Parallel Verses

Sawyer New Testament

Jesus knew that they wished to ask him, and said to them, Do you inquire among yourselves concerning this that I said, A little while and you shall not see me, and again a little while and you shall see me?

New American Standard Bible

Jesus knew that they wished to question Him, and He said to them, "Are you deliberating together about this, that I said, 'A little while, and you will not see Me, and again a little while, and you will see Me'?

King James Version

Now Jesus knew that they were desirous to ask him, and said unto them, Do ye inquire among yourselves of that I said, A little while, and ye shall not see me: and again, a little while, and ye shall see me?

Holman Bible

Jesus knew they wanted to question Him, so He said to them, “Are you asking one another about what I said, ‘A little while and you will not see Me; again a little while and you will see Me’?

International Standard Version

Jesus knew that they wanted to ask him a question, so he asked them, "Are you discussing among yourselves what I meant when I said, "In a little while you will no longer see me, then in a little while you will see me again'?

A Conservative Version

Therefore Jesus knew that they wanted to ask him, and he said to them, Do ye inquire among yourselves about this, because I said, A little while, and ye do not look at me, and, Again a little while, and ye will see me?

American Standard Version

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?

Amplified

Jesus knew that they wanted to ask Him, so He said to them, Are you wondering and inquiring among yourselves what I meant when I said, In a little while you will no longer see Me, and again after a short while you will see Me?

An Understandable Version

Jesus sensed that the disciples wanted to ask Him a question, so He said to them, "Are you discussing among yourselves my saying 'After a little while [longer] you will not see me. Then, a little while [later] you will see me again'?

Anderson New Testament

Then Jesus knew that they wished to ask him; and he said to them: Are you inquiring of one another about this, because I said, A little while and you will not see me; and again, a little while, and you will see me?

Bible in Basic English

Jesus saw that they had a desire to put the question to him, so he said to them, Is this what you are questioning one with another, why I said, After a little time, you will see me no longer; and then again, after a little time, you will see me?

Common New Testament

Now Jesus knew that they wanted to ask him, so he said to them, "Are you asking yourselves about what I meant when I said, 'A little while, and you will not see me; and again a little while, and you will see me'?

Daniel Mace New Testament

now Jesus perceiving that they had a mind to ask him, said to them, are you sollicitous about what I said, "within a little while ye shall not see me: but within a little while ye shall see me again?"

Darby Translation

Jesus knew therefore that they desired to demand of him, and said to them, Do ye inquire of this among yourselves that I said, A little while and ye do not behold me; and again a little while and ye shall see me?

Godbey New Testament

Jesus knew that they wished to ask Him, and said to them, You are seeking with one another concerning this, because I said, A little while, and you see me no more, and again a little while, and you shall see me?

Goodspeed New Testament

Jesus saw that they wanted to ask him a question, and he said to them, "Are you asking one another about my saying 'In a little while you will not see me any longer, and a little while after, you will see me again'?

John Wesley New Testament

Jesus knew they were desirous to ask him, and said to them, Ye inquire among you of this, that I said, A little while and ye shall not see me; and again, a little while and ye shall see me.

Julia Smith Translation

Then knew Jesus that they wished to ask him, and he said to them, For this seek ye with one another that I said, A little while, and ye see me not; and again a little, and ye shall see me

King James 2000

Now Jesus knew that they were desirous to ask him, and said unto them, Do you inquire among yourselves of what I said, A little while, and you shall not see me: and again, a little while, and you shall see me?

Lexham Expanded Bible

Jesus knew that they were wanting to ask him, and he said to them, "Are you deliberating with one another about this--that I said, 'A little [while], and you will not see me, and again a little [while] and you will see me'?

Modern King James verseion

Then Jesus knew that they desired to ask Him, and said to them, Do you seek answers with one another concerning this, because I said, A little while and you shall not see Me; and again a little while, and you shall see Me?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Jesus perceived that they would ask him, and said unto them, "This is it that ye enquire of between yourselves, that I said, 'After a while ye shall not see me, and again after a while ye shall see me.'

Moffatt New Testament

Jesus knew they wanted to ask him; so he said to them, "Is this what you are discussing together, why I said, 'In a little while, you will not see me: then, after a little, you shall see me'?

Montgomery New Testament

Jesus perceived that they wanted to ask him, and said: "Are you questioning one another about my saying, 'A little while and you shall behold me no more, and again a little while you shall see me'?

NET Bible

Jesus could see that they wanted to ask him about these things, so he said to them, "Are you asking each other about this -- that I said, 'In a little while you will not see me; again after a little while, you will see me'?

New Heart English Bible

Jesus knew that they wanted to ask him, so 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?'

Noyes New Testament

Jesus knew that they were desirous of asking him, and said to them, Is it of this that ye are inquiring of one another, that I said, A little while, and ye behold me not, and again a little while, and ye will See me?

The Emphasized Bible

Jesus took note, that they were wishing to question him, and said unto them - Concerning this, are ye enquiring one with another, - because I said: - A little while, and ye behold me not, and, again, a little while, and ye shall see me?

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Now Jesus knew that they were desirous to ask him, and said unto them, Are ye questioning among yourselves concerning this declaration, which I spake, A little while, and ye shall not see me: and again a little while, and ye shall see me?

Twentieth Century New Testament

Jesus saw that they were wanting to ask him a question, and said: "Are you trying to find out from one another what I meant by saying 'In a little while you will not see me; and then in a little while you will see me indeed'?

Webster

Now Jesus knew that they were desirous to ask him, and said to them, Do ye inquire among yourselves of that which I said, A little while, and ye shall not see me: and again, a little while, and ye shall see me?

Weymouth New Testament

Jesus perceived that they wanted to ask Him, and He said, "Is this what you are questioning one another about--my saying, 'A little while and you do not see me, and again a little while and you shall see me'?

Williams New Testament

Jesus knew that they wanted to ask Him a question, and so He said to them, "Are you inquiring of one another about this saying of mine, 'In just a little while you will not see me, and yet in just a little while after you will see me again'?

World English Bible

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?'

Worrell New Testament

Jesus knew that they wished to ask Him, and He said to them, "Do ye inquire among yourselves about this that I said, 'A little while, and ye behold Me not, and again a little while, and ye will see Me!'

Worsley New Testament

Now Jesus knew that they wanted to ask Him, and therefore said unto them, Are ye enquiring among each other about this, that I said, A little while and ye shall not see me, and again a little while and ye shall see me?

Youngs Literal Translation

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?

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Now
οὖν 
Oun 
therefore, then, so, and, now, wherefore, but, not tr,
Usage: 417

Ἰησοῦς 
Iesous 
Usage: 969

γινώσκω 
Ginosko 
Usage: 147

ὅτι 
Hoti 
ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764
Usage: 764

θέλω ἐθέλω 
thelo 
will/would, will/would have, desire, desirous, list, to will,
Usage: 136

to ask
ἐρωτάω 
Erotao 
Usage: 42

him

Usage: 0

and







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

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


Usage: 0

Do ye enquire
ζητέω 
Zeteo 
Usage: 79

μετά 
meta 
with, after, among, hereafter , afterward , against, not tr,
Usage: 346

ἀλλήλων 
Allelon 
Usage: 85

of
περί 
Peri 
Usage: 254

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

μικρόν 
Mikron 
Usage: 10

ye shall
θεωρέω 
theoreo 
Usage: 40

not
οὐ 
Ou 
not, no, cannot ,
Usage: 1032

see
θεωρέω 
theoreo 
Usage: 40

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

πάλιν 
Palin 
Usage: 120

μικρόν 
Mikron 
Usage: 10

ye shall see
ὀπτάνομαι ὄπτομαι 
Optanomai 
Usage: 41

References

Fausets

Hastings

Context Readings

Jesus Predicts His Return To The Disciples

18 They said therefore, What is this that he says, The little while? We do not know what he says. 19  Jesus knew that they wished to ask him, and said to them, Do you inquire among yourselves concerning this that I said, A little while and you shall not see me, and again a little while and you shall see me? 20 I tell you most truly, that you shall weep and lament, but the world shall rejoice; and you shall be sorrowful, but your sorrow shall become joy.


Cross References

John 2:24-25

but Jesus did not trust himself to them, because he knew all men,

John 16:30

now we know that you know all things, and have no need that any one should ask you; on this account we believe that you have come forth from God.

John 16:30-4

now we know that you know all things, and have no need that any one should ask you; on this account we believe that you have come forth from God.

Matthew 6:8

Be not, therefore, like them; for your Father knows what you need before you ask him.

Matthew 9:4

And Jesus observing their thoughts, said, Why do you think evil in your hearts?

Mark 9:33-34

And he came to Capernaum; and when he was in the house, he asked them, What did you dispute about on the way?

John 7:33

Then Jesus said, Yet a little while am I with you, and I go to him that sent me.

John 13:33

My little children, I am with you yet a little while. You shall seek me, and as I said to the Jews, Where I go you cannot come, I now also say to you.

John 14:19

Yet a little while and the world beholds me no more; but you shall behold me; because I live, you shall live also.

John 16:16

A little while and you shall not see me; and again a little while and you shall see me.

John 21:17

He said to him a third time; Simon, son of John, are you a friend to me? Peter was grieved that he said to him the third time, Are you a friend to me? and he said to him, Lord you know all things; you know that I am a friend to you. Jesus said to him, Feed my sheep.

Hebrews 4:13

and there is nothing which is not manifest in his sight; for all things are naked and exposed to his eyes, to whom our discourse relates.

Revelation 2:23

And her children will I kill with pestilence, and all the churches shall know that I am he that searches the minds and hearts, and I will give you each one according to your works.

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