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John 15 :: New American Standard Bible 2020 (NASB20)

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Jesus Is the Vine—Followers Are Branches

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“I am the true vine, and My Father is the vinedresser.

Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 15:2 - “Every branch in Me that does not bear fruit, He takes away; and every branch that bears fruit, He [fn]prunes it so that it may bear more fruit.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 15:3 - “You are already [fn]clean because of the word which I have spoken to you.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 15:4 - “Remain in Me, [fn]and I in you. Just as the branch cannot bear fruit [fn]of itself [fn]but must remain in the vine, so neither can you unless you remain in Me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 15:5 - “I am the vine, you are the branches; the one who remains in Me, and I in him [fn]bears much fruit, for apart from Me you can do nothing.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 15:6 - “If anyone does not remain in Me, he is thrown away like a branch and dries up; and they gather them and throw them into the fire, and they are burned.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 15:7 - “If you remain in Me, and My words remain in you, ask whatever you wish, and it will be done for you.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 15:8 - “My Father is glorified by this, that you bear much fruit, and so [fn]prove to be My disciples.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 15:9 - “Just as the Father has loved Me, I also have loved you; remain in My love.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 15:10 - “If you keep My commandments, you will remain in My love; just as I have kept My Father’s commandments and remain in His love.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 15:11 - “These things I have spoken to you so that My joy may be in you, and that your joy may be made full.

Disciples’ Relation to Each Other

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“This is My commandment, that you love one another, just as I have loved you.

Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 15:13 - “Greater love has no one than this, that a person will lay down his life for his friends.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 15:14 - “You are My friends if you do what I command you.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 15:15 - “No longer do I call you slaves, for the slave does not know what his master is doing; but I have called you friends, because all things that I have heard from My Father I have made known to you.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 15:16 - “You did not choose Me but I chose you, and appointed you that you would go and bear fruit, and that your fruit would remain, so that whatever you ask of the Father in My name He may give to you.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 15:17 - “This I command you, that you love one another.

Disciples’ Relation to the World

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“If the world hates you, [fn]you know that it has hated Me before it hated you.

Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 15:19 - “If you were of the world, the world would love you as its own; but because you are not of the world, but I chose you out of the world, because of this the world hates you.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 15:20 - “Remember the word that I said to you, ‘A slave is not greater than his master.’ If they persecuted Me, they will persecute you as well; if they followed My word, they will follow yours also.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 15:21 - “But all these things they will do to you on account of My name, because they do not know the One who sent Me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 15:22 - “If I had not come and spoken to them, they would not have [fn]sin; but now they have no excuse for their sin.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 15:23 - “The one who hates Me hates My Father also.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 15:24 - “If I had not done among them the works which no one else did, they would not have [fn]sin; but now they have both seen and hated Me and My Father as well.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 15:25 - “But this has happened so that the word that is written in their Law will be fulfilled: ‘THEY HATED ME FOR NO REASON.’
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“When the [fn]Helper comes, whom I will send to you from the Father, namely, the Spirit of truth who comes from the Father, He will testify about Me,

Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 15:27 - and [fn]you are testifying as well, because you have been with Me from the beginning.
NASB20 Footnotes
Lit cleans; used to describe pruning
I.e., pruned like a branch
Or I also remain in you
Lit from
Lit if it does not remain
Lit this one bears
Or become My disciples
Or (command) know that
I.e., guilt
I.e., responsibility for their sin
Or Comforter, Advocate, Intercessor
Or (command) testify, you as well

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