John 16:19
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English Standard Version
Jesus knew that they wanted to ask him, so he said to them, “Is this what you are asking yourselves, what I meant by saying, ‘A little while and you will not see me, and again a little while and you will see me’?

King James Bible
Now Jesus knew that they were desirous to ask him, and said unto them, Do ye inquire among yourselves of that I said, A little while, and ye shall not see me: and again, a little while, and ye shall see me?

American Standard Version
Jesus perceived that they were desirous to ask him, and he said unto them, Do ye inquire among yourselves concerning this, that I said, A little while, and ye behold me not, and again a little while, and ye shall see me?

Douay-Rheims Bible
And Jesus knew that they had a mind to ask him; and he said to them: Of this do you inquire among yourselves, because I said: A little while, and you shall not see me; and again a little while, and you shall see me?

English Revised Version
Jesus perceived that they were desirous to ask him, and he said unto them, Do ye inquire among yourselves concerning this, that I said, A little while, and ye behold me not, and again a little while, and ye shall see me?

Webster's Bible Translation
Now Jesus knew that they were desirous to ask him, and said to them, Do ye inquire among yourselves of that which I said, A little while, and ye shall not see me: and again, a little while, and ye shall see me?

Weymouth New Testament
Jesus perceived that they wanted to ask Him, and He said, "Is this what you are questioning one another about--my saying, 'A little while and you do not see me, and again a little while and you shall see me'?

John 16:19 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

Knew (ἔγνω)

Better, Rev., perceived. See on John 2:24.

John 16:19 Parallel Commentaries

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Jesus.

John 16:30 Now are we sure that you know all things, and need not that any man should ask you: by this we believe that you came forth from God.

John 2:24,25 But Jesus did not commit himself to them, because he knew all men...

John 21:17 He said to him the third time, Simon, son of Jonas, love you me? Peter was grieved because he said to him the third time, Love you me?...

Psalm 139:1-4 O lord, you have searched me, and known me...

Matthew 6:8 Be not you therefore like to them: for your Father knows what things you have need of, before you ask him.

Matthew 9:4 And Jesus knowing their thoughts said, Why think you evil in your hearts?

Mark 9:33,34 And he came to Capernaum: and being in the house he asked them, What was it that you disputed among yourselves by the way...

Hebrews 4:13 Neither is there any creature that is not manifest in his sight...

Revelation 2:23 And I will kill her children with death; and all the churches shall know that I am he which searches the reins and hearts...

A little.

John 16:16 A little while, and you shall not see me: and again, a little while, and you shall see me, because I go to the Father.

John 7:33 Then said Jesus to them, Yet a little while am I with you, and then I go to him that sent me.

John 13:33 Little children, yet a little while I am with you. You shall seek me: and as I said to the Jews, Where I go, you cannot come...

John 14:19 Yet a little while, and the world sees me no more; but you see me: because I live, you shall live also.

Cross References
Mark 9:32
But they did not understand the saying, and were afraid to ask him.

John 6:61
But Jesus, knowing in himself that his disciples were grumbling about this, said to them, "Do you take offense at this?

John 16:18
So they were saying, "What does he mean by 'a little while'? We do not know what he is talking about."

John 16:23
In that day you will ask nothing of me. Truly, truly, I say to you, whatever you ask of the Father in my name, he will give it to you.

John 16:26
In that day you will ask in my name, and I do not say to you that I will ask the Father on your behalf;

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