John 8:34

“Jesus answered them, Verily, verily, I say unto you, Whosoever committeth sin is the servant of sin.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Iesus answered them, Uerily, verily I say vnto you, Whosoeuer committeth sinne, is the seruant of sinne.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Jesus answered them, "Truly, truly, I say to you, everyone who commits sin is the slave of sin.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Jesus answered them, Verily, verily, I say unto you, Every one that committeth sin is the bondservant of sin.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And this was the answer Jesus gave them: Truly I say to you, Everyone who does evil is the servant of sin.
- Basic English Bible

Jesus answered them, Verily, verily, I say to you, Every one that practises sin is the bondman of sin.
- Darby Bible

Jesus answered them, Verily, verily, I say to you, Whoever committeth sin, is the servant of sin.
- Webster's Bible

In most solemn truth I tell you, replied Jesus, "that every one who commits sin is the slave of sin.
- Weymouth Bible

Jesus answered them, "Most certainly I tell you, everyone who commits sin is the bondservant of sin.
- World English Bible

Jhesus answeride to hem, Treuli, treuli, Y seie to you, ech man that doith synne, is seruaunt of synne.
- Wycliffe Bible

Jesus answered them, `Verily, verily, I say to you -- Every one who is committing sin, is a servant of the sin,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for John 8:34


8:34 Jesus answered - Each branch of their objection, first concerning freedom, then concerning their being Abraham's offspring, #John 8:37|, &c. He that committeth sin, is, in fact, the slave of sin.


People's Bible Notes for John 8:34


Joh 8:34 Whosoever committeth sin is the servant of sin. According to his custom, Christ makes no direct argument in reply, but states a truth and leaves them to apply it. The sinner is the slave of sin. See Ro 7:9-24.

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