John 14:1
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English Standard Version
“Let not your hearts be troubled. Believe in God; believe also in me.

King James Bible
Let not your heart be troubled: ye believe in God, believe also in me.

American Standard Version
Let not your heart be troubled: believe in God, believe also in me.

Douay-Rheims Bible
LET not your heart be troubled. You believe in God, believe also in me.

English Revised Version
Let not your heart be troubled: ye believe in God, believe also in me.

Webster's Bible Translation
Let not your heart be troubled: ye believe in God, believe also in me.

Weymouth New Testament
"Let not your hearts be troubled. Trust in God: trust in me also.

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Vincent's Word Studies

Heart (καρδία)

Never used in the New Testament, as in the Septuagint, of the mere physical organ, though sometimes of the vigor and sense of physical life (Acts 14:17; James 5:5; Luke 21:34). Generally, the center of our complex being - physical, moral, spiritual, and intellectual. See on Mark 12:30. The immediate organ by which man lives his personal life, and where that entire personal life concentrates itself. It is thus used sometimes as parallel to ψυχή, the individual life, and to πνεῦμα the principle of life, which manifests itself in the ψυχή. Strictly, καρδία is the immediate organ of ψυχή, occupying a mediating position between it and πνεῦμα. In the heart (καρδία) the spirit (πνεῦμα), which is the distinctive principle of the life or soul (ψυχή), has the seat of its activity.

Emotions of joy or sorrow are thus ascribed both to the heart and to the soul. Compare John 14:27, "Let not your heart (καρδιά) be troubled;" and John 12:27, "Now is my soul (ψυχή) troubled." The heart is the focus of the religious life (Matthew 22:37; Luke 6:45; 2 Timothy 2:22). It is the sphere of the operation of grace (Matthew 13:19; Luke 8:15; Luke 24:32; Acts 2:37; Romans 10:9, Romans 10:10). Also of the opposite principle (John 13:2; Acts 5:3). Used also as the seat of the understanding; the faculty of intelligence as applied to divine things (Matthew 13:15; Romans 1:21; Mark 8:17).

Ye believe - believe also (πιστεύετε καὶ πιστεύετε)

The verbs may be taken either as indicatives or as imperatives. Thus we may render: ye believe in God, ye believe also in me; or, believe in God and ye believe in me; or, believe in God and believe in me; or again, as A.V. The third of these renderings corresponds best with the hortatory character of the discourse.

John 14:1 Parallel Commentaries

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John 14:27,28 Peace I leave with you, my peace I give to you: not as the world gives, give I to you. Let not your heart be troubled...

John 11:33 When Jesus therefore saw her weeping, and the Jews also weeping which came with her, he groaned in the spirit, and was troubled.


John 12:27 Now is my soul troubled; and what shall I say? Father, save me from this hour: but for this cause came I to this hour.

John 16:3,6,22,23 And these things will they do to you, because they have not known the Father, nor me...

Job 21:4-6 As for me, is my complaint to man? and if it were so, why should not my spirit be troubled...

Job 23:15,16 Therefore am I troubled at his presence: when I consider, I am afraid of him...

Psalm 42:5,6,8-11 Why are you cast down, O my soul? and why are you disquieted in me? hope you in God...

Psalm 43:5 Why are you cast down, O my soul? and why are you disquieted within me? hope in God: for I shall yet praise him...

Psalm 77:2,3,10 In the day of my trouble I sought the Lord: my sore ran in the night, and ceased not: my soul refused to be comforted...

Isaiah 43:1,2 But now thus said the LORD that created you, O Jacob, and he that formed you, O Israel, Fear not: for I have redeemed you...

Jeremiah 8:18 When I would comfort myself against sorrow, my heart is faint in me.

Lamentations 3:17-23 And you have removed my soul far off from peace: I forgot prosperity...

2 Corinthians 2:7 So that contrariwise you ought rather to forgive him, and comfort him...

2 Corinthians 4:8-10 We are troubled on every side, yet not distressed; we are perplexed, but not in despair...

2 Corinthians 12:9,10 And he said to me, My grace is sufficient for you: for my strength is made perfect in weakness...

1 Thessalonians 3:3,4 That no man should be moved by these afflictions: for yourselves know that we are appointed thereunto...

2 Thessalonians 2:2 That you be not soon shaken in mind, or be troubled, neither by spirit, nor by word, nor by letter as from us...

Hebrews 12:12,13 Why lift up the hands which hang down, and the feeble knees...


John 5:23 That all men should honor the Son, even as they honor the Father. He that honors not the Son honors not the Father which has sent him.

John 6:40 And this is the will of him that sent me, that every one which sees the Son, and believes on him, may have everlasting life...

John 11:25-27 Jesus said to her, I am the resurrection, and the life: he that believes in me, though he were dead, yet shall he live...

John 12:44 Jesus cried and said, He that believes on me, believes not on me, but on him that sent me.

John 13:19 Now I tell you before it come, that, when it is come to pass, you may believe that I am he.

Isaiah 12:2,3 Behold, God is my salvation; I will trust, and not be afraid: for the LORD JEHOVAH is my strength and my song...

Isaiah 26:3 You will keep him in perfect peace, whose mind is stayed on you: because he trusts in you.

Acts 3:15,16 And killed the Prince of life, whom God has raised from the dead; whereof we are witnesses...

Ephesians 1:12,13,15 That we should be to the praise of his glory, who first trusted in Christ...

Ephesians 3:14-17 For this cause I bow my knees to the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ...

1 Peter 1:21 Who by him do believe in God, that raised him up from the dead, and gave him glory; that your faith and hope might be in God.

1 John 2:23,24 Whoever denies the Son, the same has not the Father: he that acknowledges the Son has the Father also...

1 John 5:10-12 He that believes on the Son of God has the witness in himself: he that believes not God has made him a liar...

Cross References
John 14:27
Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you. Not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your hearts be troubled, neither let them be afraid.

John 16:6
But because I have said these things to you, sorrow has filled your heart.

John 16:22
So also you have sorrow now, but I will see you again, and your hearts will rejoice, and no one will take your joy from you.

John 16:24
Until now you have asked nothing in my name. Ask, and you will receive, that your joy may be full.

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