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John 15:14 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Ye are my friends, if ye do the things which I command you.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Ye are my friends, if ye do whatsoever I command you.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “You are My friends if you do what I command you.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Ye are my friends, if ye do whatever I command you.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— Ye are my friends if ye practise whatever I command you.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Ye, are, friends of mine, if ye be doing that which, I, am commanding you.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— ye are my friends, if ye may do whatever I command you;
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— You are my friends, if you do the things that I command you.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Ye are my friends, if ye do whatsoeuer I command you.
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— You are my friends, if you do all that I command you.
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— Ye are my friends, if ye do all that I command you.

Strong's Numbers & Red-LettersGreek New TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Ye 5210
{5210} Prime
Irregular plural of G4771; you (as subject of verb).
are 2075
{2075} Prime
Second person plural present indicative of G1510; ye are.
<5748> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - No Voice Stated (See G5799)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 1612
my 3450
{3450} Prime
The simpler from of G1700; of me.
friends, 5384
{5384} Prime
Properly dear, that is, a friend; actively fond, that is, friendly (still as a noun, an associate, neighbor, etc.).
if 1437
{1437} Prime
From G1487 and G0302; a conditional particle; in case that, provided, etc.; often used in connection with other particles to denote indefiniteness or uncertainty.
ye do 4160
{4160} Prime
Apparently a prolonged form of an obsolete primary; to make or do (in a very wide application, more or less direct).
<5725> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Subjunctive (See G5792)
Count - 352
whatsoever 3745
{3745} Prime
By reduplication from G3739; as (much, great, long, etc.) as.
I 1473
{1473} Prime
A primary pronoun of the first person, 'I' (only expressed when emphatic).
command 1781
{1781} Prime
From G1722 and the base of G5056; to enjoin.
<5736> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - Middle or Passive Deponent (See G5790)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 618
you. 5213
{5213} Prime
Irregular dative case of G5210; to (with or by) you.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on John 15:12-16.

John 15:14

_ _ Ye are my friends, if ye do whatsoever I command you — hold yourselves in absolute subjection to Me.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on John 15:9-17.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

John 15:14

Ye are my friends, if ye do whatsoever I command you — On this condition, not otherwise. A thunderbolt for Antinomianism! Who then dares assert that God's love does not at all depend on man's works?

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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John 14:15 If ye love me, keep my commandments.
John 14:28 Ye have heard how I said unto you, I go away, and come [again] unto you. If ye loved me, ye would rejoice, because I said, I go unto the Father: for my Father is greater than I.
2 Chronicles 20:7 [Art] not thou our God, [who] didst drive out the inhabitants of this land before thy people Israel, and gavest it to the seed of Abraham thy friend for ever?
Song of Songs 5:1 I am come into my garden, my sister, [my] spouse: I have gathered my myrrh with my spice; I have eaten my honeycomb with my honey; I have drunk my wine with my milk: eat, O friends; drink, yea, drink abundantly, O beloved.
Isaiah 41:8 But thou, Israel, [art] my servant, Jacob whom I have chosen, the seed of Abraham my friend.
Matthew 12:50 For whosoever shall do the will of my Father which is in heaven, the same is my brother, and sister, and mother.
Luke 12:4 And I say unto you my friends, Be not afraid of them that kill the body, and after that have no more that they can do.
James 2:23 And the scripture was fulfilled which saith, Abraham believed God, and it was imputed unto him for righteousness: and he was called the Friend of God.


John 2:5 His mother saith unto the servants, Whatsoever he saith unto you, do [it].
John 13:17 If ye know these things, happy are ye if ye do them.
John 14:21 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.
1 John 5:3 For this is the love of God, that we keep his commandments: and his commandments are not grievous.
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