|New International Version (© 2011)|
When he comes, he will prove the world to be in the wrong about sin and righteousness and judgment:
King James Bible
And when he is come, he will reprove the world of sin, and of righteousness, and of judgment:
American Standard Version
And he, when he is come, will convict the world in respect of sin, and of righteousness, and of judgment:
Young's Literal Translation
and having come, He will convict the world concerning sin, and concerning righteousness, and concerning judgment;
John 16:8 Additional TranslationsClarke's Commentary on the Bible
He will reprove - Ελεγξει, He will demonstrate these matters so clearly as to leave no doubt on the minds of those who are simple of heart; and so fully as to confound and shut the mouths of those who are gainsayers. See Acts 2:1, etc.
The world - The Jewish nation first, and afterwards the Gentile world; for his influences shall not be confined to one people, place, or time.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Zechariah 12:10 And I will pour on the house of David, and on the inhabitants of Jerusalem, the spirit of grace and of supplications...
Acts 2:37 Now when they heard this, they were pricked in their heart, and said to Peter and to the rest of the apostles, Men and brothers...
Acts 16:29,30 Then he called for a light, and sprang in, and came trembling, and fell down before Paul and Silas...
reprove. or, convince.
John 8:9,46 And they which heard it, being convicted by their own conscience, went out one by one, beginning at the oldest, even to the last...
1 Corinthians 14:24 But if all prophesy, and there come in one that believes not, or one unlearned, he is convinced of all, he is judged of all:
Jude 1:15 To execute judgment on all, and to convince all that are ungodly among them of all their ungodly deeds which they have ungodly committed...
John 16:8 Parallel CommentariesConscious Convict Convince Demonstration Guilt Judged Judgement Judgment Regard Reprove Respect Righteousness Sin WorldConscious Convict Convince Demonstration Guilt Judged Judgement Judgment Regard Reprove Respect Righteousness Sin WorldTHE HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®, NIV® Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica®.
John 16:8 Mobile Bible
John 16:8 Bible Suite
John 16:8 Biblia Paralela
John 16:8 Chinese Bible
John 16:7 But very truly I tell you, it is for your good that I am going away. Unless I go away, the Advocate will not come to you; but if I go, I will send him to you.
John 16:9 about sin, because people do not believe in me;
1 Corinthians 14:24 But if an unbeliever or an inquirer comes in while everyone is prophesying, they are convicted of sin and are brought under judgment by all,