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

  • Steve morrow
    1 john 3:10 in his the children of GOD are manifest and the children of the devil whosoever doeth not righteousness is not of GOD neither he that loveth not his brother 1 john 5:2 by this we know that we love the children of GOD when we love GOD and keep HIS commandments -------1 JOHN 5:3 FOR THIS IS THE LOVE OF GOD THAT WE KEEP HIS COMMANDMENTS AND HIS COMMANDMENTS ARE NOT GRIEVOUS-------1 john 2:9 he that saith he is in the light and hateth his brother is in darkness even until now 1 john 2:10 he that loveth his brother abideth in the light and there is non occasion of stumbling in him John 1:4 in HIM was life and the life was the light of men john 6:63 it is the spirit that quickeneth the flesh profiteth nothing the words that I speak unto you they are spirit and they are life PSALM 119:130 THE ENTRANCE OF THY WORDS GIVETH LIGHT IT GIVETH UNDERSTANDING UNTO THE SIMPLE
  • 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!