John 13:1-7 NLT

1 Before the Passover celebration, Jesus knew that his hour had come to leave this world and return to his Father. He had loved his disciples during his ministry on earth, and now he loved them to the very end.a

References for John 13:1

    • 13:1 - Or he showed them the full extent of his love.
      2 It was time for supper, and the devil had already prompted Judas,b son of Simon Iscariot, to betray Jesus.

      References for John 13:2

        • 13:2 - Or the devil had already intended for Judas.
          3 Jesus knew that the Father had given him authority over everything and that he had come from God and would return to God.
          4 So he got up from the table, took off his robe, wrapped a towel around his waist,
          5 and poured water into a basin. Then he began to wash the disciples’ feet, drying them with the towel he had around him.
          6 When Jesus came to Simon Peter, Peter said to him, “Lord, are you going to wash my feet?”
          7 Jesus replied, “You don’t understand now what I am doing, but someday you will.”