John 13:16

Verily, verily, I say unto you, The servant is not greater than his lord; neither he that is sent greater than he that sent him.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Uerily, verily I say vnto you, the seruant is not greater then his lord, neither he that is sent, greater then hee that sent him.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Truly, truly, I say to you, a slave is not greater than his master, nor {is} one who is sent greater than the one who sent him.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Verily, verily, I say unto you, a servant is not greater than his lord; neither one that is sent greater than he that sent him.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Truly I say to you, A servant is not greater than his lord; and he who is sent is not greater than the one who sent him.
- Basic English Bible

Verily, verily, I say to you, The bondman is not greater than his lord, nor the sent greater than he who has sent him.
- Darby Bible

Verily, verily, I say to you, The servant is not greater than his lord; neither he that is sent greater than he that sent him.
- Webster's Bible

In most solemn truth I tell you that a servant is not superior to his master, nor is a messenger superior to him who sent him.
- Weymouth Bible

Most certainly I tell you, a servant is not greater than his lord, neither one who is sent greater than he who sent him.
- World English Bible

Treuli, treuli, Y seie to you, the seruaunt is not grettere than his lord, nether an apostle is grettere than he that sente hym.
- Wycliffe Bible

verily, verily, I say to you, a servant is not greater than his lord, nor an apostle greater than he who sent him;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for John 13:16


13:16 The servant is not greater than his lord - Nor therefore ought to think much of either doing or suffering the same things.


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