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32 So when the Pharisees[a] heard these rumors circulating about Jesus, they went with the leading priests and the temple guards to arrest him.

33 Then Jesus said, “My days to be with you are numbered. Then I will return to the One who sent me. 34 And you will search for me and not be able to find me. For where I am,[b] you cannot come.”[c]

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  1. John 7:32 Or “separated ones.”
  2. John 7:34 In this tremendous statement, Jesus is telling them that he is about to return to the realm where I AM dwells. Of course, the Jewish leaders didn’t understand the impact of what he was telling them.
  3. John 7:34 Jesus was speaking of his approaching death on the cross, which he knew was near, and his ascension back to the Father, the realm of I AM.

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