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- John 15:12
“love one another”
KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)
TRANSLATION, MEANING, CONTEXT
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“This is my commandment, That ye love one another, as I have loved you.”
Very high popularity:
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Popularity relative to other verses in John chapter 15 using average monthly Google searches.
John 15:12 Translation & Meaning
What does this verse really mean? Use this table to get a word-for-word translation of the original Greek Scripture. This shows the English words related to the source biblical texts along with brief definitions. Follow the buttons in the right-hand column for detailed definitions and verses that use the same root words. Use this reference information to gain deeper insight into the Bible and enrich your understanding. Information based on Strong's Exhaustive Concordance.
|KJV Verse ||Original Greek ||Meaning/ Definition |
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|“This” ||αὕτη ||The he (she or it), i.e., this or that (often with article repeated) ||This |
|“is” ||ἐστὶν ||He (she or it) is; also (with neuter plural) they are ||is |
|“my” ||ἐμή ||My ||my |
|“commandment,” ||ἐντολὴ ||Injunction, i.e., an authoritative prescription ||commandment |
|“That” ||ἵνα ||In order that (denoting the purpose or the result) ||That |
|“ye love” ||ἀγαπᾶτε ||To love (in a social or moral sense) || love |
|“one another,” ||ἀλλήλους ||One another ||one another |
|“as” ||καθὼς ||Just (or inasmuch) as, that ||as |
|“I have loved” ||ἠγάπησα ||To love (in a social or moral sense) || loved |
|“you.” ||ὑμᾶς ||You (as the objective of a verb or preposition) ||you |
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10 If ye keep my commandments, ye shall abide in my love; even as I have kept my Father's commandments, and abide in his love.
11 These things have I spoken unto you, that my joy might remain in you, and that your joy might be full.
12 This is my commandment, That ye love one another, as I have loved you.
13 Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.
14 Ye are my friends, if ye do whatsoever I command you.
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