John 16 DBY

1 These things I have spoken unto you that ye may not be offended. a

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    • ø 16:1 - Verb from skandalon: see Note, Matt. 13.57.
      2 They shall put you out of the synagogues; but the hour is coming that every one who kills you will think to render service b to God;

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        • ù 16:2 - 'Service' here is priestly service, latreia.
          3 and these things they will do because they have not known the Father nor me.
          4 But I have spoken these things to you, that when their hour shall have come, ye may remember them, that I have said [them] unto you. But I did not say these things unto you from [the] beginning, because I was with you.
          5 But now I go to him that has sent me, and none of you demands of me, Where goest thou?
          6 But because I have spoken these things to you, sorrow has filled your heart.
          7 But I say the truth to you, It is profitable for you that I go away; for if I do not go away, the Comforter will not come to you; but if I go I will send him to you.
          8 And having come, he will bring demonstration c to the world, of sin, and of righteousness, and of judgment:

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            • û 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.
              9 of sin, because they do not believe on d me;

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                • ü 16:9 - Eis: see Note, 2Tim. 1.12.
                  10 of righteousness, because I go away to [my] Father, and ye behold me no longer;
                  11 of judgment, because the ruler of this world is judged.
                  12 I have yet many things to say to you, but ye cannot bear them now.
                  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.
                  14 He shall glorify me, for he shall receive of mine and shall announce [it] to you.
                  15 All things that the Father has are mine; on account of this I have said that he receives of mine and shall announce e [it] to you.

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                    • ý 16:15 - The Greek has the sense of 'reporting,' 'bringing back a report.' Here I conceive because it is a message brought from another.
                      16 A little while and ye do not behold me; and again a little while and ye shall see me, [because I go away to the Father].
                      17 [Some] of his disciples therefore said to one another, What is this he says to us, A little while and ye do not behold me; and again a little while and ye shall see me, and, Because I go away to the Father?
                      18 They said therefore, What is this which he says [of] the little while? We do not know [of] what he speaks.
                      19 Jesus knew therefore that they desired to demand f of him, and said to them, Do ye inquire of this among yourselves that I said, A little while and ye do not behold me; and again a little while and ye shall see me?

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                        • ú 16:19 - Erotao: see Note, ch. 14.16.
                          20 Verily, verily, I say to you, that ye shall weep and lament, ye, but the world shall rejoice; and ye g will be grieved, but your grief shall be turned to joy.

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                            • þ 16:20 - Or 'ye indeed.'
                              21 A woman, when she gives birth to a child, has grief because her hour has come; but when the child h is born, she no longer remembers the trouble, on account of the joy that a man has been born into the world.

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                                • ÿ 16:21 - Paidion, as ch. 21.5.
                                  22 And ye now therefore have grief; but I will see you again, and your heart shall rejoice, and your joy no one takes from you.
                                  23 And in that day ye shall demand nothing of me: verily, verily, I say to you, Whatsoever ye shall ask i the Father in my name, he will give you. j

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                                    • ā 16:23 - Aiteo: see Note, ch. 14.16.
                                    • Ă 16:23 - Or 'ask the Father, he will give you in my name.'
                                      24 Hitherto ye have asked nothing in my name: ask, and ye shall receive, that your joy may be full. k

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                                        • ă 16:24 - Or 'fulfilled,' as ch. 17.13.
                                          25 These things I have spoken to you in allegories; the hour is coming that I will no longer speak to you in allegories, but will declare l to you openly concerning the Father.

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                                            • Ą 16:25 - As 'announce' in ver. 13.
                                              26 In that day ye shall ask in my name; and I say not to you that I will demand m of the Father for you,

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                                                • Ā 16:26 - Erotao: see Note, ch. 14.16.
                                                  27 for the Father himself has affection for you, because ye have had affection n for me, and have believed that I came out from o God.

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                                                    • ą 16:27 - Phileo: see Notes, chs. 11.3 and 21.15.
                                                    • Ć 16:27 - Para, with gen.: see Notes, chs. 1.14; 6.45; 15.26.
                                                      28 I came out from the Father and have come into the world; again, I leave the world and go to the Father.
                                                      29 His disciples say to him, Lo, now thou speakest openly and utterest no allegory.
                                                      30 Now we know that thou knowest all things, and hast not need that any one should demand of thee. By this we believe that thou art come from God.
                                                      31 Jesus answered them, Do ye now believe?
                                                      32 Behold, [the] hour is coming, and has come, that ye shall be scattered, each to his own, and shall leave me alone; and [yet] I am not alone, for the Father is with me.
                                                      33 These things have I spoken to you that in me ye might have peace. In the world ye have tribulation; but be of good courage: I have overcome the world.