But now I am going away(A) to him who sent me, and not one of you asks me, ‘Where are you going?’(B) Yet, because I have spoken these things to you, sorrow has filled your heart. Nevertheless, I am telling you the truth.(C) It is for your benefit that I go away, because if I don’t go away the Counselor will not come to you. If I go, I will send him to you.(D) When he comes, he will convict the world about sin, righteousness, and judgment: About sin, because they do not believe in me; 10 about righteousness, because I am going to the Father(E) and you will no longer see me; 11 and about judgment,(F) because the ruler of this world(G) has been judged.(H)

12 “I still have many things to tell you, but you can’t bear them now.(I) 13 When the Spirit of truth(J) comes, he will guide you into all the truth.(K) For he will not speak on his own, but he will speak whatever he hears. He will also declare to you what is to come. 14 He will glorify me, because he will take from what is mine and declare it to you. 15 Everything the Father(L) has is mine.(M) This is why I told you that he takes from what is mine and will declare it to you.(N)

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He said to them, “It is not for you to know times or periods that the Father has set by his own authority.(A) But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come on you, and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, in all Judea and Samaria, and to the end of the earth.”(B)

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26 In the same way the Spirit also helps us in our weakness, because we do not know what to pray for as we should,(A) but the Spirit himself intercedes for us[a](B) with unspoken groanings. 27 And he who searches our hearts(C) knows the mind of the Spirit, because he intercedes for the saints according to the will of God.

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Footnotes

  1. 8:26 Some mss omit for us

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