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.