1901 American Standard Version (ASV)
1 Christ comforteth his disciples against tribulation by the promise of the Holy Ghost, and by his resurrection and ascension: 23 assureth their prayers made in his name to be acceptable to his Father. 33 Peace in Christ, and in the world affliction.
16:1 ¶ These things have I spoken unto you, that ye should not be caused to stumble.
16:2 They shall put you out of the synagogues: yea, the hour cometh, that whosoever killeth you shall think that he offereth service unto God.
16:3 And these things will they do, because they have not known the Father, nor me.
16:4 But these things have I spoken unto you, that when their hour is come, ye may remember them, how that I told you. And these things I said not unto you from the beginning, because I was with you.
16:5 But now I go unto him that sent me; and none of you asketh me, Whither goest thou?
16:6 But because I have spoken these things unto you, sorrow hath filled your heart.
16:7 Nevertheless I tell you the truth: It is expedient for you that I go away; for if I go not away, the Comforter will not come unto you; but if I go, I will send him unto you.
16:8 And he, when he is come, will convict the world in respect of sin, and of righteousness, and of judgment:
16:9 of sin, because they believe not on me;
16:10 of righteousness, because I go to the Father, and ye behold me no more;
16:11 of judgment, because the prince of this world hath been judged.
16:12 I have yet many things to say unto you, but ye cannot bear them now.
16:13 Howbeit when he, the Spirit of truth, is come, he shall guide you into all the truth: for he shall not speak from himself; but what things soever he shall hear, [these] shall he speak: and he shall declare unto you the things that are to come.
16:14 He shall glorify me: for he shall take of mine, and shall declare [it] unto you.
16:15 All things whatsoever the Father hath are mine: therefore said I, that he taketh of mine, and shall declare [it] unto you.
16:16 A little while, and ye behold me no more; and again a little while, and ye shall see me.
16:17 [Some] of his disciples therefore said one to another, What is this that he saith unto us, A little while, and ye behold me not; and again a little while, and ye shall see me: and, Because I go to the Father?
16:18 They said therefore, What is this that he saith, A little while? We know not what he saith.
16:19 Jesus perceived that they were desirous to ask him, and he said unto them, Do ye inquire among yourselves concerning this, that I said, A little while, and ye behold me not, and again a little while, and ye shall see me?
16:20 Verily, verily, I say unto you, that ye shall weep and lament, but the world shall rejoice: ye shall be sorrowful, but your sorrow shall be turned into joy.
16:21 A woman when she is in travail hath sorrow, because her hour is come: but when she is delivered of the child, she remembereth no more the anguish, for the joy that a man is born into the world.
16:22 And ye therefore now have sorrow: but I will see you again, and your heart shall rejoice, and your joy no one taketh away from you.
16:23 And in that day ye shall ask me no question. Verily, verily, I say unto you, if ye shall ask anything of the Father, he will give it you in my name.
16:24 Hitherto have ye asked nothing in my name: ask, and ye shall receive, that your joy may be made full.
16:25 These things have I spoken unto you in dark sayings: the hour cometh, when I shall no more speak unto you in dark sayings, but shall tell you plainly of the Father.
16:26 In that day ye shall ask in my name: and I say not unto you, that I will pray the Father for you;
16:27 for the Father himself loveth you, because ye have loved me, and have believed that I came forth from the Father.
16:28 I came out from the Father, and am come into the world: again, I leave the world, and go unto the Father.
16:29 His disciples say, Lo, now speakest thou plainly, and speakest no dark saying.
16:30 Now know we that thou knowest all things, and needest not that any man should ask thee: by this we believe that thou camest forth from God.
16:31 Jesus answered them, Do ye now believe?
16:32 Behold, the hour cometh, yea, is come, that ye shall be scattered, every man to his own, and shall leave me alone: and [yet] I am not alone, because the Father is with me.
16:33 These things have I spoken unto you, that in me ye may have peace. In the world ye have tribulation: but be of good cheer; I have overcome the world.
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