John 14:3

And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again, and receive you unto myself; that where I am, there ye may be also.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And if I goe and prepare a place for you, I will come againe, and receiue you vnto my selfe, that where I am, there ye may be also.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"If I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again and receive you to Myself, that where I am, {there} you may be also.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And if I go and prepare a place for you, I come again, and will receive you unto myself; that where I am, `there' ye may be also.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And if I go and make ready a place for you, I will come back again and will take you to be with me, so that you may be where I am.
- Basic English Bible

and if I go and shall prepare you a place, I am coming again and shall receive you to myself, that where I am ye also may be.
- Darby Bible

And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again and receive you to myself; that where I am, there ye may be also.
- Webster's Bible

And if I go and make ready a place for you, I will return and take you to be with me, that where I am you also may be.
- Weymouth Bible

If I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again, and will receive you to myself; that where I am, you may be there also.
- World English Bible

And if Y go, and make redi to you a place, eftsoones Y come, and Y schal take you to my silf, that where Y am, ye be.
- Wycliffe Bible

and if I go on and prepare for you a place, again do I come, and will receive you unto myself, that where I am ye also may be;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for John 14:3


Joh 14:3 I will come again, and receive you unto myself. The reference is not to Christ's return from the grave, but to a return from heaven, the second coming of the Lord, which is a part of the Christian faith. Compare 1Th 4:17 Php 1:23.

Discussion for John 14

  • Irene123
    Jn. 14:10 - ".....but the Father that dwelleth in me, He doeth the works." This is the foreshadowing of Acts 2:38, "...... and ye shall receive the gift of the Holy Ghost." The Holy Ghost is the same as God's spirit - which Jesus had in Him. As Jesus the man without God's spirit in Him could do nothing, so can we not do anything without God's spirit indwelling in us.
  • Bible Reader
    JOHN 10:30 I AND MY FATHER ARE ONE.
  • Steve morrow
    john 14:15 if you love me keep MY commandments---luke 4:4 and JESUS answered him saying it is written that man shall not live by bread alone but by every word of GOD---acts 5:20 go stand and speak in the temple to the people all the words of this life---2 timothy 4:2 preach the word be instant in season out of season reprove rebuke exhort with all longsuffering and doctrine---john 8:45.......
  • Chuck
    When our Lord and Savior says , when you see me, you have seen the father. This is not physical, but spiritually. Inside all of us. amen.
  • Hope
    Who is loving?
    Who is caring?
    Who keeps you safe?
    Who is it?
    The Lord
  • Anna
    Let nothing worry you if you're a child of God. Leave everything to Him and He will take care of all things. God is God and Jesus Christ is Lord of Lords and King of Kings.