Parallel Verses

An Understandable Version

[Jesus continued], "I have told you these things so that you men would not fall away [i.e., from the faith].

New American Standard Bible

"These things I have spoken to you so that you may be kept from stumbling.

King James Version

These things have I spoken unto you, that ye should not be offended.

Holman Bible

“I have told you these things to keep you from stumbling.

International Standard Version

"I have told you this to keep you from falling away.

A Conservative Version

I have spoken these things to you, so that ye may not be caused to stumble.

American Standard Version

These things have I spoken unto you, that ye should not be caused to stumble.

Amplified

I have told you all these things, so that you should not be offended (taken unawares and falter, or be caused to stumble and fall away). [I told you to keep you from being scandalized and repelled.]

Anderson New Testament

These things have I spoken to you, that you may not be ensnared.

Bible in Basic English

I have said these things to you so that you may not be in doubt.

Common New Testament

"I have said all this to you so that you will not go astray.

Daniel Mace New Testament

I have told you these things that ye may not be discouraged.

Darby Translation

These things I have spoken unto you that ye may not be offended.

Godbey New Testament

I have spoken these things to you, that you may not be offended.

Goodspeed New Testament

"I have told you this to keep you from faltering.

John Wesley New Testament

I have told you these things, that ye may not be offended. They will put you out of the synagogues;

Julia Smith Translation

These have I spoken, that ye should not be offended.

King James 2000

These things have I spoken unto you, that you should not be offended.

Lexham Expanded Bible

"I have said these [things] to you so that you will not fall away.

Modern King James verseion

I have spoken these things to you so that you should not be offended.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

These things have I said unto you because ye should not be offended.

Moffatt New Testament

I have told you all this, to keep you from being repelled.

Montgomery New Testament

"I have told you all this so that you may not stumble.

NET Bible

"I have told you all these things so that you will not fall away.

New Heart English Bible

"I have said all these things to you so that you may be kept from stumbling.

Noyes New Testament

These things have I spoken to you, that ye may not fall away.

Sawyer New Testament

These things I have said to you, that you may not be offended.

The Emphasized Bible

These things, have I spoken unto you, that ye may not be caused to stumble:

Thomas Haweis New Testament

THESE things have I spoken, that ye might not be stumbled.

Twentieth Century New Testament

I have spoken to you in this way so that you may not falter.

Webster

These things have I spoken to you, that ye should not be offended.

Weymouth New Testament

"These things I have spoken to you in order to clear stumbling-blocks out of your path.

Williams New Testament

"I have told you these things to keep you from falling over stumbling blocks.

World English Bible

"These things have I spoken to you, so that you wouldn't be caused to stumble.

Worrell New Testament

"These things have I spoken to you, that ye be not made to stumble.

Worsley New Testament

These things have I spoken unto you, that ye may not be offended:

Youngs Literal Translation

'These things I have spoken to you, that ye may not be stumbled,

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ταῦτα 
Tauta 
Usage: 188

λαλέω 
Laleo 
Usage: 235

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

ἵνα 
Hina 
that, to,
Usage: 472

ye should
σκανδαλίζω 
Skandalizo 
Usage: 10

not
μή 
me 
not, no, that not, God forbid 9, lest, neither, no man , but, none, not translated,
Usage: 493

Devotionals

Devotionals about John 16:1

Images John 16:1

Prayers for John 16:1

Context Readings

Coming Testimony And Rejection

1 [Jesus continued], "I have told you these things so that you men would not fall away [i.e., from the faith]. 2 The Jewish authorities will expel you from their synagogues. In fact, the time will come when whoever kills you will think he is doing a service to God.



Cross References

Matthew 11:6

The person who does not find an occasion for having doubts about my identity is fortunate indeed."

Matthew 13:21

but since he has such a shallow root, he lasts for [only] a short while. Then when trouble or persecution comes because of the message, immediately he falls away [from God].

Matthew 26:31-33

Then Jesus said [to His disciples], "All of you will have doubts about me tonight, for it is written [Zech. 13:7], 'I will strike down the shepherd and the sheep of the flock will be scattered everywhere.'

John 15:18-27

"If the world hates you, then know that it has [already] hated me, [even] before it hated you.

John 16:4

But I have told you these things so that, when the time comes [for people to do such things], you will remember that I had warned you. I did not tell you them at the beginning [of my ministry] because I was with you [i.e., to protect you from persecution].

Romans 14:21

[So], it is better [for you] not to eat bread, nor to drink wine, nor to do anything [else] that could cause your brother to fall [away from God].

Philippians 1:10

Then you will be able to approve of [only] what is best and be sincere and without just blame on the day of Christ's [return],

1 Peter 2:8

[And it also says, Isa. 8:14, that He would be], "A stone that people would stumble over and a rock over which they would trip and fall." The way they stumble is by disobeying the Gospel message. They were destined [though not forced] to do this.

Matthew 13:57

And they were led to doubt His true identity. But Jesus said to them, "A prophet does not go without being honored, except in His own home town and among His own family members."

Matthew 24:10

And then many people will fall away [from God] and they will turn one another over [i.e., to the authorities for punishment], and they will hate one another.

John 15:11

I have said these things to you so that my joy may be in your hearts, and that your joy may be complete.

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