John 16:25-33 LEB

Jesus’ Victory Over the World

25 "I have said these [things] to you in figurative sayings. An hour is coming when I will speak to you in figurative sayings no longer, but I will tell you plainly about the Father.

References for John 16:25

      26 On that day you will ask in my name, and I do not say to you that I will ask the Father on your behalf.
      27 For the Father himself loves you, because you have loved me and have believed that I came from God.
      28 I have gone out from the Father and have come into the world; again, I am leaving the world and am going to the Father."
      29 His disciples said, "Behold, now you are speaking {plainly}a and are telling [us]b no figurative saying!

      References for John 16:29

        • ƿ 16:29 - Literally "with plainness"
        • ǀ 16:29 - *Here the direct object is supplied from context in the English translation
          30 Now we know that you know everything and do not {need for}c anyone to ask you [questions].d By this we believe that you have come from God."

          References for John 16:30

            • ǁ 16:30 - Literally "have need that"
            • ǂ 16:30 - *Here the word "[questions]" is not in the Greek text but is implied
              31 Jesus replied to them, "Now do you believe?
              32 Behold, an hour is coming--and has come--that you will be scattered each one to his own [home],e and you will leave me alone. And I am not alone, because the Father is with me.

              References for John 16:32

                • ǃ 16:32 - Or "to his own things"; or "to his own people" (i.e., family); the Greek text is somewhat ambiguous here
                  33 I have said these [things] to you so that in me you may have peace. In the world you have affliction, but have courage! I have conquered the world."