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John 15 HNV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 "I am the true vine, and my Father is the farmer. 1 "I am the true vine, and my Father is the gardener.
2 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. 2 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.
3 You are already pruned clean because of the word which I have spoken to you. 3 You are already clean because of the word I have spoken to you.
4 Remain in me, and I in you. As the branch can't bear fruit by itself, unless it remains in the vine, so neither can you, unless you remain in me. 4 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.
5 I am the vine. You are the branches. He who remains in me, and I in him, the same bears much fruit, for apart from me you can do nothing. 5 "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.
6 If a man doesn't remain in me, he is thrown out as a branch, and is withered; and they gather them, throw them into the fire, and they are burned. 6 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.
7 If you remain in me, and my words remain in you, you will ask whatever you desire, and it will be done to you. 7 If you remain in me and my words remain in you, ask whatever you wish, and it will be given you.
8 "In this is my Father glorified, that you bear much fruit; and so you will be my talmidim. 8 This is to my Father's glory, that you bear much fruit, showing yourselves to be my disciples.
9 Even as the Father has loved me, I also have loved you. Remain in my love. 9 "As the Father has loved me, so have I loved you. Now remain in my love.
10 If you keep my mitzvot, you will remain in my love; even as I have kept my Father's mitzvot, and remain in his love. 10 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.
11 I have spoken these things to you, that my joy may remain in you, and that your joy may be made full. 11 I have told you this so that my joy may be in you and that your joy may be complete.
12 "This is my mitzvah, that you love one another, even as I have loved you. 12 My command is this: Love each other as I have loved you.
13 Greater love has no one than this, that someone lay down his life for his friends. 13 Greater love has no one than this, that he lay down his life for his friends.
14 You are my friends, if you do whatever I command you. 14 You are my friends if you do what I command.
15 No longer do I call you servants, for the servant doesn't know what his lord does. But I have called you friends, for everything that I heard from my Father, I have made known to you. 15 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.
16 You didn't 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. 16 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.
17 "I command these things to you, that you may love one another. 17 This is my command: Love each other.
18 If the world hates you, you know that it has hated me before it hated you. 18 "If the world hates you, keep in mind that it hated me first.
19 If you were of the world, the world would love its own. But because you are not of the world, since I chose you out of the world, therefore the world hates you. 19 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.
20 Remember the word that I said to you: 'A servant is not greater than his lord.' If they persecuted me, they will also persecute you. If they kept my word, they will keep yours also. 20 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.
21 But all these things will they do to you for my name's sake, because they don't know him who sent me. 21 They will treat you this way because of my name, for they do not know the One who sent me.
22 If I had not come and spoken to them, they would not have had sin; but now they have no excuse for their sin. 22 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.
23 He who hates me, hates my Father also. 23 He who hates me hates my Father as well.
24 If I hadn't done among them the works which no one else did, they wouldn't have had sin. But now have they seen and also hated both me and my Father. 24 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.
25 But that the word may be fulfilled which was written in their law, 'They hated me without a cause.' 25 But this is to fulfill what is written in their Law: 'They hated me without reason.'
26 "When the Counselor has come, whom I will send to you from the Father, the Spirit of truth, who proceeds from the Father, he will testify about me. 26 "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.
27 You will also testify, because you have been with me from the beginning. 27 And you also must testify, for you have been with me from the beginning.