Bill Mounce

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near, close by; (n.) neighbor; (pp.) near
can function as an improper prep., near, near by, Jn. 4:5; ὁ πλησιον, a neighbor, Mt. 19:19; Rom. 15:2; a friendly neighbor, Mt. 5:43

Greek-English Concordance for πλησίον

Matthew 5:43 “You have heard that it was said, ‘You shall love your neighbor (plēsion | πλησίον | adverb) and hate your enemy.’
Matthew 19:19 Honor your father and mother, and, Love your neighbor (plēsion | πλησίον | adverb) as yourself.”
Matthew 22:39 And a second is like it, ‘You shall love your neighbor (plēsion | πλησίον | adverb) as yourself.’
Mark 12:31 The second is this: ‘You shall love your neighbor (plēsion | πλησίον | adverb) as yourself.’ There is no other commandment greater than these.”
Mark 12:33 And ‘to love him with the whole heart, and with the whole understanding, and with the whole strength,’ and ‘to love one’s neighbor (plēsion | πλησίον | adverb) as oneself,’ is much more than all whole burnt offerings and sacrifices.”
Luke 10:27 In answer he said, “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your life, and with all your strength, and with all your mind, and your neighbor (plēsion | πλησίον | adverb) as yourself.”
Luke 10:29 But he, wishing to justify himself, said to Jesus, “And who is my neighbor?” (plēsion | πλησίον | adverb)
Luke 10:36 Which of these three, do you think, became a neighbor (plēsion | πλησίον | adverb) to the man who fell among the robbers?”
John 4:5 So he came to a town in Samaria called Sychar, near (plēsion | πλησίον | improper prep-gen) the plot of ground that Jacob had given to his son Joseph.
Acts 7:27 But the one who was trying to injure his neighbor (plēsion | πλησίον | adverb) pushed Moses aside, saying, ‘Who made you a ruler and a judge over us?
Romans 13:9 For the commandments, “You shall not commit adultery, You shall not murder, You shall not steal, You shall not covet,” (and any other commandment there may be) are summed up in this “You shall love your neighbor (plēsion | πλησίον | adverb) as yourself.”
Romans 13:10 Love does no wrong to its neighbor (plēsion | πλησίον | adverb). Therefore love is the fulfillment of the law.
Romans 15:2 Let each of us please his neighbor (plēsion | πλησίον | adverb) for his good, to build him up.
Galatians 5:14 For the entire law is summed up in a single command: “You shall love your neighbor (plēsion | πλησίον | adverb) as yourself.”
Ephesians 4:25 Therefore put off falsehood and let each one speak the truth with his neighbor (plēsion | πλησίον | adverb), for we are members of one another.
James 2:8 If you really fulfill the royal law as set forth in this scripture, “You shall love your neighbor (plēsion | πλησίον | adverb) as yourself,” you are doing well.
James 4:12 There is only one who is the lawgiver and judge — the one who is able to save and to destroy; so who are you to be judging your neighbor (plēsion | πλησίον | adverb)?