John 15:13
Good News Translation
The greatest love you can have for your friends is to give your life for them.

Contemporary English Version
The greatest way to show love for friends is to die for them.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Greater love than this no man hath, that a man lay down his life for his friends.

New American Bible
No one has greater love than this, to lay down one’s life for one’s friends.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Greater love than this no man hath, that a man lay down his life for his friends.

John 10:11,15 I am the good shepherd. The good shepherd giveth his life for his sheep. . . .

Romans 5:6-8 For why did Christ, when as yet we were weak, according to the time, die for the ungodly? . . .

Ephesians 5:2 And walk in love, as Christ also hath loved us and hath delivered himself for us, an oblation and a sacrifice to God for an odour of sweetness.

1 John 4:7-11 Dearly beloved, let us love one another: for charity is of God. And every one that loveth is born of God and knoweth God. . . .

Context
No Greater Love
12This is my commandment, that you love one another, as I have loved you. 13Greater love than this no man hath, that a man lay down his life for his friends. 14You are my friends, if you do the things that I command you.…
Cross References
Luke 12:4
And I say to you, my friends: Be not afraid of them who kill the body and after that have no more that they can do.

John 10:11
I am the good shepherd. The good shepherd giveth his life for his sheep.

John 17:19
And for them do I sanctify myself, that they also may be sanctified in truth.

Romans 5:7
For scarce for a just man will one die: yet perhaps for a good man some one would dare to die.

Romans 5:8
But God commendeth his charity towards us: because when as yet we were sinners according to the time.

1 John 3:16
In this we have known the charity of God, because he hath laid down his life for us: and we ought to lay down our lives for the brethren.

Additional Translations
Greater love has no one than this, that he lay down his life for his friends.

Greater love has no one than this, that one should lay down his life for his friends.

Greater love has no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.

Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.

No one has greater love than this, that one should lay down his life for his friends.

Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.

Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.

No one has greater love than this--a man laying down his life for his friends.

Greater love has no one than this, that someone lay down his life for his friends.

greater love than this hath no one, that any one his life may lay down for his friends;
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