Parallel Verses

Bible in Basic English

So this is my law for you: Have love one for another.

New American Standard Bible

This I command you, that you love one another.

King James Version

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

Holman Bible

This is what I command you: Love one another.

International Standard Version

I am giving you these commandments so that you may love one another."

A Conservative Version

These things I command you, so that ye may love each other.

American Standard Version

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

Amplified

This [is what] I command you: that you love and unselfishly seek the best for one another.

An Understandable Version

I command you to do these things so that you will [demonstrate your] love for one another. [Note: Or this may mean that His command was to love one another, as in verse 12].

Anderson New Testament

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

Common New Testament

This I command you, that you love one another.

Daniel Mace New Testament

Above all I enjoin you, to love one another.

Darby Translation

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

Godbey New Testament

I command these things unto you, that you must love one another with divine love.

Goodspeed New Testament

"What I command you to do is to love one another.

John Wesley New Testament

This I command you, that ye love one another.

Julia Smith Translation

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

King James 2000

These things I command you, that you love one another.

Lexham Expanded Bible

These [things] I command you: that you love one another.

Modern King James verseion

These things I command you, that you love one another.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

This command I you, that ye love together.

Moffatt New Testament

This is what I command you, to love one another.

Montgomery New Testament

"This is my command. to love one another. If the worlds hates you,

NET Bible

This I command you -- to love one another.

New Heart English Bible

"I command these things to you, that you may love one another.

Noyes New Testament

This I command you, that ye love one another.

Sawyer New Testament

These things I charge you, that you love one another.

The Emphasized Bible

These things, I command you, That ye be loving one another.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

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

Twentieth Century New Testament

I am giving you these commands that you may love one another.

Webster

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

Weymouth New Testament

"Thus I command you to love one another.

Williams New Testament

"What I command you to do is, to keep on loving one another.

World English Bible

"I command these things to you, that you may love one another.

Worrell New Testament

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

Worsley New Testament

These commands I give you, that ye should love one another.

Youngs Literal Translation

'These things I command you, that ye love one another;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ταῦτα 
Tauta 
Usage: 188

ἐντέλλομαι 
Entellomai 
Usage: 10

you
ὑμῖν 
Humin 
you, ye, your, not tr,
Usage: 293

ἵνα 
Hina 
that, to,
Usage: 472

ye love
G25
ἀγαπάω 
Agapao 
Usage: 92

References

Hastings

Context Readings

Christlike Love

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. 17 So this is my law for you: Have love one for another. 18 If you are hated by the world, keep in mind that I was hated by the world before you.



Cross References

John 15:12

This is the law I give you: Have love one for another, even as I have love for you.

1 Peter 2:17

Have respect for all, loving the brothers, fearing God, honouring the king.

1 John 3:14-17

We are conscious that we have come out of death into life because of our love for the brothers. He who has no love is still in death.

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