A new commandment
Source of text: John 13:34-35 (A translation very close to Coverdale 1535. The King James Version has "that ye also love one another." instead of "that e'en so ye love")
Settings by composers
- William Mundy SATB (v. 34 only)
- Thomas Tallis SATB
- see also I give you a new commandment (John Sheppard)
Text and translations
34 A new commandment give I unto you, saith the Lord, that ye love together, as I have loved you, that e'en so ye love one another.
35 By this shall ev'ry man know that ye are my disciples, if ye have love one to another.