John 13:12-17

12 When he had finished washing their feet, he put on his clothes and returned to his place. “Do you understand what I have done for you?” he asked them.
13 “You call me ‘Teacher’ and ‘Lord,’ and rightly so, for that is what I am.
14 Now that I, your Lord and Teacher, have washed your feet, you also should wash one another’s feet.
15 I have set you an example that you should do as I have done for you.
16 Very truly I tell you, no servant is greater than his master, nor is a messenger greater than the one who sent him.
17 Now that you know these things, you will be blessed if you do them.

John 13:12 in Other Translations

KJV
12 So after he had washed their feet, and had taken his garments, and was set down again, he said unto them,Know ye what I have done to you?
ESV
12 When he had washed their feet and put on his outer garments and resumed his place, he said to them, "Do you understand what I have done to you?
NLT
12 After washing their feet, he put on his robe again and sat down and asked, “Do you understand what I was doing?
MSG
12 After he had finished washing their feet, he took his robe, put it back on, and went back to his place at the table.
CSB
12 When Jesus had washed their feet and put on His robe, He reclined again and said to them, "Do you know what I have done for you?

John 13:12-17 In-Context

10 Jesus answered, “Those who have had a bath need only to wash their feet; their whole body is clean. And you are clean, though not every one of you.”
11 For he knew who was going to betray him, and that was why he said not every one was clean.
12 When he had finished washing their feet, he put on his clothes and returned to his place. “Do you understand what I have done for you?” he asked them.
13 “You call me ‘Teacher’ and ‘Lord,’ and rightly so, for that is what I am.
14 Now that I, your Lord and Teacher, have washed your feet, you also should wash one another’s feet.
15 I have set you an example that you should do as I have done for you.
16 Very truly I tell you, no servant is greater than his master, nor is a messenger greater than the one who sent him.
17 Now that you know these things, you will be blessed if you do them.
18 “I am not referring to all of you; I know those I have chosen. But this is to fulfill this passage of Scripture: ‘He who shared my bread has turnedagainst me.’
19 “I am telling you now before it happens, so that when it does happen you will believe that I am who I am.

Cross References 6

  • 1. Matthew 26:18; John 11:28
  • 2. S Matthew 28:18; Luke 1:43; Luke 2:11; Luke 6:46; Luke 11:1; Acts 10:36; Romans 10:9,12; Romans 14:9; 1 Corinthians 12:3; Php Luke 2:11; Colossians 2:6
  • 3. 1 Peter 5:5
  • 4. S Matthew 11:29; S 1 Timothy 4:12
  • 5. Matthew 10:24; Luke 6:40; John 15:20
  • 6. Matthew 7:24,25; Luke 11:28; James 1:25
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