Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Jesus replied to them, "Even if I do give testimony about myself, it is [still] true, because I know where I came from and where I am going. But you people do not know where I came from or where I am going.
Now it was before the Passover Festival [was to begin] and Jesus knew that the time had come for Him to leave this world and return to the Father. Those [living] in the world, whom He had loved, and who were His own [disciples], He continued to love [dearly] to the very end [i.e., of His life on earth].
"But now I am going to Him who sent me; yet none of you is asking me, 'Where are you going?'
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.
And now, Father, honor me in your presence with the honor I had with you before the world was [created].
And it happened when the time came for Jesus to be taken up [to heaven] that He firmly determined to go to Jerusalem.
And it happened, as He was blessing them, that He left them and was taken up to heaven.
And when Jesus had said these things, just as the apostles were watching [Him], He was taken up by a cloud [and disappeared] out of their sight.
Then what if you were to see the Son of man going up [i.e., to heaven] where He was before?