16 And I will pray the Father, and (A)He will give you another [a]Helper, that He may abide with you forever— 17 (B)the Spirit of truth, (C)whom the world cannot receive, because it neither sees Him nor knows Him; but you know Him, for He dwells with you (D)and will be in you. 18 (E)I will not leave you orphans; (F)I will come to you.

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  1. John 14:16 Comforter, Gr. Parakletos

The Holy Spirit

16 I will ask the Father, and He will give you another [a](A)Helper, so that He may be with you forever; 17 the Helper is (B)the Spirit of truth, (C)whom the world cannot receive, because it does not see Him or know Him; but you know Him because He remains with you and will be in you.

18 “I will not leave you as orphans; (D)I am coming to you.

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  1. John 14:16 Or Comforter, Advocate, Intercessor

Role of the Spirit

16 And I will ask the Father, and He will give you another [a]Helper (Comforter, Advocate, Intercessor—Counselor, Strengthener, Standby), to be with you forever— 17 the Spirit of Truth, whom the world cannot receive [and take to its heart] because it does not see Him or know Him, but you know Him because He (the Holy Spirit) remains with you continually and will be in you.

18 “I will not leave you as orphans [comfortless, bereaved, and helpless]; I will come [back] to you.

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  1. John 14:16 Gr Paracletos, one called alongside to help.

16 And I will ask the Father, and he will give you another advocate(A) to help you and be with you forever— 17 the Spirit of truth.(B) The world cannot accept him,(C) because it neither sees him nor knows him. But you know him, for he lives with you and will be[a] in you. 18 I will not leave you as orphans;(D) I will come to you.(E)

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  1. John 14:17 Some early manuscripts and is

16 And I will pray the Father, and he shall give you another Comforter, that he may abide with you for ever;

17 Even the Spirit of truth; whom the world cannot receive, because it seeth him not, neither knoweth him: but ye know him; for he dwelleth with you, and shall be in you.

18 I will not leave you comfortless: I will come to you.

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13 However, when He, (A)the Spirit of truth, has come, (B)He will guide you into all truth; for He will not speak on His own authority, but whatever He hears He will speak; and He will tell you things to come.

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13 But when He, (A)the Spirit of truth, comes, He will (B)guide you into all the truth; for He will not speak on His own, but whatever He hears, He will speak; and He will disclose to you what is to come.

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13 But when He, the Spirit of Truth, comes, He will guide you into all the truth [full and complete truth]. For He will not speak on His own initiative, but He will speak whatever He hears [from the Father—the message regarding the Son], and He will disclose to you what is to come [in the future].

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13 But when he, the Spirit of truth,(A) comes, he will guide you into all the truth.(B) He will not speak on his own; he will speak only what he hears, and he will tell you what is yet to come.

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13 Howbeit when he, the Spirit of truth, is come, he will guide you into all truth: for he shall not speak of himself; but whatsoever he shall hear, that shall he speak: and he will shew you things to come.

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21 But he who does the truth comes to the light, that his deeds may be clearly seen, that they have been (A)done in God.”

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21 But the one who (A)practices the truth comes to the Light, so that his deeds will be revealed [a]as having been performed in God.”

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  1. John 3:21 Lit that they have been

21 But whoever practices truth [and does what is right—morally, ethically, spiritually] comes to the Light, so that his works may be plainly shown to be what they are—accomplished in God [divinely prompted, done with God’s help, in dependence on Him].”

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21 But whoever lives by the truth comes into the light, so that it may be seen plainly that what they have done has been done in the sight of God.

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21 But he that doeth truth cometh to the light, that his deeds may be made manifest, that they are wrought in God.

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24 (A)God is Spirit, and those who worship Him must worship in spirit and truth.”

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24 God is [a]spirit, and those who worship Him must worship (A)in spirit and truth.”

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  1. John 4:24 Or Spirit

24 God is spirit [the Source of life, yet invisible to mankind], and those who worship Him must worship in spirit and truth.”

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24 God is spirit,(A) and his worshipers must worship in the Spirit and in truth.”

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24 God is a Spirit: and they that worship him must worship him in spirit and in truth.

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The Truth Shall Make You Free

31 Then Jesus said to those Jews who believed Him, “If you (A)abide in My word, you are My disciples indeed. 32 And you shall know the (B)truth, and (C)the truth shall make you free.”

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The Truth Will Set You Free

31 So Jesus was saying to those Jews who had believed Him, (A)If you continue in My word, then you are truly My (B)disciples; 32 and (C)you will know the truth, and (D)the truth will set you free.”

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