John 15:13

Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Greater loue hath no man then this, that a man lay downe his life for his friends.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Greater love has no one than this, that one lay down his life for his friends.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Greater love has no man than this, that a man gives up his life for his friends.
- Basic English Bible

No one has greater love than this, that one should lay down his life for his friends.
- Darby Bible

Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.
- Webster's Bible

No one has greater love than this--a man laying down his life for his friends.
- Weymouth Bible

Greater love has no one than this, that someone lay down his life for his friends.
- World English Bible

No man hath more loue than this, that a man putte his lijf for hise freendis.
- Wycliffe Bible

greater love than this hath no one, that any one his life may lay down for his friends;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for John 15:13


15:13 Greater love - To his friends. He here speaks of them only.


People's Bible Notes for John 15:13


Joh 15:13,14 Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. The highest human exhibition of love that earth has ever seen was this. Christ was about to exhibit this highest type of human love by dying for his friends. He did even more, as Paul shows us in Ro 5:6, he died for his enemies, something that man had never done.

Discussion for John 15

  • Maria joseph
    I like John 15 JESUS say we did not chosen Him but He chose us He tell us stay connect to the vine He call us His Friends and not servants JESUS And His FATHER Has A Greater Love for us than we deserve JESUS Gave us A Gift The COMFORTER Father forgive us when we fall short help us to look to your SON JESUS
  • Deloies Kilgore
    Thank youfather God in the name of Jesus forgiving your only son to die on the cross for my sins.and preparing us for what is to come. l must put on the whole armor of God Lord keep me in your word
  • Mr.Donald
    God is All The Time. Jesus Is The Reason For The Season. God Can . No Greater Love Than Jesus Love. Still Have Joy.God Got Control Of Our Minds,Hearts,Bodies
  • Jack Hughes
    No one defies Jesus !
  • BSP
    We can expect the same treatment as Christ's followers as he received.
  • MockingBird
    If the world likes you and you like hanging around the people of the world : You do not belong to God :