John 15:1

I am the true vine, and my Father is the husbandman.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

I am the true vine, and my Father is þe husbandman.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"I am the true vine, and My Father is the vinedresser.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

I am the true vine, and my Father is the husbandman.
- American Standard Version (1901)

I am the true vine and my Father is the gardener.
- Basic English Bible

I am the true vine, and my Father is the husbandman.
- Darby Bible

I am the true vine, and my Father is the husbandman.
- Webster's Bible

I am the Vine--the True Vine, and my Father is the vine-dresser.
- Weymouth Bible

I am the true vine, and my Father is the farmer.
- World English Bible

Y am a very vyne, and my fadir is an erthe tilier.
- Wycliffe Bible

`I am the true vine, and my Father is the husbandman;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for John 15:1


15:1 I am the true vine - So the true bread, #John 6:32|; that is, the most excellent.


People's Bible Notes for John 15:1


Joh 15:1 The True Vine SUMMARY OF JOHN 15: The Vine and the Branches. Bearing Fruit. Glorifying the Father. The Greatest Love. The World's Hatred. The Cloak for Sin. I am the true vine. The scene must be kept in mind. The Lord and his disciples had just eaten the last supper. He had said, "Arise, let us go hence" (Joh 14:31). They had risen, but were still standing in the room. On the table, from whence they had just risen, was the "fruit of the vine", and the Lord had said he would never drink it again upon the earth. In the Old Testament, the Vine is often used as the type of Israel, planted and tended by the Almighty as the husbandman. See Isa 5:1 Ps 80:8-16 Jer 2:21. Israel, however, had proved a wild and fruitless Vine. Instead of it, therefore, Christ had now been planted by the Father as the True Vine.

Discussion for John 15

  • Elizabeth Ryder
    The chapter in context -key: in me(Jesus) - deals with (believers, The Saved) Love, Abide and Fruit Bearing, vs 6. fruit(work) shall burn if we don't abide it becomes wood, hay, and stubble(1 Cor 3:11-15)..Fruit (Gal 5:22-23) Love then encompasses all Joy and Peace in us, (next three) with our brethren, (last three) with God. God's work thru us.. Faith in Jesus Christ and love for the brethren.
  • A disciple
    "..but I have called you friends; for all things that I have heard of my Father I have made known unto you." Do you ever think about why God had His Prophets write the Bible so large? We have to understand that God DOES INDEED intend us to know all things, but He waits for us to be able to bear it. There is no need, and absolutely no allowance for guessing, if we are true and sincere His friends!
  • Elizabeth Ryder
    In Ref to John 15: Abide, Love,
  • Mary Brown
    I'm a work in progress. I ask God to continue to mold me in his image. Today God has given me clarity. Amen
  • Steve morrow
    irene 123 ray 321 psalm 66:18 IF I REGARD INIQUITY IN MY HEART THE LORD WILL NOT HEAR ME PROVERBS 28:9 HE THAT TURNETH AWAY HIS EAR FROM HEARING THE LAW EVEN HIS PRAYER SHALL BE AN ABOMINATION 29:10 WHOSO CAUSETH THE RIGHTEOUS TO GO ASTRAY IN AN EVIL WAY HE SHALL FALL HIMSELF INTO HIS OWN PIT ---- BUT THE UPRIGHT SHALL HAVE GOOD THINGS IN POSSESSION PSALM 7:11 GOD JUDGETH THE RIGHTEOUS AND GOD IS ANGRY WITH THE WICKED EVERY DAY 1 CORINTHIANS 14:33 FOR GOD IS NOT THE AUTHOR OF CONFUSION BUT OF PEACE AS IN ALL THE CHURCHES OF THE SAINTS 14:34 LET YOR WOMEN KEEP SILENCE IN THE CHURCHES --- FOR IT IS NOT PERMITTED --- UNTO THEM TO SPEAK BUT THEY ARE COMMANDED TO BE UNDER OBEDIENCE AS ALSO SAITH THE LAW 14:37 IF ANY MAN THINK HIMSELF TO BE A PROFIT OR SPIRITUAL LET HIM ACKNOWLEDGE THAT THE THINGS I WRITE UNTO YOU ARE THE COMMANDMENTS OF THE LORD JOHN 14:21 HE THAT HATH MY COMMANDMENTS AND KEEPETH THEM HE IT IS THAT LOVETH ME AND HE THAT LOVETH ME SHALL BE LOVED OF MY FATHER AND I WILL LOVE HIM AND WILL MANIFEST MYSELF TO HIM 1 CORIN 16:22 IF ANY MAN LOVE NOT THE LORD JESUS CHRIST LET HIM ANATHEMA MARANATHA ACCURSED O LORD COME 2 THESSALONIANS 1:7 AND TO YOU WHO ARE TROUBLED REST WITH US WHEN THE LORD JESUS SHALL BE REVEALED FROM HEAVEN WITH HIS MIGHTY ANGELS 1:8 IN FLAMING FIRE TAKING VENGEANCE ON THEM THAT KNOW NOT GOD AND THAT OBEY NOT THE --- GOSPEL OF OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST ------- LOVING THE LORD JESUS CHRIST
  • Lilian
    Remember the word that I said to you that the Servants is not greater than his Lord. If they have persecuted me they will persecute you also If you keep my words they will keep your words also.Thank you Lord for your words I believe you Jesus that if we follow and live like you we have to humbly carry our own crows but obedience to your words are more important than sacrifice I will praise you Amn

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