JOHN 14:16

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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And I will pray the Father, and he shall give you another Comforter, that he may abide with you for ever;

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John 14:16 Translation & Meaning

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And καὶ And, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words And
I ἐγὼ I, me I
will pray ἐρωτήσω To interrogate; by implication, to request pray
the τὸν The (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) the
Father, πατέρα A "father" (literally or figuratively, near or more remote) Father
and καὶ And, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words and
he shall give δώσει To give (used in a very wide application, properly, or by implication, literally or figuratively; greatly modified by the connection) give
you ὑμῖν To (with or by) you you
another ἄλλον "else," i.e., different (in many applications) another
Comforter, παράκλητον An intercessor, consoler Comforter
that ἵνα In order that (denoting the purpose or the result) that
he may abide μένῃ To stay (in a given place, state, relation or expectancy) abide
with μεθ' Properly, denoting accompaniment; "amid" (local or causal); modified variously according to the case (genitive association, or accusative succession) with which it is joined; occupying an intermediate position between G0575 or G1537 and G1519 or G4314; less intimate than G1722 and less close than G4862) with
you ὑμῶν Of (from or concerning) you you
for εἰς To or into (indicating the point reached or entered), of place, time, or (figuratively) purpose (result, etc.); also in adverbial phrases for
ever; αἰῶνα Properly, an age; by extension, perpetuity (also past); by implication, the world; specially (Jewish) a Messianic period (present or future) ever

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  • 14  If ye shall ask any thing in my name, I will do it.

  • 15  If ye love me, keep my commandments.

  • 16  And I will pray the Father, and he shall give you another Comforter, that he may abide with you for ever;

  • 17  Even the Spirit of truth; whom the world cannot receive, because it seeth him not, neither knoweth him: but ye know him; for he dwelleth with you, and shall be in you.

  • 18  I will not leave you comfortless: I will come to you.




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