, that your days may be long in the land that the Lord your God is giving you. | Exodus 20:12

Owe no one anything, except to love each other, for the one who loves another has fulfilled the law. For the commandments, “You shall not commit adultery, You shall not murder, You shall not steal, You shall not covet,” and any other commandment, are summed up in this word: “You shall love your neighbor as yourself.” Love does no wrong to a neighbor; therefore love is the fulfilling of the law. | Romans 13:8-10

So we have come to know and to believe the love that God has for us. God is love, and whoever abides in love abides in God, and God abides in him. | 1 John 4:16

They have all turned aside; together they have become corrupt; there is none who does good, not even one. | Psalm 14:3

The second is this: ‘You shall love your neighbor as yourself.’ There is no other commandment greater than these.” | Mark 12:31

Who desires all people to be saved and to come to the knowledge of the truth. | 1 Timothy 2:4

Whoever goes about slandering reveals secrets, but he who is trustworthy in spirit keeps a thing covered. | Proverbs 11:13

Woe to him who builds his house by unrighteousness, and his upper rooms by injustice, who makes his neighbor serve him for nothing and does not give him his wages. | Jeremiah 22:13

You have heard that it was said, ‘You shall love your neighbor and hate your enemy. | Matthew 5:43

You shall not take vengeance or bear a grudge against the sons of your own people, but you shall love your neighbor as yourself: I am the Lord. | Leviticus 19:18

You shall not bear false witness against your neighbor. | Exodus 20:16

You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your might. | Deuteronomy 6:5

You shall not covet your neighbor’s house; 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. | Exodus 20:17

What matters to God is our love for Him and our love for each other. Wealth, power and status count for nothing in the kingdom of God. When we truly love our neighbors, we do our part to make the world a better place, and we find our own fulfillment in life.