John 16:1

These things have I spoken unto you, that ye should not be offended.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

These things haue I spoken vnto you, that yee should not be offended.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"These things I have spoken to you so that you may be kept from stumbling.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

These things have I spoken unto you, that ye should not be caused to stumble.
- American Standard Version (1901)

I have said these things to you so that you may not be in doubt.
- Basic English Bible

These things I have spoken unto you that ye may not be offended.
- Darby Bible

These things have I spoken to you, that ye should not be offended.
- Webster's Bible

These things I have spoken to you in order to clear stumbling-blocks out of your path.
- Weymouth Bible

These things have I spoken to you, so that you wouldn't be caused to stumble.
- World English Bible

These thingis Y haue spokun to you, that ye be not sclaundrid.
- Wycliffe Bible

`These things I have spoken to you, that ye may not be stumbled,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for John 16:1


Joh 16:1 The Work of the Holy Spirit SUMMARY OF JOHN 16: Persecution Predicted. The Comforter to Come. He Will Reprove the World of Sin. He Will Reprove the World of Righteousness. He Will Reprove the World of Judgment. Will Guide into All Truth. Sorrow and Rejoicing. Overcoming the World. These things have I spoken. The warnings found in the 14th and 15th chapters. They were given beforehand lest they should stumble. To be forewarned would be a help to their faith amid the dark scenes of the next few days, and in the persecutions that would come later.

Discussion for John 16

  • Steve morrow
    JOHN 16:13 HOWBEIT WHEN HE THE HOLY SPIRIT OF TRUTH IS COME HE WILL GUIDE YOU INTO ALL TRUTH FOR HE SHALL NOT SPEAK OF HIMSELF BUT WHATSOEVER HE SHALL HEAR THAT SHALL HE SPEAK AND HE WILL SHOW YOU THINGS TO COME JOHN 14:18 I WILL NOT LEAVE YOU COMFORTLESS I WILL COME TO YOU ACTS 22:14 AND HE SAID THE GOD OF OUR FATHERS HATH CHOSEN THEE THAT THOU SHOULDEST KNOW HIS WILL AND SEE THAT JUST ONE....
  • Steve morrow
    JOHN 16:14 HE SHALL GLORIFY ME FOR HE SHALL RECEIVE OF MINE AND SHALL SHOW IT UNTO YOU 16:15 ALL THINGS THAT THE FATHER HATH ARE MINE THEREFORE SAID I THAT HE SHALL TAKE OF MINE AND SHALL SHOW IT UNTO YOU
  • Lu2677
    I am not ashamed of the Gospel. Psalms 119:129"Therefore I esteem all thy precepts concerning all things to be right; and I hate every false way."Psalms 119:104 also. 1Corinthians 6:12"All things are lawful unto me, but all things are not expedient:all things are lawful for me but I will not be put under the power of any." A false way is against the Lord. False doctrine is against the Lord.
  • Irene123
    We shouldn't, as Christians, be on here to vilify anyone or their belief. There used to be an anachronism - WWJD? You saw it in lanyards, t-shirts, purses, everywhere. It seems we have rather forgotten about it. But it something we need to - remember. Jesus said, Be ye followers of me. He spoke to the Pharisees to 'try' to reach them - and He did reach a few of them, Acts 15:5.
  • April
    He Lives!,He Lives!,Christ Jesus lives today,he walks with me and talks with me upon life narrow ways,He Lives!,He lives!,Salvation to impart,You ask me how I know he lives,he lives within my heart.Amen to yeshua/yaway,Thank you so much for giving such a precious gift to us all,Thank you so much for being there father and your begotten son for SALVATION,he has risen on the morrow,Praise YeshuaAmen
  • Logan
    May all praise be to God, the verse John 16:33 is true, like all of God's Word, and it applies to us as followers of Christ. guys highlight this in a Bible you own.

Bible Options