Parallel Verses

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 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.

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

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.

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;

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 gardener. 2 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. 3 You are clean already because of the word that I have spoken to you.


Cross References

Job 17:9

But the righteous man holds to his way, and the one with clean hands grows stronger.

Matthew 3:10

Even now the ax is laid at the root of the trees, and every tree that does not produce good fruit will be cut down and thrown into the fire.

Matthew 13:12

For whoever has will be given more, and will have an abundance. But whoever does not have, even what he has will be taken from him.

Matthew 15:13

And he replied, "Every plant that my heavenly Father did not plant will be uprooted.

Psalm 51:7-13

Sprinkle me with water and I will be pure; wash me and I will be whiter than snow.

Proverbs 4:18

But the path of the righteous is like the bright morning light, growing brighter and brighter until full day.

Isaiah 29:19

The downtrodden will again rejoice in the Lord; the poor among humankind will take delight in the Holy One of Israel.

Hosea 6:3

So let us acknowledge him! Let us seek to acknowledge the Lord! He will come to our rescue as certainly as the appearance of the dawn, as certainly as the winter rain comes, as certainly as the spring rain that waters the land."

Malachi 3:3

He will act like a refiner and purifier of silver and will cleanse the Levites and refine them like gold and silver. Then they will offer the Lord a proper offering.

Matthew 3:12

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

Matthew 13:33

He told them another parable: "The kingdom of heaven is like yeast that a woman took and mixed with three measures of flour until all the dough had risen."

Matthew 21:19

After noticing a fig tree by the road he went to it, but found nothing on it except leaves. He said to it, "Never again will there be fruit from you!" And the fig tree withered at once.

Luke 8:13

Those on the rock are the ones who receive the word with joy when they hear it, but they have no root. They believe for a while, but in a time of testing fall away.

Luke 13:7-9

So he said to the worker who tended the vineyard, 'For three years now, I have come looking for fruit on this fig tree, and each time I inspect it I find none. Cut it down! Why should it continue to deplete the soil?'

John 15:8

My Father is honored by this, that you bear much fruit and show that you are my disciples.

John 15:16

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.

John 17:12

When I was with them I kept them safe and watched over them in your name that you have given me. Not one of them was lost except the one destined for destruction, so that the scripture could be fulfilled.

Romans 5:3-5

Not only this, but we also rejoice in sufferings, knowing that suffering produces endurance,

Romans 8:28

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

1 Corinthians 13:1

If I speak in the tongues of men and of angels, but I do not have love, I am a noisy gong or a clanging cymbal.

2 Corinthians 4:17-18

For our momentary, light suffering is producing for us an eternal weight of glory far beyond all comparison

Galatians 5:22-23

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

Philippians 1:9-11

And I pray this, that your love may abound even more and more in knowledge and every kind of insight

Colossians 1:5-10

Your faith and love have arisen from the hope laid up for you in heaven, which you have heard about in the message of truth, the gospel

1 Thessalonians 5:23-24

Now may the God of peace himself make you completely holy and may your spirit and soul and body be kept entirely blameless at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ.

Titus 2:14

He gave himself for us to set us free from every kind of lawlessness and to purify for himself a people who are truly his, who are eager to do good.

Hebrews 6:7-8

For the ground that has soaked up the rain that frequently falls on it and yields useful vegetation for those who tend it receives a blessing from God.

Hebrews 12:10-11

For they disciplined us for a little while as seemed good to them, but he does so for our benefit, that we may share his holiness.

Hebrews 12:15

See to it that no one comes short of the grace of God, that no one be like a bitter root springing up and causing trouble, and through him many become defiled.

1 John 2:19

They went out from us, but they did not really belong to us, because if they had belonged to us, they would have remained with us. But they went out from us to demonstrate that all of them do not belong to us.

Revelation 3:19

All those I love, I rebuke and discipline. So be earnest and repent!

Isaiah 27:9

So in this way Jacob's sin will be forgiven, and this is how they will show they are finished sinning: They will make all the stones of the altars like crushed limestone, and the Asherah poles and the incense altars will no longer stand.

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