Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Verse Picture

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 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. 16  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. 17 These things I command you, that ye may love one another.



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 concerning all of you: I know whom I chose; but, that the Scripture may be fulfilled, 'He that eats My bread 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, but I chose you out of the world, on this account the world hates you.

John 15:19

If ye were of the world, the world would love its own; but because ye are not of the world, but I chose you out of the world, on this account the world hates you.

John 15:19

If ye were of the world, the world would love its own; but because ye are not of the world, but I chose you out of the world, on this account the world hates you.

John 15:19-6

If ye were of the world, the world would love its own; but because ye are not of the world, but I chose you out of the world, on this account the world hates you.

John 15:19

If ye were of the world, the world would love its own; but because ye are not of the world, but I chose you out of the world, on this account the world hates you.

John 15:19

If ye were of the world, the world would love its own; but because ye are not of the world, but I chose you out of the world, on this account the world hates you.

John 15:19

If ye were of the world, the world would love its own; but because ye are not of the world, but I chose you out of the world, on this account the world hates you.

John 15:19-3

If ye were of the world, the world would love its own; but because ye are not of the world, but I chose you out of the world, on this account the world hates you.

John 15:19-13

If ye were of the world, the world would love its own; but because ye are not of the world, but I chose you out of the world, on this account the world hates you.

John 15:19-7

If ye were of the world, the world would love its own; but because ye are not of the world, but I chose you out of the world, on this account the world hates you.

John 15:19

If ye were of the world, the world would love its own; but because ye are not of the world, but I chose you out of the world, on this account the world hates you.

John 15:19-6

If ye were of the world, the world would love its own; but because ye are not of the world, but I chose you out of the world, on this account the world hates you.

Matthew 21:22

And all things whatsoever ye ask in prayer, believing, ye shall receive."

Matthew 28:18-19

And Jesus, coming near, spake to them, saying, "All authority was given to Me in Heaven and on earth:

Mark 16:15-16

And He said to them, "Going into all the world, preach the Gospel to the whole creation.

Luke 6:13

And when it became day, He called His disciples; and, having selected twelve from them, (whom He also called apostles):

Luke 24:47-49

and that repentance and remission of sins should be preached in His name to all the nations, beginning from Jerusalem.

John 14:13-14

And whatsoever ye shall ask in My name, this will I do, that the Father may be glorified in the Son.

John 15:7-8

If ye abide in Me, and My words abide in you, ask whatsoever ye will, and it shall be done to you.

John 16:23-24

And in that day ye will ask nothing of Me: verily, verily, I say to you, if ye shall ask anything of the Father, He will give it you in My name.

John 20:21-23

Jesus, therefore, said to them again, "Peace be to you! As the Father hath sent Me, I also send you."

John 21:15-17

So, when they breakfasted, Jesus saith to Simon Peter, "Simon, son of John, do you love me more than these?" He says to Him, "Yea, Lord, Thou knowest that I fondly love Thee." He saith to him, "Feed My lambs."

Acts 1:8

but ye shall receive power, the Holy Spirit having come upon you, and ye shall be My witnesses both in Jerusalem, and in all Judaea, and Samaria, and to the utmost limit of the earth."

Acts 1:24

And, praying, they said, "Thou, Lord, Who knowest the hearts of all men, show which of these two Thou didst choose,

Acts 9:15

But the Lord said to him, "Go your way; because this man is to Me a chosen vessel to bear My name before nations, and kings, and the sons of Israel;

Acts 10:41

not to all the people, but to witnesses before appointed by God??o us who ate and drank with Him after He rose from the dead.

Acts 20:25-28

And now, behold, I know that ye all, among whom I went about preaching the Kingdom, will see my face no more.

Acts 22:14

And he said, 'The God of our fathers appointed you to know His will, and to see the Righteous One, and to hear a voice out of His mouth;

Romans 1:5

through Whom we received grace and apostleship, for obedience of faith among all the nations for His name's sake;

Romans 1:13

And I do not wish you to be ignorant, brethren, that oftentimes I purposed to come to you (and was hindered hitherto), that I might have some fruit in you also, even as in the rest of the gentiles.

Romans 9:11-16

(for, the children being not yet born, nor having done anything good or evil, that the purpose of God according to election might stand, not of works, but of Him Who calleth),

Romans 9:21

Or has not the potter a right over the clay, out of the same lump to make one part a vessel unto honor, and another unto dishonor?

Romans 15:4

For whatsoever things were written in former times were written for our instruction, that we through patience and through consolation of the Scriptures may have hope.

Romans 15:15-19

But I wrote to you the more boldly in part, as reminding you again, because of the grace which was given to me from God,

1 Corinthians 3:6-7

I planted, Apollos watered; but God causeth it to grow.

1 Corinthians 9:16-18

For, if I proclaim the Gospel, it is not to me a matter of boasting; for necessity is laid upon me; for woe is to me, if I proclaim not the Gospel.

1 Corinthians 10:11

Now these things were happening to them by way of example; and they were written for our admonition, unto whom the ends of the ages have come.

Galatians 1:15

But, when it pleased God, who set me apart from my mother's womb, and called me through His grace,

Ephesians 2:10

for we are His workmanship, having been created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God before prepared, that we should walk in them.

Colossians 1:6

which is present among you, even as it is in all the world bearing fruit and increasing, as it does in you also, since the day ye heard and knew the grace of God in truth;

Colossians 1:23

if, at least, ye continue in the faith, founded and steadfast, and not moved away from the hope of the Gospel, which ye heard, which was preached in all creation under the heaven, of which I, Paul, was made a minister.

1 Timothy 2:7

whereunto I was appointed a preacher and an apostle (I speak truth, I lie not), a teacher of gentiles in faith and truth.

2 Timothy 1:11

for which I was appointed a preacher, and an apostle, and a teacher.

2 Timothy 2:2

And the things which you heard from me, through many witnesses, these commit to faithful men, who will be competent to teach others also.

2 Timothy 3:15-17

and that, from a babe, you have known the holy Scriptures, which are able to make you wise unto salvation through faith that is in Christ Jesus.

Titus 1:5

For this cause I left you in Crete, that you should set in order the things that are lacking, and appoint elders in every city, as I directed you;

Hebrews 11:4

By faith Abel offered to God a more excellent sacrifice than Cain, through which he received witness that he was righteous, God testifying of his gifts; and through it he, being dead, is still speaking.

James 3:18

And the fruit of righteousness is sown in peace by those making peace.

1 Peter 1:14-21

as children of obedience, not conforming yourselves to the former desires in your ignorance;

1 Peter 3:2

having beheld your chaste conduct mingled with fear:

1 Peter 3:15

but sanctify Christ as Lord in your hearts; ready always for an answer to every one who asks of you an account concerning the hope that is in you, yet with meekness and fear;

1 John 4:10

Herein is love, not that we loved God, but that He loved us, and sent His Son, to be a propitiation for our sins.

1 John 4:19

We love, because He first loved us.

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