New Living Translation
"But now I am going away to the one who sent me, and not one of you is asking where I am going.
King James Bible
But now I go my way to him that sent me; and none of you asketh me, Whither goest thou?
Darby Bible Translation
But now I go to him that has sent me, and none of you demands of me, Where goest thou?
World English Bible
But now I am going to him who sent me, and none of you asks me, 'Where are you going?'
Young's Literal Translation
and now I go away to Him who sent me, and none of you doth ask me, Whither dost thou go?
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
16:5 None of you asketh me - Now when it is most seasonable. Peter did ask this before, John 13:36.
LibraryAugust 15. "He Will Guide You into all Truth" (John xvi. 13).
"He will guide you into all truth" (John xvi. 13). The Holy Ghost does not come to give us extraordinary manifestations, but to give its life and light, and the nearer we come to Him, the more simple will His illumination and leading be. He comes to "guide us into all truth." He comes to shed light upon our own hearts, and to show us ourselves. He comes to reveal Christ, to give, and then to illumine, the Holy Scriptures, and to make Divine realities vivid and clear to our spiritual apprehension. …
Rev. A. B. Simpson—Days of Heaven Upon Earth
October 29. "Whatsoever Ye Shall Ask the Father in My Name, He Will Give it You" (John xvi. 23).
March 5. "I have Overcome the World" (John xvi. 33).
But Jesus told them, "I will be with you only a little longer. Then I will return to the one who sent me.
Simon Peter asked, "Lord, where are you going?" And Jesus replied, "You can't go with me now, but you will follow me later."
"No, we don't know, Lord," Thomas said. "We have no idea where you are going, so how can we know the way?"
Righteousness is available because I go to the Father, and you will see me no more.
Some of the disciples asked each other, "What does he mean when he says, 'In a little while you won't see me, but then you will see me,' and 'I am going to the Father'?
Yes, I came from the Father into the world, and now I will leave the world and return to the Father."
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