|New International Version (© 2011)|
This is to my Father's glory, that you bear much fruit, showing yourselves to be my disciples.
King James Bible
Herein is my Father glorified, that ye bear much fruit; so shall ye be my disciples.
American Standard Version
Herein is my Father glorified, that ye bear much fruit; and'so'shall ye be my disciples.
Young's Literal Translation
'In this was my Father glorified, that ye may bear much fruit, and ye shall become my disciples.
John 15:8 Additional TranslationsClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Herein is my Father glorified - Or, honored. It is the honor of the husbandman to have good, strong, vigorous vines, plentifully laden with fruit: so it is the honor of God to have strong, vigorous, holy children, entirely freed from sin, and perfectly filled with his love.
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Psalm 92:12-15 The righteous shall flourish like the palm tree: he shall grow like a cedar in Lebanon...
Isaiah 60:21 Your people also shall be all righteous: they shall inherit the land for ever, the branch of my planting, the work of my hands...
Isaiah 61:3 To appoint to them that mourn in Zion, to give to them beauty for ashes, the oil of joy for mourning...
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, said 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 you 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 you eat, or drink, or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God.
2 Corinthians 9:10-15 Now he that ministers seed to the sower both minister bread for your food, and multiply your seed sown...
Philippians 1:11 Being filled with the fruits of righteousness, which are by Jesus Christ, to the glory and praise of God.
Titus 2:5,10 To be discreet, chaste, keepers at home, good, obedient to their own husbands, that the word of God be not blasphemed...
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...
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 gives...
John 13:35 By this shall all men know that you are my disciples, if you have love one to another.
Matthew 5:44 But I say to you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you...
Luke 6:35 But love you your enemies, and do good, and lend, hoping for nothing again; and your reward shall be great...
John 15:8 Parallel CommentariesAbundant Bear Bearing Disciples Father's Fruit Glorified Glory Herein Prove Showing True. YourselvesAbundant Bear Bearing Disciples Father's Fruit Glorified Glory Herein Prove Showing True. YourselvesTHE HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®, NIV® Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica®.
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Matthew 5:16 In the same way, let your light shine before others, that they may see your good deeds and glorify your Father in heaven.
Matthew 9:8 When the crowd saw this, they were filled with awe; and they praised God, who had given such authority to man.
John 8:31 To the Jews who had believed him, Jesus said, "If you hold to my teaching, you are really my disciples.