John 14:2

In my Father's house are many mansions: if it were not so, I would have told you. I go to prepare a place for you.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

In my Fathers house are many mansions; if it were not so, I would haue told you: I goe to prepare a place for you.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"In My Father's house are many dwelling places; if it were not so, I would have told you; for I go to prepare a place for you.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

In my Father's house are many mansions; if it were not so, I would have told you; for I go to prepare a place for you.
- American Standard Version (1901)

In my Father's house are rooms enough; if it was not so, would I have said that I am going to make ready a place for you?
- Basic English Bible

In my Father's house there are many abodes; were it not so, I had told you: for I go to prepare you a place;
- Darby Bible

In my Father's house are many mansions: if it were not so, I would have told you. I go to prepare a place for you.
- Webster's Bible

In my Father's house there are many resting-places. Were it otherwise, I would have told you; for I am going to make ready a place for you.
- Weymouth Bible

In my Father's house are many homes. If it weren't so, I would have told you. I am going to prepare a place for you.
- World English Bible

In the hous of my fadir ben many dwellyngis; if ony thing lesse, Y hadde seid to you, for Y go to make redi to you a place.
- Wycliffe Bible

in the house of my Father are many mansions; and if not, I would have told you; I go on to prepare a place for you;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for John 14:2


14:2 In my Father's house are many mansions - Enough to receive both the holy angels, and your predecessors in the faith, and all that now believe, and a great multitude, which no man can number.


People's Bible Notes for John 14:2


Joh 14:2 In my Father's house are many mansions. By the "Father's house" is meant the heavenly abode. He is about to return there, from whence he had come. I go to prepare a place for you. If the separation was to be an eternal one, he would have forewarned them. Rather, he goes before to prepare a home for them where they can all be together. The departure of Jesus was needful to open an entrance to them and use.

Discussion for John 14

  • Bernard
    And we know that the Son of God is come, and hath given us an understanding, that we may know him that is true, and we are in him that is true, even in his Son Jesus Christ. This is the true God, and eternal life.
  • BSP
    Jesus was the perfect reflection of his Father. Seeing him was like seeing his Father as verse 9 shows.
  • Sri Maha Yesu
    As our God of mercy said I am the most powerful God and my Grace is sufficient for you. Grace and Truth came by Jesus Christ, our LORD our God the Most High. With His Grace and the Plan of the God we are all called, sanctified ,preserved in our LORD Christ for the everlasting Kingdom of God then when comes the LORD the King of Kings, the Lord of Lords and the Word of God the Most High God the revealer of the mysteries. Then we come to know that our LORD is in the Father, and we in the Father our Lord and Lord is in us. Do not let your hearts be trouble but having been filled with the spirit of Truth that our LORD gives us freely and abundantly who seek Him. our LORD our Father Jesus commanded us love one another. Rejoice in the LORD , again i say rejoice in the LORD always. Jesus Christ is coming soon.Amen.
  • Stephen F. Zielski
    Our Blessed Lord, Savior and near future Majesty King to come is Truly alive and well indeed. Thankyou so very much Lord Yeshua for the precious gift of the manafest presence of speaking in tongues indeed, which is still readily available for all to recieve if they would simply believe and act on your word. Shalom yedda dim {beloved one}.
  • LISA
    BECAUSE JESUS SAYS I AM THE ALPHA AND OMEGA THE BEGINNING AND THE END THE FIRST AND THE LAST
  • Veronica. Muchuki
    Iam grand that know Jesus Christ as my savior,Protecter and my guide all the time.He is a wonderful peace giver Amen.