Jesus saw that they wanted to ask him about this, so he said to them, “Are you asking one another what I meant when I said, ‘In a little while you will see me no more, and then after a little while you will see me’?
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?
Jesus knew that they wanted to ask him, so he said to them, "Is this what you are asking yourselves, what I meant by saying, 'A little while and you will not see me, and again a little while and you will see me'?
Now Jesus knew that they were desirous to ask
This is a proof of Christ's deity, that he is the omniscient God
who knows all things, what is in man, even the secrets of the
heart; for he not only knew the whisperings of the disciples, and
their inquiries among themselves about the sense of his words,
but also their secret desires to ask him concerning it:
and said unto them, do ye inquire 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?
which he said before they could put the question to him, they
being bashful, and backward, through fear or shame; and which not
only confirms what is before observed of his omniscience, but
also shows his readiness to open his mind and meaning, and
explain himself to his disciples, as he does in the following