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John 16:26 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— In that day ye shall ask in my name: and I say not unto you, that I will pray the Father for you;
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— At that day ye shall ask in my name: and I say not unto you, that I will pray the Father for you:
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “In that day you will ask in My name, and I do not say to you that I will request of the Father on your behalf;
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— At that day ye will ask in my name: and I say not to you, that I will pray the Father for you:
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— In that day ye shall ask in my name; and I say not to you that I will demand of the Father for you,
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— In that day, In my name, shall ye ask:—and I say not that, I, will request the Father for you;
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— 'In that day, in my name ye will make request, and I do not say to you that I will ask the Father for you,
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— In that day, you shall ask in my name: and I say not to you that I will ask the Father for you.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— At that day ye shall aske in my Name: and I say not vnto you that I will pray the Father for you:
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— In that day you shall ask in my name; and I say not to you that I will ask of the Father for you;
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— In that day ye will ask in my name; and I do not say to you, that I will pray to the Father for you;

Strong's Numbers & Red-LettersGreek New TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
At 1722
{1722} Prime
ἐν
en
{en}
A primary preposition denoting (fixed) position (in place, time or state), and (by implication) instrumentality (medially or constructively), that is, a relation of rest (intermediate between G1519 and G1537); 'in', at, (up-) on, by, etc.
that 1565
{1565} Prime
ἐκεῖνος
ekeinos
{ek-i'-nos}
From G1563; that one (or [neuter] thing); often intensified by the article prefixed.
day 2250
{2250} Prime
ἡμέρα
hemera
{hay-mer'-ah}
Feminine (with G5610 implied) of a derivative of ἧμαι [[hemai]] (to sit; akin to the base of G1476) meaning tame, that is, gentle; day, that is, (literally) the time space between dawn and dark, or the whole 24 hours (but several days were usually reckoned by the Jews as inclusive of the parts of both extremes); figuratively a period (always defined more or less clearly by the context).
ye shall ask 154
{0154} Prime
αἰτέω
aiteo
{ahee-teh'-o}
Of uncertain derivation; to ask (in generally).
z5698
<5698> Grammar
Tense - Future (See G5776)
Voice - Middle (See G5785)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 33
in 1722
{1722} Prime
ἐν
en
{en}
A primary preposition denoting (fixed) position (in place, time or state), and (by implication) instrumentality (medially or constructively), that is, a relation of rest (intermediate between G1519 and G1537); 'in', at, (up-) on, by, etc.
my 3450
{3450} Prime
μοῦ
mou
{moo}
The simpler from of G1700; of me.
name: 3686
{3686} Prime
ὄνομα
onoma
{on'-om-ah}
From a presumed derivative of the base of G1097 (compare G3685); a 'name' (literally or figuratively), (authority, character).
and 2532
{2532} Prime
καί
kai
{kahee}
Apparently a primary particle, having a copulative and sometimes also a cumulative force; and, also, even, so, then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words.
I say 3004
{3004} Prime
λέγω
lego
{leg'-o}
A primary verb; properly to 'lay' forth, that is, (figuratively) relate (in words [usually of systematic or set discourse; whereas G2036 and G5346 generally refer to an individual expression or speech respectively; while G4483 is properly to break silence merely, and G2980 means an extended or random harangue]); by implication to mean.
z5719
<5719> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 3019
not 3756
{3756} Prime
οὐ
ou
{oo}
A primary word; the absolutely negative (compare G3361) adverb; no or not.
unto you, 5213
{5213} Prime
ὑμῖν
humin
{hoo-min'}
Irregular dative case of G5210; to (with or by) you.
that 3754
{3754} Prime
ὅτι
hoti
{hot'-ee}
Neuter of G3748 as conjugation; demonstrative that (sometimes redundant); causatively because.
I 1473
{1473} Prime
ἐγώ
ego
{eg-o'}
A primary pronoun of the first person, 'I' (only expressed when emphatic).
will pray 2065
{2065} Prime
ἐρωτάω
erotao
{er-o-tah'-o}
Apparently from G2046 (compare G2045); to interrogate; by implication to request.
z5692
<5692> Grammar
Tense - Future (See G5776)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 814
the x3588
(3588) Complement

ho
{ho}
The masculine, feminine (second) and neuter (third) forms, in all their inflections; the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom).
Father 3962
{3962} Prime
πατήρ
pater
{pat-ayr'}
Apparently a primary word; a 'father' (literally or figuratively, near or more remote).
for 4012
{4012} Prime
περί
peri
{per-ee'}
From the base of G4008; properly through (all over), that is, around; figuratively with respect to; used in various applications, of place, cause or time (with the genitive case denoting the subject or occasion or superlative point; with the accusative case the locality, circuit, matter, circumstance or general period).
you: 5216
{5216} Prime
ὑμῶν
humon
{hoo-mone'}
Genitive case of G5210; of (from or concerning) you.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on John 16:23-28.


John 16:26

_ _ I say not ... I will pray the Father for you — as if He were not of Himself disposed to aid you: Christ does pray the Father for His people, but not for the purpose of inclining an unwilling ear.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on John 16:23-27.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

John 16:26

At that day ye shall ask — For true knowledge begets prayer. And I say not that I will pray — This in nowise implies that he will not: it means only, The Father himself now loves you, not only because of my intercession, but also because of the faith and love which he hath wrought in you.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

John 16:26

(8) At that day ye shall ask in my name: and I say not unto you, that I will pray the Father for you:

(8) The sum of the worship of God is the invocation of the Father in the name of the Son the mediator, who is already heard for us, for whom he both abased himself, and is now also glorified.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
At:

John 16:23 And in that day ye shall ask me nothing. Verily, verily, I say unto you, Whatsoever ye shall ask the Father in my name, he will give [it] you.

that:

John 14:16 And I will pray the Father, and he shall give you another Comforter, that he may abide with you for ever;
John 17:9 I pray for them: I pray not for the world, but for them which thou hast given me; for they are thine.
John 17:19 And for their sakes I sanctify myself, that they also might be sanctified through the truth.
John 17:24 Father, I will that they also, whom thou hast given me, be with me where I am; that they may behold my glory, which thou hast given me: for thou lovedst me before the foundation of the world.
Romans 8:34 Who [is] he that condemneth? [It is] Christ that died, yea rather, that is risen again, who is even at the right hand of God, who also maketh intercession for us.
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