Vincent Word Studies - John 16:7 - 16:7

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Vincent Word Studies - John 16:7 - 16:7

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It is expedient (συμφέρει)

From σόν together, and φέρω to bear or bring. The underlying idea of the word is concurrence of circumstances.

Go away (ἀπέλθω)

The different words for go should be noted in this verse, and Joh 16:10. Here, expressing simple departure from a point.

Depart (πορευθῶ)

Rev., go. With the notion of going for a purpose, which is expressed in I will send him.