Matthew 22:37

“Jesus said unto him, Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Iesus sayd vnto him, Thou shalt loue the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soule, and with all thy minde.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

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.'
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And he said unto him, Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And he said to him, Have love for the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind.
- Basic English Bible

And he said to him, Thou shalt love [the] Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy understanding.
- Darby Bible

Jesus said to him, Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind.
- Webster's Bible

"`Thou shalt love the Lord thy God,'" He answered, "`with thy whole heart, thy whole soul, thy whole mind.'
- Weymouth Bible

Jesus said to him, "'You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your mind.'
- World English Bible

Jhesus seide to him, Thou schalt loue thi Lord God, of al thin herte, and in al thi soule, and in al thi mynde.
- Wycliffe Bible

And Jesus said to him, `Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thine understanding --
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Matthew 22:37


22:37 #Deut 6:5|.


People's Bible Notes for Matthew 22:37


Mt 22:37 Thou shalt love the Lord thy God, etc. Freely quoted from De 6:5. A demand for supreme love for God.

Discussion for Matthew 22:37

  • Abraham for verse 37
    when we are keeping gods love in our heart, we love our lordwhole heartly all praise and honour to our lord jesus
  • Loving with the whole Heart....soul....mind. 1st of all i think we need to realize that we are not of our own but we are of Christ. He has purchase us, not by silver and gold but with the precious blood of Lord Jesus Christ. We all know that we are nothing but a worst sinners, sinners from our mothers womb.... God had to give his own and only son Jesus to die in our instead so that through him we might be save. According to bible it is written that we were chosen for salvation before that foundation of the world. Though however worst sinners we are God through his abundant grace n mercy wanted to forgive n clean us from our sins. It pleased God to provide us salvation through our mustard seed like faith. In all ways we can see that Gods love towards us is exceedingly great, beyond our understanding. But all this things have i mention here is to
  • I completely agree with Jennifer 's comment 3 22 2011. You are absolutely correct. These were some of the same thoughts I had. It 's amazing how the Holy Ghost will confirm God 's word I will add that with God, it is ALL or nothing. There is no in between or half hearted, half minded serving and loving Him.
  • MockingBird for verse 37
    To love the Lord our God with all my heart my inner most being , who I really am . With my soul my intellect , my mind what I meditate on always with all my strength The joy of the Lord is my strength. To have a working relationship fellowship communion with Him on a daily basis. Praise God !!!
  • God 's nature is love and since we are born again we have been adopted into the family of God. As a result we can meet the requirements of this Scripture because the love of God has been shed abroad in our hearts.
  • Olabode for verse 37
    There are three major things to be considered before we can finally say we love God according to today verse HEART organ that pumps blood from the blood vessels to various parts of the body. SOUL spiritual nature of humans, regarded as immortal, separable from the body at death and susceptible to happiness or misery in a future state. MIND man consciousness that originates in the brain and is manifested especially in thought, perception,emotion, will, memory and imagination. Heart, Soul and mind must cooperate together in order to love him genuinely. if we love him according to John 14v15 we will keep his commandments, not sin against him, serve him with everything within us. Please God, help me to love you with the whole of my heart,soul and spirit.