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

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Karen huffman
    How beautiful and how simple these words are and what a great comfort they are in this time of tribulation and where every day it seems there is another world crisis or mass killing I know that I can find peace in Jesus Christ and I have Christ in me and the father is in me according to God's word