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How many times in the bible did Jesus command to love one another?

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The command "love one another" appears eleven times in the Bible, all in the New Testament. Jesus said it three times. Twice in John 13:34 and once in John 13:35. "Love each other" appears four times in the Bible, all in the New Testament. Jesus said it twice. Once in John 15:12 and once in John 15:17.

This is from the New International Version, Accordance 6.9.2, Copyright OakTree Software, Inc. 2006

Jan 31 2010, 6:00 PM
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Five times altogether, according to the New King James version:

John 13:34 "A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another; as I have loved you, that you also love one another.
John 13:35 "By this all will know that you are My disciples, if you have love for one another."
John 15:12 "This is My commandment, that you love one another as I have loved you.
John 15:17 "These things I command you, that you love one another.

Jan 31 2010, 9:45 PM
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