John 16:33

These things I have spoken unto you, that in me ye might have peace. In the world ye shall have tribulation: but be of good cheer; I have overcome the world.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

These things I haue spoken vnto you, that in me ye might haue peace, in the world ye shall haue tribulation: but be of good cheare, I haue ouercome the world.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"These things I have spoken to you, so that in Me you may have peace. In the world you have tribulation, but take courage; I have overcome the world."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

These things have I spoken unto you, that in me ye may have peace. In the world ye have tribulation: but be of good cheer; I have overcome the world.
- American Standard Version (1901)

I have said all these things to you so that in me you may have peace. In the world you have trouble: but take heart! I have overcome the world.
- Basic English Bible

These things have I spoken to you that in me ye might have peace. In the world ye have tribulation; but be of good courage: I have overcome the world.
- Darby Bible

These things I have spoken to you, that in me ye may have peace. In the world ye will have tribulation, but be of good cheer: I have overcome the world.
- Webster's Bible

I have spoken all this to you in order that in me you may have peace. In the world you have affliction. But keep up your courage: *I* have won the victory over the world.
- Weymouth Bible

I have told you these things, that in me you may have peace. In the world you have oppression; but cheer up! I have overcome the world."
- World English Bible

These thingis Y haue spokun to you, that ye haue pees in me; in the world ye schulen haue disese, but trust ye, Y haue ouercomun the world.
- Wycliffe Bible

these things I have spoken to you, that in me ye may have peace, in the world ye shall have tribulation, but take courage -- I have overcome the world.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for John 16:33


Joh 16:33 I have overcome the world. In this world his disciples would be persecuted and have sorrow, but he bids them Be of good cheer. The world can only afflict for a season; it is a conquered world; Christ has overcome it.

Discussion for John 16:33

  • Chuck Wall for verse 33
    Gives me hope in knowing no matter what our storms if we remain in Jesus he will get us through!
  • Helen Kay for verse 33
    Christ Jesus is the only solution to the world 's problems.Look unto Him and be courageous.
  • Moses Njenga for verse 33
    Man shall not live by bread alone but by every WORD. satan is the god of this world and he never sleeps likes some Christian. With Christ on our side we are more than conquerors cause HE was tested but HE sinned not!
  • I agree with Olabode.It is only through Jesus that we can have peace and overcome all the troubles that will come our way.
  • Olabode for verse 33
    The world is full of evil things such as trials, problems, challenges, oppressions, difficulties, etc. The only one that can give us victory peace over all aforementioned problems is JESUS. He came to destroy the works of the devil, so that you and i shall be set free from the camp of the devil.
  • Martin kinyua gatimu for verse 33
    once you become a follower of Christ you categorically declare yourself an enemy of Satan.he will in all manners try to challenge you in order for you to back slide.this might be manifested in form of sickness,hatred by others,disappointment by others,lack of job,feeling to commit suicide,loneliness,disagreement,shortage of money,being cornered to corruption you ,know all sort of challenges to make you quit Christianity,that would make you renounce your faith in Christ,that would make you negate existence of the living God.but the bible says,happy are those who shall hold unto the end,who relinquish not their faith,you know it like disciple when sailing in the sea and strong winds and waves hit .who do you turn your eyes to?where does our help come from?