John 13:37
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English Standard Version
Peter said to him, “Lord, why can I not follow you now? I will lay down my life for you.”

King James Bible
Peter said unto him, Lord, why cannot I follow thee now? I will lay down my life for thy sake.

American Standard Version
Peter saith unto him, Lord, why cannot I follow thee even now? I will lay down my life for thee.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Peter saith to him: Why cannot I follow thee now? I will lay down my life for thee.

English Revised Version
Peter saith unto him, Lord, why cannot I follow thee even now? I will lay down my life for thee.

Webster's Bible Translation
Peter said to him, Lord, why cannot I follow thee now? I will lay down my life for thy sake.

Weymouth New Testament
"Master," asked Peter again, "why cannot I follow you now? I will lay down my life on your behalf.

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Vincent's Word Studies

Now (ἄρτι)

Without waiting for a future time. See on John 13:33, and compare νῦν now, in John 13:36.

I will lay down my life

See on John 10:11.

John 13:37 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

why.

John 21:15 So when they had dined, Jesus said to Simon Peter, Simon, son of Jonas, love you me more than these? He said to him, Yes...

Matthew 26:31-35 Then said Jesus to them, All you shall be offended because of me this night: for it is written, I will smite the shepherd...

Mark 14:27-31 And Jesus said to them, All you shall be offended because of me this night: for it is written, I will smite the shepherd...

Luke 22:31-34 And the Lord said, Simon, Simon, behold, Satan has desired to have you, that he may sift you as wheat...

Acts 20:24 But none of these things move me, neither count I my life dear to myself, so that I might finish my course with joy, and the ministry...

Acts 21:13 Then Paul answered, What mean you to weep and to break my heart? for I am ready not to be bound only...

Cross References
Matthew 26:33
Peter answered him, "Though they all fall away because of you, I will never fall away."

Matthew 26:35
Peter said to him, "Even if I must die with you, I will not deny you!" And all the disciples said the same.

Mark 14:29
Peter said to him, "Even though they all fall away, I will not."

Luke 22:33
Peter said to him, "Lord, I am ready to go with you both to prison and to death."

John 21:15
When they had finished breakfast, Jesus said to Simon Peter, "Simon, son of John, do you love me more than these?" He said to him, "Yes, Lord; you know that I love you." He said to him, "Feed my lambs."

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