John 13:4
Good News Translation
So he rose from the table, took off his outer garment, and tied a towel around his waist.

Contemporary English Version
So during the meal Jesus got up, removed his outer garment, and wrapped a towel around his waist.

Douay-Rheims Bible
He riseth from supper and layeth aside his garments and, having taken a towel, girded himself.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

He riseth from supper and layeth aside his garments and, having taken a towel, girded himself.

laid aside.

Luke 12:37 Blessed are those servants whom the Lord, when he cometh, shall find watching. Amen I say to you that he will gird himself and make them sit down to meat and passing will minister unto them.

Luke 17:7 But which of you, having a servant ploughing or feeding cattle, will say to him, when he is come from the field: Immediately go. Sit down to meat.

Luke 22:27 For which is greater, he that sitteth at table or he that serveth? Is not he that sitteth at table? But I am in the midst of you, as he that serveth.

2 Corinthians 8:9 For you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that being rich he became poor for your sakes: that through his poverty you might be rich.

Philippians 2:6-8 Who being in the form of God, thought it not robbery to be equal with God: . . .

Context
Jesus Washes His Disciples' Feet
3Knowing that the Father had given him all things into his hands and that he came from God and goeth to God, 4He riseth from supper and layeth aside his garments and, having taken a towel, girded himself. 5After that, he putteth water into a basin and began to wash the feet of the disciples and to wipe them with the towel wherewith he was girded.…
Cross References
2 Kings 3:11
And Josaphat said: Is there not here a prophet of the Lord, that we may beseech the Lord by him? And one of the servants of the king of Israel answered: Here is Eliseus, the son of Saphat, who poured water on the hands of Elias.

Luke 12:37
Blessed are those servants whom the Lord, when he cometh, shall find watching. Amen I say to you that he will gird himself and make them sit down to meat and passing will minister unto them.

Luke 17:8
And will not rather say to him: Make ready my supper and gird thyself and serve me, whilst I eat and drink; and afterwards thou shalt eat and drink?

John 13:12
Then after he had washed their feet and taken his garments, being set down again, he said to them: Know you what I have done to you?

1 John 3:11
For this is the declaration which you have heard from the beginning, that you should love one another.

Additional Translations
So He got up from the supper, laid aside His outer garments, and wrapped a towel around His waist.

He rises from the supper and lays aside the garments. And having taken a towel, He girded Himself.

He rises from supper, and laid aside his garments; and took a towel, and girded himself.

riseth from supper, and layeth aside his garments; and he took a towel, and girded himself.

rises from supper and lays aside his garments, and having taken a linen towel he girded himself:

riseth from supper, and layeth aside his garments; and he took a towel, and girded himself.

He riseth from supper, and laid aside his garments; and took a towel, and girded himself.

rose from the table, threw off His upper garments, and took a towel and tied it round Him.

arose from supper, and laid aside his outer garments. He took a towel, and wrapped a towel around his waist.

doth rise from the supper, and doth lay down his garments, and having taken a towel, he girded himself;
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