Early Church Fathers
8 "He," N. T.
9 "that it my bring forth more fruit," N. T.
11 al. "teaching."
12 Ver. 4. "Abide in Me, and I in you. As," &c. N. T.
13 "so neither can ye, except ye abide in Me." N. T.
14 Ver. 5. "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." N. T.
15 i.e. to the Father and the Son.
16 Ver. 6. "If a man abide not in Me, he is cast forth as a branch and is withered; and men gather them, and cast them into the fire, and they are burned." N. T.
17 "If ye abide in Me, and My words," &c. N. T.
18 "If ye love me, keep," &c. N. T.
19 al. "suitably to a man."
20 Ver. 10. "If ye keep," &c., "ye shall abide in My love; even as," &c., "and abide in His love." N. T.
21 i.e. the disciples.
22 al. "no time for."
24 Tou\j o0xetou\j tw=n a0marw=n e#lkein. An instance of employment requiring skill and practice. v. Iliad xxi. 257.
25 'Epwlei=to. So Morel. Ben. and mss. Sav. reads e0polemei=to, "was warred against."
1 "On these two commandments," &c.
2 Ver. 13. "Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends." N. T.
3 to\ sugkrotou=n th\n a0r.
4 "if ye do whatsoever I command you," N. T.
5 "But I have called you friends, for," &c. N. T.
6 "ordained," E. V.
7 What follows seems to be a commentary on ver. 18, omitted. "If the world hate you, ye know that it hated Me before it hated you."
8 i.e. persecution.
9 "But because ye are not of the world, but I have chosen you out of the world, therefore the world hateth you." N. T.
10 Ver. 20. "Remember the word that I said unto you, The servant," &c., adding, "If they have kept My saying, they will keep yours also." N. T.
11 "but now they have no cloke for their sin," N. T.
12 al. "did He."
13 Implied in Deut. xiii. where it is written, that the prophet or dreamer who teaches idolatry is not to be followed.
14 Ver. 24. "If I had not done among them the works that none other man did, they had not had sin; but now have they both seen and hated both Me and My Father." N. T.
15 Ben. "new and beyond."
17 Ver. 25. "But that the word might be fulfilled that is written in their law, They," &c, N. T.
18 i.e. the Holy Ghost.