16 1 'These things I have spoken to you, that ye may not be stumbled, 2 out of the synagogues they will put you; but an hour doth come, that every one who hath killed you, may think to offer service unto God; 3 and these things they will do to you, because they did not know the Father, nor me. 4 'But these things I have spoken to you, that when the hour may come, ye may remember them, that I said 'them' to you, and these things to you from the beginning I did not say, because I was with you;
The Work of the Holy Spirit
7 'But I tell you the truth; it is better for you that I go away, for if I may not go away, the Comforter will not come unto you, and if I go on, I will send Him unto you; 8 and having come, He will convict the world concerning sin, and concerning righteousness, and concerning judgment; 9 concerning sin indeed, because they do not believe in me; 10 and concerning righteousness, because unto my Father I go away, and no more do ye behold me; 11 and concerning judgment, because the ruler of this world hath been judged. 12 'I have yet many things to say to you, but ye are not able to bear 'them' now; 13 and when He may come—the Spirit of truth—He will guide you to all the truth, for He will not speak from Himself, but as many things as He will hear He will speak, and the coming things He will tell you; 14 He will glorify me, because of mine He will take, and will tell to you. 15 'All things, as many as the Father hath, are mine; because of this I said, That of mine He will take, and will tell to you;
Sorrow to Turn into Joy
16 a little while, and ye do not behold me, and again a little while, and ye shall see me, because I go away unto the Father.' 17 Therefore said 'some' of his disciples one to another, 'What is this that he saith to us, A little while, and ye do not behold me, and again a little while, and ye shall see me, and, Because I go away unto the Father?' 18 they said then, 'What is this he saith—the little while? we have not known what he saith.' 19 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? 20 verily, verily, I say to you, that ye shall weep and lament, and the world will rejoice; and ye shall be sorrowful, but your sorrow joy will become. 21 'The woman, when she may bear, hath sorrow, because her hour did come, and when she may bear the child, no more doth she remember the anguish, because of the joy that a man was born to the world. 22 'And ye, therefore, now, indeed, have sorrow; and again I will see you, and your heart shall rejoice, and your joy no one doth take from you,
23 and in that day ye will question me nothing; verily, verily, I say to you, as many things as ye may ask of the Father in my name, He will give you; 24 till now ye did ask nothing in my name; ask, and ye shall receive, that your joy may be full.
I Have Overcome the World
25 'These things in similitudes I have spoken to you, but there cometh an hour when no more in similitudes will I speak to you, but freely of the Father, will tell you. 26 'In that day, in my name ye will make request, and I do not say to you that I will ask the Father for you, 27 for the Father himself doth love you, because me ye have loved, and ye have believed that I from God came forth;
28 I came forth from the Father, and have come to the world; again I leave the world, and go on unto the Father.' 29 His disciples say to him, 'Lo, now freely thou dost speak, and no similitude speakest thou; 30 now we have known that thou hast known all things, and hast no need that any one do question thee; in this we believe that from God thou didst come forth.' 31 Jesus answered them, 'Now do ye believe? lo, there doth come an hour, 32 and now it hath come, that ye may be scattered, each to his own things, and me ye may leave alone, and I am not alone, because the Father is with me; 33 these things I have spoken to you, that in me ye may have peace, in the world ye shall have tribulation, but take courage—I have overcome the world.'
Jesus' Prayer for His Disciples
17 1 These things spake Jesus, and lifted up his eyes to the heaven, and said—'Father, the hour hath come, glorify Thy Son, that Thy Son also may glorify Thee, 2 according as Thou didst give to him authority over all flesh, that—all that Thou hast given to him—he may give to them life age-during; 3 and this is the life age-during, that they may know Thee, the only true God, and him whom Thou didst send—Jesus Christ; 4 I did glorify Thee on the earth, the work I did finish that Thou hast given me, that I may do 'it'. 5 'And now, glorify me, Thou Father, with Thyself, with the glory that I had before the world was, with Thee;
6 I did manifest Thy name to the men whom Thou hast given to me out of the world; Thine they were, and to me Thou hast given them, and Thy word they have kept; 7 now they have known that all things, as many as Thou hast given to me, are from Thee, 8 because the sayings that Thou hast given to me, I have given to them, and they themselves received, and have known truly, that from Thee I came forth, and they did believe that Thou didst send me. 9 'I ask in regard to them; not in regard to the world do I ask, but in regard to those whom Thou hast given to me, because Thine they are, 10 and all mine are Thine, and Thine 'are' mine, and I have been glorified in them;
11 and no more am I in the world, and these are in the world, and I come unto Thee. Holy Father, keep them in Thy name, whom Thou hast given to me, that they may be one as we; 12 when I was with them in the world, I was keeping them in Thy name; those whom Thou hast given to me I did guard, and none of them was destroyed, except the son of the destruction, that the Writing may be fulfilled. 13 'And now unto Thee I come, and these things I speak in the world, that they may have my joy fulfilled in themselves; 14 I have given to them Thy word, and the world did hate them, because they are not of the world, as I am not of the world; 15 I do not ask that Thou mayest take them out of the world, but that Thou mayest keep them out of the evil. 16 'Of the world they are not, as I of the world am not;
17 sanctify them in Thy truth, Thy word is truth; 18 as Thou didst send me to the world, I also did send them to the world; 19 and for them do I sanctify myself, that they also themselves may be sanctified in truth.
20 'And not in regard to these alone do I ask, but also in regard to those who shall be believing, through their word, in me; 21 that they all may be one, as Thou Father 'art' in me, and I in Thee; that they also in us may be one, that the world may believe that Thou didst send me. 22 'And I, the glory that thou hast given to me, have given to them, that they may be one as we are one; 23 I in them, and Thou in me, that they may be perfected into one, and that the world may know that Thou didst send me, and didst love them as Thou didst love me.
24 'Father, those whom Thou hast given to me, I will that where I am they also may be with me, that they may behold my glory that Thou didst give to me, because Thou didst love me before the foundation of the world. 25 'Righteous Father, also the world did not know Thee, and I knew Thee, and these have known that Thou didst send me, 26 and I made known to them Thy name, and will make known, that the love with which Thou lovedst me in them may be, and I in them.'
The Betrayal and Arrest of Jesus
18 1 These things having said, Jesus went forth with his disciples beyond the brook of Kedron, where was a garden, into which he entered, himself and his disciples, 2 and Judas also, who delivered him up, had known the place, because many times did Jesus assemble there with his disciples. 3 Judas, therefore, having taken the band and officers out of the chief priests and Pharisees, doth come thither with torches and lamps, and weapons; 4 Jesus, therefore, knowing all things that are coming upon him, having gone forth, said to them, 'Whom do ye seek?' 5 they answered him, 'Jesus the Nazarene;' Jesus saith to them, 'I am 'he';'—and Judas who delivered him up was standing with them;— 6 when, therefore, he said to them—'I am 'he',' they went away backward, and fell to the ground. 7 Again, therefore, he questioned them, 'Whom do ye seek?' and they said, 'Jesus the Nazarene;' 8 Jesus answered, 'I said to you that I am 'he'; if, then, me ye seek, suffer these to go away;' 9 that the word might be fulfilled that he said—'Those whom Thou hast given to me, I did not lose of them even one.' 10 Simon Peter, therefore, having a sword, drew it, and struck the chief priest's servant, and cut off his right ear—and the name of the servant was Malchus— 11 Jesus, therefore, said to Peter, 'Put the sword into the sheath; the cup that the Father hath given to me, may I not drink it?'
Jesus Brought before the High Priest
12 The band, therefore, and the captain, and the officers of the Jews, took hold on Jesus, and bound him,
13 and they led him away to Annas first, for he was father-in-law of Caiaphas, who was chief priest of that year, 14 and Caiaphas was he who gave counsel to the Jews, that it is good for one man to perish for the people.
Peter in the High Priest's Court
15 And following Jesus was Simon Peter, and the other disciple, and that disciple was known to the chief priest, and he entered with Jesus to the hall of the chief priest, 16 and Peter was standing at the door without, therefore went forth the other disciple who was known to the chief priest, and he spake to the female keeping the door, and he brought in Peter. 17 Then said the maid keeping the door to Peter, 'Art thou also of the disciples of this man?' he saith, 'I am not;' 18 and the servants and the officers were standing, having made a fire of coals, because it was cold, and they were warming themselves, and Peter was standing with them, and warming himself.
The High Priest Questions Jesus
19 The chief priests, therefore, questioned Jesus concerning his disciples, and concerning his teaching; 20 Jesus answered him, 'I spake freely to the world, I did always teach in a synagogue, and in the temple, where the Jews do always come together; and in secret I spake nothing; 21 why me dost thou question? question those having heard what I spake to them; lo, these have known what I said.' 22 And he having said these things, one of the officers standing by did give Jesus a slap, saying, 'Thus dost thou answer the chief priest?' 23 Jesus answered him, 'If I spake ill, testify concerning the ill; and if well, why me dost thou smite?' 24 Annas then sent him bound to Caiaphas the chief priest.
Peter Denies Jesus
25 And Simon Peter was standing and warming himself, they said then to him, 'Art thou also of his disciples?' he denied, and said, 'I am not.' 26 One of the servants of the chief priest, being kinsman of him whose ear Peter cut off, saith, 'Did not I see thee in the garden with him?' 27 again, therefore, Peter denied, and immediately a cock crew.
Jesus before Pilate
28 They led, therefore, Jesus from Caiaphas to the praetorium, and it was early, and they themselves did not enter into the praetorium, that they might not be defiled, but that they might eat the passover; 29 Pilate, therefore, went forth unto them, and said, 'What accusation do ye bring against this man?' 30 they answered and said to him, 'If he were not an evil doer, we had not delivered him to thee.' 31 Pilate, therefore, said to them, 'Take ye him—ye—and according to your law judge him;' the Jews, therefore, said to him, 'It is not lawful to us to put any one to death;' 32 that the word of Jesus might be fulfilled which he said, signifying by what death he was about to die. 33 Pilate, therefore, entered into the praetorium again, and called Jesus, and said to him, 'Thou art the King of the Jews?' 34 Jesus answered him, 'From thyself dost thou say this? or did others say it to thee about me?' 35 Pilate answered, 'Am I a Jew? thy nation, and the chief priests did deliver thee up to me; what didst thou?' 36 Jesus answered, 'My kingdom is not of this world; if my kingdom were of this world, my officers had struggled that I might not be delivered up to Jews; but now my kingdom is not from hence.' 37 Pilate, therefore, said to him, 'Art thou then a king?' Jesus answered, 'Thou dost say 'it'; because a king I am, I for this have been born, and for this I have come to the world, that I may testify to the truth; every one who is of the truth, doth hear my voice.' 38 Pilate saith to him, 'What is truth?' and this having said, again he went forth unto the Jews, and saith to them, 'I do find no fault in him;
Jesus Sentenced to Die
39 and ye have a custom that I shall release to you one in the passover; will ye, therefore, 'that' I shall release to you the king of the Jews?' 40 therefore they all cried out again, saying, 'Not this one—but Barabbas;' and Barabbas was a robber.