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John 16:3

    John 16:3 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And these things will they do unto you, because they have not known the Father, nor me.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And these things will they do to you, because they have not known the Father, nor me.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And these things will they do, because they have not known the Father, nor me.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    They will do these things to you because they have not had knowledge of the Father or of me.

    Webster's Revision

    And these things will they do, because they have not known the Father, nor me.

    World English Bible

    They will do these things because they have not known the Father, nor me.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And these things will they do, because they have not known the Father, nor me.

    Clarke's Commentary on John 16:3

    Because they have not known the Father - See on John 15:25 (note). Ignorance of the benevolence of God, and of the philanthropy of Christ, is the grand fountain whence all religious persecution and intolerance proceed.

    Barnes' Notes on John 16:3

    See John 15:21.

    Wesley's Notes on John 16:3

    16:3 They have not known the Father nor me - This is the true root of persecution in all its forms.