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When the Old Testament speaks of "neighbour" it speaks of Jews, as opposed to Gentiles. So, when Leviticus 19:18 says to love your neighbour, it means other Jews, but not outsiders: Thou shalt not avenge, nor bear any grudge against the children of thy people, but thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself: I am the LORD. Of course, the gospels ...


The most obvious difference is that "Love one another" is a directive to those in the group, to respect those in the group, while "Love your neighbor" is not a directive to love a larger number of people, not exclusively those in the group. One could be interpreted as internal, the other external.

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