Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

Every branch in me not bearing fruit, he removes it. And every branch that bears fruit, he prunes it, so that it may bear more fruit.

New American Standard Bible

Every branch in Me that does not bear fruit, He takes away; and every branch that bears fruit, He prunes it so that it may bear more fruit.

King James Version

Every branch in me that beareth not fruit he taketh away: and every branch that beareth fruit, he purgeth it, that it may bring forth more fruit.

Holman Bible

Every branch in Me that does not produce fruit He removes, and He prunes every branch that produces fruit so that it will produce more fruit.

International Standard Version

He cuts off every branch that does not produce fruit in me, and he cuts back every branch that does produce fruit, so that it might produce more fruit.

American Standard Version

Every branch in me that beareth not fruit, he taketh it away: and every branch that beareth fruit, he cleanseth it, that it may bear more fruit.

Amplified

Every branch in Me that does not bear fruit, He takes away; and every branch that continues to bear fruit, He [repeatedly] prunes, so that it will bear more fruit [even richer and finer fruit].

An Understandable Version

He will cut off [See verse 6] every branch [i.e., follower of Christ] who is in [fellowship with] me that does not bear fruit. And He will prune every branch that does bear fruit, so it will bear more fruit.

Anderson New Testament

Every branch in me that bears no fruit, he takes away; and every branch that bears fruit, he prunes, that it may bear more fruit.

Bible in Basic English

He takes away every branch in me which has no fruit, and every branch which has fruit he makes clean, so that it may have more fruit.

Common New Testament

Every branch in me that bears no fruit he takes away; and every branch that does bear fruit he prunes, so that it may bear more fruit.

Daniel Mace New Testament

every branch in me that beareth not fruit, he takes away: as for the branch that bears fruit, he prunes it clean, to make it more fruitful.

Darby Translation

As to every branch in me not bearing fruit, he takes it away; and as to every one bearing fruit, he purges it that it may bring forth more fruit.

Godbey New Testament

Every branch in me not producing fruit, He takes it away: and every one producing fruit, He purifies it, that it may produce more fruit.

Goodspeed New Testament

Any branch of mine that does not bear fruit he trims away, and he prunes every branch that bears fruit, to make it bear more.

John Wesley New Testament

and every one that beareth fruit, he purifieth it, that it may bear more fruit.

Julia Smith Translation

Every branch in me not bearing fruit he takes away: and every one bearing fruit, he cleanses it, that it might bear more fruit.

King James 2000

Every branch in me that bears not fruit he takes away: and every branch that bears fruit, he prunes it, that it may bring forth more fruit.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Every branch that does not bear fruit in me, he removes it, and every [branch] that bears fruit, he prunes it in order that it may bear more fruit.

Modern King James verseion

Every branch in Me that does not bear fruit, He takes away. And every one that bears fruit, He prunes it so that it may bring forth more fruit.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Every branch that beareth not fruit in me, he will take away. And every branch that beareth fruit will he purge, that it may bring more fruit.

Moffatt New Testament

he cuts away any branch on me which is not bearing fruit, and cleans every branch which does bear fruit, to make it bear richer fruit.

Montgomery New Testament

"He cuts back any of my branches that bear no fruit, and prunes every fruit-bearing branch, that it may bear more.

NET Bible

He takes away every branch that does not bear fruit in me. He prunes every branch that bears fruit so that it will bear more fruit.

New Heart English Bible

Every branch in me that does not bear fruit, he takes away. Every branch that bears fruit, he prunes, that it may bear more fruit.

Noyes New Testament

Every branch in me that beareth not fruit he taketh away; and every branch that beareth fruit he cleanseth, that it may bear more fruit.

Sawyer New Testament

Every branch in me that bears not fruit he takes away; and every branch that bears fruit he trims, that it may bear more fruit.

The Emphasized Bible

Every branch in me that beareth not fruit, He taketh it away; and, every one that beareth, fruit, He pruneth it, that, more fruit, it may bear.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Every branch in me that beareth no fruit, he taketh it away: and every branch that beareth fruit, he pruneth it clean, that it may bring forth more fruit.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Any unfruitful branch in me he takes away, and he cleanses every fruitful branch, that it may bear more fruit.

Webster

Every branch in me that beareth not fruit, he taketh away; and every branch that beareth fruit, he cleaneth it, that it my bring forth more fruit.

Weymouth New Testament

Every branch in me--if it bears no fruit, He takes away; and every branch that bears fruit He prunes, that it may bear more fruit.

Williams New Testament

He cuts away any branch on me that stops bearing fruit, and He repeatedly prunes every branch that continues to bear fruit, to make it bear more.

World English Bible

Every branch in me that doesn't bear fruit, he takes away. Every branch that bears fruit, he prunes, that it may bear more fruit.

Worrell New Testament

Every branch in Me that bears not fruit, He taketh it away: and every one that bears fruit, He cleanseth it, that it may bear more fruit.

Worsley New Testament

every branch in me that beareth not fruit He taketh away, and every one that beareth fruit, He purgeth, that it may bear more fruit.

Youngs Literal Translation

every branch in me not bearing fruit, He doth take it away, and every one bearing fruit, He doth cleanse by pruning it, that it may bear more fruit;

Verse Picture

Themes

Abidance » Those that do not abide in jesus Christ

Abidance » Those that abide in jesus Christ

Afflictions » Chastisement, a mark of the father's love

Afflictions made beneficial » In rendering us fruitful in good works

Agriculture or husbandry » Operations in » Pruning

Bearing fruit » Who shall yield fruit

Bearing fruit » Every tree that does not bring forth good fruit

Bearing fruit » Those that are rooted in the lord

Bearing fruit » Jesus Christ being the true vine and God the father being the husbandman

Branch » Figurative

Branch » Figurative » Fruitless, cut off

Church » Similitudes of the church compared to » 6 branches of the vine

Cleanness » What cleanses

Comfort » The comforter

Disciples/apostles » Who is a disciple of Christ

Friendship » Who is the lord’s friend

Fruit, spiritual » Conditions of fruit-bearing » Chastening, or pruning

Fruitfulness » Degrees of

Grape » Figurative » Parables of the vine

Happiness/joy » Why you should be of good cheer

Hate » Those that hate the lord

Hate » Who the world hates

Hate » Why the world hates jesus Christ and those that believe in him

Hate » The world hating jesus Christ

Holy spirit » What the holy spirit does

Holy spirit » The holy spirit witnessing

Jesus Christ » What jesus Christ speaks

Jesus Christ » The words that jesus Christ spoke

Jesus Christ » Parables of » The vine

Love » God the father and jesus Christ loving each other

Love » Who shall abide in Christ’s love

Ordination » Who is ordained

Parables » Parables of Christ » Vine and branches

Persecution » Who shall face persecution

Persecution » The world persecuting jesus Christ

Righteous » Compared with » Branches of a vine

Righteousness » Fruitfulness conditions of fruit-bearing » Chastening, or pruning

compared to Saints » Branches of a vine

Servants » Who is not a mere servant

Similitudes » The church compared to » 6 branches of the vine

Sin » Why you have no cloak for your sin

Spiritual » Conditions of fruit-bearing » Chastening, or pruning

Trials » Chastisement, a mark of the father's love

Truth » The spirit of truth

Unfruitfulness » Failure to invest life's resources

Vine » Pruned

Vine » Symbolical

The vine » Illustrative » (its unfruitful branches,) of mere professors

The vine » Illustrative » Of Christ

The vine » Illustrative » (pruning of,) of God's purifying his people by afflictions

Witness » The holy spirit witnessing

World » Who the world hates

World » Why the world hates jesus Christ and those that believe in him

World » The world hating jesus Christ

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704

κλῆμα 
Klema 
Usage: 0

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

me
ἐμοί 
Emoi 
me, I, mine, my, 9
Usage: 58

φέρω 
Phero 
Usage: 45

not
μή 
me 
not, no, that not, God forbid 9, lest, neither, no man , but, none, not translated,
Usage: 493

καρπός 
Karpos 
καρπός 
Karpos 
Usage: 25
Usage: 25

he

Usage: 0

αἴρω 
Airo 
take up, take away, take, away with, lift up, bear,
Usage: 52

and

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

πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704

φέρω 
Phero 
Usage: 45

he purgeth
καθαίρω 
Kathairo 
Usage: 1

it

Usage: 0

ἵνα 
Hina 
that, to,
Usage: 472

φέρω 
Phero 
Usage: 45

πλείων πλεῖον πλέον 
Pleion 
Usage: 40

Devotionals

Devotionals about John 15:2

Devotionals containing John 15:2

References

Images John 15:2

Prayers for John 15:2

Context Readings

The Vine And The Branches

1 I am the TRUE grapevine, and my Father is the farmer. 2 Every branch in me not bearing fruit, he removes it. And every branch that bears fruit, he prunes it, so that it may bear more fruit. 3 Now ye are clean because of the word that I have spoken to you.


Cross References

Job 17:9

Yet the righteous shall hold on his way. And he who has clean hands shall grow stronger and stronger.

Matthew 3:10

And even now the axe is laid at the root of the trees. Every tree therefore not producing good fruit is cut down, and cast into the fire.

Matthew 13:12

For whoever has, to him will be given, and he will have abundance, but whoever has not, even what he has will be taken away from him.

Matthew 15:13

But having answered, he said, Every plant that my heavenly Father did not plant, will be uprooted.

Psalm 51:7-13

Purify me with hyssop, and I shall be clean. Wash me, and I shall be whiter than snow.

Proverbs 4:18

But the path of the righteous is as the dawning light, that shines more and more to the perfect day.

Isaiah 29:19

The meek also shall increase their joy in LORD, and the poor among men shall rejoice in the Holy One of Israel.

Hosea 6:3

And let us know, let us follow on to know LORD. His going forth is sure as the morning, and he will come to us as the rain, as the latter rain that waters the earth.

Malachi 3:3

And he will sit as a refiner and purifier of silver. And he will purify the sons of Levi, and refine them as gold and silver. And they shall offer to LORD offerings in righteousness.

Matthew 3:12

Whose winnowing fork is in his hand, and he will thoroughly cleanse his threshing floor. And he will gather his wheat into the storehouse, but he will burn the chaff with unquenchable fire.

Matthew 13:33

He spoke another parable to them. The kingdom of the heavens is like leaven, which having taken, a woman hid in three measures of meal until it was all leavened.

Matthew 21:19

And having seen a fig tree, one on the way, he came to it, and found nothing on it, except leaves only. And he says to it, Let fruit no longer be produced from thee into the age. And immediately the fig tree dried out.

Luke 8:13

And those on the rock are those who, when they hear, receive the word with joy. And these have no root, who believe for a time, and withdraw in time of trial.

Luke 13:7-9

And he said to the vine workman, Behold, three years I come seeking fruit on this fig tree, and find none. Cut it down, why also waste the ground?

John 15:8

By this my Father is glorified, that ye may bear much fruit, and ye will become my disciples.

John 15:16

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.

John 17:12

While I was with them in the world, I kept them in thy name. Whom thou gave to me, I kept, and none of them was destroyed, except the son of destruction, so that the scripture might be fulfilled.

Romans 5:3-5

And not only so, but we also take pride in our tribulations, knowing that tribulation produces perseverance,

Romans 8:28

And we know that all things work together for good to those who love God, who are the called according to purpose.

1 Corinthians 13:1

If I speak with the tongues of men and of heavenly agents, but have not love, I have become sounding brass, or a clashing cymbal.

2 Corinthians 4:17-18

For our slight momentary affliction works for us an eternal weight of glory from extraordinariness to extraordinariness,

Galatians 5:22-23

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, kindness, goodness, faithfulness,

Philippians 1:9-11

And this I pray, that your love may abound still more and more in knowledge and all discernment

Colossians 1:5-10

because of the hope being reserved for you in the heavens, which ye heard before in the word of the truth of the good-news

1 Thessalonians 5:23-24

And may the God of peace himself sanctify you thoroughly. And may your spirit and soul and body be preserved complete, blamelessly at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ.

Titus 2:14

who gave himself for us, so that he might redeem us from all lawlessness, and purify to himself a special people, a zealot of good works.

Hebrews 6:7-8

For the soil that has drunk the rain often coming upon it, and bringing forth vegetation useful for those by whom also it is cultivated, partakes of a blessing from God.

Hebrews 12:10-11

For those men indeed for a few days chastened us according to that which seemed good to them, but he for that which is advantageous, in order to be partakers of his holiness.

Hebrews 12:15

Looking carefully lest any man fall short, away from the grace of God, lest any root of bitterness sprouting up would cause trouble, and by this many may be defiled,

1 John 2:19

They went out from us, but they were not of us. For if they were of us, they would have continued with us, but--so that they might be made known, that they are not all of us.

Revelation 3:19

As many as I love, I rebuke and chasten. Be zealous therefore, and repent.

Isaiah 27:9

Therefore by this the iniquity of Jacob shall be forgiven. And this is all the fruit of taking away his sin: that he makes all the stones of the altar as chalkstones that are beaten apart, [so that] the Asherim and the sun-images s

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