John 15:17

These things I command you, that ye love one another.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

These things I commaund you, that ye loue one another.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"This I command you, that you love one another.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

These things I command you, that ye may love one another.
- American Standard Version (1901)

So this is my law for you: Have love one for another.
- Basic English Bible

These things I command you, that ye love one another.
- Darby Bible

These things I command you, that ye love one another.
- Webster's Bible

Thus I command you to love one another.
- Weymouth Bible

I command these things to you, that you may love one another.
- World English Bible

These thingis Y comaunde to you, that ye loue togidere.
- Wycliffe Bible

`These things I command you, that ye love one another;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Discussion for John 15

  • BSP
    In verse 14 Jesus says we are his friends if we do what he commanded us. Do our friends encourage us to do what Jesus commands us so that we can be his friends!
  • Steve morrow
    Caitlin very important verses---john 15:5 I am the vine you are the branches he that abideth in ME and I in him the same bringeth forth much fruit for without ME you can do nothing john14:14 --IF-- you shall ask anything in MY name I will do it 1 john5:14 and this is the confidence that we have in HIM that if we ask anything --- according to HIS will --- HE heareth us
  • Irene123
    Jn. 15:13 - " ..... that a man lay down 'his' life for his friends." and take up the life of Christ.
  • Irene123
    V.13 - I've always read this verse as literal, and it's always 'bothered' me - because I know only God could and did that. Just now as I read it the spiritual aspect dawned on me: we lay down our WORLDLY lives and turn to God in repentance so we are in a place with God to pray for or friends. Now that makes sense. "Come now, let us REASON together ..... "
  • Steve morrow
    john 15:14 you are MY friends ---IF---you do whatsoever I command you 15 henceforth I call you not servants for the servant knoweth not what his lord doeth but I have called you friends for all things that I have heard of MY FATHER I have made known to you mark 8:35 FOR WHOSOEVER WILL SAVE HIS LIFE SHALL---LOSE---IT BUT WHOSOEVER SHALL LOSE HIS LIFE FOR MY SAKE AND THE GOSPELS THE SAME SHALL SAVE IT JOHN 5:34 BUT I RECEIVE NOT TESTIMONY FROM MAN BUT THESE THINGS I SAY THAT YOU MIGHT BE SAVED
  • Mary Rose Catacutan
    This verse really reminds us that God's love is greater than anything.

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