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John 14:8

8 Philip said, “Lord, show us the Father and that will be enough for us.”

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Read John 14:8 Using Other Translations

Philip saith unto him, Lord, shew us the Father, and it sufficeth us.
Philip said to him, "Lord, show us the Father, and it is enough for us."
Philip said, “Lord, show us the Father, and we will be satisfied.”

What does John 14:8 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
John 14:8

Philip saith to him, Lord
Another of his disciples addresses him in a reverend and becoming manner, as Thomas before had done, calling him Lord, and saying to him, "show us the Father, and it sufficeth us": he speaks in the name of them all, seems to own their ignorance of the Father, and expresses their desire of seeing him:

shew us the Father;
it was a corporeal sight of him he asked for; such a sight of the glory of God as Moses desired, and the elders of Israel had at Mount Sinai; and signifies, that if this could be obtained, it would give them full satisfaction:

and it sufficeth us;
we shall be no more uneasy at thy departure from us; we shall have no doubt about thy Father's house, and the many mansions in it; or of thyself, as the way unto it, and of our everlasting abode with thee in it; we shall sit down easy and contented, and trouble time no more with questions about this matter.

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