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Disciples, slow comprehension

Joh 2:22 After he was raised from the dead, his disciples recalled what he had said. Then they believed the Scripture and the words that Jesus had spoken.

Joh 2:17 His disciples remembered that it is written: "Zeal for your house will consume me." [ Psalm 69:9 ]

Joh 4:31-34 Meanwhile his disciples urged him, "Rabbi, eat something." But he said to them, "I have food to eat that you know nothing about." Then his disciples said to each other, "Could someone have brought him food?" "My food," said Jesus, "is to do the will of him who sent me and to finish his work.

Joh 6:19 When they had rowed three or three and a half miles, [ Greek rowed twenty-five or thirty stadia (about 5 or 6 kilometers) ] they saw Jesus approaching the boat, walking on the water; and they were terrified.

Joh 8:27 They did not understand that he was telling them about his Father.

Joh 12:16 At first his disciples did not understand all this. Only after Jesus was glorified did they realize that these things had been written about him and that they had done these things to him.

Joh 13:7 Jesus replied, "You do not realize now what I am doing, but later you will understand."

Joh 14:4-9 You know the way to the place where I am going." Thomas said to him, "Lord, we don't know where you are going, so how can we know the way?" Jesus answered, "I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me. If you really knew me, you would know [ Some early manuscripts If you really have known me, you will know ] my Father as well. From now on, you do know him and have seen him." 14:8 Philip said, "Lord, show us the Father and that will be enough for us." Jesus answered: "Don't you know me, Philip, even after I have been among you such a long time? Anyone who has seen me has seen the Father. How can you say, 'Show us the Father'?

Joh 14:26 But the Counselor, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in my name, will teach you all things and will remind you of everything I have said to you.

Joh 16:12 "I have much more to say to you, more than you can now bear.

Joh 16:17 Some of his disciples said to one another, "What does he mean by saying, 'In a little while you will see me no more, and then after a little while you will see me,' and 'Because I am going to the Father'?"

Mat 16:7-11 They discussed this among themselves and said, "It is because we didn't bring any bread." Aware of their discussion, Jesus asked, "You of little faith, why are you talking among yourselves about having no bread? Do you still not understand? Don't you remember the five loaves for the five thousand, and how many basketfuls you gathered? Or the seven loaves for the four thousand, and how many basketfuls you gathered? How is it you don't understand that I was not talking to you about bread? But be on your guard against the yeast of the Pharisees and Sadducees."

Mar 8:17 Aware of their discussion, Jesus asked them: "Why are you talking about having no bread? Do you still not see or understand? Are your hearts hardened?

Luk 22:38 The disciples said, "See, Lord, here are two swords." "That is enough," he replied.

Luk 24:8 Then they remembered his words.

Luk 24:45 Then he opened their minds so they could understand the Scriptures.

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