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Golden Rule.

Modern name for precept in Mt 7:12 and Lk 6:31. The negative form is found in some texts of Acts 15:29, Didache 1:2 (see Apostolic Fathers, 8), and other cultures and religions. See also Confucianism, 5.

G. B. King, “The 'Negative' Golden Rule,” The Journal of Religion, VIII (April 1928), 268–279.

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