John 14:5

“Thomas saith unto him, Lord, we know not whither thou goest; and how can we know the way?”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Thomas saith vnto him, Lord, we know not whither thou goest: and how can we know the way?
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Thomas *said to Him, "Lord, we do not know where You are going, how do we know the way?"
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Thomas saith unto him, Lord, we know not whither thou goest; how know we the way?
- American Standard Version (1901)

Thomas said, Lord, we have no knowledge of where you are going; how may we have knowledge of the way?
- Basic English Bible

Thomas says to him, Lord, we know not where thou goest, and how can we know the way?
- Darby Bible

Thomas saith to him, Lord, we know not whither thou goest; and how can we know the way?
- Webster's Bible

Master, said Thomas, "we do not know where you are going. In what sense do we know the way?"
- Weymouth Bible

Thomas said to him, "Lord, we don't know where you are going. How can we know the way?"
- World English Bible

Thomas seith to hym, Lord, we witen not whidur thou goist, and hou moun we wite the weie?
- Wycliffe Bible

Thomas saith to him, `Sir, we have not known whither thou goest away, and how are we able to know the way?'
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for John 14:5


14:5 Thomas saith - Taking him in a gross sense.


Discussion for John 14

  • 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 *****
  • BSP
    Verse 6: Jesus Christ is the only way to God. Jesus paved the way for us so that we can draw close to Jehovah God and have a relationship with him.
  • 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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