John 15:12-27 NAS

Disciples' Relation to Each Other

12 "This is 1My commandment, that you love one another, just as I have loved you.

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13 "2Greater love has no one than this, that one 3lay down his life for his friends.

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14 "You are My 4friends if 5you do what I command you.

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15 "No longer do I call you slaves, for the slave does not know what his master is doing; but I have called you friends, for 6all things that I have heard from My Father I have made known to you.

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16 "7You did not choose Me but I chose you, and appointed you that you would go and 8bear fruit, and that your fruit would remain, so that 9whatever * * you ask of the Father in My name He may give to you.

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17 "This 10I command you, that you love one another.

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Disciples' Relation to the World

18 "11If the world hates you, ayou know that it has hated Me before it hated you.

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    • Č 15:18 - Or (imperative) "know that"
      19 "If you were of the world, the world would love its own; but because you are not of the world, but 12I chose you out of the world, 13because of this * the world hates you.

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      20 "Remember the word that I said to you, '14A slave is not greater than his master.' If they persecuted Me, 15they will also persecute you; if they 16kept My word, they will keep yours also.

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      21 "But all these things they will do to you 17for My name's sake, 18because they do not know the One who sent Me.
      22 "19If I had not come and spoken to them, they would not have bsin, but now they have no excuse for their sin.

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      23 "He who hates Me hates My Father also.
      24 "20If I had not done among them 21the works which no one else did, they would not have csin; but now they have both seen and hated Me and My Father as well.

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      25 "But they have done this to fulfill the word that is written in their 22Law, '23THEY HATED ME WITHOUT A CAUSE.'

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      26 "When the d24Helper comes, 25whom I will send to you from the Father, that is 26the Spirit of truth who proceeds from the Father, 27He will testify about Me,

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        • ď 15:26 - Gr "Paracletos", one called alongside to help; or "Comforter, Advocate, Intercessor"
          27 eand 28you will testify also, because you have been with Me 29from the beginning.

          References for John 15:27

            • Đ 15:27 - Or (imperative) "and bear witness"