Parallel Verses

World English Bible

Jesus said to them, "Most certainly, I tell you, before Abraham came into existence, I AM."

New American Standard Bible

Jesus said to them, "Truly, truly, I say to you, before Abraham was born, I am."

King James Version

Jesus said unto them, Verily, verily, I say unto you, Before Abraham was, I am.

Holman Bible

Jesus said to them, “I assure you: Before Abraham was, I am.”

International Standard Version

Jesus told them, "Truly, I tell all of you emphatically, before there was an Abraham, I AM!"

A Conservative Version

Jesus said to them, Truly, truly, I say to you, before Abraham came to be, I am.

American Standard Version

Jesus said unto them, Verily, verily, I say unto you, Before Abraham was born, I am.

Amplified

Jesus replied, I assure you, most solemnly I tell you, before Abraham was born, I Am.

An Understandable Version

Jesus answered them, "Truly, truly, I tell you, before Abraham was born, I am." [Note: The words "I am" were probably construed as a reference to being Deity. See Ex. 3:14].

Anderson New Testament

Jesus said to them: Verily, verily I say to you, before Abraham came into being, I was.

Bible in Basic English

Jesus said to them, Truly I say to you, Before Abraham came into being, I am.

Common New Testament

Jesus said to them, "Truly, truly, I say to you, before Abraham was, I am."

Daniel Mace New Testament

Jesus said to them, verily, verily I say unto you, before Abraham was I AM.

Darby Translation

Jesus said to them, Verily, verily, I say unto you, Before Abraham was, I am.

Godbey New Testament

Jesus said unto them, Truly, truly, I say unto you, Before Abraham was, I am.

Goodspeed New Testament

Jesus said to them, "I tell you, I existed before Abraham was born!"

John Wesley New Testament

Jesus said to them, Verily, verily I say unto you, before Abraham was, I am.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Jesus said unto them, Verily, verily, I say unto you, Before Abraham was, I AM.

Julia Smith Translation

And Jesus said to them, Truly, truly, I say to you, Before Abraham was born, I am.

King James 2000

Jesus said unto them, Verily, verily, I say unto you, Before Abraham was, I am.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Jesus said to them, "Truly, truly I say to you, before Abraham was, I am!"

Modern King James verseion

Jesus said to them, Truly, truly, I say to you, Before Abraham came into being, I AM!

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Jesus said unto them, "Verily, verily I say unto you: Yer Abraham was, I am."

Moffatt New Testament

"Truly, truly I tell you," said Jesus, "I have existed before Abraham was born."

Montgomery New Testament

"In solemn truth I tell you," answered Jesus, "that before Abraham came into existence, I am."

NET Bible

Jesus said to them, "I tell you the solemn truth, before Abraham came into existence, I am!"

New Heart English Bible

Jesus said to them, "Truly, truly, I tell you, before Abraham came into existence, I AM."

Noyes New Testament

Jesus said to them, Truly, truly do I say to you, From before Abraham was, I have been.

Sawyer New Testament

Jesus said to them, I tell you most truly, that before Abraham existed, I am.

The Emphasized Bible

Jesus said unto them - Verily, verily, I say unto you: Before, Abraham, came into existence, I, am.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Jesus said unto them, Before Abraham had a being, I Am.

Twentieth Century New Testament

"In truth I tell you," replied Jesus, "before Abraham existed I was."

Webster

Jesus said to them, Verily, verily, I say to you, Before Abraham was, I am.

Weymouth New Testament

"In most solemn truth," answered Jesus, "I tell you that before Abraham came into existence, I am."

Williams New Testament

Then Jesus said to them, "I most solemnly say to you, I existed before Abraham was born."

Worrell New Testament

Jesus said to them, "Verily, verily, I say to you, before Abraham existed, I am."

Worsley New Testament

Jesus said unto them, Before Abraham was, I am.

Youngs Literal Translation

Jesus said to them, 'Verily, verily, I say to you, Before Abraham's coming -- I am;'

Verse Picture

Interlinear

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

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


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

πρίν 
Prin 
Usage: 7

G11
Ἀβραάμ 
Abraam 
Usage: 54

was
γίνομαι 
Ginomai 
be, come to pass, be made, be done, come, become, God forbid , arise, have, be fulfilled, be married to, be preferred, not tr, , vr done
Usage: 531

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

Devotionals

Devotionals about John 8:58

References

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Hastings

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Images John 8:58

Prayers for John 8:58

Context Readings

Jesus And Abraham

57 The Jews therefore said to him, "You are not yet fifty years old, and have you seen Abraham?" 58 Jesus said to them, "Most certainly, I tell you, before Abraham came into existence, I AM." 59 Therefore they took up stones to throw at him, but Jesus was hidden, and went out of the temple, having gone through the midst of them, and so passed by.



Cross References

Exodus 3:14

God said to Moses, "I AM WHO I AM," and he said, "You shall tell the children of Israel this: 'I AM has sent me to you.'"

John 17:5

Now, Father, glorify me with your own self with the glory which I had with you before the world existed.

John 17:24

Father, I desire that they also whom you have given me be with me where I am, that they may see my glory, which you have given me, for you loved me before the foundation of the world.

Isaiah 9:6

For to us a child is born. To us a son is given; and the government will be on his shoulders. His name will be called Wonderful, Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.

Isaiah 44:6

This is what Yahweh, the King of Israel, and his Redeemer, Yahweh of Armies, says: "I am the first, and I am the last; and besides me there is no God.

Micah 5:2

But you, Bethlehem Ephrathah, being small among the clans of Judah, out of you one will come forth to me that is to be ruler in Israel; whose goings forth are from of old, from everlasting.

John 1:1-2

In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.

Proverbs 8:22-30

"Yahweh possessed me in the beginning of his work, before his deeds of old.

Isaiah 43:13

Yes, since the day was I am he; and there is no one who can deliver out of my hand. I will work, and who can hinder it?"

Isaiah 44:8

Don't fear, neither be afraid. Haven't I declared it to you long ago, and shown it? You are my witnesses. Is there a God besides me? Indeed, there is not. I don't know any other Rock."

Isaiah 46:9

Remember the former things of old: for I am God, and there is none else; [I am] God, and there is none like me;

Isaiah 48:12

"Listen to me, O Jacob, and Israel my called: I am he; I am the first, I also am the last.

John 8:34

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

John 8:51

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

Colossians 1:17

He is before all things, and in him all things are held together.

Hebrews 1:10-12

And, "You, Lord, in the beginning, laid the foundation of the earth. The heavens are the works of your hands.

Hebrews 13:8

Jesus Christ is the same yesterday, today, and forever.

Revelation 1:8

"I am the Alpha and the Omega," says the Lord God, "who is and who was and who is to come, the Almighty."

Revelation 1:11

saying, "What you see, write in a book and send to the seven assemblies: to Ephesus, Smyrna, Pergamum, Thyatira, Sardis, Philadelphia, and to Laodicea."

Revelation 1:17-18

When I saw him, I fell at his feet like a dead man. He laid his right hand on me, saying, "Don't be afraid. I am the first and the last,

Revelation 2:8

"To the angel of the assembly in Smyrna write: "The first and the last, who was dead, and has come to life says these things:

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