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  • Writer's pictureDarrell Stetler II

All 23 "One Another" Commands of Scripture

Updated: Mar 19

The "one another" and "each other" commands found throughout the New Testament are essential for guiding Christian community and behavior. These instructions, rendered in various translations of the Bible, highlight the mutual care, respect, and responsibility believers are to have towards one another. Here is a comprehensive list of these commands from the English Standard Version (ESV) of the Bible.

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One Another Commands

1. Love one another:

2. Outdo one another in showing honor:

3. Live in harmony with one another:

4. Welcome one another:

5. Instruct one another:

6. Greet one another with a holy kiss:

7. When you come together to eat, wait for one another:

8. Have the same care for one another:

9. Serve one another:

10. Bear one another's burdens:

11. Be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another:

12. Submit to one another out of reverence for Christ:

13. Do not lie to one another:

14. Bear with one another:

15. Teach and admonish one another:

16. Encourage one another and build one another up:

17. Seek to do good to one another:

18. Exhort one another every day: Hebrews 3:13

19. Stir up one another to love and good works: Hebrews 10:24

20. Keep loving one another earnestly: 1 Peter 4:8

21. Show hospitality to one another without grumbling: 1 Peter 4:9

22. Clothe yourselves with humility toward one another: 1 Peter 5:5

23. Confess your sins to one another and pray for one another: James 5:16

These commands form the backbone of Christian ethics and community life, emphasizing the mutual respect, care, and love that should characterize the relationships among believers.

A Bible Study Resource on The One Another Commands of Scripture

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