John 14:18

“I wil not leaue you comfortlesse, I will come to you.”

1611 King James Version (KJV)




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Other Translations

I will not leave you comfortless: I will come to you.
- King James Version

"I will not leave you as orphans; I will come to you.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

I will not leave you desolate: I come unto you.
- American Standard Version (1901)

I will not let you be without a friend: I am coming to you.
- Basic English Bible

I will not leave you orphans, I am coming to you.
- Darby Bible

I will not leave you comfortless; I will come to you.
- Webster's Bible

I will not leave you bereaved: I am coming to you.
- Weymouth Bible

I will not leave you orphans. I will come to you.
- World English Bible

Y schal not leeue you fadirles, Y schal come to you.
- Wycliffe Bible

`I will not leave you bereaved, I come unto you;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for John 14:18


14:18 I will not leave you orphans - A word that is elegantly applied to those who have lost any dear friend. I come to you - What was certainly and speedily to be, our Lord speaks of as if it were already.


People's Bible Notes for John 14:18


Joh 14:18,19 I will not leave you comfortless. They shall not be left desolate by his departure, because "he will come again" (Joh 14:3,28) to be with them always, in the Spirit. He will be a living Savior, and they will have his life.

Discussion for John 14

  • Gary Davis
    I AGREE WITH MATTHEW HENRY WITH WHAT HE SAID. Christ is the Son of GOD. When He left the Holy Ghost came on the day of Pentecost and brought back to remembrance everything that He had preached. Christ had ascended into heaven to sit at the right hand of the FATHER, to make intercession for whosoever would believe upon His name and do His will, as the will of the FATHER. Thank You, Brother Gary
  • ALEX
    David ya gotta realize that th great promise was multiplication of christ seed thus christ has to be multiplied as the stars of heaven when the sower will go forth to sow his precious seed which is the word. th child is the h.g. thats y he is saying that which is born of the spirit is spirit thats the children of the kingdom which is the h.g.thats y he y he refers to the h.g. as the promise child
  • Alex
    David isaiah uses the davidic kingdom as symbolic language for the heavenly kingdom in 11 v 1 and they were father son and granson in 1 kingdom just as solomon came out of davids loins so the comforter th h.g.will come out of christ loins meaning his seed his words,his breath was his word his seed etc thus christ is the father of the h.g. just like david was the father of solomon meaning comforter
  • Alex
    David you do greatly err. god is refering to within his kingdom there is no god but him but in the kingdom there 3 that answer to the godhead father son and granson.exactly like the davidic kingdom that was composed of jesse david and solomon father son and granson 3 distinct beings but 1 kingdom. but unto the son he said thy throne o god is forever.isaiah uses davidic kingdom as symbolic for god.
  • David
    In Isiah chp 43 God says I am God there is no other God beside Me there was no God before Me there will be no God after me I encourage people to search for verses that speak of a trinity of gods or look in 1st John chp 5 for the Godhead the Father the Word and the Holy Ghost and the witnesses on earth the Spirit the Water and the Blood if you search earnestly you will find truth
  • Obbie Beal
    27 Peace I leave with you, my peace I give unto you, not as the world giveth, give I unto you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid. NOTE: Some things money, friends, educations, kinfolks, ..., ..., can not give us. 2019, with thanks-giving and praise we thank GOD for Jesus, Salvation, and HIS peace plus not to be afraid or heart be troubled, as we fight each daily-battle.

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