The Disciples’ Grief Will Turn to Joy

16 Jesus went on to say, “In a little while you will see me no more, and then after a little while you will see me.”
References for John 16:16
17 At this, some of his disciples said to one another, “What does he mean by saying, ‘In a little while you will see me no more, and then after a little while you will see me,’ and ‘Because I am going to the Father’?”
References for John 16:17
      18 They kept asking, “What does he mean by ‘a little while’? We don’t understand what he is saying.”