John 14:18

I will not leave you comfortless: I will come to you.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

I wil not leaue you comfortlesse, I will come to you.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"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

  • Lisa
    This is one of my favorite scriptures. It is comforting and encouraging to know that no matter what I am going through or what a situation looks like, God does not want me to be troubled with it. It's good to know that I serve a heavenly Father that always has my back, even when it is against the wall. Thank you Lord for being the owesomeness God that you are,
  • Steve morrow
    JOHN 14:23 JESUS ANSWERED AND SAID UNTO HIM IF A MAN LOVE ME HE WILL KEEP --MY WORDS-- AND MY FATHER WILL LOVE HIM AND WE WILL COME UNTO HIM AND MAKE OUR ABODE WITH HIM ***** PHILIPPIANS 2:21 FOR ALL SEEK THEIR OWN NOT THE THINGS WHICH ARE JESUS CHRISTS *****
  • Ray321
    John 14:6 Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me. Why did Jesus want us to follow the Apostle Paul doctrines. Philippians 3:17 Brethren, be followers together of me, and mark them which walk so as ye have us for an ensample
  • A disciple
    John 14:20 "At that day ye shall know that I am in my Father, and ye in me, and I in you." I once heard it explained how we cannot understand God's thoughts and His ways, any more than a sparrow can understand our breakfast. I don't know quite what a sparrow knows or doesn't know but I think the part about us is pretty true. At best and there have been some extremely brilliant and wise men among the LORD's Princes till we get there we will only ever be able to see or know in part, and at best, with a good deal of obscurity, just because of our humiliated condition and nature. So the things that the LORD has said to us, that we know right away as soon as we read or hear them, are too high for our little "bird brains " one day, IF we make it safe and sound and endure true and faithful to the end we will know even as we ourselves are also known and we will see face to face, all that we for the now hope for in faith.
  • John
    Everything that God created including us was for His pleasure! The question remains, are we pleasing to Him? Selah
  • BSP
    It was clear to see that Jesus had God's spirit in him and today it should be evident who has God's spirit in them by the godly qualities they display.

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