John 8:28



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

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.

King James Version

Then said Jesus unto them, When ye have lifted up the Son of man, then shall ye know that I am he, and that I do nothing of myself; but as my Father hath taught me, I speak these things.

Holman Bible

So Jesus said to them, "When you lift up the Son of Man, then you will know that I am [He], and that I do nothing on My own. But just as the Father taught Me, I say these things.

International Standard Version

So Jesus told them, "When you have lifted up the Son of Man, then you will know that I AM, and that I do nothing on my own authority. Instead, I speak only what the Father has taught me.

A Conservative Version

Jesus therefore said to them, When ye have lifted up the Son of man, then ye will know that I am he, and I do nothing from myself, but I speak these things as my Father taught me.

American Standard Version

Jesus therefore said, When ye have lifted up the Son of man, then shall ye know that I am he , and that I do nothing of myself, but as the Father taught me, I speak these things.

Amplified

So Jesus added, When you have lifted up the Son of Man [on the cross], you will realize (know, understand) that I am He [for Whom you look] and that I do nothing of Myself (of My own accord or on My own authority), but I say [exactly] what My Father has taught Me.

An Understandable Version

So, Jesus said, "When you have lifted up the Son of man [i.e., to crucify Him], then you will know that I am [the Messiah] and that I do not do anything on my own authority, but I speak [only] those things that the Father has taught me.

Anderson New Testament

Then said Jesus to them: When you have lifted up the Son of man, then you will know that I am He, and that I do nothing of myself, but as the Father has taught me I speak these things.

Bible in Basic English

So Jesus said, When the Son of man has been lifted up by you, then it will be clear to you who I am, and that I do nothing of myself, but say as the Father gave me teaching.

Common New Testament

So Jesus said, "When you have lifted up the Son of man, then you will know that I am he, and that I do nothing on my own authority but speak just what the Father taught me.

Daniel Mace New Testament

Jesus said therefore to them, when ye have lift up the son of man, then shall ye know what I am, and that I do nothing of my self, but speak as my father hath instructed me.

Darby Translation

Jesus therefore said to them, When ye shall have lifted up the Son of man, then ye shall know that I am he, and that I do nothing of myself, but as the Father has taught me I speak these things.

Godbey New Testament

Then Jesus said, When you may lift up the Son of man, then you shall know that I am He, and I do nothing of myself, but as the Father has taught me, I speak the same things.

Goodspeed New Testament

So Jesus said, "When you lift the Son of Man up in the air, then you will know that I am what I say, and that I do nothing of my own accord, but speak as the Father has instructed me.

John Wesley New Testament

Jesus therefore saith to them, When ye shall have lifted up the Son of man, then shall ye know that I am, and that I do nothing of myself, but as my Father hath taught me, I speak these things.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Then Jesus said unto them, When ye have lifted up the Son of man, then ye shall know that I AM and that I do nothing of myself, but as my Father has taught me, I speak these things.

Julia Smith Translation

Then said Jesus to them, When ye lift up the Son of man then shall ye know that I am, and I do nothing of myself; but as my Father taught me, these I speak.

King James 2000

Then said Jesus unto them, When you have lifted up the Son of man, then shall you know that I am he, and that I do nothing of myself; but as my Father has taught me, I speak these things.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Then Jesus said, "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].

Modern King James verseion

Then Jesus said to them, When you have lifted up the Son of Man, then you shall know that I AM, and that I do nothing of Myself, but as My Father has taught Me, I speak these things.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Then said Jesus unto them, "When ye have lift up on high the son of man, then shall ye know that I am he, and that I do nothing of myself; But as my father hath taught me, even so I speak.

Moffatt New Testament

so Jesus said, "When you have lifted up the Son of man, you will know then who I am, and that I do nothing of my own accord, but speak as the Father has taught me.

Montgomery New Testament

so Jesus added. "When you lifted up the Son of man, then you will know that I am He; and that I do nothing on my own authority, but that I speak just as the Father has taught me,

NET Bible

Then 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 just what the Father taught me.

New Heart English Bible

Jesus therefore said to them, "When you have lifted up the Son of Man, then you will know that I am he, and I do nothing of myself, but as the Father taught me, I say these things.

New simplified Bible

Jesus said: When you have lifted up (impaled) the Son of man you will know that I am that person. I do nothing by myself! I speak what the Father taught me!

Noyes New Testament

Jesus therefore said, When ye have lifted up the Son of man, then ye will know that I am He, and do nothing of myself, but speak these things as the Father taught me.

Sawyer New Testament

Then Jesus said to them, When you shall lift up the Son of man, then shall you know that I am [the Christ]; and I do nothing of myself; but I speak these things as the Father has taught me;

The Emphasized Bible

Jesus, therefore, said - Whensoever ye shall lift up the Son of Man, then, shall ye know, that, I, am he, and, of myself, am doing, nothing; but, just as the Father taught me, the same things, am I speaking.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Then said Jesus to them, When ye shall have lifted up on high the Son of man, then shall ye know that I am, and of myself have I done nothing; but as the Father hath instructed me, so I speak.

Twentieth Century New Testament

So Jesus added: "When you have lifted up the Son of Man, then you will understand that I am what I am, and that I do nothing of myself, but that I say just what the Father has taught me.

Webster

Then said Jesus to them, When ye have lifted up the Son of man, then shall ye know that I am he, and that I do nothing of myself; but as my Father hath taught me, I speak these things.

Weymouth New Testament

So Jesus added, "When you have lifted up the Son of Man, then you will know that I am He. Of myself I do nothing; but as the Father has taught me, so I speak.

Williams New Testament

So Jesus said to them, "When you lift the Son of Man (on the cross), you will know that I am the Christ, and that I do nothing on my own authority, but that I say exactly what my Father has instructed me to say.

World English Bible

Jesus therefore said to them, "When you have lifted up the Son of Man, then you will know that I am he, and I do nothing of myself, but as my Father taught me, I say these things.

Worrell New Testament

Jesus, therefore, said, "When ye lift up the Son of Man, then will ye know that I am He; and, of Myself, I do nothing, but, as the Father taught Me, I speak these things.

Worsley New Testament

Jesus therefore said unto them, When ye have lifted up the Son of man, then ye shall know that I am He, and that I do nothing of myself, but as my Father hath instructed me, I speak these things.

Youngs Literal Translation

Jesus, therefore, said to them, 'When ye may lift up the Son of Man then ye will know that I am he; and of myself I do nothing, but according as my Father did teach me, these things I speak;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
οὖν 
Oun 
therefore , then , so , and , now , wherefore , but , not tr ,
Usage: 417

ἔπω 
Epo 
say , speak , tell , command , bid , , vr say
Usage: 824

Ἰησοῦς 
Iesous 
Usage: 969


him , his , their , he , her , they , same , himself ,
Usage: 0

ὅταν 
Hotan 
when , as soon as , as long as , that , whensoever , while , till
Usage: 49

ye have lifted up
ὑψόω 
Hupsoo 
exalt , lift up
Usage: 8

the Son
υἱός 
Huios 
Usage: 213

of man
ἄνθρωπος 
Anthropos 
man , not tr ,
Usage: 316

τότε 
Tote 
then , that time , when , not tr
Usage: 105

γινώσκω 
Ginosko 
Usage: 147

ὅτι 
Hoti 
that , for , because , how that , how ,
Usage: 764

I
ἐγώ 
Ego 
I , my , me , not tr
Usage: 174

am
εἰμί 
Eimi 
I am , am , it is I , be , I was , have been , not tr
Usage: 72

he, and

and , also , even , both , then , so , likewise , not tr. , , vr and
Usage: 0

that I do
ποιέω 
Poieo 
do , make , bring forth , commit , cause , work , show , bear , keep , fulfil , deal , perform , not tr , , vr do
Usage: 372

οὐδείς 
Oudeis 
no man , nothing , none , no , any man , any , man , neither any man ,
Usage: 160

of
ἀπό 
Apo 
from , of , out of , for , off , by , at , in , since 9 , on , not tr. , .
Usage: 490

ἐμαυτοῦ ἐμαυτῷ ἐμαυτόν 
Emautou 
myself , me , mine own self , mine own , I myself
Usage: 21

but
ἀλλά 
Alla 
but , yea , yet , nevertheless , howbeit , nay , therefore , save , not tr ,
Usage: 461

as
καθώς 
Kathos 
as , even as , according as , when , according to , how , as well as
Usage: 141

my
μοῦ 
Mou 
my , me , mine , I , mine own
Usage: 313

πατήρ 
Pater 
Usage: 180

διδάσκω 
Didasko 
Usage: 82

me
μέ 
me 
me , I , my , not tr
Usage: 122

λαλέω 
Laleo 
speak , say , tell , talk , preach , utter , , vr speak
Usage: 235

Devotionals

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Context Readings

Jesus Predicts His Death

27 They did not realize that He had been speaking to them about the 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. 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."


Cross References

John 3:14

"As Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, even so must the Son of Man be lifted up;

John 5:19

Therefore Jesus answered and was saying to them, "Truly, truly, I say to you, the Son can do nothing of Himself, unless it is something He sees the Father doing; for whatever the Father does, these things the Son also does in like manner.

John 5:30

"I can do nothing on My own initiative As I hear, I judge; and My judgment is just, because I do not seek My own will, but the will of Him who sent Me.

John 3:11

"Truly, truly, I say to you, we speak of what we know and testify of what we have seen, and you do not accept our testimony.

Numbers 16:28-30

Moses said, "By this you shall know that the LORD has sent me to do all these deeds; for this is not my doing.

Matthew 27:50-54

And Jesus cried out again with a loud voice, and yielded up His spirit.

John 6:38

"For I have come down from heaven, not to do My own will, but the will of Him who sent Me.

John 8:24

"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."

John 11:42

"I knew that You always hear Me; but because of the people standing around I said it, so that they may believe that You sent Me."

John 12:32-34

"And I, if I am lifted up from the earth, will draw all men to Myself."

John 12:49-50

"For I did not speak on My own initiative, but the Father Himself who sent Me has given Me a commandment as to what to say and what to speak.

John 16:10

and concerning righteousness, because I go to the Father and you no longer see Me;

John 19:18

There they crucified Him, and with Him two other men, one on either side, and Jesus in between.

Acts 2:41

So then, those who had received his word were baptized; and that day there were added about three thousand souls.

Acts 4:4

But many of those who had heard the message believed; and the number of the men came to be about five thousand.

Romans 1:4

who was declared the Son of God with power by the resurrection from the dead, according to the Spirit of holiness, Jesus Christ our Lord,

1 Thessalonians 2:15-16

who both killed the Lord Jesus and the prophets, and drove us out. They are not pleasing to God, but hostile to all men,

Hebrews 2:2-3

For if the word spoken through angels proved unalterable, and every transgression and disobedience received a just penalty,



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