John 13:34

A new commandment I give unto you, That ye love one another; as I have loved you, that ye also love one another.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

A new commandement I giue vnto you, That yee loue one another, as I haue loued you, that yee also loue one another.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another, even as I have loved you, that you also love one another.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

A new commandment I give unto you, that ye love one another; even as I have loved you, that ye also love one another.
- American Standard Version (1901)

I give you a new law: Have love one for another; even as I have had love for you, so are you to have love one for another.
- Basic English Bible

A new commandment I give to you, that ye love one another; as I have loved you, that ye also love one another.
- Darby Bible

A new commandment I give to you, That ye love one another; as I have loved you, that ye also love one another.
- Webster's Bible

A new commandment I give you, to love one another; that as I have loved you, you also may love one another.
- Weymouth Bible

A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another, just like I have loved you; that you also love one another.
- World English Bible

Y yyue to you a newe maundement, that ye loue togidir, as Y louede you, `and that ye loue togidir.
- Wycliffe Bible

`A new commandment I give to you, that ye love one another; according as I did love you, that ye also love one another;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for John 13:34


13:34 A new commandment - Not new in itself; but new in the school of Christ: for he had never before taught it them expressly. Likewise new, as to the degree of it, as I have loved you.


People's Bible Notes for John 13:34


Joh 13:34 A new commandment. The commandment to love was not new (Le 19:18,34), but such love as Christ commanded was new.

Discussion for John 13

  • Uwayisaba
    Thank you Jehovah for your infinite love through Jesus our Lord!
  • Daniel Boyette
    So very true , I have learned this later in life not as a younger man .
  • Louisbrown
    God is love. Love is God. That the word of the living God.
  • Lilian
    FOR GOD IS LOVE, WE ARE SAVED BY GOD'S GRACE. I TRULY BELIEVE THAT JESUS IS THE SON OF THE LIVING GOD IF WE LOVE HIM WE SHOULD OBEY HIS WORDS TO LOVE ONE ANOTHER AS HE LOVES US . THANKS TO THE BLOOD OF JESUS THANK YOU LORD FOR YOUR RESURRECTION, YOUR ASCENSION INTO HEAVEN AND THANK YOU FOR SENDING US YOUR HOLY SPIRIT I WILL WORSHIP YOU ALONE AND PRAISE YOU JESUS.MY JEHOVAH JIREH MY SAVIOR
  • Librarygal143
    Amen to that! Like Lenny Kravitz sings, let love rule! We are all God's children. Love you Jesus!
  • Tim Morgan
    Our SAVIOUR has given us instructions telling us to love one another until we are with him again. He has shown us with examples not only words.