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The meaning and origin of the expression: Love thy neighbour

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Love thy neighbour

What's the meaning of the phrase 'Love thy neighbour'?

Literal meaning.

What's the origin of the phrase 'Love thy neighbour'?

The Bible, Romans 13:9 (King James Version):

For this, Thou shalt not commit adultery, Thou shalt not kill, Thou shalt not steal, Thou shalt not bear false witness, Thou shalt not covet; and if there be any other commandment, it is briefly comprehended in this saying, namely, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself.

See also: the List of Proverbs.