"If you love me, you will obey what I command.
"If you love Me, you will keep My commandments.
"If you love me, obey my commandments.
"If you love me, show it by doing what I've told you.
If you have love for me, you will keep my laws.
"If you love me, you will keep my commandments.
"If you love Me, keep My commandments.
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1 tn Or “will keep.”
2 sn Jesus’ statement If you love me, you will obey my commandments provides the transition between the promises of answered prayer which Jesus makes to his disciples in vv. 13-14 and the promise of the Holy Spirit which is introduced in v. 16. Obedience is the proof of genuine love.