John 15:25

But this cometh to pass, that the word might be fulfilled that is written in their law, They hated me without a cause.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

But this commeth to passe, that the word might be fulfilled that is written in their law, They hated me without a cause.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"But {they have done this} to fulfill the word that is written in their Law, 'THEY HATED ME WITHOUT A CAUSE.'
- New American Standard Version (1995)

But `this cometh to pass', that the word may be fulfilled that is written in their law, They hated me without a cause.
- American Standard Version (1901)

This comes about so that the writing in their law may be made true, Their hate for me was without cause.
- Basic English Bible

But that the word written in their law might be fulfilled, They hated me without a cause.
- Darby Bible

But this cometh to pass, that the word might be fulfilled that is written in their law, They hated me without a cause.
- Webster's Bible

But this has been so, in order that the saying may be fulfilled which stands written in their Law, `They have hated me without any reason.'
- Weymouth Bible

But this happened so that the word may be fulfilled which was written in their law, 'They hated me without a cause.'
- World English Bible

But that the word be fulfillid, that is writun in her lawe, For thei hadden me in hate with outen cause.
- Wycliffe Bible

but -- that the word may be fulfilled that was written in their law -- They hated me without a cause.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for John 15:25


15:25 #Psa 69:4|.


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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