John 15:27
New International Version
And you also must testify, for you have been with me from the beginning.

New Living Translation
And you must also testify about me because you have been with me from the beginning of my ministry.

English Standard Version
And you also will bear witness, because you have been with me from the beginning.

Berean Study Bible
And you also must testify, because you have been with Me from the beginning.

Berean Literal Bible
And you also bear witness, because you are with Me from the beginning.

King James Bible
And ye also shall bear witness, because ye have been with me from the beginning.

New King James Version
And you also will bear witness, because you have been with Me from the beginning.

New American Standard Bible
and you are testifying as well, because you have been with Me from the beginning.

NASB 1995
and you will testify also, because you have been with Me from the beginning.

NASB 1977
and you will bear witness also, because you have been with Me from the beginning.

Amplified Bible
But you will testify also and be My witnesses, because you have been with Me from the beginning.

Christian Standard Bible
You also will testify, because you have been with me from the beginning.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
You also will testify, because you have been with Me from the beginning.

American Standard Version
and ye also bear witness, because ye have been with me from the beginning.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
“You also are testifying, who are with me from the beginning.”

Contemporary English Version
Then you will also tell others about me, because you have been with me from the beginning.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And you shall give testimony, because you are with me from the beginning.

English Revised Version
and ye also bear witness, because ye have been with me from the beginning.

Good News Translation
And you, too, will speak about me, because you have been with me from the very beginning.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
You will declare the truth, too, because you have been with me from the beginning."

International Standard Version
You will testify also, because you have been with me from the beginning.

Literal Standard Version
and you also testify, because you are with Me from the beginning.”

NET Bible
and you also will testify, because you have been with me from the beginning.

New Heart English Bible
And you will also testify, because you have been with me from the beginning.

Weymouth New Testament
And you also are witnesses, because you have been with me from the first.

World English Bible
You will also testify, because you have been with me from the beginning.

Young's Literal Translation
and ye also do testify, because from the beginning ye are with me.

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Hatred of the World
26When the Advocate comes, whom I will send to you from the Father—the Spirit of truth who proceeds from the Father—He will testify about Me. 27And you also must testify, because you have been with Me from the beginning.

Cross References
Luke 1:2
just as they were handed down to us by the initial eyewitnesses and servants of the word.

Luke 24:48
You are witnesses of these things.

John 19:35
The one who saw it has testified to this, and his testimony is true. He knows that he is telling the truth, so that you also may believe.

John 21:24
This is the disciple who testifies to these things and who has written them down. And we know that his testimony is true.

Acts 1:8
But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes upon you, and you will be My witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth."

Acts 10:41
not by all the people, but by the witnesses God had chosen beforehand, by us who ate and drank with Him after He rose from the dead.

1 John 1:2
And this is the life that was revealed; we have seen it and testified to it, and we proclaim to you the eternal life that was with the Father and was revealed to us.

1 John 4:14
And we have seen and testify that the Father has sent His Son to be the Savior of the world.


Treasury of Scripture

And you also shall bear witness, because you have been with me from the beginning.

ye also.

John 21:24
This is the disciple which testifieth of these things, and wrote these things: and we know that his testimony is true.

Luke 24:48
And ye are witnesses of these things.

Acts 1:8,21,22
But ye shall receive power, after that the Holy Ghost is come upon you: and ye shall be witnesses unto me both in Jerusalem, and in all Judaea, and in Samaria, and unto the uttermost part of the earth…

have.

Mark 1:1
The beginning of the gospel of Jesus Christ, the Son of God;

Luke 1:2,3
Even as they delivered them unto us, which from the beginning were eyewitnesses, and ministers of the word; …

1 John 1:1,2
That which was from the beginning, which we have heard, which we have seen with our eyes, which we have looked upon, and our hands have handled, of the Word of life; …









(27) And ye also shall bear witness.--The tense is present, and ye also bear witness; or, and ye also are witnesses. (Comp. Notes on Luke 24:48-49.) The Apostles themselves distinguished between their own witness of things which had come within their own experience and the witness borne by the power of the Holy Spirit, of which the Day of Pentecost was the first great instance. (Comp. Acts 5:32.)

Because ye have been with me from the beginning.--Comp. John 1:7; and Notes on Acts 1:21-22. The "beginning" of course means the beginning of the Messianic teaching and works of which they were to be witnesses.



Parallel Commentaries ...


Greek
And
δὲ (de)
Conjunction
Strong's 1161: A primary particle; but, and, etc.

you
ὑμεῖς (hymeis)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Nominative 2nd Person Plural
Strong's 4771: You. The person pronoun of the second person singular; thou.

also
καὶ (kai)
Conjunction
Strong's 2532: And, even, also, namely.

must testify,
μαρτυρεῖτε (martyreite)
Verb - Present Indicative Active - 2nd Person Plural
Strong's 3140: To witness, bear witness, give evidence, testify, give a good report. From martus; to be a witness, i.e. Testify.

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

you have been
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.

with
μετ’ (met’)
Preposition
Strong's 3326: (a) gen: with, in company with, (b) acc: (1) behind, beyond, after, of place, (2) after, of time, with nouns, neut. of adjectives.

Me
ἐμοῦ (emou)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Genitive 1st Person Singular
Strong's 1473: I, the first-person pronoun. A primary pronoun of the first person I.

from
ἀπ’ (ap’)
Preposition
Strong's 575: From, away from. A primary particle; 'off, ' i.e. Away, in various senses.

[the] beginning.
ἀρχῆς (archēs)
Noun - Genitive Feminine Singular
Strong's 746: From archomai; a commencement, or chief.


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