Parallel Bible results for John 8:31-47

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John 8:31-47

NIV 31 To the Jews who had believed him, Jesus said, “If you hold to my teaching, you are really my disciples. NIV 31 To the Jews who had believed him, Jesus said, “If you hold to my teaching, you are really my disciples. NIV 32 Then you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.” NIV 32 Then you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.” NIV 33 They answered him, “We are Abraham’s descendants and have never been slaves of anyone. How can you say that we shall be set free?” NIV 33 They answered him, “We are Abraham’s descendants and have never been slaves of anyone. How can you say that we shall be set free?” NIV 34 Jesus replied, “Very truly I tell you, everyone who sins is a slave to sin. NIV 34 Jesus replied, “Very truly I tell you, everyone who sins is a slave to sin. NIV 35 Now a slave has no permanent place in the family, but a son belongs to it forever. NIV 35 Now a slave has no permanent place in the family, but a son belongs to it forever. NIV 36 So if the Son sets you free, you will be free indeed. NIV 36 So if the Son sets you free, you will be free indeed. NIV 37 I know that you are Abraham’s descendants. Yet you are looking for a way to kill me, because you have no room for my word. NIV 37 I know that you are Abraham’s descendants. Yet you are looking for a way to kill me, because you have no room for my word. NIV 38 I am telling you what I have seen in the Father’s presence, and you are doing what you have heard from your father.” NIV 38 I am telling you what I have seen in the Father’s presence, and you are doing what you have heard from your father.” NIV 39 “Abraham is our father,” they answered. “If you were Abraham’s children,” said Jesus, “then you would do what Abraham did. NIV 39 “Abraham is our father,” they answered. “If you were Abraham’s children,” said Jesus, “then you would do what Abraham did. NIV 40 As it is, you are looking for a way to kill me, a man who has told you the truth that I heard from God. Abraham did not do such things. NIV 40 As it is, you are looking for a way to kill me, a man who has told you the truth that I heard from God. Abraham did not do such things. NIV 41 You are doing the works of your own father.” “We are not illegitimate children,” they protested. “The only Father we have is God himself.” NIV 41 You are doing the works of your own father.” “We are not illegitimate children,” they protested. “The only Father we have is God himself.” NIV 42 Jesus said to them, “If God were your Father, you would love me, for I have come here from God. I have not come on my own; God sent me. NIV 42 Jesus said to them, “If God were your Father, you would love me, for I have come here from God. I have not come on my own; God sent me. NIV 43 Why is my language not clear to you? Because you are unable to hear what I say. NIV 43 Why is my language not clear to you? Because you are unable to hear what I say. NIV 44 You belong to your father, the devil, and you want to carry out your father’s desires. He was a murderer from the beginning, not holding to the truth, for there is no truth in him. When he lies, he speaks his native language, for he is a liar and the father of lies. NIV 44 You belong to your father, the devil, and you want to carry out your father’s desires. He was a murderer from the beginning, not holding to the truth, for there is no truth in him. When he lies, he speaks his native language, for he is a liar and the father of lies. NIV 45 Yet because I tell the truth, you do not believe me! NIV 45 Yet because I tell the truth, you do not believe me! NIV 46 Can any of you prove me guilty of sin? If I am telling the truth, why don’t you believe me? NIV 46 Can any of you prove me guilty of sin? If I am telling the truth, why don’t you believe me? NIV 47 Whoever belongs to God hears what God says. The reason you do not hear is that you do not belong to God.” NIV 47 Whoever belongs to God hears what God says. The reason you do not hear is that you do not belong to God.”

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