Parallel Verses

Amplified

I assure you and most solemnly say to you, if anyone keeps My word [by living in accordance with My message] he will indeed never, ever see and experience death.”

New American Standard Bible

Truly, truly, I say to you, if anyone keeps My word he will never see death.”

King James Version

Verily, verily, I say unto you, If a man keep my saying, he shall never see death.

Holman Bible

I assure you: If anyone keeps My word, he will never see death—ever!”

International Standard Version

Truly, I tell all of you emphatically, if anyone keeps my word, he will never see death."

A Conservative Version

Truly, truly, I say to you, if any man keeps my word, he will, no, not see death, into the age.

American Standard Version

Verily, verily, I say unto you, If a man keep my word, he shall never see death.

An Understandable Version

Truly, truly, I tell you, if a person obeys my message, he will never die [i.e., spiritually]."

Anderson New Testament

Verily, verily I say to you, if any one will keep my word, he shall never see death.

Bible in Basic English

Truly I say to you, If a man keeps my word he will never see death.

Common New Testament

Truly, truly, I say to you, if anyone keeps my word he will never see death."

Daniel Mace New Testament

verily, verily, I say unto you, whoever observes my doctrine, shall never die.

Darby Translation

Verily, verily, I say unto you, If any one shall keep my word, he shall never see death.

Godbey New Testament

Truly, truly, I say unto you, if any one may keep my word, he may never see death.

Goodspeed New Testament

I tell you, if anyone observes my teaching, he will never experience death."

John Wesley New Testament

Verily, verily I say unto you, if a man keep my word, he shall never see death.

Julia Smith Translation

Truly, truly, I say to you, If any keep my word, he should never see death.

King James 2000

Verily, verily, I say unto you, If a man keeps my saying, he shall never see death.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Truly, truly I say to you, if anyone keeps my word, he will never experience death {forever}."

Modern King James verseion

Truly, truly, I say to you, If a man keeps My Word, he shall never see death.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

"Verily, verily I say unto you, if a man keep my sayings, he shall never see death."

Moffatt New Testament

Truly, truly I tell you, if anyone holds to what I say, he will never see death."

Montgomery New Testament

"In solemn truth I tell you that if any one obeys my teaching he shall never behold death."

NET Bible

I tell you the solemn truth, if anyone obeys my teaching, he will never see death."

New Heart English Bible

Truly, truly, I tell you, if a person keeps my word, he will never see death."

Noyes New Testament

Truly, truly do I say to you, If any one keep my word, he will never see death.

Sawyer New Testament

I tell you most truly, if any one shall keep my word he shall never see death.

The Emphasized Bible

Verily, verily, I say unto you: If anyone shall keep, my word, death, shall he not see, unto times age-abiding.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Verily, verily, I say unto you, If any man observe my saying, he shall never see death to all eternity.

Twentieth Century New Testament

In truth I tell you, if any one lays my Message to heart, he will never really die."

Webster

Verily, verily, I say to you, If a man shall keep my saying, he shall never see death.

Weymouth New Testament

In most solemn truth I tell you that if any one shall have obeyed my teaching he shall in no case ever see death."

Williams New Testament

I most solemnly say to you, if anyone follows my teaching, he will never experience death."

World English Bible

Most certainly, I tell you, if a person keeps my word, he will never see death."

Worrell New Testament

Verily, verily, I say to you, if any one keeps My word, he shall never see death."

Worsley New Testament

Verily, verily, I say unto you, If any one keep my word, he shall never see death.

Youngs Literal Translation

verily, verily, I say to you, If any one may keep my word, death he may not see -- to the age.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ἀμήν 
amen 
Usage: 48

ἀμήν 
amen 
Usage: 48

I say
λέγω 
Lego 
Usage: 1045

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

If
ἐάν 
Ean 
Usage: 155

a man
τίς 
Tis 
Usage: 373

τηρέω 
Tereo 
Usage: 49

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

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

he shall
θεωρέω 
theoreo 
Usage: 40

οὐ 
Ou 
not, no, cannot ,
Usage: 1032

see
θεωρέω 
theoreo 
Usage: 40

References

Hastings

Prayers for John 8:51

Context Readings

Jesus And Abraham

50 However, I am not seeking glory for Myself. There is One who seeks [glory for Me] and judges [those who dishonor Me]. 51 I assure you and most solemnly say to you, if anyone keeps My word [by living in accordance with My message] he will indeed never, ever see and experience death.” 52 The Jews said to Him, “Now we know that You have a demon [and are under its power]. Abraham died, and also the prophets; yet You say, ‘If anyone keeps My word, he will never, ever taste of death.’



Cross References

John 11:25-26

Jesus said to her, I am the Resurrection and the Life. Whoever believes in (adheres to, trusts in, relies on) Me [as Savior] will live even if he dies;

Luke 2:26

It had been revealed to him by the Holy Spirit that he would not die before he had seen the Lord’s Christ (the Messiah, the Anointed).

Psalm 89:48


What man can live and not see death?
Can he rescue his soul from the [powerful] hand of Sheol (the nether world, the place of the dead)? Selah.

John 3:15-16

so that whoever believes will in Him have eternal life [after physical death, and will actually live forever].

John 5:24

“I assure you and most solemnly say to you, the person who hears My word [the one who heeds My message], and believes and trusts in Him who sent Me, has (possesses now) eternal life [that is, eternal life actually begins—the believer is transformed], and does not come into judgment and condemnation, but has passed [over] from death into life.

John 8:55

Yet you do not know Him, but I know Him fully. If I said I did not know Him, I would be a liar like you. But I do know Him and keep His word.

John 15:20

Remember [and continue to remember] that I told you, ‘A servant is not greater than his master.’ If they persecuted Me, they will also persecute you. If they kept My word, they will keep yours also.

John 6:50

This is the Bread that comes down out of heaven, so that one may eat of it and not die.

John 8:12

Once more Jesus addressed the crowd. He said, I am the Light of the world. He who follows Me will not walk in the darkness, but will have the Light of life.”

Hebrews 11:5

By faith [that pleased God] Enoch was caught up and taken to heaven so that he would not have a glimpse of death; and he was not found because God had taken him; for even before he was taken [to heaven], he received the testimony [still on record] that he had walked with God and pleased Him.

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