Matthew 19:19

“Honour thy father and thy mother: and, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Honour thy father and thy mother: and, Thou shalt loue thy neighbour as thy selfe.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

- New American Standard Version (1995)

Honor thy father and mother; and, Thou shalt love thy neighbor as thyself.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Give honour to your father and your mother: and, Have love for your neighbour as for yourself.
- Basic English Bible

Honour thy father and thy mother, and Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself.
- Darby Bible

Honor thy father and thy mother: and, Thou shalt love thy neighbor as thyself.
- Webster's Bible

`Honour thy father and thy mother'; and `Thou shalt love thy fellow man as much as thyself.'"
- Weymouth Bible

'Honor your father and mother.' And, 'You shall love your neighbor as yourself.'"
- World English Bible

worschipe thi fadir and thi modir, and, thou schalt loue thi neiybore as thi silf.
- Wycliffe Bible

honour thy father and mother, and, thou shalt love thy neighbor as thyself.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Matthew 19:19

19:19 #Exod 20:12|. &c

Discussion for Matthew 19

  • Irene
    vs. 16- 22; the rich young ruler; such a sad life - to know the o.t. and to follow it and yet to (evidently?) not realize it all points to - Jesus; it all culminates in Him - and turn away from eternal life for - things of this life.
  • MockingBird for verse 19
    I will honor my parents in all even if I do not agree with what they do : They are my parents and I will respect and honor them : To love my neighbor as myself is hard sometimes : But it can be done : I have Holy Spirit within to help : In not doing these is great loss : In doing these , there is Great Blessings !!
  • Judy
    I don't believe in divorce.
  • SUNDAY CHUKWUEMEKA for verse 9
    Matthew19:9 is as clear as Jesus stated it. It means that a man cannot put away his wife unless on account of fornication. And under this condition, he can marry another woman without being guilty of adultery. But if he puts his wife away on any other condition different from fornication, he should remain unmarried in order to be free from condemnation. Note that Jesus used the words fornication and adultery interchangeably in the verse for those that want to complicate the matter more from there.
  • Jesus here described singleness as a gift. It can definitely be a gift when used in the right way. Jesus it the perfect example of one who used his singleness in the best way possible.
  • Shirley Jeffcoat for verse 9
    Fornication is two individuals not married to each other having sex. When Jesus said you can't put your wife away except fornication all this means, if your spouse cheats on you. You are no longer under the vow of marriage law. You are allow by God to divorce them. He is letting you know that is the only reason you can divorce and remarried any other way you are an alduterious. Marriage was meant until death so it should be taken seriously. Once you lay with someone else you have sinned against your own body and you twain is no longer one. So you have freed your spouse from marriage until death. You can forgive them but you don't have to continue living with them. So before you get married take a long look at that person beyond physical attraction lust ... and look deep in your heart to see if you are willing to spend the rest of your life with them. God word is true and will never fail.