New American Standard Bible
"After a little while the world will no longer see Me, but you will see Me; because I live, you will live also.
King James Bible
Yet a little while, and the world seeth me no more; but ye see me: because I live, ye shall live also.
Darby Bible Translation
Yet a little and the world sees me no longer; but ye see me; because I live ye also shall live.
World English Bible
Yet a little while, and the world will see me no more; but you will see me. Because I live, you will live also.
Young's Literal Translation
yet a little, and the world doth no more behold me, and ye behold me, because I live, and ye shall live;
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
A little while - This was the day before his death.
Seeth me no more - No more until the day of judgment. The men of the world would not see him visibly, and they had not the eye of faith to discern him.
But ye see me - Ye shall continue to see me by faith, even when the world cannot. You will continue to see me by the eye of faith as still your gracious Saviour and Friend.
Because I live - Though the Saviour was about to die, yet was he also about to be raised from the dead. He was to continue to live, and though absent from them, yet he would feel the same interest in their welfare as when he was with them on earth. This expression does not refer "particularly" to his "resurrection," but his "continuing to live." He had a nature which could not die. As Mediator also he would be raised and continue to live: and he would have both power and inclination to give them also life, to defend them, and bring them with him.
Ye shall live also - This doubtless refers to their future life. And we learn from this:
1. That the life of the Christian depends on that of Christ. They are united; and if they were separated, the Christian could neither enjoy spiritual life here nor eternal joy hereafter.
2. The fact that Jesus lives is a pledge that all who believe in him shall he saved. He has power over all our spiritual foes, and he can deliver us from the hands of our enemies, and from all temptations and trials.
LibraryAugust 7 Morning
The Comforter, which is the Holy Ghost, whom the Father will send in my name.--JOHN 14:26. If thou knewest the gift of God, and who it is that saith to thee, Give me to drink; thou wouldest have asked of him, and he would have given thee living water.--If ye . . . being evil, know how to give good gifts unto your children: how much more shall your heavenly Father give the Holy Spirit to them that ask him?--Verily, verily, I say unto you, Whatsoever ye shall ask the Father in my name, he will give …
Anonymous—Daily Light on the Daily Path
August 13 Morning
"For this is the will of My Father, that everyone who beholds the Son and believes in Him will have eternal life, and I Myself will raise him up on the last day."
"As the living Father sent Me, and I live because of the Father, so he who eats Me, he also will live because of Me.
Therefore Jesus said, "For a little while longer I am with you, then I go to Him who sent Me.
"A little while, and you will no longer see Me; and again a little while, and you will see Me."
"Therefore you too have grief now; but I will see you again, and your heart will rejoice, and no one will take your joy away from you.
not to all the people, but to witnesses who were chosen beforehand by God, that is, to us who ate and drank with Him after He arose from the dead.
Then I saw thrones, and they sat on them, and judgment was given to them. And I saw the souls of those who had been beheaded because of their testimony of Jesus and because of the word of God, and those who had not worshiped the beast or his image, and had not received the mark on their forehead and on their hand; and they came to life and reigned with Christ for a thousand years.
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