New International Version
"All this I have told you so that you will not fall away.
King James Bible
These things have I spoken unto you, that ye should not be offended.
Darby Bible Translation
These things I have spoken unto you that ye may not be offended.
World English Bible
"These things have I spoken to you, so that you wouldn't be caused to stumble.
Young's Literal Translation
'These things I have spoken to you, that ye may not be stumbled,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
These things have I spoken - Particularly what is mentioned in the two last chapters.
Be offended - Ἱνα μη σκανδαλισθητε, That ye should not be stumbled. May not fall away from the faith, nor receive any injury to your souls, as that man does to his body who stumbles, or falls over a stone, or block, in the way which he has not discovered.
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Eversley, third Sunday after Easter. 1862. St John xvi. 16. "A little while, and ye shall not see me: and again, a little while, and ye shall see me, because I go to the Father." Divines differ, and, perhaps, have always differed, about the meaning of these words. Some think that our Lord speaks in them of His death and resurrection. Others that He speaks of His ascension and coming again in glory. I cannot decide which is right. I dare not decide. It is a very solemn thing--too solemn …
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Why Christ Speaks
Blessed is anyone who does not stumble on account of me."
"If the world hates you, keep in mind that it hated me first.
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