John 15:9

As the Father hath loved me, so have I loved you: continue ye in my love.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

As the Father hath loued me, so haue I loued you: continue ye in my loue.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Just as the Father has loved Me, I have also loved you; abide in My love.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Even as the Father hath loved me, I also have loved you: abide ye in my love.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Even as the Father has given me his love, so I have given my love to you: be ever in my love.
- Basic English Bible

As the Father has loved me, I also have loved you: abide in my love.
- Darby Bible

As the Father hath loved me, so have I loved you: continue ye in my love.
- Webster's Bible

As the Father has loved me, I have also loved you: continue in my love.
- Weymouth Bible

Even as the Father has loved me, I also have loved you. Remain in my love.
- World English Bible

As my fadir louede me, Y haue loued you; dwelle ye in my loue.
- Wycliffe Bible

According as the Father did love me, I also loved you, remain in my love;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for John 15:9


15:9 Abide ye in my love - Keep your place in my affection. See that ye do not forfeit that invaluable blessing. How needless a caution, if it were impossible for them not to abide therein?


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.