Parallel Verses

Moffatt New Testament

You heard me tell you I was going away and coming back to you; if you loved me, you would rejoice that I am going to the Father ??for the Father is greater than I am.

New American Standard Bible

You heard that I said to you, ‘I go away, and I will come to you.’ If you loved Me, you would have rejoiced because I go to the Father, for the Father is greater than I.

King James Version

Ye have heard how I said unto you, I go away, and come again unto you. If ye loved me, ye would rejoice, because I said, I go unto the Father: for my Father is greater than I.

Holman Bible

You have heard Me tell you, ‘I am going away and I am coming to you.’ If you loved Me, you would have rejoiced that I am going to the Father, because the Father is greater than I.

International Standard Version

You have heard me tell you, "I'm going away, but I'm coming back to you.' If you loved me, you would rejoice that I'm going to the Father, because the Father is greater than I am.

A Conservative Version

Ye heard that I said to you, I go, and I come to you. If ye loved me, ye would have rejoiced because I said I go to the Father, because my Father is greater than I.

American Standard Version

Ye heard how I said to you, I go away, and I come unto you. If ye loved me, ye would have rejoiced, because I go unto the Father: for the Father is greater than I.

Amplified

You heard Me tell you, ‘I am going away, and I am coming back to you.’ If you [really] loved Me, you would have rejoiced, because I am going [back] to the Father, for the Father is greater than I.

An Understandable Version

You heard me say to you, 'I am going away and I am returning to you.' If you [really] loved me, you would have been happy that I am going to the Father, because the Father is greater than I am.

Anderson New Testament

You have heard that I said to you, I am going away, and am coming again to you. If you loved me, you would rejoice, because I go to the Father; for my Father is greater than I.

Bible in Basic English

Keep in mind how I said to you, I go away and come to you again. If you had love for me you would be glad, because I am going to the Father: for the Father is greater than I.

Common New Testament

You have heard me say to you, 'I am going away and coming back to you.' If you loved me, you would rejoice because I said, 'I am going to the Father,' for the Father is greater than I.

Daniel Mace New Testament

ye have heard me say, "I am going away, and shall come again unto you." if ye loved me, ye would rejoice at my going to the father: for the father is greater than I.

Darby Translation

Ye have heard that I have said unto you, I go away and I am coming to you. If ye loved me ye would rejoice that I go to the Father, for my Father is greater than I.

Godbey New Testament

You heard that I said to you, I go away, and I come to you. If you love me with divine love, you would rejoice, because I go to my Father: because the Father is greater than I.

Goodspeed New Testament

You have heard me say that I am going away and am coming back to you; if you loved me you would be glad that I am going to the Father, for the Father is greater than I.

John Wesley New Testament

Ye heard me say to you, I go, and come again to you. If ye loved me, ye would have rejoyced, because I said, I go to the Father; for my Father is greater than me.

Julia Smith Translation

Ye have heard that I said to you, I retire, and I am coming to you. If ye loved me, ye would rejoice because I said, I go to the Father: for my Father is greater than I.

King James 2000

You have heard how I said unto you, I go away, and come again unto you. If you loved me, you would rejoice, because I said, I go unto the Father: for my Father is greater than I.

Lexham Expanded Bible

You have heard that I said to you, 'I am going away, and I am coming to you.' If you loved me, you would have rejoiced that I am going to the Father, because the Father is greater than I [am].

Modern King James verseion

You have heard how I said to you, I go away and I am coming to you again. If you loved Me, you would rejoice because I said, I go to the Father, for My Father is greater than I.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

"Ye have heard how I said unto you, 'I go and come again unto you.' If ye loved me, ye would verily rejoice, because I said I go unto the father. For the father is greater than I.

Montgomery New Testament

"You heard me tell you, 'I am going away, and yet I am coming to you.' If you loved me you would have been glad because I said 'I am going to the Father,' for my Father is greater than I.

NET Bible

You heard me say to you, 'I am going away and I am coming back to you.' If you loved me, you would be glad that I am going to the Father, because the Father is greater than I am.

New Heart English Bible

You heard how I told you, 'I am going away, and I will come to you.' If you loved me, you would rejoice that I am going to the Father; for the Father is greater than I.

Noyes New Testament

Ye heard me say to you, I am going away, and am coming again to you. If ye loved me, ye would have rejoiced that I go to the Father; for the Father is greater than I.

Sawyer New Testament

You heard that I said to you, I will go away and come to you. If you loved me you would rejoice because I go to the Father, for the Father is greater than I.

The Emphasized Bible

Ye heard that, I, said unto you - I go my way, and I come unto you, - Had ye loved me, ye would have rejoiced, that I am going unto the Father, for, the Father, is, greater than I.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Ye have heard that I told you, I am going away, though I am coming again to you. If ye loved me, ye would rejoice, because I said, I am going to the Father: because my Father is greater than I.

Twentieth Century New Testament

You heard me say that I was going away and would return to you. Had you loved me, you would have been glad that I was going to the Father, because the Father is greater than I.

Webster

Ye have heard that I said to you, I go away, and come again to you. If ye loved me, ye would rejoice, because I said, I go to the Father: for my Father is greater than I.

Weymouth New Testament

"You heard me say to you, 'I am going away, and yet I am coming to you.' If you loved me, you would have rejoiced because I am going to the Father; for the Father is greater than I am.

Williams New Testament

You have heard me say that I am going away and coming back to you; if you really loved me, you would rejoice over my telling you that I am going to the Father, because my Father is greater than I.

World English Bible

You heard how I told you, 'I go away, and I come to you.' If you loved me, you would have rejoiced, because I said 'I am going to my Father;' for the Father is greater than I.

Worrell New Testament

Ye heard that I said to you, 'I go away, and I come to you.' If ye loved Me, ye would have rejoiced, because I go to the Father; because the Father is greater than I.

Worsley New Testament

Ye have heard, how I said unto you, "I am going away, and I shall come again to you." If ye loved me, ye would rejoice that I said, I am going to the Father: for my Father is greater than I.

Youngs Literal Translation

ye heard that I said to you -- I go away, and I come unto you; if ye did love me, ye would have rejoiced that I said -- I go on to the Father, because my Father is greater than I.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Ye have heard
ἀκούω 
Akouo 
Usage: 313

how
ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764

I
ἐγώ 
Ego 
I, my, me, not tr
Usage: 174

ἔπω 
Epo 
say, speak, tell, command, bid, , vr say
Usage: 824

ὑμῖν 
Humin 
you, ye, your, not tr,
Usage: 293

I go away
ὑπάγω 
Hupago 
go, go way, go away, get thee, depart, get thee hence
Usage: 26

and

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

ἔρχομαι 
Erchomai 
come, go, , vr come
Usage: 424

πρός 
Pros 
unto, to, with, for, against, among, at, not tr, , vr to
Usage: 412

you
ὑμᾶς 
Humas 
you, ye, for your sakes Trans, not tr,
Usage: 314

If
εἰ 
Ei 
if, whether, that, not tr,
Usage: 218

ye loved
G25
ἀγαπάω 
Agapao 
Usage: 92

me
μέ 
me 
me, I, my, not tr
Usage: 122

χαίρω 
Chairo 
Usage: 60

ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764

I said
ἔπω 
Epo 
say, speak, tell, command, bid, , vr say
Usage: 824

I go
πορεύομαι 
Poreuomai 
go, depart, walk, go way,
Usage: 101

πρός 
Pros 
unto, to, with, for, against, among, at, not tr, , vr to
Usage: 412

the Father
πατήρ 
Pater 
Usage: 180

for
ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764

my
μοῦ 
Mou 
my, me, mine, I, mine own
Usage: 313

πατήρ 
Pater 
Usage: 180

is
ἐστί 
Esti 
is, are, was, be, have, not tr, , vr is
Usage: 585

μείζων 
meizon 
Usage: 19

Context Readings

Jesus Promises The Holy Spirit

27 Peace I leave to you, my peace I give to you; I give it not as the world gives its 'Peace!' Let not your hearts be disquieted or timid. 28 You heard me tell you I was going away and coming back to you; if you loved me, you would rejoice that I am going to the Father ??for the Father is greater than I am. 29 I tell you this now, before it occurs, so that, when it does occur, you may believe.



Cross References

John 14:12

Truly, truly I tell you, he who believes in me will do the very deeds I do, and still greater deeds than these. For I am going to the Father,

John 14:18

I will not leave you forlorn; I am coming to you.

John 14:18-7

I will not leave you forlorn; I am coming to you.

John 5:18

But this only made the Jews more eager to kill him, because he not merely broke the sabbath but actually spoke of God as his own Father, thereby making himself equal to God.

John 10:29-30

My Father who gave me them is stronger than all, and no one can snatch anything out of the Father's hand.

John 14:2-4

In my Father's house there are many abodes; were it not so, would I have told you that I was going to prepare a place for you?

Hebrews 1:2-3

but in these days at the end he has spoken to us by a Son ??a Son whom he appointed heir of the universe, as it was by him that he created the world.

Hebrews 1:2

but in these days at the end he has spoken to us by a Son ??a Son whom he appointed heir of the universe, as it was by him that he created the world.

Hebrews 1:2

but in these days at the end he has spoken to us by a Son ??a Son whom he appointed heir of the universe, as it was by him that he created the world.

Hebrews 1:2

but in these days at the end he has spoken to us by a Son ??a Son whom he appointed heir of the universe, as it was by him that he created the world.

Hebrews 1:2-7

but in these days at the end he has spoken to us by a Son ??a Son whom he appointed heir of the universe, as it was by him that he created the world.

Hebrews 1:2

but in these days at the end he has spoken to us by a Son ??a Son whom he appointed heir of the universe, as it was by him that he created the world.

Matthew 12:18

Here is my servant whom I have selected, my Beloved in whom my soul delights; I will invest him with my Spirit, and he will proclaim religion to the Gentiles.

Luke 24:51-53

And as he blessed them he parted from them [and was carried up to heaven].

John 10:38

but if I am, then believe the deeds, though you will not believe me ??that you may learn and understand that the Father is in me and I am in the Father."

John 13:16

Truly, truly I tell you, a servant is not greater than his master, nor is a messenger greater than he who sent him.

John 16:7

Yet ??I am telling you the truth ??my going is for your good. If I do not depart, the Helper will not come to you; whereas if I go, I will send him to you.

John 16:16-22

In a little while, you will behold me no longer; then, after a little, you shall see me."

John 20:17

Jesus said, "Cease clinging to me. I have not ascended yet to the Father, but go to my brothers and tell them, 'I am ascending to my Father and yours, to my God and yours.'"

John 20:21

Jesus then repeated, "Peace be with you! As the Father sent me forth, I am sending you forth."

1 Corinthians 11:3

But I would like you to understand this: Christ is the head of every man, man is the head of woman, and God is the head of Christ.

1 Corinthians 15:24-28

Then comes the end, when he hands over his royal power to God the Father, after putting down all other rulers, all other authorities and powers.

Philippians 2:6-11

Though he was divine by nature, he did not set store upon equality with God

Hebrews 2:9-15

what we do see is Jesus who was put lower than the angels for a little while to suffer death, and who has been crowned with glory and honour that by God's grace he might taste death for everyone.

Hebrews 3:1-4

Holy brothers, you who participate in a heavenly calling, look at Jesus then, at the apostle and high priest of our confession;

1 Peter 1:8

You never knew him, but you love him; for the moment you do not see him, but you believe in him, and you will thrill with an unspeakable and glorious joy

Revelation 1:11

"Write your vision in a book, and send it to the seven churches, to Ephesus and Smyrna and Pergamum and Thyatira and Sardis and Philadelphia and Laodicea."

Revelation 1:17-18

When I saw him, I fell at his feet like a dead man; but he laid his hand on me, saying, "Do not be afraid; I am the First and Last,

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