Parallel Verses

Amplified

This is My commandment: that you love one another [just] as I have loved you.

New American Standard Bible

"This is My commandment, that you love one another, just as I have loved you.

King James Version

This is my commandment, That ye love one another, as I have loved you.

Holman Bible

This is My command: Love one another as I have loved you.

International Standard Version

"This is my commandment: that you love one another as I have loved you.

A Conservative Version

This is my commandment, that ye love each other, just as I have loved you.

American Standard Version

This is my commandment, that ye love one another, even as I have loved you.

An Understandable Version

My commandment [to you] is this: You should love one another just as I have loved you.

Anderson New Testament

This is my commandment: That you love one another, as I have loved you.

Bible in Basic English

This is the law I give you: Have love one for another, even as I have love for you.

Common New Testament

This is my commandment, that you love one another as I have loved you.

Daniel Mace New Testament

this is my commandment, that ye love one another, as I have loved you.

Darby Translation

This is my commandment, that ye love one another, as I have loved you.

Godbey New Testament

This is my commandment, that you may love one another, as I loved you.

Goodspeed New Testament

The command that I give you is to love one another just as I have loved you.

John Wesley New Testament

This is my commandment, that ye love one another, as I have loved you.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

This is my commandment, That ye love one another as I have loved you.

Julia Smith Translation

This is my command, That ye love one another, as I loved you.

King James 2000

This is my commandment, That you love one another, as I have loved you.

Lexham Expanded Bible

This is my commandment: that you love one another just as I have loved you.

Modern King James verseion

This is My commandment, that you love one another as I have loved you.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

This is my commandment: that ye love together as I have loved you.

Moffatt New Testament

This is my command: you are to love one another as I have loved you.

Montgomery New Testament

"This is my command, Love one another as I have loved you.

NET Bible

My commandment is this -- to love one another just as I have loved you.

New Heart English Bible

"This is my commandment, that you love one another, even as I have loved you.

Noyes New Testament

This is my commandment, that ye love one another, as I have loved you.

Sawyer New Testament

This is my commandment, that you love one another as I have loved you.

The Emphasized Bible

This, is my own commandment, That ye be loving one another, just as I loved you.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

This is my commandment, That ye love one another, just as I have loved you.

Twentieth Century New Testament

This is my command--Love one another, as I have loved you.

Webster

This is my commandment, That ye love one another, as I have loved you.

Weymouth New Testament

This is my commandment to you, to love one another as I have loved you.

Williams New Testament

This is my command to you, to keep on loving one another as I have loved you.

World English Bible

"This is my commandment, that you love one another, even as I have loved you.

Worrell New Testament

This is My commandment, that ye love one another, even as I loved you.

Worsley New Testament

This is my commandment, that ye love one another, as I have loved you.

Youngs Literal Translation

'This is my command, that ye love one another, according as I did love you;

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
οὗτος οὗτοι αὕτη αὕται 
Houtos 
this, these, he, the same, this man, she, they,
Usage: 258

is
ἐστί 
Esti 
is, are, was, be, have, not tr, , vr is
Usage: 585

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

ἐντολή 
Entole 
Usage: 47

ἵνα 
Hina 
that, to,
Usage: 472

ye love
G25
ἀγαπάω 
Agapao 
Usage: 92

ἀλλήλων 
Allelon 
Usage: 85

as
καθώς 
Kathos 
as, even as, according as, when, according to, how, as well as
Usage: 141

G25
ἀγαπάω 
Agapao 
Usage: 92

Devotionals

Devotionals about John 15:12

Devotionals containing John 15:12

References

Images John 15:12

Prayers for John 15:12

Context Readings

Christlike Love

11 I have told you these things, that My joy and delight may be in you, and that your joy and gladness may be of full measure and complete and overflowing. 12 This is My commandment: that you love one another [just] as I have loved you. 13 No one has greater love [no one has shown stronger affection] than to lay down (give up) his own life for his friends.



Cross References

John 13:34

I give you a new commandment: that you should love one another. Just as I have loved you, so you too should love one another.

1 John 3:23

And this is His order (His command, His injunction): that we should believe in (put our faith and trust in and adhere to and rely on) the name of His Son Jesus Christ (the Messiah), and that we should love one another, just as He has commanded us.

Romans 12:10

Love one another with brotherly affection [as members of one family], giving precedence and showing honor to one another.

Ephesians 5:2

And walk in love, [esteeming and delighting in one another] as Christ loved us and gave Himself up for us, a slain offering and sacrifice to God [for you, so that it became] a sweet fragrance.

1 Thessalonians 3:12

And may the Lord make you to increase and excel and overflow in love for one another and for all people, just as we also do for you,

1 Thessalonians 4:9

But concerning brotherly love [for all other Christians], you have no need to have anyone write you, for you yourselves have been [personally] taught by God to love one another.

2 Thessalonians 1:3

We ought and indeed are obligated [as those in debt] to give thanks always to God for you, brethren, as is fitting, because your faith is growing exceedingly and the love of every one of you each toward the others is increasing and abounds.

1 Peter 1:22

Since by your obedience to the Truth through the [Holy] Spirit you have purified your hearts for the sincere affection of the brethren, [see that you] love one another fervently from a pure heart.

1 Peter 3:8

Finally, all [of you] should be of one and the same mind (united in spirit), sympathizing [with one another], loving [each other] as brethren [of one household], compassionate and courteous (tenderhearted and humble).

1 Peter 4:8

Above all things have intense and unfailing love for one another, for love covers a multitude of sins [forgives and disregards the offenses of others].

1 John 2:7-10

Beloved, I am writing you no new commandment, but an old commandment which you have had from the beginning; the old commandment is the message which you have heard [the doctrine of salvation through Christ].

1 John 3:11-18

For this is the message (the announcement) which you have heard from the first, that we should love one another,

1 John 4:21

And this command (charge, order, injunction) we have from Him: that he who loves God shall love his brother [ believer] also.

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