“And one of the scribes came, and having heard them reasoning together, and perceiving that he had answered them well, asked him, Which is the first commandment of all?”
King James Version (KJV)
12:28 Which is the first commandment? - The principal, and most necessary to be observed. #Mt 22:34|; Lu 10:25.
Mr 12:28-34 One of the scribes came. See notes on Mt 22:34-40. Matthew adds that the scribe asked his question, "tempting him" (Mt 22:35); that is, "testing him".