John 12:26



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"If anyone serves Me, he must follow Me; and where I am, there My servant will be also; if anyone serves Me, the Father will honor him.

King James Version

If any man serve me, let him follow me; and where I am, there shall also my servant be: if any man serve me, him will my Father honour.

International Standard Version

If anyone serves me, he must follow me. And where I am, there my servant will also be. If anyone serves me, the Father will honor him."

A Conservative Version

If any man serves me, let him follow me, and where I am, there my helper will also be. And if any man serves me, the Father will value him.

American Standard Version

If any man serve me, let him follow me; and where I am, there shall also my servant be: if any man serve me, him will the Father honor.

Amplified

If anyone serves Me, he must continue to follow Me [ to cleave steadfastly to Me, conform wholly to My example in living and, if need be, in dying] and wherever I am, there will My servant be also. If anyone serves Me, the Father will honor him.

An Understandable Version

If any person wants to serve me, he should become my follower; and wherever I am, my servant will be there also. If any person serves me, the Father will honor him.

Anderson New Testament

If any one serve me, let him follow me; and where I am, there shall my servant also be. If any one serve me, him will my Father honor.

Bible in Basic English

If any man is my servant, let him come after me; and where I am, there will my servant be. If any man becomes my servant, my Father will give him honour.

Common New Testament

If anyone serves me, he must follow me; and where I am, there my servant will be also. If anyone serves me, him my Father will honor.

Daniel Mace New Testament

if any man would serve me, let him follow me; and where I am, there also shall my servant be: whoever serves me, him will my father reward.

Darby Translation

If any one serve me, let him follow me; and where I am, there also shall be my servant. And if any one serve me, him shall the Father honour.

Godbey New Testament

If any one may minister unto me, let him follow me; and where I am, there shall my minister be: if any one may minister unto me, the Father will honor him.

Goodspeed New Testament

If anyone serves me, he must follow me, and wherever I am found, my servant must be also. If anyone serves me, my Father will show him honor.

Holman Bible

If anyone serves Me, he must follow Me. Where I am, there My servant also will be. If anyone serves Me, the Father will honor him.

John Wesley New Testament

If any man serve me, let him follow me, and where I am, there shall also my servant be: if any man serve me, him will the Father honour.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

If anyone serves me, let them follow me; and where I am, there shall my servant be also; the one that serves me, will my Father honour.

Julia Smith Translation

If any one would serve me, let him follow me; and where I am, there also shall be my servant: and if any one serve me, him will the Father honour.

King James 2000

If any man serves me, let him follow me; and where I am, there shall also my servant be: if any man serves me, him will my Father honor.

Lexham Expanded Bible

If anyone serves me, he must follow me, and where I am, there my servant will be also. If anyone serves me, the Father will honor him.

Modern King James verseion

If anyone serves Me, let him follow Me; and where I am, there also My servant shall be. If anyone serves Me, the Father will honor him.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

If any man minister unto me, let him follow me: and where I am, there shall also my minister be. And if any man minister unto me, him will my father honour.

Moffatt New Testament

If anyone serves me, let him follow me, and where I am, there shall my servant be also: if anyone serves me, my Father will honour him.

Montgomery New Testament

If any one is ready to serve me, let him follow me; and where I am there shall my servant be also. If any man is ready to serve me, him will my Father honor.

NET Bible

If anyone wants to serve me, he must follow me, and where I am, my servant will be too. If anyone serves me, the Father will honor him.

New Heart English Bible

If anyone serves me, let him follow me; and where I am, there will my servant also be. If anyone serves me, the Father will honor him.

New simplified Bible

If you want to serve me follow me! My servant will be where I am and the Father will honor my servant.

Noyes New Testament

If any one be a servant to me, let him follow me; and where I am, there also will my servant be; if any one serve me, the Father will honor him.

Sawyer New Testament

If any man serves me let him follow me; and where I am there also shall my servant be. If anyone serves me, him will the Father honor.

The Emphasized Bible

If, with me, anyone be ministering, with me, let him be following; and, where, I, am, there, my minister also, shall be. If anyone, with me, be ministering, the Father, will honour him.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

If a man will be my servant, let him follow me; and where I am, there also shall my servant be: and if any man serve me, him will my Father honour.

Twentieth Century New Testament

If a man is ready to serve me, let him follow me; and where I am, there my servant shall be also. If a man is ready to serve me, my Father will honor him.

Webster

If any man serve me, let him follow me; and where I am, there shall also my servant be: if any man serve me, him will my Father honor.

Weymouth New Testament

If a man wishes to be my servant, let him follow me; and where I am, there too shall my servant be. If a man wishes to be my servant, the Father will honour him.

Williams New Testament

If anyone serves me, he must continue to follow me, and my servant also must go wherever I go. If anyone serves me, my Father will show him honor.

World English Bible

If anyone serves me, let him follow me. Where I am, there will my servant also be. If anyone serves me, the Father will honor him.

Worrell New Testament

If any one serve Me, let him follow Me; and where I am there will also My servant be. If anyone serve Me, him will My Father honor.

Worsley New Testament

If any man would serve me, let him follow me; and where I am, there shall also my servant be: and if any one serve me, him will my Father honour.

Youngs Literal Translation

if any one may minister to me, let him follow me, and where I am, there also my ministrant shall be; and if any one may minister to me -- honour him will the Father.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
If
ἐάν 
Ean 
if , whosoever 9 , whatsoever 9 , though ,
Usage: 155

τίς 
Tis 
τίς 
Tis 
Usage: 373
Usage: 373

διακονέω 
Diakoneo 
διακονέω 
Diakoneo 
Usage: 25
Usage: 25

me
ἐμοί 
Emoi 
ἐμοί 
Emoi 
ἐμοί 
Emoi 
me , I , mine , my , 9
me , I , mine , my , 9
me , I , mine , my , 9
Usage: 58
Usage: 58
Usage: 58

ἀκολουθέω 
Akoloutheo 
Usage: 67

and

and , also , even , both , then , so , likewise , not tr. , , vr and
Usage: 0

ὅπου 
Hopou 
Usage: 42

I
ἐγώ 
Ego 
I , my , me , not tr
Usage: 174

am
εἰμί 
Eimi 
I am , am , it is I , be , I was , have been , not tr
Usage: 72

ἐκεῖ 
Ekei 
there , thither , not tr ,
Usage: 65

ἔσομαι 
Esomai 
shall be , will be , be , shall have , shall come to pass , shall , not tr ,
Usage: 83


and , also , even , both , then , so , likewise , not tr. , , vr and
Usage: 0

my
ἐμός 
Emos 
my , mine , mine own , of me , I
Usage: 25

διάκονος 
Diakonos 
Usage: 24

be
ἔσομαι 
Esomai 
shall be , will be , be , shall have , shall come to pass , shall , not tr ,
Usage: 83

if
ἐάν 
Ean 
if , whosoever 9 , whatsoever 9 , though ,
Usage: 155


him , his , their , he , her , they , same , himself ,
Usage: 0

will
τιμάω 
Timao 
Usage: 7

my Father
πατήρ 
Pater 
Usage: 180

Context Readings

Greeks Seeking Jesus

25 "He who loves his life loses it, and he who hates his life in this world will keep it to life eternal. 26 "If anyone serves Me, he must follow Me; and where I am, there My servant will be also; if anyone serves Me, the Father will honor him. 27 "Now My soul has become troubled; and what shall I say, 'Father, save Me from this hour'? But for this purpose I came to this hour.


Cross References

John 14:3

"If I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again and receive you to Myself, that where I am, there you may be also.

John 17:24

"Father, I desire that they also, whom You have given Me, be with Me where I am, so that they may see My glory which You have given Me, for You loved Me before the foundation of the world.

2 Corinthians 5:8

we are of good courage, I say, and prefer rather to be absent from the body and to be at home with the Lord.

1 Samuel 2:30

"Therefore the LORD God of Israel declares, 'I did indeed say that your house and the house of your father should walk before Me forever'; but now the LORD declares, 'Far be it from Me--for those who honor Me I will honor, and those who despise Me will be lightly esteemed.

Philippians 1:23

But I am hard-pressed from both directions, having the desire to depart and be with Christ, for that is very much better;

Numbers 14:24

"But My servant Caleb, because he has had a different spirit and has followed Me fully, I will bring into the land which he entered, and his descendants shall take possession of it.

Numbers 32:11

'None of the men who came up from Egypt, from twenty years old and upward, shall see the land which I swore to Abraham, to Isaac and to Jacob; for they did not follow Me fully,

Psalm 17:15

As for me, I shall behold Your face in righteousness; I will be satisfied with Your likeness when I awake.

Psalm 91:15

"He will call upon Me, and I will answer him; I will be with him in trouble; I will rescue him and honor him.

Proverbs 27:18

He who tends the fig tree will eat its fruit, And he who cares for his master will be honored.

Matthew 16:24

Then Jesus said to His disciples, "If anyone wishes to come after Me, he must deny himself, and take up his cross and follow Me.

Matthew 25:21

"His master said to him, 'Well done, good and faithful slave You were faithful with a few things, I will put you in charge of many things; enter into the joy of your master.'

Mark 8:34

And He summoned the crowd with His disciples, and said to them, "If anyone wishes to come after Me, he must deny himself, and take up his cross and follow Me.

Luke 6:46

"Why do you call Me, 'Lord, Lord,' and do not do what I say?

Luke 9:23

And He was saying to them all, "If anyone wishes to come after Me, he must deny himself, and take up his cross daily and follow Me.

John 10:27

"My sheep hear My voice, and I know them, and they follow Me;

John 13:16

"Truly, truly, I say to you, a slave is not greater than his master, nor is one who is sent greater than the one who sent him.

John 14:15

"If you love Me, you will keep My commandments.

John 14:21-23

"He who has My commandments and keeps them is the one who loves Me; and he who loves Me will be loved by My Father, and I will love him and will disclose Myself to him."

John 15:20

"Remember the word that I said to you, 'A slave is not greater than his master ' If they persecuted Me, they will also persecute you; if they kept My word, they will keep yours also.

John 21:22

Jesus said to him, "If I want him to remain until I come, what is that to you? You follow Me!"

Romans 1:1

Paul, a bond-servant of Christ Jesus, called as an apostle, set apart for the gospel of God,

Romans 14:18

For he who in this way serves Christ is acceptable to God and approved by men.

2 Corinthians 4:5

For we do not preach ourselves but Christ Jesus as Lord, and ourselves as your bond-servants for Jesus' sake.

Galatians 1:10

For am I now seeking the favor of men, or of God? Or am I striving to please men? If I were still trying to please men, I would not be a bond-servant of Christ.

Ephesians 5:1-2

Therefore be imitators of God, as beloved children;

Colossians 3:24

knowing that from the Lord you will receive the reward of the inheritance It is the Lord Christ whom you serve.

Colossians 4:12

Epaphras, who is one of your number, a bondslave of Jesus Christ, sends you his greetings, always laboring earnestly for you in his prayers, that you may stand perfect and fully assured in all the will of God.

1 Thessalonians 4:17-18

Then we who are alive and remain will be caught up together with them in the clouds to meet the Lord in the air, and so we shall always be with the Lord.

2 Peter 1:1

Simon Peter, a bond-servant and apostle of Jesus Christ, To those who have received a faith of the same kind as ours, by the righteousness of our God and Savior, Jesus Christ:

1 John 5:3

For this is the love of God, that we keep His commandments; and His commandments are not burdensome.

Jude 1:1

Jude, a bond-servant of Jesus Christ, and brother of James, To those who are the called, beloved in God the Father, and kept for Jesus Christ:

Revelation 14:4

These are the ones who have not been defiled with women, for they have kept themselves chaste These are the ones who follow the Lamb wherever He goes These have been purchased from among men as first fruits to God and to the Lamb.



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