Matthew 22:38

This is the first and great commandment.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

This is the first and great Commandement.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"This is the great and foremost commandment.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

This is the great and first commandment.
- American Standard Version (1901)

This is the first and greatest rule.
- Basic English Bible

This is [the] great and first commandment.
- Darby Bible

This is the first and great commandment.
- Webster's Bible

This is the greatest and foremost Commandment.
- Weymouth Bible

This is the first and great commandment.
- World English Bible

This is the firste and the moste maundement.
- Wycliffe Bible

this is a first and great command;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for Matthew 22:38


Mt 22:38 This is the first and great. First, in that it precedes the second that he is about to name; great, because it embraces all others; He who loves God supremely cannot live in disobedience to him.

Discussion for Matthew 22

  • Bruce
    Oluwaseyi:The LORD said to my Lord= Jehovah said to Jesus -----
  • Lu2677
    The man in v. 12 is not Satan;The king called him "friend".Satan is not "friend". The man is someone who was not chosen; he did not have a wedding garment; the wedding is Christ and his church. The context of who the man is, is v.12,13, 14. V.14 For many are called, but few are chosen". God may call someone to righteousness, but then not chose them, they will be cast into outer darkness;hell.
  • Clara N. Offord
    Are You complaining, and offering no solution? Where is your Agape Love, God kind of Love?
  • Chuck
    read john1 Jesus GOD MANIFESTED IN THE FLESH JON 8-58 BEFORE ABRAHAM I AM THAT IS JESUS CHRIST
    THE ALPHA AND THE OMEGA THE BEGINNING AND THE END.
    2ND COR5-21 FOR HE HATH MADE HIM TO BE SIN FOR US,WHO KNEW
    NO SIN:THAT WE MIGHT BE MADE THE RIGHTEOUSNESS OF GOD IN HIM
    THAT IS MY LORD AND SAVIOR JESUS CHRIST
  • it is a prophetic parable,describing the coming of the son of God to take his bride which ushers into marriage super of rev 19.God bless you all.
  • George B Duran
    "The ONE COSMIC LAW explained." Through CHRIST we receive the Love required to willingly serve the LIGHT with all of that which we have received from God -mind, soul and body. 'Acknowledging the Omnipresent Good'

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