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John 16 :: Young's Literal Translation (YLT)

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Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 16:1 - 'These things I have spoken to you, that ye may not be stumbled,
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 16:2 - out of the synagogues they will put you; but an hour doth come, that every one who hath killed you, may think to offer service unto God;
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 16:3 - and these things they will do to you, because they did not know the Father, nor me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 16:4 - 'But these things I have spoken to you, that when the hour may come, ye may remember them, that I said them to you, and these things to you from the beginning I did not say, because I was with you;

The Holy Spirit Promised

Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 16:5 - and now I go away to Him who sent me, and none of you doth ask me, Whither dost thou go?
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 16:6 - but because these things I have said to you, the sorrow hath filled your heart.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 16:7 - 'But I tell you the truth; it is better for you that I go away, for if I may not go away, the Comforter will not come unto you, and if I go on, I will send Him unto you;
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 16:8 - and having come, He will convict the world concerning sin, and concerning righteousness, and concerning judgment;
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 16:9 - concerning sin indeed, because they do not believe in me;
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 16:10 - and concerning righteousness, because unto my Father I go away, and no more do ye behold me;
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 16:11 - and concerning judgment, because the ruler of this world hath been judged.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 16:12 - 'I have yet many things to say to you, but ye are not able to bear them now;
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 16:13 - and when He may come -- the Spirit of truth -- He will guide you to all the truth, for He will not speak from Himself, but as many things as He will hear He will speak, and the coming things He will tell you;
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 16:14 - He will glorify me, because of mine He will take, and will tell to you.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 16:15 - 'All things, as many as the Father hath, are mine; because of this I said, That of mine He will take, and will tell to you;

Jesus' Death and Resurrection Foretold

Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 16:16 - a little while, and ye do not behold me, and again a little while, and ye shall see me, because I go away unto the Father.'
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 16:17 - Therefore said some of his disciples one to another, 'What is this that he saith to us, A little while, and ye do not behold me, and again a little while, and ye shall see me, and, Because I go away unto the Father?'
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 16:18 - they said then, 'What is this he saith -- the little while? we have not known what he saith.'
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 16:19 - Jesus, therefore, knew that they were wishing to ask him, and he said to them, 'Concerning this do ye seek one with another, because I said, A little while, and you do not behold me, and again a little while, and ye shall see me?
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 16:20 - verily, verily, I say to you, that ye shall weep and lament, and the world will rejoice; and ye shall be sorrowful, but your sorrow joy will become.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 16:21 - 'The woman, when she may bear, hath sorrow, because her hour did come, and when she may bear the child, no more doth she remember the anguish, because of the joy that a man was born to the world.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 16:22 - 'And ye, therefore, now, indeed, have sorrow; and again I will see you, and your heart shall rejoice, and your joy no one doth take from you,

Prayer Promises

Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 16:23 - and in that day ye will question me nothing; verily, verily, I say to you, as many things as ye may ask of the Father in my name, He will give you;
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 16:24 - till now ye did ask nothing in my name; ask, and ye shall receive, that your joy may be full.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 16:25 - 'These things in similitudes I have spoken to you, but there cometh an hour when no more in similitudes will I speak to you, but freely of the Father, will tell you.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 16:26 - 'In that day, in my name ye will make request, and I do not say to you that I will ask the Father for you,
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 16:27 - for the Father himself doth love you, because me ye have loved, and ye have believed that I from God came forth;
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 16:28 - I came forth from the Father, and have come to the world; again I leave the world, and go on unto the Father.'
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 16:29 - His disciples say to him, 'Lo, now freely thou dost speak, and no similitude speakest thou;
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 16:30 - now we have known that thou hast known all things, and hast no need that any one do question thee; in this we believe that from God thou didst come forth.'
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 16:31 - Jesus answered them, 'Now do ye believe? lo, there doth come an hour,
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 16:32 - and now it hath come, that ye may be scattered, each to his own things, and me ye may leave alone, and I am not alone, because the Father is with me;
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 16:33 - these things I have spoken to you, that in me ye may have peace, in the world ye shall have tribulation, but take courage -- I have overcome the world.'

The Young's Literal Translation was translated by Robert Young, who believed in a strictly literal translation of God's word. This version of the Bible is in the public domain.


Pericope taken from the NASB95 and has been graciously provided by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved.

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