John 15:23

He that hateth me hateth my Father also.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

He that hateth me, hateth my Father also.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"He who hates Me hates My Father also.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

He that hateth me hateth my Father also.
- American Standard Version (1901)

He who has hate for me has hate for my Father.
- Basic English Bible

He that hates me hates also my Father.
- Darby Bible

He that hateth me, hateth my Father also.
- Webster's Bible

He who hates me hates my Father also.
- Weymouth Bible

He who hates me, hates my Father also.
- World English Bible

He that hatith me, hatith also my fadir.
- Wycliffe Bible

`He who is hating me, doth hate also my Father;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for John 15:23


15:23 He that hateth me - As every unbeliever doth, For as the love of God is inseparable from faith, so is the hatred of God from unbelief.


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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