No longer (ouketi). As he had done in 13:16 . He was their Rabbi ( John 1:38 ; John 13:13 ) and Lord ( John 13:13 ). Paul gloried in calling himself Christ's doulo (bond-slave). Servants (doulou). Bond-servants, slaves. I have called you friends (uma eirhka pilou). Perfect active indicative, permanent state of new dignity. They will prove worthy of it by continued obedience to Christ as Lord, by being good douloi. Abraham was called the Friend of God ( James 2:23 ). Are we friends of Christ?