John 13:16
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English Standard Version
Truly, truly, I say to you, a servant is not greater than his master, nor is a messenger greater than the one who sent him.

King James Bible
Verily, verily, I say unto you, The servant is not greater than his lord; neither he that is sent greater than he that sent him.

American Standard Version
Verily, verily, I say unto you, a servant is not greater than his lord; neither one that is sent greater than he that sent him.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Amen, amen I say to you: The servant is not greater than his lord; neither is the apostle greater than he that sent him.

English Revised Version
Verily, verily, I say unto you, A servant is not greater than his lord; neither one that is sent greater than he that sent him.

Webster's Bible Translation
Verily, verily, I say to you, The servant is not greater than his lord; neither he that is sent greater than he that sent him.

Weymouth New Testament
In most solemn truth I tell you that a servant is not superior to his master, nor is a messenger superior to him who sent him.

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Vincent's Word Studies

Verily, verily

See on John 1:51; see on John 10:1.

The servant

No article. Better a servant, as Rev., a bond-servant.

He that is sent (ἀπόστολος)

Literally, an apostle. See on Matthew 10:2.

John 13:16 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Verily. See on ch.

John 3:3,5 Jesus answered and said to him, Truly, truly, I say to you, Except a man be born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God...

The servant.

John 15:20 Remember the word that I said to you, The servant is not greater than his lord. If they have persecuted me...

Matthew 10:24,25 The disciple is not above his master, nor the servant above his lord...

Luke 6:40 The disciple is not above his master: but every one that is perfect shall be as his master.

Cross References
Matthew 10:24
"A disciple is not above his teacher, nor a servant above his master.

Luke 6:40
A disciple is not above his teacher, but everyone when he is fully trained will be like his teacher.

John 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 also keep yours.

2 Corinthians 8:23
As for Titus, he is my partner and fellow worker for your benefit. And as for our brothers, they are messengers of the churches, the glory of Christ.

Philippians 2:25
I have thought it necessary to send to you Epaphroditus my brother and fellow worker and fellow soldier, and your messenger and minister to my need,

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