10 For whoever keeps the whole law but stumbles in one point only has become guilty of all of it. 11 For the one who said “Do not commit adultery”[a] also said “Do not murder.”[b] Now if you do not commit adultery but you do murder, you have become a transgressor of the law. 12 Thus speak and thus act as those who are going to be judged by the law of liberty.

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Footnotes

  1. James 2:11 A quotation from Exod 20:14; Deut 5:18
  2. James 2:11 A quotation from Exod 20:13; Deut 5:17

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