6 Jesus told him, “I am the way, the truth, and the life. No one can come to the Father except through me.7 If you had really known me, you would know who my Father is.[a] From now on, you do know him and have seen him!”
8 Philip said, “Lord, show us the Father, and we will be satisfied.”
9 Jesus replied, “Have I been with you all this time, Philip, and yet you still don’t know who I am? Anyone who has seen me has seen the Father! So why are you asking me to show him to you?
14:7Some manuscripts read If you have really known me, you will know who my Father is.
15 “If you love me, obey[a] my commandments.16 And I will ask the Father, and he will give you another Advocate,[b] who will never leave you.17 He is the Holy Spirit, who leads into all truth. The world cannot receive him, because it isn’t looking for him and doesn’t recognize him. But you know him, because he lives with you now and later will be in you.[c]
14:15Other manuscripts read you will obey; still others read you should obey.
14:16Or Comforter, or Encourager, or Counselor. Greek reads Paraclete; also in 14:26.
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