Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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

Any branch in Me that does not bear fruit [that stops bearing] He cuts away (trims off, takes away); and He cleanses and repeatedly prunes every branch that continues to bear fruit, to make it bear more and richer and more excellent 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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Every branch in me that does not bear fruit he shall take away; and every one that bears fruit, he shall purge that they may bring forth 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 vine, and my Father is the vintner. 2 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. 3 You are already clean because of what I've spoken to you.


Cross References

Job 17:9

But the righteous person will hold to his way, and those with clean hands will grow stronger and stronger."

Matthew 3:10

The ax already lies against the roots of the trees. So every tree that isn't producing good fruit will be cut down and thrown into the fire.

Matthew 13:12

because to anyone who has something, more will be given, and he will have more than enough. But from the one who doesn't have anything, even what he has will be taken away from him.

Matthew 15:13

He replied, "Every plant that my heavenly Father did not plant will be pulled up by the roots.

Psalm 51:7-13

Purge me with hyssop, and I will be clean. Wash me, and I will be whiter than snow.

Proverbs 4:18

The path of the righteous is like the light of dawn that grows brighter until the full light of day.

Isaiah 29:19

The humble will again experience joy in the LORD, and the poorest people will rejoice in the Holy One of Israel.

Hosea 6:3

Let us know, let us pursue knowledge of the LORD; his coming is as certain as the dawn. He will come to us like the rain, like the autumn and spring rains come on the earth.

Malachi 3:3

he will sit refining and purifying silver, purifying the descendants of Levi, refining them like gold and silver. Then they'll bring a righteous offering to the LORD.

Matthew 3:12

His winnowing fork is in his hand. He will clean up his threshing floor and gather his grain into the barn, but he will burn the chaff with inextinguishable fire."

Matthew 13:33

He told them another parable: "The kingdom from heaven is like yeast that a woman took and mixed with three measures of flour until all of it was leavened."

Matthew 21:19

Seeing a fig tree by the roadside, he went up to it but found nothing on it except leaves. He told it, "May fruit never come from you again!" And immediately the fig tree dried up.

Luke 8:13

The ones on the stony ground are the people who joyfully welcome the word when they hear it. But since they don't have any roots, they believe for a while, but in a time of testing they fall away.

Luke 13:7-9

So he told the gardener, "Look here! For three years I've been coming to look for fruit on this tree but I haven't found any. Cut it down! Why should it waste the soil?'

John 15:8

This is how my Father is glorified, when you produce a lot of fruit and so prove to be my disciples.

John 15:16

"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.

John 17:12

While I was with them, I protected them by the authority that you gave me. I guarded them, and not one of them became lost except the one who was destined for destruction, so that the Scripture might be fulfilled.

Romans 5:3-5

Not only that, but we also boast in our sufferings, knowing that suffering produces endurance,

Romans 8:28

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

1 Corinthians 13:1

If I speak in the languages of humans and angels but have no love, I have become a reverberating gong or a clashing cymbal.

2 Corinthians 4:17-18

This light, temporary nature of our suffering is producing for us an everlasting weight of glory, far beyond any comparison,

Galatians 5:22-23

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

Philippians 1:9-11

And this is my prayer, that your love will keep on growing more and more with full knowledge and insight,

Colossians 1:5-10

based on the hope laid up for you in heaven. Some time ago you heard about this hope through the word of truth, the gospel

1 Thessalonians 5:23-24

May the God of peace himself make you holy in every way. And may your whole being spirit, soul, and body remain blameless when our Lord Jesus, the Messiah, appears.

Titus 2:14

He gave himself for us to set us free from every wrong and to cleanse us so that we could be his special people who are enthusiastic about doing good deeds.

Hebrews 6:7-8

For when the ground soaks up rain that often falls on it and continues producing vegetation useful to those for whom it is cultivated, it receives a blessing from God.

Hebrews 12:10-11

For a short time they disciplined us as they thought best, but God does it for our good, so that we may share in his holiness.

Hebrews 12:15

See to it that no one fails to obtain the grace of God and that no bitter root grows up and causes you trouble, or many of you will become defiled.

1 John 2:19

They left us, but they were not part of us, for if they had been part of us, they would have stayed with us. Their leaving made it clear that none of them was really part of us.

Revelation 3:19

I correct and discipline those whom I love, so be serious and repent!

Isaiah 27:9

By this, then, Jacob's guilt will be atoned for, and this will be the full harvest that comes from the removal of his sin: when he makes all the altar stones like pulverized chalkstones, no Asherah poles or incense altars will be left standing.

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