Parallel Verses

Bible in Basic English

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

Amplified

“This is My commandment, that you love and unselfishly seek the best for one another, just 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.

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.

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;

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 said these things to you so that I may have joy in you and so that your joy may be complete. 12 This is the law I give you: Have love one for another, even as I have love for you. 13 Greater love has no man than this, that a man gives up his life for his friends.



Cross References

John 13:34

I give you a new law: Have love one for another; even as I have had love for you, so are you to have love one for another.

1 John 3:23

And this is his law, that we have faith in the name of his Son Jesus Christ, and love for one another, even as he said to us.

Romans 12:10

Be kind to one another with a brother's love, putting others before yourselves in honour;

Ephesians 5:2

And be living in love, even as Christ had love for you, and gave himself up for us, an offering to God for a perfume of a sweet smell.

1 Thessalonians 3:12

And the Lord give you increase of love in fullest measure to one another and to all men, even as our love to you;

1 Thessalonians 4:9

But about loving the brothers, there is no need for me to say anything to you in this letter: for you have the teaching of God that love for one another is right and necessary;

2 Thessalonians 1:3

It is right for us to give praise to God at all times for you, brothers, because of the great increase of your faith, and the wealth of your love for one another;

1 Peter 1:22

And as you have made your souls clean, being ruled by what is true, and loving one another without deceit, see that your love is warm and from the heart:

1 Peter 3:8

Last of all, see that you are all in agreement; feeling for one another, loving one another like brothers, full of pity, without pride:

1 Peter 4:8

And most of all be warm in your love for one another; because in love there is forgiveness for sins without number:

1 John 2:7-10

My loved ones, I do not give you a new law, but an old law which you had from the first; this old law is the word which came to your ears.

1 John 3:11-18

Because this is the word which was given to you from the first, that we are to have love for one another;

1 John 4:21

And this is the word which we have from him, that he who has love for God is to have the same love for his brother.

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