Romans 13:10

“Love worketh no ill to his neighbour: therefore love is the fulfilling of the law.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Loue worketh no ill to his neighbour, therefore loue is the fulfilling of the Law.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Love does no wrong to a neighbor; therefore love is the fulfillment of {the} law.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Love worketh no ill to his neighbor: love therefore is the fulfilment of the law.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Love does no wrong to his neighbour, so love makes the law complete.
- Basic English Bible

Love works no ill to its neighbour; love therefore [is the] whole law.
- Darby Bible

Love worketh no ill to one's neighbor: therefore love is the fulfilling of the law.
- Webster's Bible

Love avoids doing any wrong to one's fellow man, and is therefore complete obedience to Law.
- Weymouth Bible

Love doesn't harm a neighbor. Love therefore is the fulfillment of the law.
- World English Bible

The loue of neiybore worchith not yuel; therfor loue is the fulfillyng of the lawe.
- Wycliffe Bible

the love to the neighbor doth work no ill; the love, therefore, [is] the fulness of law.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Romans 13:10


13:10 Therefore love is the fulfilling of the law - For the same love which restrains from all evil, incites us to all good.


People's Bible Notes for Romans 13:10


Ro 13:10 Love worketh no ill to his neighbour. Neither the ills forbidden in the commandments, not any other. Love [is] the fulfilling of the law. Not "the law", but "law". There is no article in the Greek. All divine law is fulfilled by love. God requires nothing which is not comprehended in this word.

Discussion for Romans 13

  • Steve
    We see in Romans 13 that God has placed those in authority for His reasons.We are so blessed here in America that whether we agree or not, we can still express our opinions...peacefully. We are to get along with our neighbors and help when possible.,The night is far spent, we will see Jesus soon. Come quickly Lord Jesus.
  • Peter A. Okebukola
    Eternal truths- Render therefore to all their dues: tribute to whom tribute is due; custom to whom custom; fear to whom fear; honour to whom honour. Owe no man any thing, but to love one another: for he that loveth another hath fulfilled the law. Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself. But put ye on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make not provision for the flesh, to fulfil the lusts thereof.
  • Ray321
    Romans 13:4 For he is the minister of God to thee for good. But if thou do that which is evil, be afraid for he beareth not the sword in vain: for he is the minister of God, a revenger to execute wrath upon him that doeth evil. If we speak the truth about the Word and someone bring evil to us, God have mercy on them. Hebrews 4:12 THE WORD OF GOD
  • A disciple
    HAPPY 4TH OF JULY EVERYONE! May the Lord have mercy on us all!
  • A dsiciple
    Lu2677; This is a VERY important subject so applicable for us today. Many are turned aside from the commandments of the Saviour by hearkening to voices in the world, which say we must stand and fight for our rights. With respect to the Military and the Police, that's there job by God's appointment. But for us as individuals, we follow Jesus' example of love, piety, faith and meekness toward all.
  • Lu2677
    Roman 13:1 "Let every soul be subject unto the higher powers (government).For there are no powers but of God,(our government is put in place by God).The powers that be, are ordained by God." This chapter is telling us to give honor,give tribute,love,submit,owe nothing to government officials. Regardless of what they do. His word stands!

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