John 16:24

“Hitherto have ye asked nothing in my name: ask, and ye shall receive, that your joy may be full.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Hitherto haue ye asked nothing in my Name: aske, and ye shall receiue, that your ioy may be full.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Until now you have asked for nothing in My name; ask and you will receive, so that your joy may be made full.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Hitherto have ye asked nothing in my name: ask, and ye shall receive, that your joy may be made full.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Up to now you have made no request in my name: do so, and it will be answered, so that your hearts may be full of joy.
- Basic English Bible

Hitherto ye have asked nothing in my name: ask, and ye shall receive, that your joy may be full.
- Darby Bible

Hitherto ye have asked nothing in my name: ask, and ye shall receive, that your joy may be full.
- Webster's Bible

As yet you have not asked for anything in my name: ask, and you shall receive, that your hearts may be filled with gladness.
- Weymouth Bible

Until now, you have asked nothing in my name. Ask, and you will receive, that your joy may be made full.
- World English Bible

`Til now ye axiden no thing in my name; `axe ye, `and ye schulen take, that youre ioie be ful.
- Wycliffe Bible

till now ye did ask nothing in my name; ask, and ye shall receive, that your joy may be full.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for John 16:24


16:24 Hitherto ye have asked nothing in my name - For they had asked him directly for all they wanted.


People's Bible Notes for John 16:24


Joh 16:24 Hitherto have ye asked nothing in my name. Before, when they prayed, he told them to say, "Our Father" (Mt 6:9 Lu 11:2). Now they must pray in the name of the ascended Lord.

Discussion for John 16

  • Nicholas Asare
    The Holy spirit is more powerful and He lives in us
  • Nick Nkole
    I have no comment (s). But, I just want to thank you for the Bible that you have placed online. Thank you.
  • Eric Nava
    Jesus at this time was aware of his fate ,the thing he would have to go through, yet he also knew truth and he comforted his disciples and today he comforted us, John 16:33, Glory to God in the Highest; we will overcome in him who has already won the victory for us.
  • Shasta Elliott
    Jesus is saying to ask God for anything in the name of Jesus and he will give it to you.
  • Shasta Elliott
    I believe that this chapter is mainly about God will bring you peace no matter what you've done. Just repent you know Jesus is alive and in the hearts of people all across the world.
  • Bonsile Mnisi
    was so confusing and difficult for disciples, but they would start living in faith whilst they knew the real Man, adjusting was not easy, unlike us we only believe and have certainity for something we have not seen,

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