John 14:28
Good News Translation
You heard me say to you, 'I am leaving, but I will come back to you.' If you loved me, you would be glad that I am going to the Father; for he is greater than I.

Contemporary English Version
You have already heard me say I am going and I will also come back to you. If you really love me, you should be glad I am going back to the Father, because he is greater than I am.

Douay-Rheims Bible
You have heard that I said to you: I go away, and I come unto you. If you loved me you would indeed be glad, because I go to the Father: for the Father is greater than I.

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You have heard that I said to you: I go away, and I come unto you. If you loved me you would indeed be glad, because I go to the Father: for the Father is greater than I.

heard.

John 14:3,18 And if I shall go and prepare a place for you, I will come again and will take you to myself: that where I am, you also may be. . . .

John 16:16-22 A little while, and now you shall not see me: and again a little while, and you shall see me: because I go to the Father. . . .

If.

John 16:7 But I tell you the truth: it is expedient to you that I go. For if I go not, the Paraclete will not come to you: but if I go, I will send him to you.

Psalm 47:5-7 God is ascended with jubilee, and the Lord with the sound of trumpet. . . .

Psalm 68:18,9 Thou hast ascended on high, thou hast led captivity captive; thou hast received gifts in men. Yea for those also that do not believe, the dwelling of the Lord God. . . .

Luke 24:51-53 And it came to pass, whilst he blessed them, he departed from them and was carried up to heaven. . . .

1 Peter 1:8 Whom having not seen, you love: in whom also now though you see him not, you believe and, believing, shall rejoice with joy unspeakable and glorified;

I go.

John 14:12 Otherwise believe for the very works' sake. Amen, amen, I say to you, he that believeth in me, the works that I do, he also shall do: and greater than these shall he do.

John 16:16 A little while, and now you shall not see me: and again a little while, and you shall see me: because I go to the Father.

John 20:17 Jesus saith to her: Do not touch me: for I am not yet ascended to my Father. But go to my brethren and say to them: I ascend to my Father and to your Father, to my God and to your God.

Father.

John 5:18 Hereupon therefore the Jews sought the more to kill him, because he did not only break the sabbath but also said God was his Father, making himself equal to God.

John 10:30,38 I and the Father are one. . . .

John 13:16 Amen, amen, I say to you: The servant is not greater than his lord: neither is the apostle greater than he that sent him.

John 20:21 He said therefore to them again: Peace be to you. As the Father hath sent me, I also send you.

Isaiah 42:1 Behold my servant, I will uphold him: my elect, my soul delighteth in him: I have given my spirit upon him, he shall bring forth judgment to the Gentiles.

Isaiah 49:5-7 And now saith the Lord, that formed me from the womb to be his servant, that I may bring back Jacob unto him, and Israel will not be gathered together: and I am glorified in the eyes of the Lord, and my God is made my strength. . . .

Isaiah 53:11 Because his soul hath laboured, he shall see and be filled: by his knowledge shall this my just servant justify many, and he shall bear their iniquities.

Matthew 12:18 Behold my servant whom I have chosen, my beloved in whom my soul hath been well pleased. I will put my spirit upon him, and he shall shew judgment to the Gentiles.

1 Corinthians 11:3 But I would have you know that the head of every man is Christ: and the head of the woman is the man: and the head of Christ is God.

1 Corinthians 15:24-28 Afterwards the end: when he shall have delivered up the kingdom to God and the Father: when he shall have brought to nought all principality and power and virtue. . . .

Philippians 2:6-11 Who being in the form of God, thought it not robbery to be equal with God: . . .

Hebrews 1:2,3 In these days, hath spoken to us by his Son, whom he hath appointed heir of all things, by whom also he made the world. . . .

Hebrews 2:9-15 But we see Jesus, who was made a little lower than the angels, for the suffering of death, crowned with glory and honour: that, through the grace of God he might taste death for all. . . .

Hebrews 3:1-4 Wherefore, holy brethren, partakers of the heavenly vocation consider the apostle and high priest of our confession, Jesus: . . .

Revelation 1:11,17 Saying: What thou seest, write in a book and send to the seven churches which are in Asia: to Ephesus and to Smyrna and to Pergamus and to Thyatira and to Sardis and to Philadelphia and to Laodicea. . . .

Revelation 1:18 And alive, and was dead. And behold I am living for ever and ever and have the keys of death and of hell.

Context
Peace I Leave with You
27Peace I leave with you: my peace I give unto you: not as the world giveth, do I give unto you. Let not your heart be troubled: nor let it be afraid. 28You have heard that I said to you: I go away, and I come unto you. If you loved me you would indeed be glad, because I go to the Father: for the Father is greater than I. 29And now I have told you before it come to pass: that when it shall come to pass, you may believe.…
Cross References
John 7:33
Jesus therefore said to them: Yet a little while I am with you: and then I go to him that sent me.

John 10:29
That which my Father hath given me is greater than all: and no one can snatch them out of the hand of my Father.

John 14:2
In my Father's house there are many mansions. If not, I would have told you: because I go to prepare a place for you.

John 14:3
And if I shall go and prepare a place for you, I will come again and will take you to myself: that where I am, you also may be.

John 14:12
Otherwise believe for the very works' sake. Amen, amen, I say to you, he that believeth in me, the works that I do, he also shall do: and greater than these shall he do.

John 14:18
I will not leave you orphans: I will come to you.

Philippians 2:6
Who being in the form of God, thought it not robbery to be equal with God:

Additional Translations
You heard Me say, ‘I am going away, and I am coming back to you.’ If you loved Me, you would rejoice that I am going to the Father, because the Father is greater than I.

You heard that I said to you, 'I am going away and I am coming to you.' If you loved Me, you would have rejoiced that I am going to the Father, because the Father is greater than I.

You have heard how I said to you, I go away, and come again to you. If you loved me, you would rejoice, because I said, I go to the Father: for my Father is greater than I.

Ye heard how I said to you, I go away, and I come unto you. If ye loved me, ye would have rejoiced, because I go unto the Father: for the Father is greater than I.

Ye have heard that I have said unto you, I go away and I am coming to you. If ye loved me ye would rejoice that I go to the Father, for [my] Father is greater than I.

Ye heard how I said to you, I go away, and I come unto you. If ye loved me, ye would have rejoiced, because I go unto the Father: for the Father is greater than I.

Ye have heard that I said to you, I go away, and come again to you. If ye loved me, ye would rejoice, because I said, I go to the Father: for my Father is greater than I.

"You heard me say to you, 'I am going away, and yet I am coming to you.' If you loved me, you would have rejoiced because I am going to the Father; for the Father is greater than I am.

You heard how I told you, 'I go away, and I come to you.' If you loved me, you would have rejoiced, because I said 'I am going to my Father;' for the Father is greater than I.

ye heard that I said to you -- I go away, and I come unto you; if ye did love me, ye would have rejoiced that I said -- I go on to the Father, because my Father is greater than I.
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