Parallel Verses

Bible in Basic English

No longer do I give you the name of servants; because a servant is without knowledge of what his master is doing: I give you the name of friends, because I have given you knowledge of all the things which my Father has said to me.

New American Standard Bible

No longer do I call you slaves, for the slave does not know what his master is doing; but I have called you friends, for all things that I have heard from My Father I have made known to you.

King James Version

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 unto you.

Holman Bible

I do not call you slaves anymore, because a slave doesn’t know what his master is doing. I have called you friends, because I have made known to you everything I have heard from My Father.

International Standard Version

I don't call you servants anymore, because a servant doesn't know what his master is doing. But I've called you friends, because I've made known to you everything that I've heard from my Father.

A Conservative Version

I no longer call you bondmen, because the bondman does not know what his lord does. But I have called you friends, because all things that I heard from my Father, I made known to you.

American Standard Version

No longer do I call you servants; for the servant knoweth not what his lord doeth: but I have called you friends; for all things that I heard from my Father, I have made known unto you.

Amplified

I do not call you servants any longer, for the servant does not know what his master is doing; but I have called you [My] friends, because I have revealed to you everything that I have heard from My Father.

An Understandable Version

I do not call you slaves anymore, for a slave does not know what his master is doing. But I have called you friends, because I have told you everything that I heard from my Father.

Anderson New Testament

I no longer call you servants, because the servant knows not what his master does. But I have called you friends; for all things that I have heard from my Father, I have made known to you.

Common New Testament

No longer do I call you servants, for a servant does not know what his master is doing; but I have called you friends, for all that I have heard from my Father I have made known to you.

Daniel Mace New Testament

henceforth I do not treat you as servants; for the servant is unacquainted with his master's affairs: but I have treated you as friends; for what I have learnt of my father, I have communicated to you.

Darby Translation

I call you no longer bondmen, for the bondman does not know what his master is doing; but I have called you friends, for all things which I have heard of my Father I have made known to you.

Godbey New Testament

No longer do I call you servants; because the servant knows not what his lord is doing: but I have called you friends; because all things which I heard with my Father, I made known unto you.

Goodspeed New Testament

I do not call you slaves any longer, for a slave does not know what his master is doing, but now I call you friends, for I have made known to you everything that I have learned from my Father.

John Wesley New Testament

for the servant knoweth not what his lord doth: but I have called you friends; for all things that I have heard from my Father, I have made known to you.

Julia Smith Translation

I no more call you servants; for the servant knows not what his lord does: and I have called you friends; for all which I heard of my Father I made known to you.

King James 2000

From now on I call you not servants; for the servant knows not what his lord does: but I have called you friends; for all things that I have heard of my Father I have made known unto you.

Lexham Expanded Bible

No longer do I call you slaves, because the slave does not know what his master is doing. But I have called you friends, because everything that I have heard from my Father I have revealed to you.

Modern King James verseion

No longer do I call you servants, for the servant does not know what his master does. But I have called you friends, for all things that I have heard from My Father I have made known to you.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Henceforth, call I you not servants: For the servant knoweth not what his Lord doeth. But you have I called friends: For all things that I have heard of my father, I have opened to you.

Montgomery New Testament

"I no longer call you slaves, because a slave does not know what his master is doing; but I have called you friends, because I have made known to you everything that I have learned from my Father.

NET Bible

I no longer call you slaves, because the slave does not understand what his master is doing. But I have called you friends, because I have revealed to you everything I heard from my Father.

New Heart English Bible

No longer do I call you servants, for the servant does not know what his master is doing. But I have called you friends, for everything that I heard from my Father I have made known to you.

Noyes New Testament

No longer do I call you servants; for the servant knoweth not what his lord doeth: but I have called you friends; for all things which I have heard from my Father, I have made known to you.

Sawyer New Testament

I no longer call you servants, for the servant knows not what his Lord does; but I have called you friends: for all things which I have heard from my Father I have made known to you.

The Emphasized Bible

No longer, do I call you, servants, for, the servant, knoweth not what, his lord, is doing. But, you, I have called, friends, because, all things which I heard from my Father, made I known unto you.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

I no more call you servants; for the servant knoweth not what his master is doing: but I have called you friends because I have made known to you all things which I have heard of my Father.

Twentieth Century New Testament

I no longer call you 'servants,' because a servant does not know what his master is doing; but I have given you the name of 'friends,' because I made known to you everything that I learned from my Father.

Webster

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 from my Father, I have made known to you.

Weymouth New Testament

No longer do I call you servants, because a servant does not know what his master is doing; but I have called you friends, because all that I have heard from the Father I have made known to you.

Williams New Testament

I no longer call you slaves, because the slave does not know what his master is doing; I now call you friends, because I have told you everything that I have learned from my Father.

World English Bible

No longer do I call you servants, for the servant doesn't know what his lord does. But I have called you friends, for everything that I heard from my Father, I have made known to you.

Worrell New Testament

No longer do I call you slaves; because the slave knows not what his lord is doing; but I have called you friends, because all things which I heard from My Father I made known to you.

Worsley New Testament

I no longer stile you servants; for the servant knoweth not what his lord doth: but I have called you friends; for whatsoever I have heard from my Father, I have made known to you.

Youngs Literal Translation

no more do I call you servants, because the servant hath not known what his lord doth, and you I have called friends, because all things that I heard from my Father, I did make known to you.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
λέγω 
Lego 
Usage: 1045

you
ὑμᾶς 
Humas 
ὑμᾶς 
Humas 
you, ye, for your sakes Trans, not tr,
you, ye, for your sakes Trans, not tr,
Usage: 314
Usage: 314

not
οὐκέτι 
Ouketi 
οὐ 
Ou 
no more, any more, now not,
not, no, cannot ,
Usage: 31
Usage: 1032

δοῦλος 
Doulos 
Usage: 65

for
ὅτι 
Hoti 
ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764
Usage: 764

the servant
δοῦλος 
Doulos 
Usage: 65

εἴδω 
Eido 
Usage: 519

τίς 
Tis 
Usage: 344

his

Usage: 0

κύριος 
Kurios 
Usage: 643

ποιέω 
Poieo 
do, make, bring forth, commit, cause, work, show, bear, keep, fulfil, deal, perform, not tr, , vr do
Usage: 372

but
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

ἐρέω 
Ereo 
Usage: 41

φίλος 
Philos 
Usage: 11

πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704

ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980

ἀκούω 
Akouo 
Usage: 313

of
παρά 
Para 
of, with, from, by ... side, at, than,
Usage: 145

my
μοῦ 
Mou 
my, me, mine, I, mine own
Usage: 313

πατήρ 
Pater 
Usage: 180

γνωρίζω 
Gnorizo 
Usage: 21

References

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Images John 15:15

Context Readings

Christlike Love

14 You are my friends, if you do what I give you orders to do. 15 No longer do I give you the name of servants; because a servant is without knowledge of what his master is doing: I give you the name of friends, because I have given you knowledge of all the things which my Father has said to me. 16 You did not take me for yourselves, but I took you for myself; and I gave you the work of going about and producing fruit which will be for ever; so that whatever request you make to the Father in my name he may give it to you.



Cross References

Genesis 18:17-19

And the Lord said, Am I to keep back from Abraham the knowledge of what I do;

Psalm 25:14

The secret of the Lord is with those in whose hearts is the fear of him; he will make his agreement clear to them.

Matthew 13:11

And he said to them in answer, To you is given the knowledge of the secrets of the kingdom of heaven, but to them it is not given.

Luke 10:23

And, turning to the disciples, he said privately, Happy are the eyes which see the things you see:

2 Kings 6:8-12

At that time the king of Aram was making war against Israel; and he had a meeting with the chiefs of his army and said, I will be waiting in secret in some named place.

Amos 3:7

Certainly the Lord will do nothing without making clear his secret to his servants, the prophets.

John 4:19

The woman said to him, Sir, I see that you are a prophet.

John 8:26

I have much to say about you and against you: but he who sent me is true and what he has said to me I say to the world.

John 12:26

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.

John 13:16

Truly I say to you, A servant is not greater than his lord; and he who is sent is not greater than the one who sent him.

John 15:20

Keep in mind the words I said to you, A servant is not greater than his lord. If they were cruel to me, they will be cruel to you; if they kept my words, they will keep yours.

John 17:6-8

I have given knowledge of your name to the men whom you gave me out of the world: yours they were, and you gave them to me, and they have kept your words.

John 17:26

And I have given to them knowledge of your name, and will give it, so that the love which you have for me may be in them and I in them.

John 20:17

Jesus said to her, Do not put your hand on me, for I have not gone up to the Father: but go to my brothers and say to them, I go up to my Father and your Father, to my God and your God.

Acts 20:27

For I have not kept back from you anything of the purpose of God.

Romans 16:25-26

Now to him who is able to make you strong in agreement with the good news which I gave you and the preaching of Jesus Christ, in the light of the revelation of that secret which has been kept through times eternal,

1 Corinthians 2:9-12

But as it says in the holy Writings, Things which the eye saw not, and which had not come to the ears or into the heart of man, such things as God has made ready for those who have love for him.

Galatians 4:6

And because you are sons, God has sent out the Spirit of his Son into our hearts, saying, Abba, Father.

Ephesians 1:9

Having made clear to us the secret of his purpose, in agreement with the design which he had in mind, to put into his hands

Ephesians 3:5

Which in other generations was not given to the sons of men, but the revelation of it has now been made to his holy Apostles and prophets in the Spirit;

Colossians 1:26

The secret which has been kept from all times and generations, but has now been made clear to his saints,

Colossians 1:26

The secret which has been kept from all times and generations, but has now been made clear to his saints,

James 1:1

James, a servant of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ, sends words of love to the twelve tribes of the Jews living in all parts of the earth.

James 2:23

And the holy Writings were put into effect which said, And Abraham had faith in God and it was put to his account as righteousness; and he was named the friend of God.

1 Peter 1:11

Attempting to see what sort of time the Spirit of Christ which was in them was pointing to, when it gave witness to the pains which Christ would undergo and the glories which would come after them.

2 Peter 1:1

Simon Peter, a servant and Apostle of Jesus Christ, to those who with us have a part in the same holy faith in the righteousness of our God and Saviour Jesus Christ:

Jude 1:1

Jude, a servant of Jesus Christ and the brother of James, to those of God's selection who have been made holy by God the Father and are kept safe for Jesus Christ:

Revelation 1:1

The Revelation of Jesus Christ which God gave him so that his servants might have knowledge of the things which will quickly take place: and he sent and made it clear by his angel to his servant John;

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