See our notes on Matthew 28:18-19. 12 “I have yet many things to say to you, but you cannot bear them now. . They will be renewed "in that day". The promise as to "asking in My name" was fulfilled as long as the offer of restoration on condition of national repentance continued; when that offer was withdrawn (Acts 28:28), the promises (and "gifts") were "with-drawn also. No longer shall every man teach his neighbor, saying, Know the Lord for all shall know me, from the least to the greatest, saith the Lord, I. 5 But now I am going to him who sent me; yet none of you asks me, ‘Where are you going?’ 6 But because I have said these things to you, sorrow has filled your hearts. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/egt/john-16.html. BibliographyBullinger, Ethelbert William. Hi readers, it seems you use Catholic Online a lot; that's great! John 14:13,“Whatsoever ye shall ask in My name, that will I do, that the Father may be glorified in the Son;” and that whoever would “abide in Christ and bear fruit,” whatsoever they would ask,” they should receive, ch. Amen, amen, I say to you: if you ask the Father any thing in my name, he will give it you. Now though it be true, that in the day of judgment, when we shall see Christ as he is, and know God as we are known, we shall have no occasion to ask any questions; yet because the following words speak of an asking in prayer, which is proper to this life, it should seem that the day here mentioned is some time before the last judgment: what that should be, is the question. For God so loved the world, that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish, but have eternal life. No, the Father himself loves you because you have loved me and have believed that I came from God. because all things, whatsoever I have heard of my Father, I have made known to you. Verily, verily, I say unto you.—Comp. BibliographyHengstenberg, Ernst. 30 Now we see that you know everything and need not wait for questions to be put into words; because of this we believe that you came from God.'. * [Of Tiberias]: the awkward apposition represents a later name of the Sea of Galilee. The disciples would ask Him no questions then because He would be bodily absent from them. They questioned Him about “the time of the restoration of the kingdom to Israel” in Acts 1:6.— ἀμὴν, ἀμὴν, verily, verily) Once and again He had somewhat touched upon the subject of prayer, declaring that they who would pray in the name of Jesus, should experimentally know the unity of the Father and the Son, ch. "Whedon's Commentary on the Bible". The coming of the Spirit would make all things clear, and the mysteries about which come to us through the resurrection of Jesus are beyond the reach of the despoiling hand of man. (, Compiled & Edited by BST & Crosswalk Staff, Compiled & Edited by BibleStudyTools Staff, California - Do Not Sell My Personal Information. If you have already donated, we sincerely thank you. (Comp., e.g., the certain knowledge of Peter’s speech in Acts 2. with the misunderstandings of these last days of the Lord’s ministry.). However, John often used erotao to describe asking for something ( John 4:31; John 4:40; John 4:47; John 14:16; John 16:26; John 17:9). Apparently from ereo; to interrogate; by implication, to request. 7 Still, I am telling you the truth: it is for your own good that I am going, because unless I go, the Paraclete will not come to you; but if I go, I will send him to you. John 16:22 Chinese Bible John 16:22 French Bible John 16:22 German Bible Alphabetical: again and away but from grief have heart I is joy no Now of one rejoice see So take Therefore time too will with you your NT Gospels: John 16:22 Therefore you now have sorrow but (Jhn Jo Jn) Bible Study Resources, Dictionary, Concordance and Search Tools . A double negative. . "George Haydock's Catholic Bible Commentary". Hi readers, it seems you use Catholic Online a lot; that's great! Truly, truly, I say to you, if you ask the Father for anything in My name, He will give it to you. . Amen, amen, I say to you, whatever you ask the Father in my name he will give you. . We don't know what he means. The first one that occurs, erotao, usually means to ask a question, whereas the second one, aiteo, means to ask for something. 1896. Verily, verily. BibliographyJamieson, Robert, D.D. Yet the promise goes beyond this specific reference: whatever ye may ask in those circumstances in which, during the time of your imperfection, ye were wont to ask Me; and in all other cases: comp. trustworthy; adverbially, surely. . 8 And when he comes, he will convince the world of sin and of righteousness and of judgment: 9 of sin, because they do not believe in me; 10 of righteousness, because I go to the Father, and you will see me no more;[a] 11 of judgment, because the ruler of this world is judged. It's a little awkward to ask, but we need your help. "Commentary on John 16:23". In, on, among. . John 16:11 And of judgment: because the prince of this world is already judged. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/hcc/john-16.html. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/jab/john-16.html. A primary pronoun of the first person I. 17 Then some of his disciples said to one another, 'What does he mean, "In a short time you will no longer see me, and then a short time later you will see me again," and, "I am going to the Father"? John 14:13,14 Because I go to the Father: and whatsoever you shall ask the Father in my name, that will I do: that the Father may be glorified in the Son. His return to the Father will gain for them  perfect response to prayer. Of uncertain derivation; to ask. The texts connect "in My name" with "give" instead of" "ask". 15 All that the Father has is mine; therefore I said that he will take what is mine and declare it to you. 19: comp. John 3:16. Verb - Future Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular. I tell you for certain the Father will give you whatever you ask for in my name. "Cambridge Greek Testament for Schools and Colleges". Salem Media Group. 22 So you have sorrow now, but I will see you again and your hearts will rejoice, and no one will take your joy from you. Copyright 2020 Catholic Online. And yet I am not alone, because the Father is with me. That the outpouring of the Holy Spirit on the day of Pentecost did not constitute a new beginning, is plain from the fact, that on the evening of His resurrection the Lord said to His disciples, "Receive ye the Holy Ghost," ch. See the notes at John 14:13-14; John 15:7. Matthew 21:22 And all things whatsoever you shall ask in prayer believing, you shall receive. Greek. (23) And in that day ye shall ask me nothing.—Comp. 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? Uncategorized. . We're not salespeople, but we depend on donations averaging $14.76 and fewer than 1% of readers give. . John 15:7,16 If you abide in me and my words abide in you, you shall ask whatever you will: and it shall be done unto you. Ask me nothing; it would not be needful, as it then was, that they should make inquiries of him. Romans 1:8, where thanks are offered διὰ ἰησοῦ χριστοῦ. Here He takes into view the condition of the disciples, out of which the necessity for asking had arisen. Of Hebrew origin; properly, firm, i.e. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/dcc/john-16.html. From a presumed derivative of the base of ginosko; a 'name'. 27 Oct 2017 27 Oct 2017. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/fam/john-16.html. 26 When that day comes you will ask in my name; and I do not say that I shall pray to the Father for you. Jesus instructs His disciples, that having laid aside their yearnings for the visible presence of Jesus, they should approach the Father (avail themselves of their access to the Father).— δώσει, He will give it) I will do it, He had said in ch. Non me rogabitis quicquam, Greek: ouk erotesate, which commonly signifies to ask questions: but when it follows, Greek: aitesete ton patera, this is properly to petition for.