"I am the true vine, and my Father is the gardener.
jEgwv P-1NS eijmi V-PXI-1S hJ T-NSF a~mpelo? N-NSF hJ T-NSF ajlhqinhv, A-NSF kai; CONJ oJ T-NSM pathvr N-NSM mou P-1GS oJ T-NSM gewrgov? N-NSM ejstin. V-PXI-3S
He cuts off every branch in me that bears no fruit, while every branch that does bear fruit he prunes so that it will be even more fruitful.
pa'n A-ASN klh'ma N-ASN ejn PREP ejmoi; P-1DS mh; PRT fevron V-PAP-ASN karpovn, N-ASM ai~rei V-PAI-3S aujtov, P-ASN kai; CONJ pa'n A-ASN to; T-ASN karpo;n N-ASM fevron V-PAP-ASN kaqaivrei V-PAI-3S aujto; P-ASN i&na CONJ karpo;n N-ASM pleivona A-ASM fevrh/. V-PAS-3S
You are already clean because of the word I have spoken to you.
h~dh ADV uJmei'? P-2NP kaqaroiv A-NPM ejste V-PXI-2P dia; PREP to;n T-ASM lovgon N-ASM oJ;n R-ASM lelavlhka V-RAI-1S uJmi'n: P-2DP
Remain in me, and I will remain in you. No branch can bear fruit by itself; it must remain in the vine. Neither can you bear fruit unless you remain in me.
meivnate V-AAM-2P ejn PREP ejmoiv, P-1DS kajgw; P-1NS ejn PREP uJmi'n. P-2DP kaqw;? ADV to; T-NSN klh'ma N-NSN ouj PRT duvnatai V-PNI-3S karpo;n N-ASM fevrein V-PAN ajfj PREP eJautou' F-3GSM eja;n COND mh; PRT mevnh/ V-PAS-3S ejn PREP th'/ T-DSF ajmpevlw/, N-DSF ou&tw? ADV oujde; ADV uJmei'? P-2NP eja;n COND mh; PRT ejn PREP ejmoi; P-1DS mevnhte. V-PAS-2P
"I am the vine; you are the branches. If a man remains in me and I in him, he will bear much fruit; apart from me you can do nothing.
ejgwv P-1NS eijmi V-PXI-1S hJ T-NSF a~mpelo?, N-NSF uJmei'? P-2NP ta; T-NPN klhvmata. N-NPN oJ T-NSM mevnwn V-PAP-NSM ejn PREP ejmoi; P-1DS kajgw; P-1NS ejn PREP aujtw'/ P-DSM ouJ'to? D-NSM fevrei V-PAI-3S karpo;n N-ASM poluvn, A-ASM o&ti CONJ cwri;? ADV ejmou' P-1GS ouj PRT duvnasqe V-PNI-2P poiei'n V-PAN oujdevn. A-ASN
If anyone does not remain in me, he is like a branch that is thrown away and withers; such branches are picked up, thrown into the fire and burned.
eja;n COND mhv PRT ti? X-NSM mevnh/ V-PAS-3S ejn PREP ejmoiv, P-1DS ejblhvqh V-API-3S e~xw V-PAI-1S wJ? ADV to; T-ASN klh'ma N-NSN kai; CONJ ejxhravnqh, kai; CONJ sunavgousin V-PAI-3P aujta; P-APN kai; CONJ eij? PREP to; T-ASN pu'r N-ASN bavllousin V-PAI-3P kai; CONJ kaivetai. V-PPI-3S
If you remain in me and my words remain in you, ask whatever you wish, and it will be given you.
eja;n COND meivnhte V-AAS-2P ejn PREP ejmoi; P-1DS kai; CONJ ta; T-NPN rJhvmatav N-NPN mou P-1GS ejn PREP uJmi'n P-2DP meivnh/, V-AAS-3S oJ; R-ASN eja;n COND qevlhte V-PAS-2P aijthvsasqe V-AMM-2P kai; CONJ genhvsetai V-FDI-3S uJmi'n. P-2DP
This is to my Father's glory, that you bear much fruit, showing yourselves to be my disciples.
ejn PREP touvtw/ D-DSN ejdoxavsqh oJ T-NSM pathvr N-NSM mou, P-1GS i&na CONJ karpo;n N-ASM polu;n A-ASM fevrhte V-PAS-2P kai; CONJ gevnhsqe V-2ADS-2P ejmoi; P-1DS maqhtaiv. N-NPM
"As the Father has loved me, so have I loved you. Now remain in my love.
kaqw;? ADV hjgavphsevn V-AAI-3S me P-1AS oJ T-NSM pathvr, N-NSM kajgw; P-1NS uJma'? P-2AP hjgavphsa: V-AAI-1S meivnate V-AAM-2P ejn PREP th'/ T-DSF ajgavph/ N-DSF th'/ T-DSF ejmh'/. S-1DSF
If you obey my commands, you will remain in my love, just as I have obeyed my Father's commands and remain in his love.
eja;n COND ta;? T-APF ejntolav? N-APF mou P-1GS thrhvshte, V-AAS-2P menei'te V-FAI-2P ejn PREP th'/ T-DSF ajgavph/ N-DSF mou, P-1GS kaqw;? ADV ejgw; P-1NS ta;? T-APF ejntola;? N-APF tou' T-GSM patrov? N-GSM mou P-1GS tethvrhka V-RAI-1S kai; CONJ mevnw V-PAI-1S aujtou' P-GSM ejn PREP th'/ T-DSF ajgavph/. N-DSF
I have told you this so that my joy may be in you and that your joy may be complete.
Tau'ta D-APN lelavlhka V-RAI-1S uJmi'n P-2DP i&na CONJ hJ T-NSF cara; N-NSF hJ T-NSF ejmh; S-1NSF ejn PREP uJmi'n P-2DP h\/ T-NSF kai; CONJ hJ T-NSF cara; N-NSF uJmw'n P-2GP plhrwqh'/. V-APS-3S
My command is this: Love each other as I have loved you.
au&th D-NSF ejsti;n V-PXI-3S hJ T-NSF ejntolh; N-NSF hJ T-NSF ejmhv, S-1NSF i&na CONJ ajgapa'te V-PAS-2P ajllhvlou? C-APM kaqw;? ADV hjgavphsa V-AAI-1S uJma'?: P-2AP
Greater love has no one than this, that he lay down his life for his friends.
meivzona A-ASF tauvth? D-GSF ajgavphn N-ASF oujdei;? A-NSF e~cei, V-PAI-3S i&na CONJ ti? X-NSM th;n T-ASF yuch;n N-ASF aujtou' P-GSM qh'/ V-2AAS-3S uJpe;r PREP tw'n T-GPM fivlwn A-GPM aujtou'. P-GSM
You are my friends if you do what I command.
uJmei'? P-2NP fivloi A-NPM mouv P-1GS ejste V-PXI-2P eja;n COND poih'te V-PAS-2P aJ; R-APN ejgw; P-1NS ejntevllomai V-PNI-1S uJmi'n. P-2DP
I no longer call you servants, because a servant does not know his master's business. Instead, I have called you friends, for everything that I learned from my Father I have made known to you.
oujkevti ADV levgw V-PAI-1S uJma'? P-2AP douvlou?, N-APM o&ti CONJ oJ T-NSM dou'lo? N-NSM oujk PRT oi\den V-RAI-3S tiv I-ASN poiei' V-PAI-3S aujtou' P-GSM oJ T-NSM kuvrio?: N-NSM uJma'? P-2AP de; CONJ ei~rhka V-RAI-1S-ATT fivlou?, A-APM o&ti CONJ pavnta A-APN aJ; R-APN h~kousa V-AAI-1S para; PREP tou' T-GSM patrov? N-GSM mou P-1GS ejgnwvrisa V-AAI-1S uJmi'n. P-2DP
You did not choose me, but I chose you and appointed you to go and bear fruit--fruit that will last. Then the Father will give you whatever you ask in my name.
oujc PRT uJmei'? P-2NP me P-1AS ejxelevxasqe, ajll# CONJ ejgw; P-1NS ejxelexavmhn uJma'? P-2AP kai; CONJ e~qhka V-AAI-1S uJma'? P-2AP i&na CONJ uJmei'? P-2NP uJpavghte V-PAS-2P kai; CONJ karpo;n N-ASM fevrhte V-PAS-2P kai; CONJ oJ R-ASN karpo;? N-NSM uJmw'n P-2GP mevnh/, V-PAS-3S i&na CONJ o& R-ASN ti X-ASN a^n PRT aijthvshte V-AAS-2P to;n T-ASM patevra N-ASM ejn PREP tw'/ T-DSN ojnovmativ N-DSN mou P-1GS dw'/ V-2AAS-3S uJmi'n. P-2DP
This is my command: Love each other.
tau'ta D-APN ejntevllomai V-PNI-1S uJmi'n, P-2DP i&na CONJ ajgapa'te V-PAS-2P ajllhvlou?. C-APM
"If the world hates you, keep in mind that it hated me first.
Eij COND oJ T-NSM kovsmo? N-NSM uJma'? P-2AP misei', V-PAI-3S ginwvskete V-PAI-2P V-PAM-2P o&ti CONJ ejme; P-1AS prw'ton ADV uJmw'n P-2GP memivshken. V-RAI-3S
If you belonged to the world, it would love you as its own. As it is, you do not belong to the world, but I have chosen you out of the world. That is why the world hates you.
eij COND ejk PREP tou' T-GSM kovsmou N-GSM h\te, V-IXI-2P oJ T-NSM kovsmo? N-NSM a^n PRT to; T-ASN i~dion A-ASN ejfivlei: V-IAI-3S o&ti CONJ de; CONJ ejk PREP tou' T-GSM kovsmou N-GSM oujk PRT ejstev, V-PXI-2P ajll# CONJ ejgw; P-1NS ejxelexavmhn uJma'? P-2AP ejk PREP tou' T-GSM kovsmou, N-GSM dia; PREP tou'to D-ASN misei' V-PAI-3S uJma'? P-2AP oJ T-NSM kovsmo?. N-NSM
Remember the words I spoke to you: 'No servant is greater than his master.' If they persecuted me, they will persecute you also. If they obeyed my teaching, they will obey yours also.
mnhmoneuvete V-PAM-2P tou' T-GSM lovgou N-GSM ouJ' R-GSM ejgw; P-1NS ei\pon V-2AAI-1S uJmi'n, P-2DP Oujk PRT e~stin V-PXI-3S dou'lo? N-NSM meivzwn A-NSM tou' T-GSM kurivou N-GSM aujtou'. P-GSM eij COND ejme; P-1AS ejdivwxan, kai; CONJ uJma'? P-2AP diwvxousin: eij COND to;n T-ASM lovgon N-ASM mou P-1GS ejthvrhsan, V-AAI-3P kai; CONJ to;n T-ASM uJmevteron S-2ASM thrhvsousin. V-FAI-3P
They will treat you this way because of my name, for they do not know the One who sent me.
ajlla; CONJ tau'ta D-APN pavnta A-APN poihvsousin V-FAI-3P eij? PREP uJma'? P-2AP dia; PREP to; T-ASN o~nomav N-ASN mou, P-1GS o&ti CONJ oujk PRT oi~dasin V-RAI-3P to;n T-ASM pevmyantav V-AAP-ASM me. P-1AS
If I had not come and spoken to them, they would not be guilty of sin. Now, however, they have no excuse for their sin.
eij COND mh; PRT h\lqon V-2AAI-1S kai; CONJ ejlavlhsa V-AAI-1S aujtoi'?, P-DPM aJmartivan N-ASF oujk PRT ei~cosan: V-IAI-3P nu'n ADV de; CONJ provfasin N-ASF oujk PRT e~cousin V-PAI-3P peri; PREP th'? T-GSF aJmartiva? N-GSF aujtw'n. P-GPM
He who hates me hates my Father as well.
oJ T-NSM ejme; P-1AS misw'n V-PAP-NSM kai; CONJ to;n T-ASM patevra N-ASM mou P-1GS misei'. V-PAI-3S
If I had not done among them what no one else did, they would not be guilty of sin. But now they have seen these miracles, and yet they have hated both me and my Father.
eij COND ta; T-APN e~rga N-APN mh; PRT ejpoivhsa V-AAI-1S ejn PREP aujtoi'? P-DPM aJ; R-APN oujdei;? A-NSF a~llo? A-NSM ejpoivhsen, V-AAI-3S aJmartivan N-ASF oujk PRT ei~cosan: V-IAI-3P nu'n ADV de; CONJ kai; CONJ eJwravkasin V-RAI-3P-ATT kai; CONJ memishvkasin V-RAI-3P kai; CONJ ejme; P-1AS kai; CONJ to;n T-ASM patevra N-ASM mou. P-1GS
But this is to fulfill what is written in their Law: 'They hated me without reason.'
ajll# CONJ i&na CONJ plhrwqh'/ V-APS-3S oJ T-NSM lovgo? N-NSM oJ T-NSM ejn PREP tw'/ T-DSM novmw/ N-DSM aujtw'n P-GPM gegrammevno? V-RPP-NSM o&ti CONJ #Emivshsavn V-AAI-3P me P-1AS dwreavn. ADV
"When the Counselor comes, whom I will send to you from the Father, the Spirit of truth who goes out from the Father, he will testify about me.
&otan CONJ e~lqh/ V-2AAS-3S oJ R-NSN paravklhto? N-NSM oJ;n R-ASM ejgw; P-1NS pevmyw V-FAI-1S uJmi'n P-2DP para; PREP tou' T-GSM patrov?, N-GSM to; T-NSN pneu'ma N-NSN th'? T-GSF ajlhqeiva? N-GSF oJ; R-NSN para; PREP tou' T-GSM patro;? N-GSM ejkporeuvetai, V-PNI-3S ejkei'no? D-NSM marturhvsei V-FAI-3S peri; PREP ejmou': P-1GS
And you also must testify, for you have been with me from the beginning.
kai; CONJ uJmei'? P-2NP de; CONJ marturei'te, V-PAI-2P o&ti CONJ ajpj PREP ajrch'? N-GSF metj PREP ejmou' P-1GS ejste. V-PXI-2P
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