New Living Translation
And when he comes, he will convict the world of its sin, and of God's righteousness, and of the coming judgment.
King James Bible
And when he is come, he will reprove the world of sin, and of righteousness, and of judgment:
Darby Bible Translation
And having come, he will bring demonstration to the world, of sin, and of righteousness, and of judgment:
World English Bible
When he has come, he will convict the world about sin, about righteousness, and about judgment;
Young's Literal Translation
and having come, He will convict the world concerning sin, and concerning righteousness, and concerning judgment;
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
16:8 He - Observe his twofold office; toward the world, John 16:8, and c; toward believers, John 16:12, and c: will convince - All of the world - Who do not obstinately resist, by your preaching and miracles, of sin, and of righteousness, and of judgment - He who is convinced of sin either accepts the righteousness of Christ, or is judged with Satan. An abundant accomplishment of this we find in the Acts of the Apostles.
LibraryAugust 15. "He Will Guide You into all Truth" (John xvi. 13).
"He will guide you into all truth" (John xvi. 13). The Holy Ghost does not come to give us extraordinary manifestations, but to give its life and light, and the nearer we come to Him, the more simple will His illumination and leading be. He comes to "guide us into all truth." He comes to shed light upon our own hearts, and to show us ourselves. He comes to reveal Christ, to give, and then to illumine, the Holy Scriptures, and to make Divine realities vivid and clear to our spiritual apprehension. …
Rev. A. B. Simpson—Days of Heaven Upon Earth
October 29. "Whatsoever Ye Shall Ask the Father in My Name, He Will Give it You" (John xvi. 23).
March 5. "I have Overcome the World" (John xvi. 33).
But in fact, it is best for you that I go away, because if I don't, the Advocate won't come. If I do go away, then I will send him to you.
The world's sin is that it refuses to believe in me.
1 Corinthians 14:24
But if all of you are prophesying, and unbelievers or people who don't understand these things come into your meeting, they will be convicted of sin and judged by what you say.
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