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Master, which is the great commandment in the law?
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Other Translations of Matthew 22:36
Master, which is the great Commandement in the Law?- King James Version (1611)
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"Teacher, which is the great commandment in the Law?"- New American Standard Version (1995)
Teacher, which is the great commandment in the law?- American Standard Version (1901)
Master, which is the chief rule in the law?- Basic English Bible
Teacher, which is the great commandment in the law?- Darby Bible
Master, which is the great commandment in the law? - Webster's Bible
Teacher, which is the greatest Commandment in the Law?- Weymouth Bible
Teacher, which is the greatest commandment in the law?- World English Bible
Maistir, which is a greet maundement in the lawe?- Wycliffe Bible
`Teacher, which [is] the great command in the Law?'- Youngs Literal Bible
People's Bible Notes for Matthew 22:36
Mt 22:36 Which [is] the great commandment? This was a question which, with some others, divided the Jewish teachers into rival schools, and was a constant bone of contention--one of "those strivings about the law", against which Paul warns Titus (Tit 3:9). The Jews divided their commandments into greater and lesser, but were not agreed in particulars. Some pronounced the law of circumcision the greater; others, that of sacrifices, or ablutions, or phylacteries. The Talmud reckoned the positive laws of Moses at 248, the negative at 365, in all 613. To keep so many laws, said the Jews, is an angel's work. So they had much question which was the great commandment, so that they might keep it in lieu of keeping the whole.
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