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Matthew 5:43–44

Love Your Enemies

43 fYou have heard that it was said, gYou shall love your neighbor and hate your enemy.’ 44 But I say to you, iLove your enemies and jpray for those who persecute you,

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Matthew 5:43–44 — The New International Version (NIV)

43 You have heard that it was said, ‘Love your neighbor and hate your enemy.’ 44 But I tell you, love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you,

Matthew 5:43–44 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

43 Ye have heard that it hath been said, Thou shalt love thy neighbour, and hate thine enemy. 44 But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you;

Matthew 5:43–44 — New Living Translation (NLT)

43 You have heard the law that says, ‘Love your neighbor and hate your enemy. 44 But I say, love your enemies! Pray for those who persecute you!

Matthew 5:43–44 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

43 You have heard that it was said, You shall love your neighbor and hate your enemy.’ 44 But I say to you, love your enemies, bless those who curse you, do good to those who hate you, and pray for those who spitefully use you and persecute you,

Matthew 5:43–44 — New Century Version (NCV)

43 “You have heard that it was said, ‘Love your neighbor and hate your enemies.’ 44 But I say to you, love your enemies. Pray for those who hurt you.

Matthew 5:43–44 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

43 Ye have heard that it was said, Thou shalt love thy neighbor, and hate thine enemy: 44 but I say unto you, Love your enemies, and pray for them that persecute you;

Matthew 5:43–44 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

43 Ye have heard that it has been said, Thou shalt love thy neighbour and hate thine enemy. 44 But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless those who curse you, do good to those who hate you, and pray for those who insult you and persecute you,

Matthew 5:43–44 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

43 “You have heard that it was said, ‘Love your neighbor, and hate your enemy.’ 44 But I tell you this: Love your enemies, and pray for those who persecute you.

Matthew 5:43–44 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

43 You have heard that it was said, Love your neighbor and hate your enemy. 44 But I tell you, love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you,

Matthew 5:43–44 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

43 You have heard that it was said, ‘You shall love your neighbor and hate your enemy.’ 44 But I say to you, Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you,

Matthew 5:43–44 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

43 “You have heard that it was said, ‘Love your neighbor’ and ‘Hate your enemy.’ 44 But I say to you, love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you,

Matthew 5:43–44 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

43 “You have heard that it was said, ‘Love your neighbor. Hate your enemy.’ 44 But here is what I tell you. Love your enemies. Pray for those who hurt you.

Matthew 5:43–44 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

43 You have heard that it was said, ‘You shall love your neighbor and hate your enemy.’

44 But I say to you, love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you,


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