John 8:32

And ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And ye shall know the Trueth, and the Trueth shall make you free.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

and you will know the truth, and the truth will make you free."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

and ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And you will have knowledge of what is true, and that will make you free.
- Basic English Bible

and ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall set you free.
- Darby Bible

And ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.
- Webster's Bible

and you shall know the Truth, and the Truth will make you free."
- Weymouth Bible

You will know the truth, and the truth will make you free."
- World English Bible

and ye schulen knowe the treuthe, and the treuthe schal make you fre.
- Wycliffe Bible

and the truth shall make you free.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for John 8:32


8:32 The truth - Written in your hearts by the Spirit of God, shall make you free - From guilt, sin, misery, Satan.


People's Bible Notes for John 8:32


Joh 8:32 And ye shall know the truth. Disciples are learners. Their object is to know the truth. The way to know the truth is to obey the truth. The truth shall make you free. The Gospel obeyed, frees--frees from the yoke of Satan, from spiritual task-masters, from fear, fills the soul with hope and the free spirit of a son who serves the Father from love.

Discussion for John 8

  • BSP
    Jesus was explaining that he existed in heaven before Abaraham was even born showing that he is greater than any human who has ever existed.
  • Stephen kyalo
    Accepting Yeshua in your life,chases away all the sins and you become clean as He is.The Father starts to see the righteousness of His son in you,and you are regarded righteous.
  • 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.
  • 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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