29 His disciples said, “Behold, now you are speaking plainly[a] and are telling us[b] no figurative saying! 30 Now we know that you know everything and do not need for[c] anyone to ask you questions.[d] By this we believe that you have come from God.”

31 Jesus replied to them, “Now do you believe?

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  1. John 16:29 Literally “with plainness”
  2. John 16:29 Here the direct object is supplied from context in the English translation
  3. John 16:30 Literally “have need that”
  4. John 16:30 *Here the word “questions” is not in the Greek text but is implied