John 18:8

“Jesus answered, I have told you that I am he: if therefore ye seek me, let these go their way:

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Iesus answered, I haue tolde you that I am he: If therefore ye seeke me, let these goe their way:
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Jesus answered, "I told you that I am {He;} so if you seek Me, let these go their way,"
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Jesus answered, I told you that I am `he'; if therefore ye seek me, let these go their way:
- American Standard Version (1901)

Jesus made answer, I have said that I am he; if you are looking for me, let these men go away.
- Basic English Bible

Jesus answered, I told you that I am [he]: if therefore ye seek me, let these go away;
- Darby Bible

Jesus answered, I have told you that I am he: If therefore ye seek me, let these go away:
- Webster's Bible

I have told you, replied Jesus, "that I am he. If therefore you are looking for me, let these my disciples go their way."
- Weymouth Bible

Jesus answered, "I told you that I am he. If therefore you seek me, let these go their way,"
- World English Bible

He answeride to hem, Y seide to you, that Y am; therfor if ye seken me, suffre ye these to go awei.
- Wycliffe Bible

Jesus answered, `I said to you that I am [he]; if, then, me ye seek, suffer these to go away;'
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for John 18:8


18:8 If ye seek me, let these (my disciples) go - It was an eminent instance of his power over the spirits of men, that they so far obeyed this word, as not to seize even Peter, when he had cut off the ear of Malchus.


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