John 8:12-30 NAS/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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12 Then Jesus again spoke to them, saying, "I am the Light of the world; he who follows Me will not walk in the darkness, but will have the Light of life." 12 When Jesus spoke again to the people, he said, "I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will never walk in darkness, but will have the light of life."
13 So the Pharisees said to Him, "You are testifying about Yourself; Your testimony is not true." 13 The Pharisees challenged him, "Here you are, appearing as your own witness; your testimony is not valid."
14 Jesus answered and said to them, "Even if I testify about Myself, My testimony is true, for I know where I came from and where I am going; but you do not know where I come from or where I am going. 14 Jesus answered, "Even if I testify on my own behalf, my testimony is valid, for I know where I came from and where I am going. But you have no idea where I come from or where I am going.
15 "You judge according to the flesh; I am not judging anyone. 15 You judge by human standards; I pass judgment on no one.
16 "But even if I do judge, My judgment is true; for I am not alone in it, but I and the Father who sent Me. 16 But if I do judge, my decisions are right, because I am not alone. I stand with the Father, who sent me.
17 "Even in your law it has been written that the testimony of two men is true. 17 In your own Law it is written that the testimony of two men is valid.
18 "I am He who testifies about Myself, and the Father who sent Me testifies about Me." 18 I am one who testifies for myself; my other witness is the Father, who sent me."
19 So they were saying to Him, "Where is Your Father?" Jesus answered, "You know neither Me nor My Father; if you knew Me, you would know My Father also." 19 Then they asked him, "Where is your father?" "You do not know me or my Father," Jesus replied. "If you knew me, you would know my Father also."
20 These words He spoke in the treasury, as He taught in the temple; and no one seized Him, because His hour had not yet come. 20 He spoke these words while teaching in the temple area near the place where the offerings were put. Yet no one seized him, because his time had not yet come.
21 Then He said again to them, "I go away, and you will seek Me, and will die in your sin; where I am going, you cannot come." 21 Once more Jesus said to them, "I am going away, and you will look for me, and you will die in your sin. Where I go, you cannot come."
22 So the Jews were saying, "Surely He will not kill Himself, will He, since He says, 'Where I am going, you cannot come '?" 22 This made the Jews ask, "Will he kill himself ? Is that why he says, 'Where I go, you cannot come'?"
23 And He was saying to them, "You are from below, I am from above; you are of this world, I am not of this world. 23 But he continued, "You are from below; I am from above. You are of this world; I am not of this world.
24 "Therefore I said to you that you will die in your sins; for unless you believe that I am He, you will die in your sins." 24 I told you that you would die in your sins; if you do not believe that I am [the one I claim to be], you will indeed die in your sins."
25 So they were saying to Him, "Who are You?" Jesus said to them, "What have I been saying to you from the beginning? 25 "Who are you?" they asked. "Just what I have been claiming all along," Jesus replied.
26 "I have many things to speak and to judge concerning you, but He who sent Me is true; and the things which I heard from Him, these I speak to the world." 26 "I have much to say in judgment of you. But he who sent me is reliable, and what I have heard from him I tell the world."
27 They did not realize that He had been speaking to them about the Father. 27 They did not understand that he was telling them about his Father.
28 So Jesus said, "When you lift up the Son of Man, then you will know that I am He, and I do nothing on My own initiative, but I speak these things as the Father taught Me. 28 So Jesus said, "When you have lifted up the Son of Man, then you will know that I am [the one I claim to be] and that I do nothing on my own but speak just what the Father has taught me.
29 "And He who sent Me is with Me; He has not left Me alone, for I always do the things that are pleasing to Him." 29 The one who sent me is with me; he has not left me alone, for I always do what pleases him."
30 As He spoke these things, many came to believe in Him. 30 Even as he spoke, many put their faith in him.