John 8:24

I said therefore unto you, that ye shall die in your sins: for if ye believe not that I am he, ye shall die in your sins.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

I said therefore vnto you, that ye shall die in your sinnes. For if yee beleeue not that I am hee, yee shall die in your sinnes.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"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."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

I said therefore unto you, that ye shall die in your sins: for except ye believe that I am `he', ye shall die in your sins.
- American Standard Version (1901)

For this reason I said to you that death will overtake you in your sins: for if you have not faith that I am he, death will come to you while you are in your sins.
- Basic English Bible

I said therefore to you, that ye shall die in your sins; for unless ye shall believe that I am [he], ye shall die in your sins.
- Darby Bible

I said therefore to you, that ye will die in your sins: for if ye believe not that I am he, ye will die in your sins.
- Webster's Bible

That is why I told you that you will die in your sins; for, unless you believe that I am He, that is what will happen."
- Weymouth Bible

I said therefore to you that you will die in your sins; for unless you believe that I am he, you will die in your sins."
- World English Bible

Therfor Y seide to you, that ye schulen die in youre synnes; for if ye bileuen not that Y am, ye schulen die in youre synne.
- Wycliffe Bible

I said, therefore, to you, that ye shall die in your sins, for if ye may not believe that I am [he], ye shall die in your sins.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for John 8:24


8:24 If ye believe not that I AM - Here (as in #John 8:58|) our Lord claims the Divine name, I AM, #Exod 3:14|. But the Jews, as if he had stopped short, and not finished the sentence, answered, Who art thou?


Discussion for John 8

  • Lynn
    Maybe he is speaking to the people mentioned in verse 2.
  • Ron Anderson
    They all left, meaning the accusers. but there were others in attendance watching this play out who would have heard Jesus's words and recorded them.
  • Ken moton
    read vs 2 . Jesus was teaching, the scribes and Pharisees came and brought the accused. when there consciences were convicted by Jesus, they ( the accusers left) jesus saw no man ( no accuser). His audience was still present.
  • Volcmae Taylor
    3 to12, does not line up.(Please read) the scribes and the pharisees brought to Jesus an adulterous woman, 4 to 6 stat what happen, verse 7 Jesus reply. Verse 9 said everyone left, one by one, and Jesus was left alone with the woman standing in the midst, verse 10/11 said Jesus saw none but the woman, and told her to go and sin no more. So if they all left, who was Jesus talking to in verse 12?
  • Gregory M. Jensen
    When Moses was up in the mountain to receive the 10 Commandments , he asked God who he was ,to which he replied I am . All throughout the book of John , Jesus would say "I am" which should have been a clue to the Jews who he was, but Satan blinded them and blocked their ears from hearing the truth . To this day Satan is still blocking them from seeing
  • Timetraveler
    When Jesus stooped down and was writing in the sand he was writing out the ones around him their sins in the sand and they read them and understood.

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