Parallel Verses

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.

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 masteris 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 (slaves) any longer, for the servant does not know what his master is doing (working out). But I have called you My friends, because I have made known to you everything that I have heard from My Father. [I have revealed to you everything that I have learned from Him.]

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.

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.

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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

From now on I do not call you slaves, for the slave does not know 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.

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.

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.

Verse Picture

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

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Images John 15:15

Context Readings

Christlike Love

14 You are my friends, if you do whatever I command you. 15 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. 16 You didn't choose me, but I chose you, and appointed you, that you should go and bear fruit, and that your fruit should remain; that whatever you will ask of the Father in my name, he may give it to you.



Cross References

Genesis 18:17-19

Yahweh said, "Will I hide from Abraham what I do,

Psalm 25:14

The friendship of Yahweh is with those who fear him. He will show them his covenant.

Matthew 13:11

He answered them, "To you it is given to know the mysteries of the Kingdom of Heaven, but it is not given to them.

Luke 10:23

Turning to the disciples, he said privately, "Blessed are the eyes which see the things that you see,

2 Kings 6:8-12

Now the king of Syria was warring against Israel; and he took counsel with his servants, saying, "My camp will be in such and such a place."

Amos 3:7

Surely the Lord Yahweh will do nothing, unless he reveals his secret to his servants the prophets.

John 4:19

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

John 8:26

I have many things to speak and to judge concerning you. However he who sent me is true; and the things which I heard from him, these I say to the world."

John 12:26

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.

John 13:16

Most certainly I tell you, a servant is not greater than his lord, neither one who is sent greater than he who sent him.

John 15:20

Remember the word that I said to you: 'A servant is not greater than his lord.' If they persecuted me, they will also persecute you. If they kept my word, they will keep yours also.

John 17:6-8

I revealed your name to the people whom you have given me out of the world. They were yours, and you have given them to me. They have kept your word.

John 17:26

I made known to them your name, and will make it known; that the love with which you loved me may be in them, and I in them."

John 20:17

Jesus said to her, "Don't hold me, for I haven't yet ascended to my Father; but go to my brothers, and tell them, 'I am ascending to my Father and your Father, to my God and your God.'"

Acts 20:27

for I didn't shrink from declaring to you the whole counsel of God.

Romans 16:25-26

(14:24) Now to him who is able to establish you according to my Good News and the preaching of Jesus Christ, according to the revelation of the mystery which has been kept secret through long ages,

1 Corinthians 2:9-12

But as it is written, "Things which an eye didn't see, and an ear didn't hear, which didn't enter into the heart of man, these God has prepared for those who love him."

Galatians 4:6

And because you are children, God sent out the Spirit of his Son into your hearts, crying, "Abba, Father!"

Ephesians 1:9

making known to us the mystery of his will, according to his good pleasure which he purposed in him

Ephesians 3:5

which in other generations was not made known to the children of men, as it has now been revealed to his holy apostles and prophets in the Spirit;

Colossians 1:26

the mystery which has been hidden for ages and generations. But now it has been revealed to his saints,

Colossians 1:26

the mystery which has been hidden for ages and generations. But now it has been revealed to his saints,

James 1:1

James, a servant of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ, to the twelve tribes which are in the Dispersion: Greetings.

James 2:23

and the Scripture was fulfilled which says, "Abraham believed God, and it was accounted to him as righteousness;" and he was called the friend of God.

1 Peter 1:11

searching for who or what kind of time the Spirit of Christ, which was in them, pointed to, when he predicted the sufferings of Christ, and the glories that would follow them.

2 Peter 1:1

Simon Peter, a servant and apostle of Jesus Christ, to those who have obtained a like precious faith with us in the righteousness of our God and Savior, Jesus Christ:

Jude 1:1

Jude, a servant of Jesus Christ, and brother of James, to those who are called, sanctified by God the Father, and kept for Jesus Christ:

Revelation 1:1

This is the Revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave him to show to his servants the things which must happen soon, which he sent and made known by his angel to his servant, John,

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