John 14:31
New International Version
but he comes so that the world may learn that I love the Father and do exactly what my Father has commanded me. "Come now; let us leave.

New Living Translation
but I will do what the Father requires of me, so that the world will know that I love the Father. Come, let's be going.

English Standard Version
but I do as the Father has commanded me, so that the world may know that I love the Father. Rise, let us go from here.

Berean Study Bible
But I do exactly what the Father has commanded Me, so that the world may know that I love the Father. Get up! Let us go on from here.

Berean Literal Bible
But that the world may know that I love the Father, and as the Father has commanded Me, thus I do. Rise up, let us go from here.

New American Standard Bible
but so that the world may know that I love the Father, I do exactly as the Father commanded Me. Get up, let us go from here.

King James Bible
But that the world may know that I love the Father; and as the Father gave me commandment, even so I do. Arise, let us go hence.

Christian Standard Bible
On the contrary, so that the world may know that I love the Father, I do as the Father commanded me. "Get up; let's leave this place.

Contemporary English Version
I obey my Father, so everyone in the world might know that I love him. It is time for us to go now.

Good News Translation
but the world must know that I love the Father; that is why I do everything as he commands me. "Come, let us go from this place.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
On the contrary, I am going away so that the world may know that I love the Father. Just as the Father commanded Me, so I do. "Get up; let's leave this place.

International Standard Version
But I'm doing what the Father has commanded me, to let the world know that I love the Father. Get up! Let us leave this place."

NET Bible
but I am doing just what the Father commanded me, so that the world may know that I love the Father. Get up, let us go from here."

New Heart English Bible
But that the world may know that I love the Father, and as the Father commanded me, so I do. Arise, let us go from here.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
But that the world may know that I love my Father, and just as my Father has taught me, so I have done. Rise up, let us depart from here.”

GOD'S WORD® Translation
However, I want the world to know that I love the Father and that I am doing exactly what the Father has commanded me to do. Get up! We have to leave."

New American Standard 1977
but that the world may know that I love the Father, and as the Father gave Me commandment, even so I do. Arise, let us go from here.

Jubilee Bible 2000
But that the world may know that I love the Father; and as the Father gave me commandment, even so I do. Arise, let us go from here.

King James 2000 Bible
But that the world may know that I love the Father; and as the Father gave me commandment, even so I do. Arise, let us go from here.

American King James Version
But that the world may know that I love the Father; and as the Father gave me commandment, even so I do. Arise, let us go hence.

American Standard Version
but that the world may know that I love the Father, and as the Father gave me commandment, even so I do. Arise, let us go hence.

Douay-Rheims Bible
But that the world may know, that I love the Father: and as the Father hath given me commandment, so do I: Arise, let us go hence.

Darby Bible Translation
but that the world may know that I love the Father, and as the Father has commanded me, thus I do. Rise up, let us go hence.

English Revised Version
but that the world may know that I love the Father, and as the Father gave me commandment, even so I do. Arise, let us go hence.

Webster's Bible Translation
But that the world may know that I love the Father; and as the Father gave me commandment, even so I do. Arise, let us go hence.

Weymouth New Testament
but it is in order that the world may know that I love the Father, and that it is in obedience to the command which the Father gave me that I thus act. Rise, let us be going."

World English Bible
But that the world may know that I love the Father, and as the Father commanded me, even so I do. Arise, let us go from here.

Young's Literal Translation
but that the world may know that I love the Father, and according as the Father gave me command so I do; arise, we may go hence.
Study Bible
Peace I Leave with You
30I will not speak with you much longer, for the prince of this world is coming, and he has no claim on Me. 31But I do exactly what the Father has commanded Me, so that the world may know that I love the Father. Get up! Let us go on from here.
Cross References
Isaiah 50:5
The Lord GOD has opened My ears, and I have not been rebellious, nor have I turned back.

John 10:18
No one takes it from Me, but I lay it down of My own accord. I have authority to lay it down and authority to take it up again. This charge I have received from My Father."

John 12:49
I have not spoken on My own, but the Father who sent Me has commanded Me what to say and how to say it.

John 13:1
It was now just before the Passover Feast, and Jesus knew that His hour had come to leave this world and return to the Father. Having loved His own who were in the world, He loved them to the very end.

John 18:1
When Jesus had spoken these words, He went out with His disciples across the Kidron Valley, where they entered a garden.

Treasury of Scripture

But that the world may know that I love the Father; and as the Father gave me commandment, even so I do. Arise, let us go hence.

that the.

John 4:34
Jesus saith unto them, My meat is to do the will of him that sent me, and to finish his work.

John 10:18
No man taketh it from me, but I lay it down of myself. I have power to lay it down, and I have power to take it again. This commandment have I received of my Father.

John 12:27
Now is my soul troubled; and what shall I say? Father, save me from this hour: but for this cause came I unto this hour.

Arise.

John 18:1-4
When Jesus had spoken these words, he went forth with his disciples over the brook Cedron, where was a garden, into the which he entered, and his disciples…

Matthew 26:46
Rise, let us be going: behold, he is at hand that doth betray me.

Luke 12:50
But I have a baptism to be baptized with; and how am I straitened till it be accomplished!







Lexicon
But
ἀλλ’ (all’)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 235: But, except, however. Neuter plural of allos; properly, other things, i.e. contrariwise.

I do
ποιῶ (poiō)
Verb - Present Indicative Active - 1st Person Singular
Strong's Greek 4160: (a) I make, manufacture, construct, (b) I do, act, cause. Apparently a prolonged form of an obsolete primary; to make or do.

exactly what
καθὼς (kathōs)
Adverb
Strong's Greek 2531: According to the manner in which, in the degree that, just as, as. From kata and hos; just as, that.

the
(ho)
Article - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

Father
Πατὴρ (Patēr)
Noun - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 3962: Father, (Heavenly) Father, ancestor, elder, senior. Apparently a primary word; a 'father'.

has commanded
ἐνετείλατο (eneteilato)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Middle - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 1781: To give orders (injunctions, instructions, commands). From en and the base of telos; to enjoin.

Me,
μοι (moi)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Dative 1st Person Singular
Strong's Greek 1473: I, the first-person pronoun. A primary pronoun of the first person I.

so that
ἵνα (hina)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 2443: In order that, so that. Probably from the same as the former part of heautou; in order that.

the
(ho)
Article - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

world
κόσμος (kosmos)
Noun - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 2889: Probably from the base of komizo; orderly arrangement, i.e. Decoration; by implication, the world (morally).

may know
γνῷ (gnō)
Verb - Aorist Subjunctive Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 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 Greek 3754: Neuter of hostis as conjunction; demonstrative, that; causative, because.

I love
ἀγαπῶ (agapō)
Verb - Present Indicative Active - 1st Person Singular
Strong's Greek 25: To love, wish well to, take pleasure in, long for; denotes the love of reason, esteem. Perhaps from agan; to love.

the
τὸν (ton)
Article - Accusative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

Father.
Πατέρα (Patera)
Noun - Accusative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 3962: Father, (Heavenly) Father, ancestor, elder, senior. Apparently a primary word; a 'father'.

Get up!
Ἐγείρεσθε (Egeiresthe)
Verb - Present Imperative Middle or Passive - 2nd Person Plural
Strong's Greek 1453: (a) I wake, arouse, (b) I raise up. Probably akin to the base of agora; to waken, i.e. Rouse.

Let us go on
ἄγωμεν (agōmen)
Verb - Present Subjunctive Active - 1st Person Plural
Strong's Greek 71: A primary verb; properly, to lead; by implication, to bring, drive, go, pass, or induce.

from here.
ἐντεῦθεν (enteuthen)
Adverb
Strong's Greek 1782: Hence, from this place, on this side and on that. From the same as enthade; hence; on both sides.
(31) The most probable arrangement of this verse is to omit the period after "so I do," and to consider all down to this point as governed by "that." We shall read then, "But, that the world may know that I love the Father, and that as the Father gave Me commandment, so I do, arise, let us go hence." He has asserted, in the previous verse, the sinlessness which makes His act wholly self-determined. He now expresses the subordination of His own to the Father's will, and summons the Apostles to rise up with Him from the table, and go forth from the room.

But that the world . . .--The words seem to point back to "the prince of this world" who has just been mentioned. The prince cometh, but it is to a defeat; and the very world over which he has ruled will see in the self-sacrifice of Jesus the love of the Father. That love will reclaim them from the bondage of the oppressor and restore them to the freedom of children.

It is an interesting question which we cannot hope with certainty to solve, whether or not in obedience to the command they went from the room at once. In other words, were the discourse of John 15, 16 and the prayer of John 17, uttered in the room after the summons to depart, or on the way to the garden of Gethsemane? The immediate connection of the opening words of the next chapter with the present verse naturally leads to the opinion that they were spoken in the same place, and, in the absence of any hint of a change, it is safe not to assume any. The words of John 18:1 are probably those which express the act to which the words our Lord has just spoken summon them. But comp. Chronological Harmony of the Gospels, p. xxxv.

Verse 31. - But that - ἀλλ ἵνα is elliptical (Westcott translates, "But I surrender myself, that," etc.; and Meyer, "But he cometh, that," etc.), not dependent on ἐγείρεσθε - the world may know - that very world over which this alien spirit has so long tyrannized may know, if not now, yet ultimately - that I love the Father. Then it is the world which is to be nevertheless drawn to him by his being "lifted up "(John 12:52) - the world which the Father loves so much as to save and redeem from the power of the enemy. And even as the Father commanded me - which is undoubtedly in harmony with the entire representation of the μειζονότης of the Father - so I do. My love is strong as death. Though the prince of the world has no right over me, I go at the Father's bidding to do his will, to suffer, but to win, and through death to destroy him that has the power of death. Arise, let us go hence - words which are also found in Matthew 26:46, and are a touch of the eyewitness that nothing will obliterate. A second-century theologian would not have introduced such a feature. They leave the guest-chamber, and so the remainder of the discourse was delivered in the brightness of the Paschal moon, under shadow of the walls of Jerusalem, or in some corner of the temple area, or some convenient place on the way to Gethsemane. He said these words, however, before he crossed the Kedron (John 18:1). Apparently on the way thither he once more took up his parable.



14:28-31 Christ raises the expectations of his disciples to something beyond what they thought was their greatest happiness. His time was now short, he therefore spake largely to them. When we come to be sick, and to die, we may not be capable of talking much to those about us; such good counsel as we have to give, let us give while in health. Observe the prospect Christ had of an approaching conflict, not only with men, but with the powers of darkness. Satan has something in us to perplex us with, for we have all sinned; but when he would disturb Christ, he found nothing sinful to help him. The best evidence of our love to the Father is, our doing as he has commanded us. Let us rejoice in the Saviour's victories over Satan the prince of this world. Let us copy the example of his love and obedience.
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