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John 15:12

    John 15:12 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    This is my commandment, That ye love one another, as I have loved you.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    This is my commandment, That you love one another, as I have loved you.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    This is my commandment, that ye love one another, even as I have loved you.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    This is the law I give you: Have love one for another, even as I have love for you.

    Webster's Revision

    This is my commandment, that ye love one another, even as I have loved you.

    World English Bible

    "This is my commandment, that you love one another, even as I have loved you.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    This is my commandment, that ye love one another, even as I have loved you.

    Clarke's Commentary on John 15:12

    That ye love one another - See on John 13:34 (note). So deeply was thus commandment engraved on the heart of this evangelist that St. Jerome says, lib. iii. c. 6, Com. ad Galat., that in his extreme old age, when he used to be carried to the public assemblies of the believers, his constant saying was, Little children, love one another. His disciples, wearied at last with the constant repetition of the same words, asked him, Why he constantly said the same thing? "Because (said he) it is the commandment of the Lord, and the observation of it alone is sufficient." Quia praeceptum Domini est, et, si solum fiat, sufficit.

    Barnes' Notes on John 15:12

    This is my commandment - The special law of Christianity, called hence "the new commandment." See the notes at John 13:34.

    As I have loved you - That is, with the same tender affection, willing to endure trials, to practice self-denials, and, if need be, to lay down your lives for each other, 1 John 3:16.

    Wesley's Notes on John 15:12

    15:12 Your joy will be full, if ye so love one another.