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John 14:21

    John 14:21 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    He that hath my commandments, and keepeth them, he it is that loveth me: and he that loveth me shall be loved of my Father, and I will love him, and will manifest myself to him.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    He that has my commandments, and keeps them, he it is that loves me: and he that loves me shall be loved of my Father, and I will love him, and will manifest myself to him.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    He that hath my commandments, and keepeth them, he it is that loveth me: and he that loveth me shall be loved of my Father, and I will love him, and will manifest myself unto him.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    He who has my laws and keeps them, he it is who has love for me: and he who has love for me will be loved by my Father, and I will have love for him and will let myself be seen clearly by him.

    Webster's Revision

    He that hath my commandments, and keepeth them, he it is that loveth me: and he that loveth me shall be loved of my Father, and I will love him, and will manifest myself unto him.

    World English Bible

    One who has my commandments, and keeps them, that person is one who loves me. One who loves me will be loved by my Father, and I will love him, and will reveal myself to him."

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    He that hath my commandments, and keepeth them, he it is that loveth me: and he that loveth me shall be loved of my Father, and I will love him, and will manifest myself unto him.

    Definitions for John 14:21

    Manifest - To make openly known; appear.

    Clarke's Commentary on John 14:21

    He it is that loveth me - See on John 14:15 (note).

    And will manifest myself to him - All my faithful disciples shall see me after my resurrection; and I will manifest my power and goodness to all those who believe in and obey me, even to the end of the world.

    Barnes' Notes on John 14:21

    He that hath ... - This intimate union is further manifested by these facts:

    1. That true love to Jesus will produce obedience. See John 14:15.

    2. That those who love him will be loved of the Father, showing that there is a union between the Father and the Son.

    3. That Jesus also will love them, evincing still the same union. Religion is love. The love of one holy being or object is the love of all. The kingdom of God is one. His people, though called by different names, are one. They are united to each other and to God, and the bond which unites the whole kingdom in one is love.

    Will manifest myself to him - To manifest is to show, to make appear, to place before the eyes so that an object may be seen. This means that Jesus would so show himself to his followers that they should see and know that he was their Saviour. In what way this is done, see John 14:23.

    Wesley's Notes on John 14:21

    14:21 He that hath my commandments - Written in his heart. I will manifest myself to him - More abundantly.

    Verses Related to John 14:21

    2 John 1:6 - And this is love, that we walk after his commandments. This is the commandment, That, as ye have heard from the beginning, ye should walk in it.
    John 15:9 - As the Father hath loved me, so have I loved you: continue ye in my love.
    2 Corinthians 10:5 - Casting down imaginations, and every high thing that exalteth itself against the knowledge of God, and bringing into captivity every thought to the obedience of Christ;
    Book: John
    Topic: Obedience