Matthew 22:40

On these two commandments hang all the law and the prophets.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

On these two Commandements hang all the Law and the Prophets.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"On these two commandments depend the whole Law and the Prophets."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

On these two commandments the whole law hangeth, and the prophets.
- American Standard Version (1901)

On these two rules all the law and the prophets are based.
- Basic English Bible

On these two commandments the whole law and the prophets hang.
- Darby Bible

On these two commandments hang all the law and the prophets.
- Webster's Bible

The whole of the Law and the Prophets is summed up in these two Commandments."
- Weymouth Bible

The whole law and the prophets depend on these two commandments."
- World English Bible

In these twey maundementis hangith al the lawe and the profetis.
- Wycliffe Bible

on these -- the two commands -- all the law and the prophets do hang.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Discussion for Matthew 22:40

  • By these two, all the commandments hang! from 1 to 10. the first four, shows the love for the Father.The second six, show the love for thy neighbor. Go to Malachi 3:6 KEEP ALL including the Sabbath. Sat .
  • Nkosinathi Ngulube for verse 40
    With only these two have you perfected the whole law and its demands
  • Very simply put, Love is Trump!
  • King James Bible for verse 40
    Hang was usually a negative word. When the Lord used hang it made such an impression that he could not answer the Lord back. Deut. 21:22,23

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