John 13:35
New International Version
By this everyone will know that you are my disciples, if you love one another."

New Living Translation
Your love for one another will prove to the world that you are my disciples.”

English Standard Version
By this all people will know that you are my disciples, if you have love for one another.”

Berean Study Bible
By this everyone will know that you are My disciples, if you love one another.”

Berean Literal Bible
By this all will know that you are My disciples, if you have love among one another."

King James Bible
By this shall all men know that ye are my disciples, if ye have love one to another.

New King James Version
By this all will know that you are My disciples, if you have love for one another.”

New American Standard Bible
By this all people will know that you are My disciples: if you have love for one another.”

NASB 1995
"By this all men will know that you are My disciples, if you have love for one another."

NASB 1977
“By this all men will know that you are My disciples, if you have love for one another.”

Amplified Bible
By this everyone will know that you are My disciples, if you have love and unselfish concern for one another.”

Christian Standard Bible
By this everyone will know that you are my disciples, if you love one another.”

Holman Christian Standard Bible
By this all people will know that you are My disciples, if you have love for one another.""

American Standard Version
By this shall all men know that ye are my disciples, if ye have love one to another.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
“Every person will know by this that you are my disciples, if you shall have love one to the other.”

Contemporary English Version
If you love each other, everyone will know that you are my disciples.

Douay-Rheims Bible
By this shall all men know that you are my disciples, if you have love one for another.

English Revised Version
By this shall all men know that ye are my disciples, if ye have love one to another.

Good News Translation
If you have love for one another, then everyone will know that you are my disciples."

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Everyone will know that you are my disciples because of your love for each other."

International Standard Version
This is how everyone will know that you are my disciples, if you have love for one another."

Literal Standard Version
in this will all know that you are My disciples, if you may have love one to another.”

NET Bible
Everyone will know by this that you are my disciples--if you have love for one another."

New Heart English Bible
By this everyone will know that you are my disciples, if you have love for one another."

Weymouth New Testament
It is by this that every one will know that you are my disciples--if you love one another."

World English Bible
By this everyone will know that you are my disciples, if you have love for one another."

Young's Literal Translation
in this shall all know that ye are my disciples, if ye may have love one to another.'

Additional Translations ...
Context
Love One Another
34A new commandment I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you, so you also must love one another. 35By this everyone will know that you are My disciples, if you love one another.” 36“Lord, where are You going?” Simon Peter asked. Jesus answered, “Where I am going, you cannot follow Me now, but you will follow later.”…

Cross References
1 John 3:14
We know that we have passed from death to life, because we love our brothers. The one who does not love remains in death.

1 John 4:20
If anyone says, "I love God," but hates his brother, he is a liar. For anyone who does not love his brother, whom he has seen, cannot love God, whom he has not seen.

2 John 1:5
And now I urge you, dear lady--not as a new commandment to you, but one we have had from the beginning--that we love one another.


Treasury of Scripture

By this shall all men know that you are my disciples, if you have love one to another.

John 17:21
That they all may be one; as thou, Father, art in me, and I in thee, that they also may be one in us: that the world may believe that thou hast sent me.

Genesis 13:7,8
And there was a strife between the herdmen of Abram's cattle and the herdmen of Lot's cattle: and the Canaanite and the Perizzite dwelled then in the land…

Acts 4:32-35
And the multitude of them that believed were of one heart and of one soul: neither said any of them that ought of the things which he possessed was his own; but they had all things common…









(35) By this shall all men know that ye are my disciples.--The thought of their state of orphanage when He should depart from them is still present. He gives them a bond of union, by which they should always be linked to Him and to each other in the principle of love. The followers of great Teachers and Rabbis had their distinctive marks. Here was the distinctive Christian mark, which all men should be able to read. It is instructive that the characteristic mark of Christianity should thus be asserted by its Founder to consist, not in any formulary or signs, but in the love which asserts the brotherhood of man. The apologists of the first centuries delighted in appealing to the striking fact of the common love of Christians, which was a new thing in the history of mankind; and while the Church has sometimes forgotten the characteristic, the world never has. By their love for each other, for mankind, for God, is it known or denied that men who call themselves Christians are really Christ's disciples.

Verse 35. - By (or, in) this shall all men know that ye are my disciples, if ye have love one toward another. Not by works of majesty and power, but by love to one another. All commentators refer to the well-known saying of St. John at Ephesus, as recorded by Jerome, "This is the Lord's commandment. If ye love one another it is enough" (Tholuck refers to Tertullian's 'Apol.,' 39; Minucius Felix, "They love before they know each other ;" and Lucian, "Their Master makes them believe they are brothers," 'De Mort. Pereg.'). Analogies to the great law of Christ may be found in the Law of Moses, in Talmudical writings, in the Confucian 'Analcets,' and in Stoical maxims; but this ἐντολή in its fullness, and as sustained by this motive, or inspired by this pattern, and lifted to this standard, is new to the human race: and it is the power which has revolutionized thought, society, and life. So long as this great power prevailed, the Church made astounding progress; when the so-called disciples of Christ began to hale and kill one another the progress was arrested. But, thank God, the "new commandment" has always had marvelous power over the Church of Christ.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Greek
By
ἐν (en)
Preposition
Strong's 1722: In, on, among. A primary preposition denoting position, and instrumentality, i.e. A relation of rest; 'in, ' at, on, by, etc.

this
τούτῳ (toutō)
Demonstrative Pronoun - Dative Neuter Singular
Strong's 3778: This; he, she, it.

all [men]
πάντες (pantes)
Adjective - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's 3956: All, the whole, every kind of. Including all the forms of declension; apparently a primary word; all, any, every, the whole.

will know
γνώσονται (gnōsontai)
Verb - Future Indicative Middle - 3rd Person Plural
Strong's 1097: A prolonged form of a primary verb; to 'know' in a great variety of applications and with many implications.

that
ὅτι (hoti)
Conjunction
Strong's 3754: Neuter of hostis as conjunction; demonstrative, that; causative, because.

you are
ἐστε (este)
Verb - Present Indicative Active - 2nd Person Plural
Strong's 1510: I am, exist. The first person singular present indicative; a prolonged form of a primary and defective verb; I exist.

My
ἐμοὶ (emoi)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Dative 1st Person Singular
Strong's 1699: My, mine. From the oblique cases of ego; my.

disciples,
μαθηταί (mathētai)
Noun - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's 3101: A learner, disciple, pupil. From manthano; a learner, i.e. Pupil.

if
ἐὰν (ean)
Conjunction
Strong's 1437: If. From ei and an; a conditional particle; in case that, provided, etc.

you love
ἀγάπην (agapēn)
Noun - Accusative Feminine Singular
Strong's 26: From agapao; love, i.e. Affection or benevolence; specially a love-feast.

one another.”
ἀλλήλοις (allēlois)
Personal / Reciprocal Pronoun - Dative Masculine Plural
Strong's 240: One another, each other. Genitive plural from allos reduplicated; one another.


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