Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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


Cross References

Job 17:9

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

Matthew 3:10

"And even now the axe lies at the root of the trees. Therefore, every tree that does not bring forth 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 does not have, from him will be taken away even that which he has.

Matthew 15:13

But he answered, "Every plant which my heavenly Father did not plant will be uprooted.

Psalm 51:7-13

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

Proverbs 4:18

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

Isaiah 29:19

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

Hosea 6:3

Let us acknowledge the LORD. Let us press on to know the LORD. As surely as the sun rises, The LORD will appear. He will come to us like the rain, like the spring 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 the LORD offerings in righteousness.

Matthew 3:12

His winnowing fork is in his hand, and he will thoroughly cleanse his threshing floor. He will gather his wheat into the barn, but the chaff he will burn up with unquenchable fire."

Matthew 13:33

He spoke another parable to them. "The Kingdom of Heaven is like yeast, which a woman took, and hid in three measures of meal, until it was all leavened."

Matthew 21:19

Seeing a fig tree by the road, he came to it, and found nothing on it but leaves. He said to it, "Let there be no fruit from you forever." Immediately the fig tree withered away.

Luke 8:13

Those on the rock are they who, when they hear, receive the word with joy; but these have no root, who believe for a while, then fall away in time of temptation.

Luke 13:7-9

He said to the vine dresser, 'Look, these three years I have come looking for fruit on this fig tree, and found none. Cut it down. Why does it waste the soil?'

John 15:8

"In this is my Father glorified, that you bear much fruit and so prove to be my disciples.

John 15:16

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.

John 17:12

While I was with them, I kept them in your name which you have given me; I have kept. None of them is lost, except the son of destruction, that the Scripture might be fulfilled.

Romans 5:3-5

Not only this, but we also rejoice in our sufferings, knowing that suffering works perseverance;

Romans 8:28

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

1 Corinthians 13:1

If I speak with the languages of men and of angels, but do not have love, I have become sounding brass, or a clanging cymbal.

2 Corinthians 4:17-18

For our light affliction, which is for the moment, works for us more and more exceedingly an eternal weight of glory;

Galatians 5:22-23

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

Philippians 1:9-11

This I pray, that your love may abound yet more and more in knowledge and all discernment;

Colossians 1:5-10

because of the hope which is laid up for you in the heavens, of which you heard before in the word of the truth of the Good News,

1 Thessalonians 5:23-24

May the God of peace himself sanctify you completely. May your whole spirit, soul, and body be preserved blameless at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ.

Titus 2:14

who gave himself for us, that he might redeem us from all iniquity, and purify for himself a people for his own possession, zealous for good works.

Hebrews 6:7-8

For the land which has drunk the rain that comes often on it, and brings forth a crop suitable for them for whose sake it is also tilled, receives blessing from God;

Hebrews 12:10-11

For they indeed, for a few days, disciplined us as seemed good to them; but he for our profit, that we may be partakers of his holiness.

Hebrews 12:15

looking carefully lest there be any man who falls short of the grace of God; lest any root of bitterness springing up trouble you, and many be defiled by it;

1 John 2:19

They went out from us, but they did not belong to us; for if they had belonged to us, they would have continued with us. But they left, that they might be revealed that none of them belong to us.

Revelation 3:19

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

Isaiah 27:9

Therefore, by this the iniquity of Jacob will be forgiven, and this is all the fruit of taking away his sin: that he makes all the stones of the altar as chalk stones that are beaten in pieces, so that the Asherim and the incense altars shall rise no more.

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