John 13:15
New International Version
I have set you an example that you should do as I have done for you.

New Living Translation
I have given you an example to follow. Do as I have done to you.

English Standard Version
For I have given you an example, that you also should do just as I have done to you.

Berean Study Bible
I have set you an example so that you should do as I have done for you.

Berean Literal Bible
For I gave you a pattern, that as I did to you, you also should do.

King James Bible
For I have given you an example, that ye should do as I have done to you.

New King James Version
For I have given you an example, that you should do as I have done to you.

New American Standard Bible
For I gave you an example, so that you also would do just as I did for you.

NASB 1995
“For I gave you an example that you also should do as I did to you.

NASB 1977
“For I gave you an example that you also should do as I did to you.

Amplified Bible
For I gave you [this as] an example, so that you should do [in turn] as I did to you.

Christian Standard Bible
For I have given you an example, that you also should do just as I have done for you.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
For I have given you an example that you also should do just as I have done for you.

American Standard Version
For I have given you an example, that ye also should do as I have done to you.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
For I have given you this example, that you also should do in the same way as I have done to you.”

Contemporary English Version
I have set the example, and you should do for each other exactly what I have done for you.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For I have given you an example, that as I have done to you, so you do also.

English Revised Version
For I have given you an example, that ye also should do as I have done to you.

Good News Translation
I have set an example for you, so that you will do just what I have done for you.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
I've given you an example that you should follow.

International Standard Version
I've set an example for you, so that you may do as I have done to you.

Literal Standard Version
For I gave to you an example, that, according as I did to you, you also may do;

NET Bible
For I have given you an example--you should do just as I have done for you.

New Heart English Bible
For I have given you an example, that you also should do as I have done to you.

Weymouth New Testament
For I have set you an example in order that you may do what I have done to you.

World English Bible
For I have given you an example, that you also should do as I have done to you.

Young's Literal Translation
'For an example I gave to you, that, according as I did to you, ye also may do;

Additional Translations ...
Context
Jesus Washes His Disciples' Feet
14So if I, your Lord and Teacher, have washed your feet, you also should wash one another’s feet. 15 I have set you an example so that you should do as I have done for you. 16Truly, truly, I tell you, no servant is greater than his master, nor is a messenger greater than the one who sent him.…

Cross References
Matthew 11:29
Take My yoke upon you and learn from Me; for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls.

1 Peter 5:3
not lording it over those entrusted to you, but being examples to the flock.

1 John 2:6
Whoever claims to abide in Him must walk as Jesus walked.


Treasury of Scripture

For I have given you an example, that you should do as I have done to you.

given.

Matthew 11:29
Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me; for I am meek and lowly in heart: and ye shall find rest unto your souls.

Romans 15:5
Now the God of patience and consolation grant you to be likeminded one toward another according to Christ Jesus:

Ephesians 5:2
And walk in love, as Christ also hath loved us, and hath given himself for us an offering and a sacrifice to God for a sweetsmelling savour.









(15) That ye should do as I have done to you.--The example is in the principle, not in the specific act; it is not "that which I have done to you," but "according as I have done to you." The imitation is to be worked out in applying the same principle of love and self-sacrifice in all the varying circumstances of life in which we are placed.



Parallel Commentaries ...


Greek
I have set
ἔδωκα (edōka)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Active - 1st Person Singular
Strong's 1325: To offer, give; I put, place. A prolonged form of a primary verb; to give.

you
ὑμῖν (hymin)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Dative 2nd Person Plural
Strong's 4771: You. The person pronoun of the second person singular; thou.

an example
ὑπόδειγμα (hypodeigma)
Noun - Accusative Neuter Singular
Strong's 5262: (a) a figure, copy, (b) an example, model. From hupodeiknumi; an exhibit for imitation or warning.

so that
ἵνα (hina)
Conjunction
Strong's 2443: In order that, so that. Probably from the same as the former part of heautou; in order that.

you
ὑμεῖς (hymeis)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Nominative 2nd Person Plural
Strong's 4771: You. The person pronoun of the second person singular; thou.

should do
ποιῆτε (poiēte)
Verb - Present Subjunctive Active - 2nd Person Plural
Strong's 4160: (a) I make, manufacture, construct, (b) I do, act, cause. Apparently a prolonged form of an obsolete primary; to make or do.

as
καθὼς (kathōs)
Adverb
Strong's 2531: According to the manner in which, in the degree that, just as, as. From kata and hos; just as, that.

I
ἐγὼ (egō)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Nominative 1st Person Singular
Strong's 1473: I, the first-person pronoun. A primary pronoun of the first person I.

have done
ἐποίησα (epoiēsa)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Active - 1st Person Singular
Strong's 4160: (a) I make, manufacture, construct, (b) I do, act, cause. Apparently a prolonged form of an obsolete primary; to make or do.

for you.
ὑμῖν (hymin)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Dative 2nd Person Plural
Strong's 4771: You. The person pronoun of the second person singular; thou.


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