15:1 I am the true vine, and my Father is the husbandman.
15:1 "I am the true vine, and My Father is the vinedresser.

15:2 Every branch in me that beareth not fruit he taketh away: and every [branch] that beareth fruit, he purgeth it, that it may bring forth more fruit.
15:2 "Every branch in Me that does not bear fruit He takes away; and every branch that bears fruit He prunes, that it may bear more fruit.

15:3 Now ye are clean through the word which I have spoken unto you.
15:3 "You are already clean because of the word which I have spoken to you.

15:4 Abide in me, and I in you. As the branch cannot bear fruit of itself, except it abide in the vine; no more can ye, except ye abide in me.
15:4 "Abide in Me, and I in you. As the branch cannot bear fruit of itself, unless it abides in the vine, neither can you, unless you abide in Me.

15:5 I am the vine, ye [are] the branches: He that abideth in me, and I in him, the same bringeth forth much fruit: for without me ye can do nothing.
15:5 "I am the vine, you are the branches. He who abides in Me, and I in him, bears much fruit; for without Me you can do nothing.

15:6 If a man abide not in me, he is cast forth as a branch, and is withered; and men gather them, and cast [them] into the fire, and they are burned.
15:6 "If anyone does not abide in Me, he is cast out as a branch and is withered; and they gather them and throw them into the fire, and they are burned.

15:7 If ye abide in me, and my words abide in you, ye shall ask what ye will, and it shall be done unto you.
15:7 "If you abide in Me, and My words abide in you, you will ask what you desire, and it shall be done for you.

15:8 Herein is my Father glorified, that ye bear much fruit; so shall ye be my disciples.
15:8 "By this My Father is glorified, that you bear much fruit; so you will be My disciples.

15:9 As the Father hath loved me, so have I loved you: continue ye in my love.
15:9 "As the Father loved Me, I also have loved you; abide in My love.

15:10 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.
15:10 "If you keep My commandments, you will abide in My love, just as I have kept My Father's commandments and abide in His love.

15:11 These things have I spoken unto you, that my joy might remain in you, and [that] your joy might be full.
15:11 "These things I have spoken to you, that My joy may remain in you, and that your joy may be full.

15:12 This is my commandment, That ye love one another, as I have loved you.
15:12 "This is My commandment, that you love one another as I have loved you.

15:13 Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.
15:13 "Greater love has no one than this, than to lay down one's life for his friends.

15:14 Ye are my friends, if ye do whatsoever I command you.
15:14 "You are My friends if you do whatever I command you.

15:15 Henceforth I call you not servants; for the servant knoweth not what his lord doeth: but I have called you friends; for all things that I have heard of my Father I have made known unto you.
15:15 "No longer do I call you servants, for a servant does not know what his master is doing; but I have called you friends, for all things that I heard from My Father I have made known to you.

15:16 Ye have not chosen me, but I have chosen you, and ordained you, that ye should go and bring forth fruit, and [that] your fruit should remain: that whatsoever ye shall ask of the Father in my name, he may give it you.
15:16 "You did not choose Me, but I chose you and appointed you that you should go and bear fruit, and that your fruit should remain, that whatever you ask the Father in My name He may give you.

15:17 These things I command you, that ye love one another.
15:17 "These things I command you, that you love one another.

15:18 If the world hate you, ye know that it hated me before [it hated] you.
15:18 "If the world hates you, you know that it hated Me before it hated you.

15:19 If ye were of the world, the world would love his own: but because ye are not of the world, but I have chosen you out of the world, therefore the world hateth you.
15:19 "If you were of the world, the world would love its own. Yet because you are not of the world, but I chose you out of the world, therefore the world hates you.

15:20 Remember the word that I said unto you, The servant is not greater than his lord. If they have persecuted me, they will also persecute you; if they have kept my saying, they will keep yours also.
15:20 "Remember the word that I said to you, 'A servant is not greater than his master.' If they persecuted Me, they will also persecute you. If they kept My word, they will keep yours also.

15:21 But all these things will they do unto you for my name's sake, because they know not him that sent me.
15:21 "But all these things they will do to you for My name's sake, because they do not know Him who sent Me.

15:22 If I had not come and spoken unto them, they had not had sin: but now they have no cloke for their sin.
15:22 "If I had not come and spoken to them, they would have no sin, but now they have no excuse for their sin.

15:23 He that hateth me hateth my Father also.
15:23 "He who hates Me hates My Father also.

15:24 If I had not done among them the works which none other man did, they had not had sin: but now have they both seen and hated both me and my Father.
15:24 "If I had not done among them the works which no one else did, they would have no sin; but now they have seen and also hated both Me and My Father.

15:25 But [this cometh to pass], that the word might be fulfilled that is written in their law, They hated me without a cause.
15:25 "But this happened that the word might be fulfilled which is written in their law, 'They hated Me without a cause.'

15:26 But when the Comforter is come, whom I will send unto you from the Father, [even] the Spirit of truth, which proceedeth from the Father, he shall testify of me:
15:26 "But when the Helper comes, whom I shall send to you from the Father, the Spirit of truth who proceeds from the Father, He will testify of Me.

15:27 And ye also shall bear witness, because ye have been with me from the beginning.
15:27 "And you also will bear witness, because you have been with Me from the beginning.