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26 The Advocate, the holy Spirit that the Father will send in my name—he will teach you everything and remind you of all that [I] told you.(A) 27 Peace[a] I leave with you; my peace I give to you. Not as the world gives do I give it to you. Do not let your hearts be troubled or afraid.(B) 28 [b]You heard me tell you, ‘I am going away and I will come back to you.’(C) If you loved me, you would rejoice that I am going to the Father; for the Father is greater than I.

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Footnotes

  1. 14:27 Peace: the traditional Hebrew salutation šālôm; but Jesus’ “Shalom” is a gift of salvation, connoting the bounty of messianic blessing.
  2. 14:28 The Father is greater than I: because he sent, gave, etc., and Jesus is “a man who has told you the truth that I heard from God” (Jn 8:40).

26 But the Advocate,(A) the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in my name,(B) will teach you all things(C) and will remind you of everything I have said to you.(D) 27 Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you.(E) I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled(F) and do not be afraid.

28 “You heard me say, ‘I am going away and I am coming back to you.’(G) If you loved me, you would be glad that I am going to the Father,(H) for the Father is greater than I.(I)

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