John 16:13 DBY

13 But when *he* is come, the Spirit of truth, he shall guide you into all the truth: for he shall not speak from himself; but whatsoever he shall hear he shall speak; and he will announce to you what is coming.

Study tools for John 16:13

  • a 16:1 - Verb from skandalon: see Note, Matt. 13.57.
  • b 16:2 - 'Service' here is priestly service, latreia.
  • c 16:8 - Elenko: 'convince' supposes effect in the person convinced; 'convict' would not do for righteousness or judgment: I have said 'bring demonstration,' though it suggests perhaps too much the action of the Spirit when come; but his presence and all that he does affords this demonstration: see ch. 3.20.
  • d 16:9 - Eis: see Note, 2Tim. 1.12.
  • e 16:15 - The Greek has the sense of 'reporting,' 'bringing back a report.' Here I conceive because it is a message brought from another.
  • f 16:19 - Erotao: see Note, ch. 14.16.
  • g 16:20 - Or 'ye indeed.'
  • h 16:21 - Paidion, as ch. 21.5.
  • i 16:23 - Aiteo: see Note, ch. 14.16.
  • j 16:23 - Or 'ask the Father, he will give you in my name.'
  • k 16:24 - Or 'fulfilled,' as ch. 17.13.
  • l 16:25 - As 'announce' in ver. 13.
  • m 16:26 - Erotao: see Note, ch. 14.16.
  • n 16:27 - Phileo: see Notes, chs. 11.3 and 21.15.
  • o 16:27 - Para, with gen.: see Notes, chs. 1.14; 6.45; 15.26.