Parallel Verses

Amplified

Jesus answered them, I assure you, most solemnly I tell you, Whoever commits and practices sin is the slave of sin.

New American Standard Bible

Jesus answered them, "Truly, truly, I say to you, everyone who commits sin is the slave of sin.

King James Version

Jesus answered them, Verily, verily, I say unto you, Whosoever committeth sin is the servant of sin.

Holman Bible

Jesus responded, "I assure you: Everyone who commits sin is a slave of sin.

International Standard Version

Jesus answered them, "Truly, I tell all of you emphatically, that everyone who commits sin is a slave of sin.

A Conservative Version

Jesus answered them, Truly, truly, I say to you, that every man who does the sin is a bondman of the sin.

American Standard Version

Jesus answered them, Verily, verily, I say unto you, Every one that committeth sin is the bondservant of sin.

An Understandable Version

Jesus answered them, "Truly, truly, I tell you, everyone who commits sin is the slave of sin.

Anderson New Testament

Jesus answered them: Verily, verily I say to you, whoever works sin is the servant of sin.

Bible in Basic English

And this was the answer Jesus gave them: Truly I say to you, Everyone who does evil is the servant of sin.

Common New Testament

Jesus answered them, "Truly, truly, I say to you, everyone who commits sin is a slave of sin.

Daniel Mace New Testament

Jesus answered them, I declare unto you, whosoever committeth sin, is a slave to sin.

Darby Translation

Jesus answered them, Verily, verily, I say to you, Every one that practises sin is the bondman of sin.

Godbey New Testament

Jesus responded to them, Truly, truly, I say unto you, That every one doing sin is the slave of sin.

Goodspeed New Testament

Jesus answered, "I tell you, everyone who commits sin is a slave to sin.

John Wesley New Testament

Jesus answered them, Verily, verily I say unto you, he that practiseth sin, is the slave of sin:

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Jesus answered them, Verily, verily, I say unto you, Whosoever commits sin is the slave of sin.

Julia Smith Translation

Jesus answered them, Truly, truly, say I to you, That every one doing sin, is servant of sin.

King James 2000

Jesus answered them, Verily, verily, I say unto you, Whosoever commits sin is the servant of sin.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Jesus replied to them, "Truly, truly I say to you, that everyone who commits sin is a slave of sin.

Modern King James verseion

Jesus answered them, Truly, truly, I say to you, Whoever practices sin is the slave of sin.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Jesus answered them, "Verily, verily I say unto you, That whosoever committeth sin, is the servant of sin.

Moffatt New Testament

Jesus replied, "Truly, truly I tell you, everyone who commits sin is a slave.

Montgomery New Testament

"In solemn truth I tell you," Jesus replied, "every one who commits sin is a slave

NET Bible

Jesus answered them, "I tell you the solemn truth, everyone who practices sin is a slave of sin.

New Heart English Bible

Jesus answered them, "Truly I tell you, everyone who commits sin is the bondservant of sin.

Noyes New Testament

Jesus answered them, Truly, truly do I say to you, Every one that committeth sin is a bondservant of sin.

Sawyer New Testament

Jesus answered them, I tell you most truly, that every one who commits sin is a servant of the sin.

The Emphasized Bible

Jesus answered them, Verily, verily, I say unto you: Every one who committeth sin, is, a slave, of sin:

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Jesus answered them, Verily, verily, I say unto you, That every one who committeth sin is the slave of sin.

Twentieth Century New Testament

"In truth I tell you," replied Jesus, "every one who sins is a slave to sin.

Webster

Jesus answered them, Verily, verily, I say to you, Whoever committeth sin, is the servant of sin.

Weymouth New Testament

"In most solemn truth I tell you," replied Jesus, "that every one who commits sin is the slave of sin.

Williams New Testament

Jesus answered them, "I most solemnly say to you, everyone who lives in sin is a slave of sin.

World English Bible

Jesus answered them, "Most certainly I tell you, everyone who commits sin is the bondservant of sin.

Worrell New Testament

Jesus answered them, "Verily, verily, I say to you, every one who commits sin is a slave of sin.

Worsley New Testament

Jesus answered them, Verily, verily I say unto you, whosoever maketh a practice of sin, is the servant of sin.

Youngs Literal Translation

Jesus answered them, 'Verily, verily, I say to you -- Every one who is committing sin, is a servant of the sin,

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Ἰησοῦς 
Iesous 
Usage: 969

ἀποκρίνομαι 
Apokrinomai 
Usage: 231


Usage: 0

ἀμήν 
amen 
Usage: 48

ἀμήν 
amen 
Usage: 48

I say
λέγω 
Lego 
Usage: 1045

ὑμῖν 
Humin 
you, ye, your, not tr,
Usage: 293

πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704

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

sin
ἁμαρτία 
Hamartia 
Usage: 143

is
ἐστί 
Esti 
is, are, was, be, have, not tr, , vr is
Usage: 585

the servant
δοῦλος 
Doulos 
Usage: 65

Devotionals

Devotionals about John 8:34

Devotionals containing John 8:34

References

Fausets

Hastings

Smith

Images John 8:34

Context Readings

The Truth Will Set You Free

33 They answered Him, We are Abraham's offspring (descendants) and have never been in bondage to anybody. What do You mean by saying, You will be set free? 34 Jesus answered them, I assure you, most solemnly I tell you, Whoever commits and practices sin is the slave of sin. 35 Now a slave does not remain in a household permanently (forever); the son [of the house] does remain forever.



Cross References

Romans 6:16

Do you not know that if you continually surrender yourselves to anyone to do his will, you are the slaves of him whom you obey, whether that be to sin, which leads to death, or to obedience which leads to righteousness (right doing and right standing with God)?

2 Peter 2:19

They promise them liberty, when they themselves are the slaves of depravity and defilement -- "for by whatever anyone is made inferior or worse or is overcome, to that [person or thing] he is enslaved.

John 3:3

Jesus answered him, I assure you, most solemnly I tell you, that unless a person is born again (anew, from above), he cannot ever see (know, be acquainted with, and experience) the kingdom of God.

Romans 6:19-20

I am speaking in familiar human terms because of your natural limitations. For as you yielded your bodily members [and faculties] as servants to impurity and ever increasing lawlessness, so now yield your bodily members [and faculties] once for all as servants to righteousness (right being and doing) [which leads] to sanctification.

Titus 3:3

For we also were once thoughtless and senseless, obstinate and disobedient, deluded and misled; [we too were once] slaves to all sorts of cravings and pleasures, wasting our days in malice and jealousy and envy, hateful (hated, detestable) and hating one another.

1 Kings 21:25

For there was no one who sold himself to do evil in the sight of the Lord as did Ahab, incited by his wife Jezebel.

Proverbs 5:22

His own iniquities shall ensnare the wicked man, and he shall be held with the cords of his sin.

Matthew 5:18

For truly I tell you, until the sky and earth pass away and perish, not one smallest letter nor one little hook [identifying certain Hebrew letters] will pass from the Law until all things [it foreshadows] are accomplished.

Acts 8:23

For I see that you are in the gall of bitterness and in a bond forged by iniquity [to fetter souls].

Romans 6:6

We know that our old (unrenewed) self was nailed to the cross with Him in order that [our] body [which is the instrument] of sin might be made ineffective and inactive for evil, that we might no longer be the slaves of sin.

Romans 6:12

Let not sin therefore rule as king in your mortal (short-lived, perishable) bodies, to make you yield to its cravings and be subject to its lusts and evil passions.

Romans 7:14

We know that the Law is spiritual; but I am a creature of the flesh [carnal, unspiritual], having been sold into slavery under [the control of] sin.

Romans 7:25

O thank God! [He will!] through Jesus Christ (the Anointed One) our Lord! So then indeed I, of myself with the mind and heart, serve the Law of God, but with the flesh the law of sin.

Romans 8:21

That nature (creation) itself will be set free from its bondage to decay and corruption [and gain an entrance] into the glorious freedom of God's children.

Ephesians 2:2

In which at one time you walked [habitually]. You were following the course and fashion of this world [were under the sway of the tendency of this present age], following the prince of the power of the air. [You were obedient to and under the control of] the [demon] spirit that still constantly works in the sons of disobedience [the careless, the rebellious, and the unbelieving, who go against the purposes of God].

1 John 3:8-10

[But] he who commits sin [who practices evildoing] is of the devil [takes his character from the evil one], for the devil has sinned (violated the divine law) from the beginning. The reason the Son of God was made manifest (visible) was to undo (destroy, loosen, and dissolve) the works the devil [has done].

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