New Living Translation
There is no greater love than to lay down one's life for one's friends.
King James Bible
Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.
Darby Bible Translation
No one has greater love than this, that one should lay down his life for his friends.
World English Bible
Greater love has no one than this, that someone lay down his life for his friends.
Young's Literal Translation
greater love than this hath no one, that any one his life may lay down for his friends;
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
15:13 Greater love - To his friends. He here speaks of them only.
LibraryFebruary 3 Morning
Be strong, and work; for I am with you, saith the Lord of hosts.--HAG. 2:4. I am the vine, ye are the branches: he that abideth in me, and I in him, the same bringeth forth much fruit: for without me ye can do nothing.--I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me.--Strong in the Lord, and in the power of his might.--The joy of the Lord is your strength. Thus said the Lord of hosts; Let your hands be strong, ye that hear in these days these words by the mouth of the prophets.--Strengthen …
Anonymous—Daily Light on the Daily Path
July 22 Evening
January 28. "That My Joy Might Remain in You, and that Your Joy Might be Full" (John xv. 11).
May 19. "He Purgeth it that it May Bring Forth More Fruit" (John xv. 2).
"Dear friends, don't be afraid of those who want to kill your body; they cannot do any more to you after that.
"I am the good shepherd. The good shepherd sacrifices his life for the sheep.
And I give myself as a holy sacrifice for them so they can be made holy by your truth.
Now, most people would not be willing to die for an upright person, though someone might perhaps be willing to die for a person who is especially good.
But God showed his great love for us by sending Christ to die for us while we were still sinners.
1 John 3:16
We know what real love is because Jesus gave up his life for us. So we also ought to give up our lives for our brothers and sisters.
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