John 14:16-17

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 14:16 in Other Translations

KJV
16 And I will pray the Father, and he shall give you another Comforter, that he may abide with you for ever;
ESV
16 And I will ask the Father, and he will give you another Helper, to be with you forever,
NLT
16 And I will ask the Father, and he will give you another Advocate, who will never leave you.
MSG
16 I will talk to the Father, and he'll provide you another Friend so that you will always have someone with you.
CSB
16 And I will ask the Father, and He will give you another Counselor to be with you forever.

John 14:16-17 In-Context

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.

Cross References 3

  • 1. ver 26; John 15:26; John 16:7
  • 2. John 15:26; John 16:13; 1 John 4:6; 1 John 5:6
  • 3. 1 Corinthians 2:14

Footnotes 1

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