John 15:21

But all these things will they do unto you for my name's sake, because they know not him that sent me.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

But all these things will they doe vnto you for my Names sake, because they know not him that sent me.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"But all these things they will do to you for My name's sake, because they do not know the One who sent Me.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

But all these things will they do unto you for my name's sake, because they know not him that sent me.
- American Standard Version (1901)

They will do all this to you because of my name--because they have no knowledge of him who sent me.
- Basic English Bible

But they will do all these things to you on account of my name, because they have not known him that sent me.
- Darby Bible

But all these things will they do to you for my name's sake, because they know not him that sent me.
- Webster's Bible

But they will inflict all this suffering upon you on account of your bearing my name--because they do not know Him who sent me.
- Weymouth Bible

But all these things will they do to you for my name's sake, because they don't know him who sent me.
- World English Bible

But thei schulen do to you alle these thingis for my name, for thei knowen not hym that sente me.
- Wycliffe Bible

but all these things will they do to you, because of my name, because they have not known Him who sent me;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for John 15:21


15:21 All these things will they do to you, because they know not him that sent me - And in all ages and nations they who know not God will, for this cause, hate and persecute those that do.


People's Bible Notes for John 15:21


Joh 15:21 For my name's sake. That name, so sweet to the saved, is a hateful thing to his enemies. Jewish persecutors bade Christians to teach no more "in the name" (Ac 4:18 5:40); Gentile rulers bade them blaspheme "the name" or die.

Discussion for John 15

  • Steve morrow
    1 JOHN 5:2 by this we know that we love the children of GOD when we love GOD --- and keep HIS commandments --5:3-- for this is the love of GOD that we keep HIS commandments and HIS commandments are not grievous JOHN 15:9 as THE FATHER hath loved ME so have I loved you continue in MY love --15:10-- IF YOU KEEP -- MY commandments you shall abide in MY love even as I have kept MY FATHERS commandments and abide in HIS love 1 CORINTHIANS 14:37 --IF-- any man think himself to be a prophet or spiritual let him acknowledge that the things --I WRITE-- unto you are the commandments of THE LORD
  • Jeff Berry
    Jesus gave reasons why seed might not germinate (Chp 13; including not dying Chp 12). While groweth is essential fruit is the reproduction of a kind. I don't think we will always know when fruit has been produced (Chp 4)
  • Patrice Evans
    Thank you Father for Your word.
  • Greg ormsbee
    I AGREE GOD CHOSE US, NOT ALL ACCEPT IT, AN THE FRUIT THAT WE MAKE IS THROUGH CHRIST IN US BRINING IN TRUE CONVERTS. ALL ARE CALLED FEW CHOSEN, NOT ALL WILL BE SAVED.
  • Steve morrow
    can you expect to get what you ask for if you keep erasing GODS WORDS in favor of mans --- is that abiding in the LORDS WORDS
  • Steve morrow
    LUKE 21:33 HEAVEN AND EARTH SHALL PASS AWAY BUT MY WORDS SHALL NOT PASS AWAY --21:34--AND TAKE HEED TO YOURSELVES LEST AT ANY TIME YOUR HEARTS BE OVERCHARGED WITH SURFEITING AND DRUNKENNESS --AND CARES OF THIS LIFE--AND SO THAT DAY COME UPON YOU UNAWARES --21:35--FOR AS A SNARE SHALL IT COME ON ALL THEM THAT DWELL ON THE FACE OF THE WHOLE EARTH --21:36--WATCH YOU THEREFORE AND PRAY ALWAYS THAT YOU MAY BE ---ACCOUNTED WORTHY--- TO ESCAPE ALL THESE THINGS THAT SHALL COME TO PASS AND TO STAND BEFORE THE SON OF MAN 2 THESSALONIANS 1:11 WHEREFORE ALSO WE --PRAY ALWAYS--FOR YOU THAT OUR GOD WOULD COUNT YOU WORTHY OF THIS CALLING AND FULFILL ALL THE GOOD PLEASURE OF HIS GOODNESS AND --- THE WORK OF FAITH --- WITH POWER

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