Indeed this phrase, in that day, has much of the ring of the same old prophetic phrase in the Old Testament. In that day ye shall ask me nothing. λ.) in that day. ἀλλὰ μὴ χωρὶς τοῦ ἀρχιερέως, κ. τ. John tells the Good News about Jesus. Luke 24:50-53). 23.And in that day you will ask me nothing. towards believers, He saith, He will give it. Join John MacArthur as he explains each verse of Matthew 16–23 in a way that is both doctrinally precise and intensely practical. ", Jesus had in the previous words answered the question of the disciples before it had been put. To ask God for anything in the name of Jesus Christ, it must be in keeping with what He is. They will be under no need of putting such crude questions as were offered in John 14:5; John 14:8; John 16:17. Commentary on 1 John 3:11-15 (Read 1 John 3:11-15) We should love the Lord Jesus, value his love, and therefore love all our brethren in Christ. Verily, verily, I say unto you, Whatsoever ye shall ask the Father in my name, he will give it you. 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was fulfilled as long as the offer of restoration on condition of national repentance continued; when that offer was withdrawn (Acts 28:28), the promises (and "gifts") were "with-drawn also. Until now you have asked for nothing in My name; ask and you will receive, so that your joy may be made full. 16 Jesus went on to say, “In a little while you will see me no more, and then after a little while you will see me.”. We know that we are … Such is the import of that passage in Jeremiah, 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, You haven't done this before. Jesus … Browse Sermons on John 16:23-24. on StudyLight.org The connection is somewhat obscure. The use of this important Hebraism (Isaiah 2:11, Isaiah 2:12 and note there) in connexion with the woman of John 16:21 shows that it refers to Israel and has nothing to do with the Church. The first one that occurs, erotao, usually means to ask a question, whereas the second one, aiteo, means to ask for something. In the latter part of the text another word is used, it is not erwthsete, but aithsete. John 16:23-28 The Word of God . See John 14:20. John 15 John 17 John 16:23 King James Version (KJV) 23 And in that day ye shall ask me nothing. From the moment of their first seeing Him again, the Apostles were exalted into a new being. John 16:23, REV Bible and Commentary And in that day you will not ask me anything. It is therefore necessary to set aside our own will and accept God's. 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. Luke 5:20 says, “When Jesus saw their faith, He said ‘Friend, your sins are forgiven.’” Colossians 2:13-14 says Jesus forgave all our sins. John 16:23 (King James Version) A.F.V A.S.V. George R. Beasley-Murray, "John" in the Word Biblical Commentary, vol. THE CONTEXT Jesus' death is imminent, but his concern is for the disciples rather than himself. I tell you the truth, you will ask the Father directly, and he will grant your request because you use my name. Jesus said to his disciples, "Very truly, I tell you, if you ask anything of the Father in my name, he will give it to you. Most truly I say to you, if you ask the Father for anything, he will give it to you in my name.” John 16:23 In that day you will not question Me about anything. Thus, Exodus 8:22: I will sever in that day the land of Goshen. This is still more clearly expressed by what immediately follows. I tell you the truth, my Father will give you whatever you ask in my name. But our Lord bids us ask, and assures us of an answer in His Name, III. John frequently used synonyms with no great distinction in mind. The Berean: Daily Verse and Comment Sign up for the Berean: Daily Verse and Comment, and have Biblical truth delivered to your inbox. He has a nice discussion of the issue wherein he counters the idea that history in the gospel of John has been swallowed up in light of a post-Easter setting. Audio Edition John 16:23-33 Commentary and Lesson Audio Edition John 16:23-33 Commentary and Lesson Student Handouts for This or Next Week's Lesson Verse-by-Verse KJV Handout for John 16:23-33 Verse-by-Verse NASB Handout for John 16:23-33 Verse-by-Verse NIV Handout for John 16:23-33 Verse-by-Verse NRSV Handout for John 16:23-33 Can Be Used At the Beginning … 24 Until now you have not asked for anything in my name. , they in reality did ask a question; but it is to be replied, that the Lord immediately informed them that their question was outside the limits of their office. (John 16:32b, NIV) "I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. Upon that day Jesus rose as glorified King, able to crown his followers in his kingdom with everlasting joy. 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). Consequently we should probably not make too much of this difference. 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