Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

Ye did not choose out me, but I chose out you, and appointed you, so that ye should go and bear fruit, and that your fruit may remain, so that anything whatever ye may ask of the Father in my name, he may give you.

New American Standard Bible

You did not choose Me but I chose you, and appointed you that you would go and bear fruit, and that your fruit would remain, so that whatever you ask of the Father in My name He may give to you.

King James Version

Ye have not chosen me, but I have chosen you, and ordained you, that ye should go and bring forth fruit, and that your fruit should remain: that whatsoever ye shall ask of the Father in my name, he may give it you.

Holman Bible

You did not choose Me, but I chose you. I appointed you that you should go out and produce fruit and that your fruit should remain, so that whatever you ask the Father in My name, He will give you.

International Standard Version

"You have not chosen me, but I have chosen you. I have appointed you to go and produce fruit that will last, so that whatever you ask the Father in my name, he will give it to you.

American Standard Version

Ye did not choose me, but I chose you, and appointed you, that ye should go and bear fruit, and that your fruit should abide: that whatsoever ye shall ask of the Father in my name, he may give it you.

Amplified

You have not chosen Me, but I have chosen you and I have appointed and placed and purposefully planted you, so that you would go and bear fruit and keep on bearing, and that your fruit will remain and be lasting, so that whatever you ask of the Father in My name [as My representative] He may give to you.

An Understandable Version

You [apostles] did not choose me, but I chose you, and appointed you to go and bear much fruit [i.e., through their evangelizing], and that your fruit should last. Then the Father will give you whatever you ask Him for in my name [i.e. by my authority].

Anderson New Testament

You have not chosen me, but I have chosen you, and appointed you, that you may go and bring forth fruit, and that your fruit may remain; that whatever you ask of the Father in my name, he may give you.

Bible in Basic English

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.

Common New Testament

You did not 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 ask the Father in my name he may give you.

Daniel Mace New Testament

it was not you that chose me, but I that chose you, and establish'd you, that your travels may be fruitful, and your fruit be lasting: so that whatever ye shall ask of the father for my sake, he will give it you.

Darby Translation

Ye have not chosen me, but I have chosen you, and have set you that ye should go and that ye should bear fruit, and that your fruit should abide, that whatsoever ye shall ask the Father in my name he may give you.

Godbey New Testament

You did not choose me, but I chose you, and placed you in your position, that you may go forth and bear fruit, and your fruit may abide: in order that He may give you whatsoever you may ask in my name.

Goodspeed New Testament

It was not you who chose me, it is I that have chosen you, and appointed you to go and bear fruit??ruit that shall be lasting, so that the Father may grant you whatever you ask him for as my followers.

John Wesley New Testament

Ye have not chosen me, but I have chosen you, and appointed you that ye may go and bear fruit, and your fruit may remain; that whatsoever ye shall ask of the Father in my name, he may give it you.

Julia Smith Translation

Ye chose not me, but I chose you, and I have set you, that ye might retire and bear fruit, and your fruit remain: that whatever ye ask the Father in my name, he might give you.

King James 2000

You have not chosen me, but I have chosen you, and ordained you, that you should go and bring forth fruit, and that your fruit should remain: that whatsoever you shall ask of the Father in my name, he may give it to you.

Lexham Expanded Bible

You did not choose me, but I chose you and appointed you that you should go and bear fruit, and your fruit should remain, in order that whatever you ask the Father in my name he will give you.

Modern King James verseion

You have not chosen Me, but I have chosen you and ordained you that you should go and bring forth fruit, and that your fruit should remain; that whatever you shall ask of the Father in My name, He may give it to you.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Ye have not chosen me, but I have chosen you and ordained you that ye go, and bring forth fruit, and that your fruit remain, that whatsoever ye shall ask of the father in my name he should give it you.

Moffatt New Testament

are placed in the middle of verse 13:31] "I am the real Vine, and my Father is the vine-dresser;

Montgomery New Testament

"You did not choose me, but I chose you and appointed you, that you should go and bear fruit, and that your fruit should remain; so that whatever you ask the Father in my name, he may give it to you.

NET Bible

You did not choose me, but I chose you and appointed you to go and bear fruit, fruit that remains, so that whatever you ask the Father in my name he will give you.

New Heart English Bible

You did not 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.

Noyes New Testament

Ye did not choose me, but I chose you, and appointed you, that ye should go and bear fruit, and that your fruit should remain; that whatever ye ask of the Father in my name, he may give it you.

Sawyer New Testament

You have not chosen me, but I have chosen you, and appointed you to go and bear fruit, and that your fruit should continue, that whatever you ask the Father in my name he may give you.

The Emphasized Bible

Not, ye, chose, me, but, I, chose you, and placed you, that ye should go your way and bear, fruit, - and, your fruit, should abide: that, whatsoever ye should ask the Father in my name, he might give unto you.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Ye have not chosen me, but I have chosen you, and appointed you that ye should go forth and bear fruit, and that your fruit should be permanent: that so whatsoever ye shall ask the Father in my name, he may give it you.

Twentieth Century New Testament

It was not you who chose me, but I who chose you, and I appointed you to go and bear fruit--fruit that should remain, so that the Father might grant you whatever you ask in my Name.

Webster

Ye have not chosen me, but I have chosen you, and ordained you, that ye should go and bring forth fruit, and that your fruit should remain: that whatever ye shall ask of the Father in my name, he may give it you.

Weymouth New Testament

It is not you who chose me, but it is I who chose you and appointed you that you might go and be fruitful and that your fruit might remain; so that whatever petition you present to the Father in my name He may give you.

Williams New Testament

You have not chosen me; I have chosen you, and appointed you to go and bear fruit, that your fruit may remain too, so that the Father may grant you, as bearers of my name, whatever you ask Him for.

World English Bible

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.

Worrell New Testament

Ye did not choose Me, but I chose you, and appointed you, that ye should go and bear fruit, and that your fruit should abide; that whatsoever ye shall ask of the Father in My name, He may give it you.

Worsley New Testament

Ye did not first choose me, but I chose you, and have appointed you to go forth, and bear fruit, and that your fruit should be lasting: that whatsoever ye ask the Father in my name, He may give it you.

Youngs Literal Translation

'Ye did not choose out me, but I chose out you, and did appoint you, that ye might go away, and might bear fruit, and your fruit might remain, that whatever ye may ask of the Father in my name, He may give you.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Ye have
ὑμείς 
Humeis 
ye, ye yourselves, you, not tr
Usage: 120

not
οὐ 
Ou 
not, no, cannot ,
Usage: 1032

ἐκλέγομαι 
Eklegomai 
Usage: 14

me
μέ 
me 
me, I, my, not tr
Usage: 122

but
ἀλλά 
Alla 
but, yea, yet, nevertheless, howbeit, nay, therefore, save, not tr,
Usage: 461

I
ἐγώ 
Ego 
I, my, me, not tr
Usage: 174

ἐκλέγομαι 
Eklegomai 
Usage: 14

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

and





and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0
Usage: 0
Usage: 0

τίθημι 
Tithemi 
Usage: 71

ἵνα 
Hina 
ἵνα 
Hina 
that, to,
that, to,
Usage: 472
Usage: 472

ye
ὑμείς 
Humeis 
ye, ye yourselves, you, not tr
Usage: 120

should go
ὑπάγω 
Hupago 
go, go way, go away, get thee, depart, get thee hence
Usage: 26

φέρω 
Phero 
Usage: 45

καρπός 
Karpos 
καρπός 
Karpos 
Usage: 25
Usage: 25

ὑμῶν 
Humon 
your, you, ye, yours, not tr.,
Usage: 371

μένω 
meno 
Usage: 85

ye shall ask
αἰτέω 
Aiteo 
Usage: 43

of the Father
πατήρ 
Pater 
Usage: 180

in
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128

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

ὄνομα 
Onoma 
name, named, called, surname , named , not tr
Usage: 162

he may give it
δίδωμι 
Didomi 
Usage: 254

Devotionals

Devotionals about John 15:16

Devotionals containing John 15:16

Images John 15:16

Context Readings

Christlike Love

15 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. 16 Ye did not choose out me, but I chose out you, and appointed you, so that ye should go and bear fruit, and that your fruit may remain, so that anything whatever ye may ask of the Father in my name, he may give you. 17 These things I command you, so that ye may love each other.



Cross References

John 6:70

Jesus answered them, Did I not choose you the twelve, and one of you is a devil?

John 13:18

I speak not about you all. I have seen whom I chose, but that the scripture may be fulfilled, He who eats bread with me lifted up his heel against me.

John 15:19

If ye were of the world, the world would love its own, but because ye are not of the world (instead I chose you out of the world), because of this the world hates you.

Genesis 18:18

since Abraham shall surely become a great and mighty nation, and all the nations of the earth shall be blessed in him?

Psalm 71:18

Yea, even when I am old and gray headed, O God, forsake me not, until I have declared thy strength to a generation, thy might to everyone who is to come.

Psalm 78:4-6

We will not hide them from their sons, telling to the generation to come the praises of LORD, and his strength, and his wondrous works that he has done.

Psalm 145:4

One generation shall laud thy works to another, and shall declare thy mighty acts.

Proverbs 11:30

The fruit of a righteous man is a tree of life, and he who is wise wins souls.

Isaiah 27:6

In days to come Jacob shall take root; Israel shall blossom and bud. And they shall fill the face of the world with fruit.

Isaiah 49:1-3

Listen, O isles, to me, and hearken, ye peoples from far. LORD has called me from the womb. From the bowels of my mother he has made mention of my name.

Isaiah 55:10-13

For as the rain comes down and the snow from heaven, and returns not there, but waters the earth, and makes it bring forth and bud, and gives seed to the sower and bread to the eater,

Jeremiah 1:5-7

Before I formed thee in the belly I knew thee, and before thou came forth out of the womb I sanctified thee. I have appointed thee a prophet to the nations.

Micah 5:7

And the remnant of Jacob shall be in the midst of many peoples as dew from LORD, as showers upon the grass, that tarry not for man, nor wait for the sons of men.

Zechariah 1:4-6

Be ye not as your fathers, to whom the former prophets cried, saying, Thus says LORD of hosts: Return ye now from your evil ways, and from your evil doings, but they did not hear, nor hearken to me, says LORD.

Matthew 21:22

And all things, as many as ye may ask in prayer, believing, ye will receive.

Matthew 28:18-19

And Jesus having come, he spoke to them, saying, All authority in heaven and on earth was given to me.

Mark 16:15-16

And he said to them, Having gone into all the world, preach ye the good-news to the whole creation.

Luke 6:13

And when it became day, he called his disciples, and chose twelve from them, whom he also named apostles:

Luke 24:47-49

and to proclaim in his name repentance and remission of sins for all the nations, having begun from Jerusalem.

John 14:13-14

And anything whatever ye may ask in my name, this I will do, that the Father may be glorified in the Son.

John 15:7-8

If ye dwell in me, and my sayings dwell in you, ye will ask whatever ye may want, and it will be done to you.

John 16:23-24

And in that day ye will ask me nothing. Truly, truly, I say to you, that as many things as ye may ask the Father in my name, he will give you.

John 20:21-23

Jesus therefore said to them again, Peace to you. As the Father has sent me, I also send you.

John 21:15-17

So when they ate breakfast, Jesus says to Simon Peter, Simon, son of Jonah, do thou love me more than these things? He says to him, Yea, Lord. Thou know that I love thee. He says to him, Feed my lambs.

Acts 1:8

But ye will receive the power of the Holy Spirit that comes upon you. And ye will be witnesses to me both in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and as far as of the extremity of the earth.

Acts 1:24

And having prayed, they said, Thou, Lord, knowing the hearts of all men, show which one of these two thou have chosen

Acts 9:15

But the Lord said to him, Go, because this man is a chosen vessel to me, to bear my name before Gentiles and kings, and sons of Israel.

Acts 10:41

not to all the people, but to witnesses who were previously chosen by God, to us, who ate and drank with him after he arose from the dead.

Acts 20:25-28

And now behold, I have seen that ye will no longer see my face, ye all among whom I passed through preaching the kingdom of God.

Acts 22:14

And he said, The God of our fathers appointed thee to know his will, and to see the Righteous man, and to hear a voice from his mouth,

Romans 1:5

through whom we received grace and apostleship for obedience of faith among all the nations on behalf of his name,

Romans 1:13

But I do not want you to be ignorant, brothers, that I often intended to come to you (and was prevented until now), so that I might have some fruit also among you, even as among the other Gentiles.

Romans 9:11-16

(for not yet having been born, nor having done anything good or bad, that the purpose of God according to selection might remain, not from works, but from him who calls),

Romans 9:21

Or has the potter no right over the clay, from the same lump certainly to make this vessel for esteem, and that for disesteem?

Romans 15:4

For as many things as were written previously were written for our learning, so that through perseverance and through the encouragement of the scriptures we might have hope.

Romans 15:15-19

But I wrote more boldly to you, brothers, in part, as reminding you because of the grace that was given to me by God,

1 Corinthians 3:6-7

I planted, Apollos watered, but God caused growth.

1 Corinthians 9:16-18

For if I preach the good-news, it is not a source of pride for me, for an obligation is laid upon me. And woe is to me if I do not preach the good-news.

1 Corinthians 10:11

Now all these things happened to those men for examples, and they were written for our admonition, to whom the ends of the ages came.

Galatians 1:15

But when it pleased God who separated me from my mother's belly, and called me through his grace,

Ephesians 2:10

For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God preordained that we should walk in them.

Colossians 1:6

being present for you, just as also in all the world. And it is bearing fruit and increasing, just as also among you from the day that ye heard and recognized the grace of God in truth.

Colossians 1:23

If ye truly continue in the faith, founded, and steadfast, and not moved away from the hope of the good-news that ye heard, which was proclaimed in all creation under heaven, of which I Paul became a helper.

1 Timothy 2:7

For which I was appointed a herald and an apostle (I speak the truth in Christ, I do not lie), a teacher of Gentiles in faith and truth.

2 Timothy 1:11

for which I was appointed a herald, and an apostle, and a teacher of Gentiles.

2 Timothy 2:2

And what thou have heard from me through many witnesses, these things commit thou to faithful men who will be competent to teach others also.

2 Timothy 3:15-17

And that from a babe thou have known the sacred writings, which are able to make thee wise for salvation through faith in Christ Jesus.

Titus 1:5

I left thee behind in Crete on account of this: That thou should set in order the things lacking, and appoint elders in every city as I commanded thee,

Hebrews 11:4

By faith Abel offered to God a better sacrifice than Cain, because of which he was reported to be righteous, God testifying about his gifts, and through it, he who died still speaks.

James 3:18

And the fruit of righteousness is sown in peace to those who make peace.

1 Peter 1:14-21

As children of obedience, not fashioning yourselves to the former desires in your ignorance,

1 Peter 3:2

observing, in fear, your pure behavior.

1 Peter 3:15

but sanctify the Lord God in your hearts. And always be ready for a defense to every man who asks you a word about the hope in you, with mildness and fear.

1 John 4:10

In this is love, not that we loved God, but that he loved us, and sent his Son, an atonement for our sins.

1 John 4:19

We love him, because he first loved us.

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