John 8:12-20 (Lexham English Bible)

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Jesus, the Light of the World

12 Then Jesus spoke to them again, saying, "I am the light of the world! The one who follows me will never walk in darkness, but will have the light of life." 13 So the Pharisees said to him, "You testify concerning yourself! Your testimony is not true." 14 Jesus answered and said to them, "Even if I testify concerning myself, my testimony is true, because I know where I have come from and where I am going. But you do not know where I have come from or where I am going. 15 You judge according to externals; I do not judge anyone. 16 But even if I judge, my judgment is true, because I am not alone, but I and the Father who sent me. 17 And even in your law it is written that the testimony of two men is true.a 18 I am the one who testifies concerning myself, and the Father who sent me testifies concerning me." 19 So they were saying to him, "Where is your father?" Jesus replied, "You know neither me nor my Father! If you had known me, you would have known my Father also." 20 He spoke these words by the treasury [while]b teaching in the temple [courts],c and no one seized him, because his hour had not yet come.
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