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

  • Emmanuel
    Powerful teaching...Jesus sad to this Jews vs 37"I know that ye are Abraham's seed;but ye seek to kill me,because my word hath no place in you." in other word you have no relationship with me, you know nothing. Jesus is the truth and wants you abide in Him you will know the truth.
  • 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

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