New International Version
When he comes, he will prove the world to be in the wrong about sin and righteousness and judgment:
King James Bible
And when he is come, he will reprove the world of sin, and of righteousness, and of judgment:
Darby Bible Translation
And having come, he will bring demonstration to the world, of sin, and of righteousness, and of judgment:
World English Bible
When he has come, he will convict the world about sin, about righteousness, and about judgment;
Young's Literal Translation
and having come, He will convict the world concerning sin, and concerning righteousness, and concerning judgment;
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
He will reprove - Ελεγξει, He will demonstrate these matters so clearly as to leave no doubt on the minds of those who are simple of heart; and so fully as to confound and shut the mouths of those who are gainsayers. See Acts 2:1, etc.
The world - The Jewish nation first, and afterwards the Gentile world; for his influences shall not be confined to one people, place, or time.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
reprove. or, convince.
LibraryPresence in Absence
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
But very truly I tell you, it is for your good that I am going away. Unless I go away, the Advocate will not come to you; but if I go, I will send him to you.
about sin, because people do not believe in me;
1 Corinthians 14:24
But if an unbeliever or an inquirer comes in while everyone is prophesying, they are convicted of sin and are brought under judgment by all,
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