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

  • BSP
    Verse 20: Jesus warned his disciples that if he had to face persecution then they could also expect to face persecution.
  • Steve morrow
    JOHN 15:14 YOU ARE MY FRIENDS --IF YOU DO--WHATSOEVER I COMMAND YOU
    GENESIS 26:4 AND I WILL MAKE THY SEED TO MULTIPLY AS THE STARS IN HEAVEN AND WILL GIVE UNTO THY SEED ALL THESE COUNTRIES AND IN THY SEED SHALL ALL NATIONS OF THE EARTH BE BLESSED --26:5--BECAUSE THAT ABRAHAM --- OBEYED MY VOICE --- AND KEPT MY CHARGE --- MY COMMANDMENTS ---MY STATUTES --- AND MY LAWS
  • Librarygal143
    Thank you God, Amen.
  • V N Ndlela
    Our Lord Jesus Christ demonstrated His unconditional love for humanity by death on the cross in order for us to be reconciled to the Almighty. What remains is for us to emulate His good example and we can fulfill our side of the bargain by loving God back through showing love one to another. Loving one another should not be a once off arrangement but rather a continued way of life. As children of God, the world will get to know who we exactly are if we love and continue in love.
  • Steve morrow
    TITUS 2:11 FOR THE GRACE OF GOD THAT BRINGETH SALVATION HATH APPEARED TO ALL MEN --2:12--TEACHING US THAT DENYING UNGODLINESS AND WORLDLY LUSTS WE SHOULD LIVE SOBERLY RIGHTEOUSLY AND GODLY IN THIS --- PRESENT WORLD ---
  • A disciple
    John 15:9 "As the Father hath loved me, so have I loved you: continue ye in my love." Does the Father love the Lord Jesus Christ more than anyone else or any thing? So does the Lord Jesus love us who believe in Him. "AS the Father loves Jesus" according as He finds in Him all that is good and truly the perfect reflection of Himself: in like manner does the the Lord Jesus think about us. Father God sees in Jesus His Son and Jesus sees in us His little children with all the capacity and hope of growing up into a man after God's own heart, and everything a friend, a brother, or sister, should be. Someone who thinks about the other with reciprocal love and the same mind, and the same likes and dislikes one who has the same family traits. This love is what moves Him to release us of our debts, and never mention them again to us, when we're really sorry, and change for the better. This is the love that stays true and faithful when others raise a slander against you, and seek to humiliate and destroy you Jesus stays a true and faithful friend, and sticks up for you. If the Lord thinks likes this about us who believe in Him, and want with all our hearts to be pleasing and useful to Him how much should we also consider one another in the same way that we want Him to think about us! "Love wasn't put in your heart to stay love isn't love until you give it away!"

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