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John 13:13

    John 13:13 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Ye call me Master and Lord: and ye say well; for so I am.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    You call me Master and Lord: and you say well; for so I am.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Ye call me, Teacher, and, Lord: and ye say well; for so I am.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    You give me the name of Master and Lord: and you are right; that is what I am.

    Webster's Revision

    Ye call me, Teacher, and, Lord: and ye say well; for so I am.

    World English Bible

    You call me, 'Teacher' and 'Lord.' You say so correctly, for so I am.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Ye call me, Master, and, Lord: and ye say well; for so I am.

    Clarke's Commentary on John 13:13

    Ye call me Master and Lord - Ὁ διδασκαλος και ὁ κυριος, similar to רבי Rabbi, and מר Mar, titles very common among the Jewish doctors, as may be seen in Schoettgen. This double title was not given except to the most accredited teachers, רבי ומורי Rabbi vemore, my master, my lord!

    Barnes' Notes on John 13:13

    Ye call me Master - Teacher.

    And Lord - This word is applied to one who rules, and is often given to God as being the Proprietor and Ruler of all things. It is given to Christ many hundred times in the New Testament.

    Ye say well ... - Matthew 23:8, Matthew 23:10.

    So I am - That is, he was their Teacher and Instructor, and he was their Sovereign and King.