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

  • Irene123
    To Bill on John ch. 16 - there's no Jesus admonition in Matt to be born of the water and the spirit or Matt. 28:19 and Acts 2:38? These are in GOD'S Word too.
  • Lenora
    I read this as a message of hope given to us by our Lord Jesus Christ. Even though we may suffer in this life, our Lord has conquered this and offers us the comfort of hope in him. Our only peace is in our Lord Jesus the Christ, a free gift from God our Father.
  • Ramaan
    In this chapter, Jesus is pointing out the purpose of his entire mission: preaching the Gospel (aka the Good News). And that Good News is about the arrival of the one who could only make his appearance AFTER Jesus' departure. Jesus emphatically states this in verse 7. And in verses 8
  • Samuel kasami
    Thank you for making the word of God available to everyone.Am well pleased by John 16.
  • Maureen Levore
    Absolutely beautiful to read these same passages that I have read more than 20 years before. I was inspired to read more. Many thanks.
  • need study reflect and understand John 16:2 and 3

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