John 13:7

“Jesus answered and said unto him, What I do thou knowest not now; but thou shalt know hereafter.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Iesus answered, and said vnto him, What I doe, thou knowest not now: but thou shalt know heereafter.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Jesus answered and said to him, "What I do you do not realize now, but you will understand hereafter."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Jesus answered and said unto him, What I do thou knowest not now; but thou shalt understand hereafter.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And Jesus, answering, said to him, What I do is not clear to you now, but it will be clear to you in time to come.
- Basic English Bible

Jesus answered and said to him, What I do thou dost not know now, but thou shalt know hereafter.
- Darby Bible

Jesus answered and said to him, What I do thou knowest not now; but thou shalt know hereafter.
- Webster's Bible

What I am doing, answered Jesus, "for the present you do not know, but afterwards you shall know."
- Weymouth Bible

Jesus answered him, "You don't know what I am doing now, but you will understand later."
- World English Bible

Jhesus answerde, and seide to hym, What Y do, thou wost not now; but thou schalt wite aftirward.
- Wycliffe Bible

Jesus answered and said to him, `That which I do thou hast not known now, but thou shalt know after these things;'
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for John 13:7


13:7 What I do thou knowest not now; but thou shalt know hereafter - We do not now know perfectly any of his works, either of creation, providence, or grace. It is enough that we can love and obey now, and that we shall know hereafter.


Discussion for John 13:7

  • Philip Dosier for verse 7
    We can drive ourselves crazy making plans and trying to figure out the future instead of leaving it to the Lord. We need to pray more and worry lest.
  • Michael Cole for verse 7
    "I 'm currently in a space where God is really dealing me right now spiritually a friend sent me John 13 7 to read it has given me some confirmation as to wht God is doing in my life right now. "
  • Peggygriffin for verse 7
    I am so glad too read the bible

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