John 16:17-33 KJV

18 They said therefore, What is this that he saith,A little while? we cannot* tell what he saith.
19 Now Jesus knew that they were desirous to ask him, and said unto them,Do ye enquire among yourselves of that I said, A little while, and ye shall not see me: and again, a little while, and ye shall see me?
20 Verily, verily, I say unto you, That ye shall weep and lament, but the world shall rejoice: and ye shall be sorrowful, but your sorrow shall be turned into joy.
21 A woman when she is in travail hath sorrow, because her hour is come: but as soon as she is delivered of the child, she remembereth no more the anguish, for joy that a man is born into the world.
25 These things have I spoken unto you in proverbs:a but the time cometh, when I shall no more speak unto you in proverbs, but I shall shew you plainly of the Father.

References for John 16:25

    • € 16:25 - proverbs: or, parables
      26 At that day ye shall ask in my name: and I say not unto you, that I will pray the Father for you:
      28 I came forth from the Father, and am come into the world: again, I leave the world, and go to the Father.
      29 His disciples said unto him, Lo, now speakest thou plainly, and speakest no proverb.b

      References for John 16:29

        •  16:29 - proverb: or, parable
          30 Now are we sure that thou knowest all things, and needest not* that any man should ask thee: by this we believe that thou camest forth from God.
          32 Behold, the hour cometh, yea, is now come, that ye shall be scattered, every man to his own,c and shall leave me alone: and yet I am not alone, because the Father is with me.

          References for John 16:32

            • ‚ 16:32 - his own: or, his own home
              33 These things I have spoken unto you, that in me ye might have peace. In the world ye shall have tribulation: but be of good cheer; I have overcome the world.