John 8:34

34 Jesus answered them, "Truly, truly, I say to you, 1everyone who commits sin is a slave[a] to sin.

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John 8:34 In-Context

32 and you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free."
33 They answered him, "We are offspring of Abraham and have never been enslaved to anyone. How is it that you say, 'You will become free'?"
34 Jesus answered them, "Truly, truly, I say to you, everyone who commits sin is a slave to sin.
35 The slave does not remain in the house forever; the son remains forever.
36 So if the Son sets you free, you will be free indeed.

Cross References 1

  • 1. Romans 6:16-20; Titus 3:3; 2 Peter 2:19

Footnotes 1

  • [a]. Greek bondservant; also verse 35
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