John 16:1-8 NAS

Jesus' Warning

1 "1These things I have spoken to you so that you may be kept from 2stumbling.

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2 "aThey will 3make you outcasts from the synagogue, but 4an hour is coming for everyone 5who kills you to think that he is offering service to God.

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    • đ 16:2 - Or "They will have you excommunicated"
      3 "These things they will do 6because they have not known the Father or Me.

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      4 "But these things I have spoken to you, 7so that when their hour comes, you bmay remember that I told you of them. These things I did not say to you 8at the beginning, because I was with you.

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        • Ē 16:4 - Or "will remember them, that I told you"

          The Holy Spirit Promised

          5 "But now 9I am going to Him who sent Me; and none of you asks Me, '10Where are You going?'

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          6 "But because I have said these things to you, 11sorrow has filled your heart.

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          7 "But I tell you the truth, it is to your advantage that I go away; for if I do not go away, the c12Helper will not come to you; but if I go, 13I will send Him to you.

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            • ē 16:7 - Gr "Paracletos", one called alongside to help; or "Comforter, Advocate, Intercessor"
              8 "And He, when He comes, will convict the world concerning sin and righteousness and judgment;