Parallel Verses

King James 2000

Greater love has no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.

New American Standard Bible

"Greater love has no one than this, that one lay down his life for his friends.

King James Version

Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.

Holman Bible

No one has greater love than this, that someone would lay down his life for his friends.

International Standard Version

No one shows greater love than when he lays down his life for his friends.

A Conservative Version

Greater love has no man than this, that some man lay down his life for his friends.

American Standard Version

Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.

Amplified

No one has greater love [no one has shown stronger affection] than to lay down (give up) his own life for his friends.

An Understandable Version

No one has [any] greater love than to give up his life for his friends.

Anderson New Testament

Greater love has no man than this, that one should lay down his life for his friends.

Bible in Basic English

Greater love has no man than this, that a man gives up his life for his friends.

Common New Testament

Greater love has no one than this, that he lay down his life for his friends.

Daniel Mace New Testament

there cannot be greater love than that of a man, who lays down his life for his friends.

Darby Translation

No one has greater love than this, that one should lay down his life for his friends.

Godbey New Testament

No one has greater love than this, that he may lay down his soul for his friends.

Goodspeed New Testament

No one can show greater love than by giving up his life for his friends.

John Wesley New Testament

No one hath greater love than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Greater love has no man than this, that a man lay down his soul for his friends.

Julia Smith Translation

Greater love than this has none, that any lay down his life for his friends.

Lexham Expanded Bible

No one has greater love than this: that someone lay down his life for his friends.

Modern King James verseion

No one has greater love than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Greater love than this hath no man, than that a man bestow his life for his friends.

Moffatt New Testament

To lay life down for his friends, man has no greater love than that.

Montgomery New Testament

"Greater love has no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.

NET Bible

No one has greater love than this -- that one lays down his life for his friends.

New Heart English Bible

Greater love has no one than this, that someone lay down his life for his friends.

Noyes New Testament

Greater love hath no one than this, that he lay down his life for his friends.

Sawyer New Testament

No man has greater love than this, that one should give his life for his friends.

The Emphasized Bible

Greater love than this, hath, no one, That, his life, one should lay down in behalf of his friends.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.

Twentieth Century New Testament

No one can give greater proof of love than by laying down his life for his friends.

Webster

Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.

Weymouth New Testament

No one has greater love than this--a man laying down his life for his friends.

Williams New Testament

No one can show greater love than this, the giving of his life for his friends.

World English Bible

Greater love has no one than this, that someone lay down his life for his friends.

Worrell New Testament

Greater love has no one than this, that one lay down his soul for his friends.

Worsley New Testament

Greater love hath no one than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends:

Youngs Literal Translation

greater love than this hath no one, that any one his life may lay down for his friends;

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
μέγας 
megas 
Usage: 167

G26
ἀγάπη 
Agape 
Usage: 105

ἔχω 
Echo 
have, be, need , , vr have
Usage: 479

no man
οὐδείς 
Oudeis 
Usage: 160

οὗτος οὗτοι αὕτη αὕται 
Houtos 
this, these, he, the same, this man, she, they,
Usage: 258

ἵνα 
Hina 
that, to,
Usage: 472

a man
τίς 
Tis 
Usage: 373

τίθημι 
Tithemi 
Usage: 71

his



Usage: 0
Usage: 0

ψυχή 
Psuche 
Usage: 62

for
ὑπέρ 
Huper 
Usage: 138

Devotionals

Devotionals about John 15:13

Devotionals containing John 15:13

References

Hastings

Images John 15:13

Context Readings

Christlike Love

12 This is my commandment, That you love one another, as I have loved you. 13  Greater love has no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. 14 You are my friends, if you do whatsoever I command you.



Cross References

John 10:11

I am the good shepherd: the good shepherd gives his life for the sheep.

John 10:15

As the Father knows me, even so know I the Father: and I lay down my life for the sheep.

Romans 5:6-8

For when we were yet without strength, in due time Christ died for the ungodly.

Ephesians 5:2

And walk in love, as Christ also has loved us, and has given himself for us an offering and a sacrifice to God for a sweet smelling fragrance.

1 John 4:7-11

Beloved, let us love one another: for love is of God; and everyone that loves is born of God, and knows God.

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