New American Standard Bible
Therefore Jesus said, "For a little while longer I am with you, then I go to Him who sent Me.
King James Bible
Then said Jesus unto them, Yet a little while am I with you, and then I go unto him that sent me.
Darby Bible Translation
Jesus therefore said, Yet a little while I am with you, and I go to him that has sent me.
World English Bible
Then Jesus said, "I will be with you a little while longer, then I go to him who sent me.
Young's Literal Translation
Jesus, therefore, said to them, 'Yet a little time I am with you, and I go away unto Him who sent me;
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Yet a little while am I with you - It will not be long before my death. This is supposed to have been about six months before his death. This speech of Jesus is full of tenderness. They were seeking his life. He tells them that he is fully aware of it; that he will not be long with them; and implies that they should be diligent to seek him while he was yet with them. He was about to die, but they might now seek his favor and find it. When we remember that this was said to his persecutors and murderers; that it was said even while they were seeking his life, we see the special tenderness of his love. Enmity, and hate, and persecution did not prevent his offering salvation to them.
I go unto him that sent me - This is one of the intimations that he gave that he would ascend to God. Compare John 6:62.
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Nicodemus . . . he that came to Jesus by night.--JOHN 7:50. Peter followed him afar off.--Among the chief rulers also many believed on him; but because of the Pharisees they did not confess him, lest they should be put out of the synagogue: for they loved the praise of men more than the praise of God.--The fear of man bringeth a snare: but whoso putteth his trust in the Lord shall be safe. Him that cometh to me I will in no wise cast out.--A bruised reed shall he not break, and the smoking flax shall …
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Fifteenth Day. The Holy Spirit.
At the Feast of Tabernacles
"We must work the works of Him who sent Me as long as it is day; night is coming when no one can work.
So Jesus said to them, "For a little while longer the Light is among you. Walk while you have the Light, so that darkness will not overtake you; he who walks in the darkness does not know where he goes.
"Little children, I am with you a little while longer. You will seek Me; and as I said to the Jews, now I also say to you, 'Where I am going, you cannot come.'
"Truly, truly, I say to you, he who believes in Me, the works that I do, he will do also; and greater works than these he will do; because I go to the Father.
"After a little while the world will no longer see Me, but you will see Me; because I live, you will live also.
"You heard that I said to you, 'I go away, and I will come to you.' If you loved Me, you would have rejoiced because I go to the Father, for the Father is greater than I.
"But now I am going to Him who sent Me; and none of you asks Me, 'Where are You going?'
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