New International Version
but now I am going to him who sent me. None of you asks me, 'Where are you going?'
King James Bible
But now I go my way to him that sent me; and none of you asketh me, Whither goest thou?
Darby Bible Translation
But now I go to him that has sent me, and none of you demands of me, Where goest thou?
World English Bible
But now I am going to him who sent me, and none of you asks me, 'Where are you going?'
Young's Literal Translation
and now I go away to Him who sent me, and none of you doth ask me, Whither dost thou go?
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
None of you asketh me, Whither goest thou? - In John 13:3, Peter had asked, Lord, thither goest thou? - and Thomas much the same in John 14:5, both of whom had received an answer. But now, at the time when Jesus was speaking this, none of them asked this question, because their hearts were filled with sorrow: John 16:6.
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Eversley, third Sunday after Easter. 1862. St John xvi. 16. "A little while, and ye shall not see me: and again, a little while, and ye shall see me, because I go to the Father." Divines differ, and, perhaps, have always differed, about the meaning of these words. Some think that our Lord speaks in them of His death and resurrection. Others that He speaks of His ascension and coming again in glory. I cannot decide which is right. I dare not decide. It is a very solemn thing--too solemn …
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Why Christ Speaks
Jesus said, "I am with you for only a short time, and then I am going to the one who sent me.
Simon Peter asked him, "Lord, where are you going?" Jesus replied, "Where I am going, you cannot follow now, but you will follow later."
Thomas said to him, "Lord, we don't know where you are going, so how can we know the way?"
about righteousness, because I am going to the Father, where you can see me no longer;
At this, some of his disciples said to one another, "What does he mean by saying, 'In a little while you will see me no more, and then after a little while you will see me,' and 'Because I am going to the Father'?"
I came from the Father and entered the world; now I am leaving the world and going back to the Father."
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