Salem Media Group. I. I WILL NOT LEAVE YOU COMFORTLESS. John 14:18. I speak not of you all.] The Greek, ερχομαι, is literally, I come to you; for what was certainly and speedily to be, our Lord speaks of as if it were already. John 14:18, KJV: "I will not leave you comfortless: I will come to you." The word translated comfortless comes from a different root word than comforter, which is paracletus, comfortless comes from the Greek word orphanos, from which we get our word orphan. John 14:18, NLT: "No, I will not abandon you as orphans--I will come to you." We'll send you an email with steps on how to reset your password. Compiled & Edited by BST & Crosswalk Staff, Compiled & Edited by BibleStudyTools Staff, California - Do Not Sell My Personal Information. I will not leave you as orphans; I will come to you. John 14:18, CSB: ""I will not leave you as orphans; I am coming to you." "orphans", or "fatherless". "orphans", or "fatherless". John 14:18-24. So among the Jews, disciples, and the world too, are represented as fatherless, when their doctors and wise men are removed by death. I will not leave you as orphans; I will come to you. No, I will not abandon you as orphans—I will come to you. Among these are reminders that Jesus is planning to bring them to be where He is, assurance that He is ''the way,'' and the first explicit promises of the coming of the Holy Spirit. Copyright © 2020, Bible Study Tools. It declares that Jesus "tented," he "tabernacled," among us. “I will not leave you as orphans; I will come to you. Christ stands in the relation of a Father to his people, and they are his children, his spiritual seed and offspring; and so the disciples might fear, that as Christ was going from them, they should be left as children without a father, in a very desolate and comfortless, condition: to support them against these fears, Christ promises that he would not leave them thus, at least not long: I will not leave you comfortless: — ' Ορφανους, orphans, He had called them his dear children, — τεκνια,— John 13:33 of the last chapter. Article Images Copyright © 2020 Getty Images unless otherwise indicated. Proud member John 14:18 I will not leave you as orphans; I will come to you. Chapter 14 begins a series of remarks meant to encourage the disciples, in the face of dire warnings. Gr. I WILL COME TO YOU. John 13:18. Says R. Aba, F24 and so sometimes others, concerning R. Simeon ben Jochai. Christ stands in the relation of a Father to his people, and they are his children, his spiritual seed and offspring; and so the disciples might fear, that as Christ was going from them, they should be left as children without a father, in a very desolate and comfortless, condition: to support them against these fears, Christ promises that he would not leave them thus, at least not long: I will come to you; in a very short time, as he did; for on the third day he rose again from the dead, and appeared to them, which filled them with great joy. Please enter your email address associated with your Salem All-Pass account, then click Continue. Chuck Smith :: Sermon Notes for John 14:18. All rights reserved. These words from scripture have comforted multitudes of God's children down through the corridors of time. A. Let not YOUR heart be troubled; Let not MY heart be troubled; Let not OUR hearts be troubled. What he had before said on the one hand, "ye are not all clean", ( John 13:11) , for one of them was not; and on the other hand, when he put an "if" upon, or seemed to doubt of their knowing and doing these things, ( John 13:17) ; or what he was about to say concerning his being betrayed, this he did not speak of them all: He came and lived in … John 14:18. μοῦντες ἀπὸ τοῦ κυρίοÏ, The third encouragement: that Jesus Himself will come to them and make Himself known to them, Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers. John 14:18, NASB: "'I will not leave you as orphans; I will come to you." "Encourage yourselves therefore with the pleasing expectation of the promised Comforter, who will be as a Father to you, and fully supply my place; and I myself will be with you in my Godhead, to strengthen and console you, and visit you with the most valuable tokens of … 1. of I will not leave you comfortless Gr. I will not leave you comfortless — Greek, ορφανους, orphans: a word elegantly applied to those who have lost any dear friend; I will come to you — By my spiritual presence. The key to Verse 14 is the word "dwelt": "The Word became flesh and dwelt among us." That is an interesting word.