John 16:20 KJV (With Strong’s)

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ho (Greek #3588)
the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom)
KJV usage: the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
Pronounce: ho
Origin: ἡ (hay), and the neuter τό (to) in all their inflections
Verily
amen (Greek #281)
properly, firm, i.e. (figuratively) trustworthy; adverbially, surely (often as interjection, so be it)
KJV usage: amen, verily.
Pronounce: am-ane'
Origin: of Hebrew origin (0543)
, verily
amen (Greek #281)
properly, firm, i.e. (figuratively) trustworthy; adverbially, surely (often as interjection, so be it)
KJV usage: amen, verily.
Pronounce: am-ane'
Origin: of Hebrew origin (0543)
, I say
lego (Greek #3004)
properly, to "lay" forth, i.e. (figuratively) relate (in words (usually of systematic or set discourse; whereas 2036 and 5346 generally refer to an individual expression or speech respectively; while 4483 is properly to break silence merely, and 2980 means an extended or random harangue)); by implication, to mean
KJV usage: ask, bid, boast, call, describe, give out, name, put forth, say(-ing, on), shew, speak, tell, utter.
Pronounce: leg'-o
Origin: a primary verb
unto you
humin (Greek #5213)
to (with or by) you
KJV usage: ye, you, your(-selves).
Pronounce: hoo-min'
Origin: irregular dative case of 5210
, That
hoti (Greek #3754)
demonstrative, that (sometimes redundant); causative, because
KJV usage: as concerning that, as though, because (that), for (that), how (that), (in) that, though, why.
Pronounce: hot'-ee
Origin: neuter of 3748 as conjunction
ye
humeis (Greek #5210)
you (as subjective of verb)
KJV usage: ye (yourselves), you.
Pronounce: hoo-mice'
Origin: irregular plural of 4771
d shall weep
klaio (Greek #2799)
to sob, i.e. wail aloud (whereas 1145 is rather to cry silently)
KJV usage: bewail, weep.
Pronounce: klah'-yo
Origin: of uncertain affinity
and
kai (Greek #2532)
and, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words
KJV usage: and, also, both, but, even, for, if, or, so, that, then, therefore, when, yet.
Pronounce: kahee
Origin: apparently, a primary particle, having a copulative and sometimes also a cumulative force
lament
threneo (Greek #2354)
to bewail
KJV usage: lament, mourn.
Pronounce: thray-neh'-o
Origin: from 2355
, but
de (Greek #1161)
but, and, etc.
KJV usage: also, and, but, moreover, now (often unexpressed in English).
Pronounce: deh
Origin: a primary particle (adversative or continuative)
the world
kosmos (Greek #2889)
orderly arrangement, i.e. decoration; by implication, the world (in a wide or narrow sense, including its inhabitants, literally or figuratively (morally))
KJV usage: adorning, world.
Pronounce: kos'-mos
Origin: probably from the base of 2865
shall rejoice
chairo (Greek #5463)
to be "cheer"ful, i.e. calmly happy or well-off; impersonally, especially as salutation (on meeting or parting), be well
KJV usage: farewell, be glad, God speed, greeting, hall, joy(- fully), rejoice.
Pronounce: khah'-ee-ro
Origin: a primary verb
: and
de (Greek #1161)
but, and, etc.
KJV usage: also, and, but, moreover, now (often unexpressed in English).
Pronounce: deh
Origin: a primary particle (adversative or continuative)
ye
humeis (Greek #5210)
you (as subjective of verb)
KJV usage: ye (yourselves), you.
Pronounce: hoo-mice'
Origin: irregular plural of 4771
shall be sorrowful
lupeo (Greek #3076)
to distress; reflexively or passively, to be sad
KJV usage: cause grief, grieve, be in heaviness, (be) sorrow(-ful), be (make) sorry.
Pronounce: loo-peh'-o
Origin: from 3077
, but
alla (Greek #235)
properly, other things, i.e. (adverbially) contrariwise (in many relations)
KJV usage: and, but (even), howbeit, indeed, nay, nevertheless, no, notwithstanding, save, therefore, yea, yet.
Pronounce: al-lah'
Origin: neuter plural of 243
your
humon (Greek #5216)
of (from or concerning) you
KJV usage: ye, you, your (own, -selves).
Pronounce: hoo-mone'
Origin: genitive case of 5210
sorrow
ho (Greek #3588)
the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom)
KJV usage: the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
Pronounce: ho
Origin: ἡ (hay), and the neuter τό (to) in all their inflections
lupe (Greek #3077)
sadness
KJV usage: grief, grievous, + grudgingly, heaviness, sorrow.
Pronounce: loo'-pay
Origin: apparently a primary word
shall be turned
ginomai (Greek #1096)
to cause to be ("gen"-erate), i.e. (reflexively) to become (come into being), used with great latitude (literal, figurative, intensive, etc.)
KJV usage: arise, be assembled, be(-come, -fall, -have self), be brought (to pass), (be) come (to pass), continue, be divided, draw, be ended, fall, be finished, follow, be found, be fulfilled, + God forbid, grow, happen, have, be kept, be made, be married, be ordained to be, partake, pass, be performed, be published, require, seem, be showed, X soon as it was, sound, be taken, be turned, use, wax, will, would, be wrought.
Pronounce: ghin'-om-ahee
Origin: a prolongation and middle voice form of a primary verb
into
eis (Greek #1519)
to or into (indicating the point reached or entered), of place, time, or (figuratively) purpose (result, etc.); also in adverbial phrases
KJV usage: (abundant-)ly, against, among, as, at, (back-)ward, before, by, concerning, + continual, + far more exceeding, for (intent, purpose), fore, + forth, in (among, at, unto, -so much that, -to), to the intent that, + of one mind, + never, of, (up-)on, + perish, + set at one again, (so) that, therefore(-unto), throughout, til, to (be, the end, -ward), (here-)until(-to), ...ward, (where-)fore, with. Often used in composition with the same general import, but only with verbs (etc.) expressing motion (literally or figuratively).
Pronounce: ice
Origin: a primary preposition
joy
chara (Greek #5479)
cheerfulness, i.e. calm delight
KJV usage: gladness, X greatly, (X be exceeding) joy(-ful, -fully, -fulness, -ous).
Pronounce: khar-ah'
Origin: from 5463
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John 16:6,33• 6But because I have spoken these things to you, sorrow has filled your heart.
33These things have I spoken to you that in me ye might have peace. In the world ye have tribulation; but be of good courage: I have overcome the world.
(John 16:6,33)
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John 19:25‑27• 25And by the cross of Jesus stood his mother, and the sister of his mother, Mary the wife of Clopas, and Mary of Magdala.
26Jesus therefore, seeing his mother, and the disciple standing by, whom he loved, says to his mother, Woman, behold thy son.
27Then he says unto the disciple, Behold thy mother. And from that hour the disciple took her to his own home.
(John 19:25‑27)
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Mark 14:72• 72And the second time a cock crew. And Peter remembered the word that Jesus said to him, Before the cock crow twice, thou shalt deny me thrice; and when he thought thereon he wept. (Mark 14:72)
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Mark 16:10• 10*She* went and brought word to those that had been with him, who were grieving and weeping. (Mark 16:10)
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Luke 22:45,62• 45And rising up from his prayer, coming to the disciples, he found them sleeping from grief.
62And Peter, going forth without, wept bitterly.
(Luke 22:45,62)
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Luke 23:47‑49• 47Now the centurion, seeing what took place, glorified God, saying, In very deed this man was just.
48And all the crowds who had come together to that sight, having seen the things that took place, returned, beating their breasts.
49And all those who knew him stood afar off, the women also who had followed him from Galilee, beholding these things.
(Luke 23:47‑49)
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Luke 24:17,21• 17And he said to them, What discourses are these which pass between you as ye walk, and are downcast?
21But *we* had hoped that *he* was the one who is about to redeem Israel. But then, besides all these things, it is now, to-day, the third day since these things took place.
(Luke 24:17,21)
but the.
Job 20:5• 5The exultation of the wicked is short, and the joy of the ungodly man but for a moment? (Job 20:5)
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Matt. 21:38• 38But the husbandmen, seeing the son, said among themselves, This is the heir; come, let us kill him and possess his inheritance. (Matt. 21:38)
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Matt. 27:39‑44,62‑66• 39But the passers-by reviled him, shaking their heads
40and saying, Thou that destroyest the temple and buildest it in three days, save thyself. If thou art Son of God, descend from the cross.
41And in like manner the chief priests also, mocking, with the scribes and elders, said,
42He saved others, himself he cannot save. He is King of Israel: let him descend now from the cross, and we will believe on him.
43He trusted upon God; let him save him now if he will have him. For he said, I am Son of God.
44And the robbers also who had been crucified with him cast the same reproaches on him.
62Now on the morrow, which is after the preparation, the chief priests and the Pharisees came together to Pilate,
63saying, Sir, we have called to mind that that deceiver said when he was still alive, After three days I arise.
64Command therefore that the sepulchre be secured until the third day, lest his disciples should come and steal him away, and say to the people, He is risen from the dead; and the last error shall be worse than the first.
65And Pilate said to them, Ye have a watch: go, secure it as well as ye know how.
66And they went and secured the sepulchre, having sealed the stone, with the watch besides.
(Matt. 27:39‑44,62‑66)
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Mark 15:29‑32• 29And they that passed by reviled him, shaking their heads, and saying, Aha, thou that destroyest the temple and buildest it in three days,
30save thyself, and descend from the cross.
31In like manner the chief priests also, with the scribes, mocking with one another, said, He saved others; himself he cannot save.
32Let the Christ the King of Israel descend now from the cross, that we may see and may believe. And they that were crucified with him reproached him.
(Mark 15:29‑32)
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Rev. 11:10• 10And they that dwell upon the earth rejoice over them, and are full of delight, and shall send gifts one to another, because these, the two prophets, tormented them that dwell upon the earth. (Rev. 11:10)
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Rev. 18:7• 7So much as she has glorified herself and lived luxuriously, so much torment and grief give to her. Because she says in her heart, I sit a queen, and I am not a widow; and I shall in no wise see grief: (Rev. 18:7)
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Psa. 30:5,11• 5For a moment is passed in his anger, a life in his favour; at even weeping cometh for the night, and at morn there is rejoicing.
11Thou hast turned for me my mourning into dancing; thou hast loosed my sackcloth, and girded me with gladness;
(Psa. 30:5,11)
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Psa. 40:1‑3• 1To the chief Musician. Of David. A Psalm. I waited patiently for Jehovah; and he inclined unto me, and heard my cry.
2And he brought me up out of the pit of destruction, out of the miry clay, and set my feet upon a rock; he hath established my goings:
3And he hath put a new song in my mouth, praise unto our God. Many shall see it, and fear, and shall confide in Jehovah.
(Psa. 40:1‑3)
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Psa. 97:11• 11Light is sown for the righteous, and joy for the upright in heart. (Psa. 97:11)
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Psa. 126:5‑6• 5They that sow in tears shall reap with rejoicing:
6He goeth forth and weepeth, bearing seed for scattering; he cometh again with rejoicing, bearing his sheaves.
(Psa. 126:5‑6)
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Isa. 12:1• 1And in that day thou shalt say, Jehovah, I will praise thee; for though thou wast angry with me, thine anger is turned away, and thou hast comforted me. (Isa. 12:1)
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Isa. 25:8‑9• 8He will swallow up death in victory. And the Lord Jehovah will wipe away tears from off all faces; and the reproach of his people will he take away from off all the earth: for Jehovah hath spoken.
9And it shall be said in that day, Behold, this is our God; we have waited for him, and he will save us: this is Jehovah, we have waited for him; we will be glad and rejoice in his salvation.
(Isa. 25:8‑9)
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Isa. 61:3• 3to appoint unto them that mourn in Zion, that beauty should be given unto them instead of ashes, the oil of joy instead of mourning, the garment of praise instead of the spirit of heaviness: that they might be called terebinths of righteousness, the planting of Jehovah, that he may be glorified. (Isa. 61:3)
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Isa. 66:5• 5Hear the word of Jehovah, ye that tremble at his word: Your brethren that hated you, that cast you out for my name's sake, said, Let Jehovah be glorified, and let us see your joy! but they shall be ashamed. (Isa. 66:5)
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Jer. 31:9‑14,25• 9They shall come with weeping, and with supplications will I lead them; I will cause them to walk by water-brooks, in a straight way, wherein they shall not stumble; for I will be a father to Israel, and Ephraim is my firstborn.
10Hear the word of Jehovah, ye nations, and declare it to the isles afar off, and say, He that scattered Israel will gather him, and keep him, as a shepherd his flock.
11For Jehovah hath ransomed Jacob, and redeemed him from the hand of one stronger than he.
12And they shall come and sing aloud upon the height of Zion, and shall flow together to the goodness of Jehovah, for corn, and for new wine, and for oil, and for the young of the flock and of the herd; and their soul shall be as a watered garden, and they shall not languish any more at all.
13Then shall the virgin rejoice in the dance, and the young men and old together; for I will turn their mourning into gladness, and will comfort them, and make them rejoice after their sorrow.
14And I will satiate the soul of the priests with fatness, and my people shall be satisfied with my goodness, saith Jehovah.
25For I have satiated the weary soul, and every languishing soul have I replenished.
(Jer. 31:9‑14,25)
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Matt. 5:4• 4Blessed they that mourn, for *they* shall be comforted. (Matt. 5:4)
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Luke 6:21• 21Blessed ye that hunger now, for ye shall be filled. Blessed ye that weep now, for ye shall laugh. (Luke 6:21)
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Acts 2:46‑47• 46And every day, being constantly in the temple with one accord, and breaking bread in the house, they received their food with gladness and simplicity of heart,
47praising God, and having favour with all the people; and the Lord added to the assembly daily those that were to be saved.
(Acts 2:46‑47)
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Acts 5:41• 41They therefore went their way from the presence of the council, rejoicing that they were counted worthy to be dishonoured for the name. (Acts 5:41)
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Rom. 5:2‑3,11• 2by whom we have also access by faith into this favour in which we stand, and we boast in hope of the glory of God.
3And not only that, but we also boast in tribulations, knowing that tribulation works endurance;
11And not only that, but we are making our boast in God, through our Lord Jesus Christ, through whom now we have received the reconciliation.
(Rom. 5:2‑3,11)
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2 Cor. 6:10• 10as grieved, but always rejoicing; as poor, but enriching many; as having nothing, and possessing all things. (2 Cor. 6:10)
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Gal. 5:22• 22But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, long-suffering, kindness, goodness, fidelity, (Gal. 5:22)
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1 Thess. 1:6• 6and *ye* became our imitators, and of the Lord, having accepted the word in much tribulation with joy of the Holy Spirit, (1 Thess. 1:6)
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2 Thess. 2:16‑17• 16But our Lord Jesus Christ himself, and our God and Father, who has loved us, and given us eternal consolation and good hope by grace,
17encourage your hearts, and establish you in every good work and word.
(2 Thess. 2:16‑17)
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James 1:2• 2Count it all joy, my brethren, when ye fall into various temptations, (James 1:2)
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1 Peter 1:6‑8• 6Wherein ye exult, for a little while at present, if needed, put to grief by various trials,
7that the proving of your faith, much more precious than of gold which perishes, though it be proved by fire, be found to praise and glory and honour in the revelation of Jesus Christ:
8whom, having not seen, ye love; on whom though not now looking, but believing, ye exult with joy unspeakable and filled with the glory,
(1 Peter 1:6‑8)
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Jude 24• 24But to him that is able to keep you without stumbling, and to set you with exultation blameless before his glory, (Jude 24)
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Rev. 7:14‑17• 14And I said to him, My lord, *thou* knowest. And he said to me, These are they who come out of the great tribulation, and have washed their robes, and have made them white in the blood of the Lamb.
15Therefore are they before the throne of God, and serve him day and night in his temple, and he that sits upon the throne shall spread his tabernacle over them.
16They shall not hunger any more, neither shall they thirst any more, nor shall the sun at all fall on them, nor any burning heat;
17because the Lamb which is in the midst of the throne shall shepherd them, and shall lead them to fountains of waters of life, and God shall wipe away every tear from their eyes.
(Rev. 7:14‑17)
 The world would rejoice at having got rid of Him. Miserable joy! (John 16 by J.N. Darby)

J. N. Darby Translation

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Verily, verily, I say to you, that ye shall weep and lament, ye, but the world shall rejoice; and yeg will be grieved, but your grief shall be turned to joy.

JND Translation Notes

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Or "ye indeed."

W. Kelly Translation

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Verily, verily, I say to you, Ye shall weep and lament, but the world shall rejoice; ye shall be grieved, but your grief shall be turned into joy1.

WK Translation Notes

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^ ye: Text. Rec. with most adds δὲ, "and." (Exp. of John, p.336)