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John 8:37 NLT

37 Yes, I realize that you are descendants of Abraham. And yet some of you are trying to kill me because there’s no room in your hearts for my message.

Study tools for John 8:37

  • a 8:16 - Some manuscripts read The One.
  • b 8:17 - See Deut 19:15 .
  • c 8:20 - Greek his hour.
  • d 8:22 - Greek Jewish people; also in 8:31, 48, 52, 57 .
  • e 8:24 - Greek unless you believe that I am. See Exod 3:14 .
  • f 8:25 - Or Why do I speak to you at all?
  • g 8:28 - Greek When you have lifted up the Son of Man, then you will know that I am. “Son of Man” is a title Jesus used for himself.
  • h 8:39 - Some manuscripts read if you are really the children of Abraham, follow his example.
  • i 8:54 - Some manuscripts read You say he is your God.
  • j 8:57 - Some manuscripts read How can you say Abraham has seen you?
  • k 8:58 - Or before Abraham was even born, I have always been alive; Greek reads before Abraham was, I am. See Exod 3:14 .