John 14:15-17

Jesus Promises the Holy Spirit

15 “If you love me, keep my commands.
16 And I will ask the Father, and he will give you another advocate to help you and be with you forever—
17 the Spirit of truth. The world cannot accept him, because it neither sees him nor knows him. But you know him, for he lives with you and will be[a] in you.

John 14:15-17 In-Context

13 And I will do whatever you ask in my name, so that the Father may be glorified in the Son.
14 You may ask me for anything in my name, and I will do it.
15 “If you love me, keep my commands.
16 And I will ask the Father, and he will give you another advocate to help you and be with you forever—
17 the Spirit of truth. The world cannot accept him, because it neither sees him nor knows him. But you know him, for he lives with you and will be in you.
18 I will not leave you as orphans; I will come to you.
19 Before long, the world will not see me anymore, but you will see me. Because I live, you also will live.

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Cross References 4

  • 1. ver 21,23; Psalms 103:18; John 15:10; 1 John 2:3-5; 1 John 3:22,24; 1 John 5:3; 2 John 6; Revelation 12:17; Revelation 14:12
  • 2. ver 26; John 15:26; John 16:7
  • 3. John 15:26; John 16:13; 1 John 4:6; 1 John 5:6
  • 4. 1 Corinthians 2:14

Footnotes 1

  • [a]. Some early manuscripts "and is"