John 14:3

And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again, and receive you unto myself; that where I am, there ye may be also.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And if I goe and prepare a place for you, I will come againe, and receiue you vnto my selfe, that where I am, there ye may be also.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"If I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again and receive you to Myself, that where I am, {there} you may be also.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And if I go and prepare a place for you, I come again, and will receive you unto myself; that where I am, `there' ye may be also.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And if I go and make ready a place for you, I will come back again and will take you to be with me, so that you may be where I am.
- Basic English Bible

and if I go and shall prepare you a place, I am coming again and shall receive you to myself, that where I am ye also may be.
- Darby Bible

And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again and receive you to myself; that where I am, there ye may be also.
- Webster's Bible

And if I go and make ready a place for you, I will return and take you to be with me, that where I am you also may be.
- Weymouth Bible

If I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again, and will receive you to myself; that where I am, you may be there also.
- World English Bible

And if Y go, and make redi to you a place, eftsoones Y come, and Y schal take you to my silf, that where Y am, ye be.
- Wycliffe Bible

and if I go on and prepare for you a place, again do I come, and will receive you unto myself, that where I am ye also may be;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for John 14:3


Joh 14:3 I will come again, and receive you unto myself. The reference is not to Christ's return from the grave, but to a return from heaven, the second coming of the Lord, which is a part of the Christian faith. Compare 1Th 4:17 Php 1:23.

Discussion for John 14

  • Eva longaker
    GOD IS GOOD, HE PREPER OUR DAYS
    HE'S MY SHIELD
  • A disciple
    "If ye love me, keep my commandments." If you always tell your wife, Oh, I love you, I love you; but won't go to work or help with the chores; how is that love? Aren't you supposed to be under promise before God to love one another and be one? Why do you not keep the Lord's commandments? Laziness? Indifference? Other loves more important? Fear of the ridicule and looks of men? No heart agreement?
  • Steve morrow
    JOHN 14:10 believest thou not that I am in THE FATHER and THE FATHER in ME the words that I speak unto you I speak not of myself but THE FATHER that dwelleth in ME HE doeth the works
  • GreatDotComs.com
    You have to have faith and claim His peace. Pray and say "Thank you Lord for the peace you have left for me". And Believe !
  • 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 *****
  • 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.