New International Version
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.
Darby Bible Translation
In this is my Father glorified, that ye bear much fruit, and ye shall become disciples of mine.
World English Bible
"In this is my Father glorified, that you bear much fruit; and so you will 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.
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CommentaryClarke'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.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Eversley. Sunday after Ascension Day. 1868. St John xv. 26. "When the Comforter is come, whom I will send unto you from the Father, even the Spirit of truth, which proceedeth from the Father, he shall testify of me." Some writers, especially when they are writing hymns, have fallen now-a- days into a habit of writing of the Holy Spirit of God, in a tone of which I dare not say that it is wrong or untrue; but of which I must say, that it is one-sided. And if there are two sides to a matter, …
Charles Kingsley—All Saints' Day and Other Sermons
December 16 Evening
May 13. "Abide in Me" (John xv. 4).
February 25. "I am the vine, Ye are the Branches" (John xv. 5).
In the same way, let your light shine before others, that they may see your good deeds and glorify your Father in heaven.
When the crowd saw this, they were filled with awe; and they praised God, who had given such authority to man.
To the Jews who had believed him, Jesus said, "If you hold to my teaching, you are really my disciples.
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