John 8:21-30 LEB

Jesus Predicts His Death

21 So he said to them again, "I am going away, and you will seek me and will die in your sin. Where I am going you cannot come!"

References for John 8:21

      22 Then the Jews began to say,a "Perhaps he will kill himself, because he is saying, 'Where I am going you cannot come.'"

      References for John 8:22

        • Ğ 8:22 - *The imperfect tense has been translated as ingressive here ("began to say")
          23 And he said to them, "You are from below; I am from above. You are from this world; I am not from this world.
          24 Thus I said to you that you will die in your sins. For if you do not believe that I am [he], you will die in your sins."
          25 So they began to say to him,b "Who are you?" Jesus said to them, "{What}c I have been saying to you [from] the beginning.

          References for John 8:25

            • ğ 8:25 - *The imperfect tense has been translated as ingressive here ("began to say")
            • Ġ 8:25 - Literally "that which"
              26 I have many [things] to say and to judge concerning you, but the one who sent me is true, and [the things] which I heard from him, these [things] I say to the world."
              27 (They did not know that he was speaking to them about the Father.)
              28 Then Jesus said,d "When you lift up the Son of Man, then you will recognize that I am [he], and I do nothing from myself, but just as the Father taught me, I say these [things].

              References for John 8:28

                • ġ 8:28 - Some manuscripts have "said to them"
                  29 And the one who sent me is with me. He has not left me alone, because I always do the things that are pleasing to him."
                  30 [While]e he was saying these [things], many believed in him.

                  References for John 8:30

                    • Ģ 8:30 - *Here "[while]" is supplied as a component of the temporal genitive absolute participle ("was saying")