Parallel Verses

Amplified

So Jesus said to those Jews who had believed in Him, If you abide in My word [hold fast to My teachings and live in accordance with them], you are truly My disciples.

New American Standard Bible

So Jesus was saying to those Jews who had believed Him, "If you continue in My word, then you are truly disciples of Mine;

King James Version

Then said Jesus to those Jews which believed on him, If ye continue in my word, then are ye my disciples indeed;

Holman Bible

So Jesus said to the Jews who had believed Him, “If you continue in My word,you really are My disciples.

International Standard Version

So Jesus told those Jews who had believed in him, "If you continue in my word, you are really my disciples.

A Conservative Version

Jesus therefore said to those Jews who believed him, If ye remain in my word, ye are truly my disciples,

American Standard Version

Jesus therefore said to those Jews that had believed him, If ye abide in my word, then are ye truly my disciples;

An Understandable Version

Then Jesus said to those Jews who had believed [in Him], "If you people continue [obeying] my message, then you are truly my disciples.

Anderson New Testament

Then said Jesus to those Jews that believed on him: If you continue in my word, you are my disciples indeed,

Bible in Basic English

Then Jesus said to the Jews who had faith in him, If you keep my word, then you are truly my disciples;

Common New Testament

Jesus then said to the Jews who had believed in him, "If you continue in my word, you are truly my disciples.

Daniel Mace New Testament

Jesus said therefore to those Jews who believed on him, if you adhere to my doctrine, then will you be my disciples indeed; and ye shall know the truth,

Darby Translation

Jesus therefore said to the Jews who believed him, If ye abide in my word, ye are truly my disciples;

Godbey New Testament

Then Jesus said to the Jews, who believed on Him, If you may abide in my word, you are truly my disciples;

Goodspeed New Testament

So Jesus said to the Jews who had believed in him, "If you abide by what I teach, you are really disciples of mine,

John Wesley New Testament

Then said Jesus to the Jews who believed on him, If ye continue in my word, ye are my disciples indeed:

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Then Jesus said to those Jews who had believed him, If ye abide in my word, ye shall be my disciples indeed;

Julia Smith Translation

Then said Jesus to the Jews having believed him, If ye remain in my word, ye are truly my disciples.

King James 2000

Then said Jesus to those Jews who believed on him, If you continue in my word, then are you my disciples indeed;

Lexham Expanded Bible

Then Jesus said to those Jews who had believed him, "If you continue in my word you are truly my disciples,

Modern King James verseion

Then Jesus said to the Jews who believed on Him, If you continue in My Word, you are My disciples indeed.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Then said Jesus to those Jews which believed on him, "If ye continue in my words, then are ye my very disciples:

Moffatt New Testament

So Jesus addressed the Jews who had believed him, saying, "If you abide by what I say, you are really disciples of mine:

Montgomery New Testament

So Jesus spoke to the Jews that believed him, saying. "If you abide in my teaching, you are my true disciples;

NET Bible

Then Jesus said to those Judeans who had believed him, "If you continue to follow my teaching, you are really my disciples

New Heart English Bible

Jesus therefore said to those Judeans who had believed him, "If you remain in my word, then you are truly my disciples.

Noyes New Testament

Jesus therefore said to those Jews who believed in him, If ye continue in my word, ye are truly my disciples;

Sawyer New Testament

Then Jesus said to the Jews who believed on him, If you continue in my word, you are my disciples indeed;

The Emphasized Bible

Jesus was saying, therefore, unto the Jews who had believed on him - If, ye, abide in my word, of a truth, my disciples, ye are;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Then said Jesus to those Jews who believed on him, If ye abide in my word, assuredly ye are my disciples;

Twentieth Century New Testament

So Jesus went on to say to those Jews who had believed him: "If you remain constant to my Message, you are truly my disciples;

Webster

Then said Jesus to those Jews who believed on him, If ye continue in my word, ye are my disciples indeed;

Weymouth New Testament

Jesus therefore said to those of the Jews who had now believed in Him, "As for you, if you hold fast to my teaching, then you are truly my disciples;

Williams New Testament

So Jesus said to the Jews who believed in Him, "If you live in accordance with what I teach, you are really my disciples,

World English Bible

Jesus therefore said to those Jews who had believed him, "If you remain in my word, then you are truly my disciples.

Worrell New Testament

Jesus, therefore, said to those Jews who had believed on Him, "If ye abide in My word, ye are truly My disciples;

Worsley New Testament

Therefore said Jesus to the Jews that believed on Him, If ye continue in my word, ye are indeed my disciples.

Youngs Literal Translation

Jesus, therefore, said unto the Jews who believed in him, 'If ye may remain in my word, truly my disciples ye are, and ye shall know the truth,

Verse Picture

Interlinear

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

λέγω 
Lego 
Usage: 1045

Ἰησοῦς 
Iesous 
Usage: 969

to
πρός 
Pros 
unto, to, with, for, against, among, at, not tr, , vr to
Usage: 412

πιστεύω 
Pisteuo 
Usage: 163

Ἰουδαῖος 
Ioudaios 
Usage: 190

πιστεύω 
Pisteuo 
Usage: 163

on him

Usage: 0

If
ἐάν 
Ean 
Usage: 155

ye
ὑμείς 
Humeis 
ye, ye yourselves, you, not tr
Usage: 120

μένω 
meno 
Usage: 85

in
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128

my
ἐμός 
Emos 
μοῦ 
Mou 
my, mine, mine own, of me, I
my, me, mine, I, mine own
Usage: 25
Usage: 313

λόγος 
Logos 
word, saying, account, speech, Word , thing, not tr,
Usage: 256

then are ye
ἐστέ 
Este 
are, be, is, belong to, have been, not tr
Usage: 53

μαθητής 
Mathetes 
Usage: 254

Devotionals

Devotionals about John 8:31

References

Images John 8:31

Prayers for John 8:31

Context Readings

The Truth Will Set You Free

30 As He said these things, many believed in Him [trusted, relied on, and adhered to Him]. 31 So Jesus said to those Jews who had believed in Him, If you abide in My word [hold fast to My teachings and live in accordance with them], you are truly My disciples. 32 And you will know the Truth, and the Truth will set you free.



Cross References

2 John 1:9

Anyone who runs on ahead [of God] and does not abide in the doctrine of Christ [who is not content with what He taught] does not have God; but he who continues to live in the doctrine (teaching) of Christ [does have God], he has both the Father and the Son.

John 15:4-9

Dwell in Me, and I will dwell in you. [Live in Me, and I will live in you.] Just as no branch can bear fruit of itself without abiding in (being vitally united to) the vine, neither can you bear fruit unless you abide in Me.

1 Samuel 12:14

If you will revere and fear the Lord and serve Him and hearken to His voice and not rebel against His commandment, and if both you and your king will follow the Lord your God, it will be good!

Matthew 24:13

But he who endures to the end will be saved.

John 1:47

Jesus saw Nathanael coming toward Him and said concerning him, See! Here is an Israelite indeed [a true descendant of Jacob], in whom there is no guile nor deceit nor falsehood nor duplicity!

John 6:55

For My flesh is true and genuine food, and My blood is true and genuine drink.

John 6:66-71

After this, many of His disciples drew back (returned to their old associations) and no longer accompanied Him.

John 8:36

So if the Son liberates you [makes you free men], then you are really and unquestionably free.

Acts 13:43

And when the congregation of the synagogue dispersed, many of the Jews and the devout converts to Judaism followed Paul and Barnabas, who talked to them and urged them to continue [to trust themselves to and to stand fast] in the grace (the unmerited favor and blessing) of God.

Acts 14:22

Establishing and strengthening the souls and the hearts of the disciples, urging and warning and encouraging them to stand firm in the faith, and [telling them] that it is through many hardships and tribulations we must enter the kingdom of God.

Acts 26:22

[But] to this day I have had the help which comes from God [as my ally], and so I stand here testifying to small and great alike, asserting nothing beyond what the prophets and Moses declared would come to pass -- "

Romans 2:7

To those who by patient persistence in well-doing [ springing from piety] seek [unseen but sure] glory and honor and [ the eternal blessedness of] immortality, He will give eternal life.

Romans 11:22

Then note and appreciate the gracious kindness and the severity of God: severity toward those who have fallen, but God's gracious kindness to you -- "provided you continue in His grace and abide in His kindness; otherwise you too will be cut off (pruned away).

Colossians 1:23

[And this He will do] provided that you continue to stay with and in the faith [in Christ], well-grounded and settled and steadfast, not shifting or moving away from the hope [which rests on and is inspired by] the glad tidings (the Gospel), which you heard and which has been preached [as being designed for and offered without restrictions] to every person under heaven, and of which [Gospel] I, Paul, became a minister.

1 Timothy 2:15

Nevertheless [the sentence put upon women of pain in motherhood does not hinder their souls' salvation, and] they will be saved [eternally] if they continue in faith and love and holiness with self-control, [saved indeed] through the Childbearing or by the birth of the divine Child.

1 Timothy 4:16

Look well to yourself [to your own personality] and to [your] teaching; persevere in these things [hold to them], for by so doing you will save both yourself and those who hear you.

1 Timothy 5:3-5

[Always] treat with great consideration and give aid to those who are truly widowed (solitary and without support).

2 Timothy 3:14

But as for you, continue to hold to the things that you have learned and of which you are convinced, knowing from whom you learned [them],

Hebrews 3:14

For we have become fellows with Christ (the Messiah) and share in all He has for us, if only we hold our first newborn confidence and original assured expectation [in virtue of which we are believers] firm and unshaken to the end.

Hebrews 8:9

It will not be like the covenant that I made with their forefathers on the day when I grasped them by the hand to help and relieve them and to lead them out from the land of Egypt, for they did not abide in My agreement with them, and so I withdrew My favor and disregarded them, says the Lord.

Hebrews 10:38-39

But the just shall live by faith [My righteous servant shall live by his conviction respecting man's relationship to God and divine things, and holy fervor born of faith and conjoined with it]; and if he draws back and shrinks in fear, My soul has no delight or pleasure in him.

James 1:25

But he who looks carefully into the faultless law, the [law] of liberty, and is faithful to it and perseveres in looking into it, being not a heedless listener who forgets but an active doer [who obeys], he shall be blessed in his doing (his life of obedience).

1 John 2:19

They went out from our number, but they did not [really] belong to us; for if they had been of us, they would have remained with us. But [they withdrew] that it might be plain that they all are not of us.

1 John 2:24

As for you, keep in your hearts what you have heard from the beginning. If what you heard from the first dwells and remains in you, then you will dwell in the Son and in the Father [always].

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