John 16:27

For the Father himself loveth you, because ye have loved me, and have believed that I came out from God.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

For the Father himselfe loueth you, because ye haue loued me and haue beleeued that I came out from God.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

for the Father Himself loves you, because you have loved Me and have believed that I came forth from the Father.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

for the Father himself loveth you, because ye have loved me, and have believed that I came forth from the Father.
- American Standard Version (1901)

For the Father himself gives his love to you, because you have given your love to me and have had faith that I came from God.
- Basic English Bible

for the Father himself has affection for you, because ye have had affection for me, and have believed that I came out from God.
- Darby Bible

For the Father himself loveth you, because ye have loved me, and have believed that I came from God.
- Webster's Bible

for the Father Himself holds you dear, because you have held me dear and have believed that I came from the Father's presence.
- Weymouth Bible

for the Father himself loves you, because you have loved me, and have believed that I came forth from God.
- World English Bible

for the fadir hym silf loueth you, for ye han loued me, and han bileued, that Y wente out fro God.
- Wycliffe Bible

for the Father himself doth love you, because me ye have loved, and ye have believed that I from God came forth;
- Youngs Literal Bible

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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.
  • Bill
    Lost man may not realize the full extent of his sin, but the Holy Spirit convinces him that he is guilty of rejecting Jesus as Savior when a believer declares the gospel to him. When he turns from his sin of unbelief by choosing to believe on Jesus to save him, he has repented and received God's free gift of eternal life. It's that simple.
  • 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.

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