John 16:16-18 NIV

16 "In a little while1 you will see me no more, and then after a little while you will see me."2

References for John 16:16

The Disciples' Grief Will Turn to Joy

17 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,'3 and 'Because I am going to the Father'?"4

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."