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John 15:8 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Herein is my Father glorified, that ye bear much fruit; and [so] shall ye be my disciples.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Herein is my Father glorified, that ye bear much fruit; so shall ye be my disciples.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “My Father is glorified by this, that you bear much fruit, and [so] prove to be My disciples.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— In this is my Father glorified, that ye bear much fruit; so shall ye be my disciples.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— In this is my Father glorified, that ye bear much fruit, and ye shall become disciples of mine.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Herein, was my Father glorified, that, much fruit, ye should bear, and become my disciples.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— 'In this was my Father glorified, that ye may bear much fruit, and ye shall become my disciples.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— In this is my Father glorified: that you bring forth very much fruit and become my disciples.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Herein is my Father glorified, that ye beare much fruit, so shall ye bee my Disciples.
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— IN this is glorified my Father, that much fruit you give, and be my disciples.
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— In this is the Father glorified, that ye bear much fruit; and ye will be my disciples.

Strong's Numbers & Red-LettersGreek New TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Herein 1722
{1722} Prime
A primary preposition denoting (fixed) position (in place, time or state), and (by implication) instrumentality (medially or constructively), that is, a relation of rest (intermediate between G1519 and G1537); 'in', at, (up-) on, by, etc.
{5129} Prime
Dative singular masculine or neuter of G3778; to (in, with or by) this (person or thing).
is y1392
[1392] Standard
From G1391; to render (or esteem) glorious (in a wide application).
<0000> Grammar
The original word in the Greek or Hebrew is translated by more than one word in the English. The English translation is separated by one or more other words from the original.
my 3450
{3450} Prime
The simpler from of G1700; of me.
Father 3962
{3962} Prime
Apparently a primary word; a 'father' (literally or figuratively, near or more remote).
glorified, 1392
{1392} Prime
From G1391; to render (or esteem) glorious (in a wide application).
<5681> Grammar
Tense - Aorist (See G5777)
Voice - Passive (See G5786)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 602
that 2443
{2443} Prime
Probably from the same as the former part of G1438 (through the demonstrative idea; compare G3588); in order that (denoting the purpose or the result).
ye bear 5342
{5342} Prime
A primary verb (for which other and apparently not cognate ones are used in certain tenses only; namely οἴω [[oio]], {oy'-o}; and ἐνέγκω [[enegko]], {en-eng'-ko}); to 'bear' or carry (in a very wide application, literally and figuratively.
<5725> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Subjunctive (See G5792)
Count - 352
much 4183
{4183} Prime
Including the forms from the alternate 'pollos'; (singular) much (in any respect) or (plural) many; neuter (singular) as adverb largely; neuter (plural) as adverb or noun often, mostly, largely.
fruit; 2590
{2590} Prime
Probably from the base of G0726; fruit (as plucked), literally or figuratively.
so 2532
{2532} Prime
Apparently a primary particle, having a copulative and sometimes also a cumulative force; and, also, even, so, then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words.
shall ye be 1096
{1096} Prime
A prolonged and middle form of a primary verb; to cause to be ('gen' -erate), that is, (reflexively) to become (come into being), used with great latitude (literally, figuratively, intensively, etc.).
<5695> Grammar
Tense - Future (See G5776)
Voice - Middle Deponent (See G5788)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 271
my y1699
[1699] Standard
From the oblique cases of G1473 (G1698, G1700, G1691); my.
(1698) Complement
A prolonged form of G3427; to me.
disciples. 3101
{3101} Prime
From G3129; a learner, that is, pupil.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on John 15:1-8.

John 15:8

_ _ glorified that ye bear much fruit — not only from His delight in it for its own sake, but as from “the juices of the Living Vine.”

_ _ so shall ye be my disciplesevidence your discipleship.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on John 15:1-8.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

John 15:8

So shall ye be my disciples — Worthy of the name. To be a disciple of Christ is both the foundation and height of Christianity.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

John 15:8

(a) Herein is my Father glorified, that ye bear much fruit; so shall ye be my disciples.

(a) As one would say, "Herein will my Father be glorified, and herein also will you be my disciples, if you bring forth much fruit."

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance

Psalms 92:12-15 The righteous shall flourish like the palm tree: he shall grow like a cedar in Lebanon. ... To shew that the LORD [is] upright: [he is] my rock, and [there is] no unrighteousness in him.
Isaiah 60:21 Thy people also [shall be] all righteous: they shall inherit the land for ever, the branch of my planting, the work of my hands, that I may be glorified.
Isaiah 61:3 To appoint unto them that mourn in Zion, to give unto them beauty for ashes, the oil of joy for mourning, the garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness; that they might be called trees of righteousness, the planting of the LORD, that he might be glorified.
Haggai 1:8 Go up to the mountain, and bring wood, and build the house; and I will take pleasure in it, and I will be glorified, saith the LORD.
Matthew 5:16 Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven.
1 Corinthians 6:20 For ye are bought with a price: therefore glorify God in your body, and in your spirit, which are God's.
1 Corinthians 10:31 Whether therefore ye eat, or drink, or whatsoever ye do, do all to the glory of God.
2 Corinthians 9:10-15 Now he that ministereth seed to the sower both minister bread for [your] food, and multiply your seed sown, and increase the fruits of your righteousness;) ... Thanks [be] unto God for his unspeakable gift.
Philippians 1:11 Being filled with the fruits of righteousness, which are by Jesus Christ, unto the glory and praise of God.
Titus 2:5 [To be] discreet, chaste, keepers at home, good, obedient to their own husbands, that the word of God be not blasphemed.
Titus 2:10 Not purloining, but shewing all good fidelity; that they may adorn the doctrine of God our Saviour in all things.
1 Peter 2:12 Having your conversation honest among the Gentiles: that, whereas they speak against you as evildoers, they may by [your] good works, which they shall behold, glorify God in the day of visitation.
1 Peter 4:11 If any man speak, [let him speak] as the oracles of God; if any man minister, [let him do it] as of the ability which God giveth: that God in all things may be glorified through Jesus Christ, to whom be praise and dominion for ever and ever. Amen.


John 8:31 Then said Jesus to those Jews which believed on him, If ye continue in my word, [then] are ye my disciples indeed;
John 13:35 By this shall all [men] know that ye are my disciples, if ye have love one to another.
Matthew 5:44 But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you;
Luke 6:35 But love ye your enemies, and do good, and lend, hoping for nothing again; and your reward shall be great, and ye shall be the children of the Highest: for he is kind unto the unthankful and [to] the evil.
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Ps 92:12. Is 60:21; 61:3. Hg 1:8. Mt 5:16, 44. Lk 6:35. Jn 8:31; 13:35. 1Co 6:20; 10:31. 2Co 9:10. Php 1:11. Tit 2:5, 10. 1P 2:12; 4:11.

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