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John 14:31

    John 14:31 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    But that the world may know that I love the Father; and as the Father gave me commandment, even so I do. Arise, let us go hence.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    But that the world may know that I love the Father; and as the Father gave me commandment, even so I do. Arise, let us go hence.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    but that the world may know that I love the Father, and as the Father gave me commandment, even so I do. Arise, let us go hence.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    But he comes so that the world may see that I have love for the Father, and that I am doing as I am ordered by the Father. Get up, and let us go.

    Webster's Revision

    but that the world may know that I love the Father, and as the Father gave me commandment, even so I do. Arise, let us go hence.

    World English Bible

    But that the world may know that I love the Father, and as the Father commanded me, even so I do. Arise, let us go from here.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    but that the world may know that I love the Father, and as the Father gave me commandment, even so I do. Arise, let us go hence.

    Definitions for John 14:31

    Let - To hinder or obstruct.

    Clarke's Commentary on John 14:31

    Arise, let us go hence - Calmet supposes that Christ, having rendered thanks to God, and sung the usual hymn, Matthew 26:30; Mark 14:26; rose from the table, left the city, and went towards the garden of Olives, or garden of Gethsemane, on the road to which, a part of the following discourse was delivered. It was now about midnight, and the moon was almost full, it being the 14th day of her age, about the time in which the Jewish passover was to be slain.

    The reader should carefully note the conduct of our Lord. He goes to die as a Sacrifice, out of love to mankind, in obedience to the Divine will, and with unshaken courage. All our actions should be formed on this plan. They should have the love of God and man for their principle and motive; his glory for their end; and his will for their rule. He who lives and acts thus shall live for ever. Amen.

    Barnes' Notes on John 14:31

    That the world may know that I love the Father - That it might not be alleged that his virtue had not been subjected to trial. It was subjected. He was tempted in all points like as we are, yet without sin, Hebrews 4:15. He passed through the severest forms of temptation, that it might be seen and known that his holiness was proof to all trial, and that human nature might be so pure as to resist all forms of temptation. This will be the case with all the saints in heaven, and it was the case with Jesus on earth.

    Even so I do - In all things he obeyed; and he showed that, in the face of calamities, persecutions, and temptations, he was still disposed to obey his Father. This he did that the world might know that he loved the Father. So should we bear trials and resist temptation; and so, through. persecution and calamity, should we show that we are actuated by the love of God. "Arise, let us go hence." It has been commonly supposed that Jesus and the apostles now rose from the paschal supper and went to the Mount of Olives, and that the remainder of the discourse in John 15; 16, together with the prayer in John 17, was delivered while on the way to the garden of Gethsemane; but some have supposed that they merely rose from the table, and that the discourse was finished before they left the room. The former is the more correct opinion. It was now probably toward midnight, and the moon was at the full, and the scene was one, therefore, of great interest and tenderness. Jesus, with a little band, was himself about to die, and he went forth in the stillness of the night, counselling his little company in regard to their duties and dangers, and invoking the protection and blessing of God his Father to attend, to sanctify, and guide them in the arduous labors, the toils, and the persecutions they were yet to endure, John 17.