Saturday, August 13, 2022

TRIBULATION in the world

 


John 16:33

King James Version

33 These things I have spoken unto you, 

that in me ye might have peace. 

In the world ye shall have tribulation: 

but be of good cheer; 

I have overcome the world.


If the world doesn't make sense right now, it's not surprising.

JESUS already prophesied about it.

He knew what His disciples would go through.

But, He left us the HOLY SPIRIT, to teach, and comfort, us.

What did JESUS mean, when He said "in the world ye shall have tribulation"?

What is "tribulation"?

Let's have a look at the Bible versions:


John 16:33

Amplified Bible

33 I have told you these things, so that in Me you may have [perfect] peace. In the world you have tribulation and distress and suffering, but be courageous [be confident, be undaunted, be filled with joy]; I have overcome the world.” [My conquest is accomplished, My victory abiding.]


John 16:33

Christian Standard Bible

33 I have told you these things so that in me you may have peace. You will have suffering in this world. Be courageous! I have conquered the world.”


John 16:33

Common English Bible

33 I’ve said these things to you so that you will have peace in me. In the world you have distress. But be encouraged! I have conquered the world.”


John 16:33

Complete Jewish Bible

33 “I have said these things to you so that, united with me, you may have shalom. In the world, you have tsuris. But be brave! I have conquered the world!”


John 16:33

Contemporary English Version

33 I have told you this, so that you might have peace in your hearts because of me. While you are in the world, you will have to suffer. But cheer up! I have defeated the world.


John 16:33

Disciples’ Literal New Testament

Take Courage, I Have Overcome The World

33 “I have spoken these things to you in order that you may have peace in Me. You have affliction in the world, but take-courage— I have overcome the world”.


John 16:33

Easy-to-Read Version

33 “I have told you these things so that you can have peace in me. In this world you will have troubles. But be brave! I have defeated the world!”


John 16:33

Evangelical Heritage Version

33 I have told you these things, so that you may have peace in me. In this world you are going to have trouble. But be courageous! I have overcome the world.”


John 16:33

Expanded Bible

33 “I told you these things so that you can have peace in me. In this world you will have ·trouble [persecution; suffering], but ·be brave [take courage/heart]! I have ·defeated [victory over; conquered; overcome] the world.”


John 16:33

Good News Translation

33 I have told you this so that you will have peace by being united to me. The world will make you suffer. But be brave! I have defeated the world!”


John 16:33

International Children’s Bible

33 “I told you these things so that you can have peace in me. In this world you will have trouble. But be brave! I have defeated the world!”


John 16:33

J.B. Phillips New Testament

I have told you all this so that you may find your peace in me. You will find trouble in the world—but, never lose heart, I have conquered the world!”


John 16:33

Living Bible

33 I have told you all this so that you will have peace of heart and mind. Here on earth you will have many trials and sorrows; but cheer up, for I have overcome the world.”


John 16:33

The Message

I’ve told you all this so that trusting me, you will be unshakable and assured, deeply at peace. In this godless world you will continue to experience difficulties. But take heart! I’ve conquered the world.”


John 16:33

Names of God Bible

33 I’ve told you this so that my peace will be with you. In the world you’ll have trouble. But cheer up! I have overcome the world.”


John 16:33

New Catholic Bible

33 “I have told you this

so that in me you may be in peace.

In the world

you will endure suffering.

But take courage!

I have overcome the world.”


John 16:33

New Life Version

33 I have told you these things so you may have peace in Me. In the world you will have much trouble. But take hope! I have power over the world!”


John 16:33

New Living Translation

33 I have told you all this so that you may have peace in me. Here on earth you will have many trials and sorrows. But take heart, because I have overcome the world.”


John 16:33

New Revised Standard Version, Anglicised

33 I have said this to you, so that in me you may have peace. In the world you face persecution. But take courage; I have conquered the world!’


John 16:33

New Testament for Everyone

33 I’ve said these things to you so that you can have peace in me. You’ll have trouble in the world. But cheer up! I have defeated the world!’


Yochanan 16:33

Orthodox Jewish Bible

33 These things I have spoken to you that in me you may have shalom. In the Olam Hazeh you have tribulation; but have lev same’ach. I have conquered the Olam Hazeh.


John 16:33

The Voice

33 I have told you these things so that you will be whole and at peace. In this world, you will be plagued with times of trouble, but you need not fear; I have triumphed over this corrupt world order.


John 16:33

Worldwide English (New Testament)

33 I have told you these things so that you may have peace. I give you peace. The world will trouble you much. But be glad. I have power over the world.'


John 16:33

Wycliffe Bible

33 These things I have spoken to you, that ye have peace in me; in the world ye shall have dis-ease [in the world ye shall have pressing, or overlaying], but trust ye, I have overcome the world.


In SUMMARY, "tribulation" means:

tribulation and distress and suffering

suffering

distress

tsuris

you will have to suffer

affliction

you will have troubles

you are going to have trouble

trouble [persecution; suffering

The world will make you suffer

you will have trouble

You will find trouble in the world

you will have many trials and sorrows

you will continue to experience difficulties

you’ll have trouble

you will endure suffering

you will have much trouble

you will have many trials and sorrows

you face persecution

You’ll have trouble in the world.

you will be plagued with times of trouble

The world will trouble you much.

ye shall have dis-ease [in the world ye shall have pressing, or overlaying]


But let's not forget TWO other parts of the equation:

John 16:33

King James Version

33 These things I have spoken unto you, 

that in me ye might have peace

In the world ye shall have tribulation: 

but be of good cheer; 

I have overcome the world.


1. We have PEACE, through JESUS.

2. He has OVERCOME the world.


JESUS also said:

Luke 9:23

King James Version

23 And he said to them all, 

If any man will come after me, 

let him deny himself, 

and take up his cross daily, 

and follow me.


That's what the born agains must do.

Expect tribulation.

Endure tribulation.

For this world, is not of GOD.

1 John 5:19

King James Version

19 And we know that we are of God, 

and the whole world lieth in wickedness.


What believers have, is the promise of ETERNAL LIFE.

John 3:16

King James Version

16 For God so loved the world, 

that he gave his only begotten Son, 

that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, 

but have everlasting life.


1 John 5:20

King James Version

20 And we know that the Son of God is come, 

and hath given us an understanding, 

that we may know him that is true, 

and we are in him that is true, 

even in his Son Jesus Christ. 

This is the true God, 

and eternal life.


Know Who to align yourself with.


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