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]18 No, I will not abandon you as orphans—I will come to you.19 Soon the world will no longer see me, but you will see me. Since I live, you also will live.20 When I am raised to life again, you will know that I am in my Father, and you are in me, and I am in you.21 Those who accept my commandments and obey them are the ones who love me. And because they love me, my Father will love them. And I will love them and reveal myself to each of them.”
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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