⇧ 1 2 3 4
John 16:1 ←
“I have said these things to you so that you wouldn’t be caused to stumble.
John 16:2 ←
They will put you out of the synagogues. Yes, the time is coming that whoever kills you will think that he offers service to God.
John 16:3 ←
They will do these things because they have not known the Father nor me.
John 16:4 ←
But I have told you these things so that when the time comes, you may remember that I told you about them. I didn’t tell you these things from the beginning, because I was with you.
John 16:5 ←
But now I am going to him who sent me, and none of you asks me, ‘Where are you going?’
John 16:6 ←
But because I have told you these things, sorrow has filled your heart.
John 16:7 ←
Nevertheless I tell you the truth: It is to your advantage that I go away; for if I don’t go away, the Counselor won’t come to you. But if I go, I will send him to you.
John 16:8 ←
When he has come, he will convict the world about sin, about righteousness, and about judgment;
John 16:9 ←
about sin, because they don’t believe in me;
John 16:10 ←
about righteousness, because I am going to my Father, and you won’t see me any more;
John 16:11 ←
about judgment, because the prince of this world has been judged.
John 16:12 ←
“I still have many things to tell you, but you can’t bear them now.
John 16:13 ←
However, when he, the Spirit of truth, has come, he will guide you into all truth, for he will not speak from himself; but whatever he hears, he will speak. He will declare to you things that are coming.
John 16:14 ←
He will glorify me, for he will take from what is mine and will declare it to you.
John 16:15 ←
All things that the Father has are mine; therefore I said that he takes of mine and will declare it to you.
John 16:16 ←
“A little while, and you will not see me. Again a little while, and you will see me.”
John 16:17 ←
Some of his disciples therefore said to one another, “What is this that he says to us, ‘A little while, and you won’t see me, and again a little while, and you will see me;’ and, ‘Because I go to the Father’?”
John 16:18 ←
They said therefore, “What is this that he says, ‘A little while’? We don’t know what he is saying.”
John 16:19 ←
Therefore Jesus perceived that they wanted to ask him, and he said to them, “Do you inquire among yourselves concerning this, that I said, ‘A little while, and you won’t see me, and again a little while, and you will see me?’
John 16:20 ←
Most certainly I tell you that you will weep and lament, but the world will rejoice. You will be sorrowful, but your sorrow will be turned into joy.
John 16:21 ←
A woman, when she gives birth, has sorrow because her time has come. But when she has delivered the child, she doesn’t remember the anguish any more, for the joy that a human being is born into the world.
John 16:22 ←
Therefore you now have sorrow, but I will see you again, and your heart will rejoice, and no one will take your joy away from you.
John 16:23 ←
“In that day you will ask me no questions. Most certainly I tell you, whatever you may ask of the Father in my name, he will give it to you.
John 16:24 ←
Until now, you have asked nothing in my name. Ask, and you will receive, that your joy may be made full.
John 16:25 ←
“I have spoken these things to you in figures of speech. But the time is coming when I will no more speak to you in figures of speech, but will tell you plainly about the Father.
John 16:26 ←
In that day you will ask in my name; and I don’t say to you that I will pray to the Father for you,
John 16:27 ←
for the Father himself loves you, because you have loved me, and have believed that I came from God.
John 16:28 ←
I came from the Father and have come into the world. Again, I leave the world and go to the Father.”
John 16:29 ←
His disciples said to him, “Behold, now you are speaking plainly, and using no figures of speech.
John 16:30 ←
Now we know that you know all things, and don’t need for anyone to question you. By this we believe that you came from God.”
Jesus answered them, “Do you now believe?
John 16:32 ←
Behold, the time is coming, yes, and has now come, that you will be scattered, everyone to his own place, and you will leave me alone. Yet I am not alone, because the Father is with me.
John 16:33 ←
I have told you these things, that in me you may have peace. In the world you have trouble; but cheer up! I have overcome the world.”