John 8:23

“And he said unto them, Ye are from beneath; I am from above: ye are of this world; I am not of this world.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for John 8:23

And hee said vnto them, Yee are from beneath, I am from aboue: Yee are of this world, I am not of this world.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

And He was saying to them, "You are from below, I am from above; you are of this world, I am not of this world.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And he said unto them, Ye are from beneath; I am from above: ye are of this world; I am not of this world.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And he said to them, You are of the earth; I am from heaven: you are of this world; I am not of this world.
- Basic English Bible

And he said to them, Ye are from beneath; I am from above. Ye are of this world; I am not of this world.
- Darby Bible

And he said to them, Ye are from beneath; I am from above: ye are of this world; I am not of this world.
- Webster's Bible

You, He continued, "are from below, I am from above: you are of this present world, I am not of this present world.
- Weymouth Bible

He said to them, "You are from beneath. I am from above. You are of this world. I am not of this world.
- World English Bible

And he seide to hem, Ye ben of bynethe, Y am of aboue; ye ben of this world, Y am not of this world.
- Wycliffe Bible

and he said to them, `Ye are from beneath, I am from above; ye are of this world, I am not of this world;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible Commentary for John 8:23

Wesley's Notes for John 8:23


8:23 Ye are - Again he passes over their interruption, and proves what he advanced, #John 8:21|. Of them that are beneath - From the earth. I am of them that are above - Here he directly shows whence he came, even from heaven, and whither he goes.


People's Bible Notes for John 8:23


Joh 8:23,24 I am from above. He shows more clearly that he returns to heaven, where they never can enter on account of their sins. This leads them to ask:

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