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Matthew 5:42-44 New Century Version (NCV)

42 If a person asks you for something, give it to him. Don’t refuse to give to someone who wants to borrow from you.

Love All People

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

Footnotes:

  1. 5:43 ‘Love your neighbor’ Quotation from Leviticus 19:18.
  2. 5:44 you Some Greek copies continue, “Bless those who curse you, do good to those who hate you.” Compare Luke 6:28.
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Matthew 5:42-44 New International Version (NIV)

42 Give to the one who asks you, and do not turn away from the one who wants to borrow from you.

Love for Enemies

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

Footnotes:

  1. Matthew 5:43 Lev. 19:18
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Matthew 5:42-44 King James Version (KJV)

42 Give to him that asketh thee, and from him that would borrow of thee turn not thou away.

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;

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