Luke 10:25-28

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25 And, behold, a certain lawyer stood up, and tempted him, saying, Master, what shall I do to inherit eternal life? 26 He said unto him, What is written in the law? how readest thou? 27 And he answering said, Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy strength, and with all thy mind; and thy neighbour as thyself. 28 And he said unto him, Thou hast answered right: this do, and thou shalt live.


The lawyer's answer to Jesus is an example of a composite reference, combining Deuteronomy 6:5 ("thou shalt love the LORD thy God with all thine heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy might") and Leviticus 19:18 ("thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself").