John 8:35

And the servant abideth not in the house for ever: but the Son abideth ever.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And the seruant abideth not in the house for euer: but the Sonne abideth euer.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"The slave does not remain in the house forever; the son does remain forever.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And the bondservant abideth not in the house for ever: the son abideth for ever.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Now the servant does not go on living in the house for ever, but the son does.
- Basic English Bible

Now the bondman abides not in the house for ever: the son abides for ever.
- Darby Bible

And the servant abideth not in the house for ever, but the Son abideth for ever.
- Webster's Bible

Now a slave does not remain permanently in his master's house, but a son does.
- Weymouth Bible

A bondservant doesn't live in the house forever. A son remains forever.
- World English Bible

And the seruaunt dwellith not in the hows with outen ende, but the sone dwellith with outen ende.
- Wycliffe Bible

and the servant doth not remain in the house -- to the age, the son doth remain -- to the age;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for John 8:35


8:35 And the slave abideth not in the house - All sinners shall be cast out of God's house, as the slave was out of Abraham's: but I, the Son, abide therein for ever.


People's Bible Notes for John 8:35


Joh 8:35 The servant abideth not in the house for ever. The servant has no claim to remain continually in the same family, but may be changed at will. The son can remain because he is the son. The Jews, servants of sin, would soon be expelled from the Lord's house.

Discussion for John 8

  • Lu2677
    John 8:7-9; Jesus was along with this woman, he did not instruct her to "tell no one".
    John 4:7-9: Jesus was alone with the woman from Samaria, he did not instruct her "tell no one"
  • Peter A. Okebukola
    This chapter is laden is many spiritual truths. Some are: “I am the light of the world: he that followeth me shall not walk in darkness, but shall have the light of life. If the Son therefore shall make you free, ye shall be free indeed. Verily, verily, I say unto you, If a man keep my saying, he shall never see death. Verily, verily, I say unto you, Before Abraham was, I am.”
  • Steve morrow
    JOHN 8:38 I SPEAK THAT WHICH I HAVE SEEN WITH MY FATHER AND YOU DO THAT WHICH YOU HAVE SEEN WITH YOUR FATHER 8:39 AND THEY ANSWERED AND SAID UNTO HIM ABRAHAM IS OUR FATHER JESUS SAID UNTO THEM --- IF --- YOU WERE ABRAHAMS CHILDREN YOU WOULD DO THE WORKS OF ABRAHAM***ROMANS 4:18 WHO AGAINST HOPE BELIEVED IN HOPE THAT HE MIGHT BECOME THE FATHER OF MANY NATIONS ACCORDING TO THAT WHICH WAS SPOKEN ....
  • Irene123
    Mari; You made my day! You really did. I was wondering about you, why I hadn't seen you. Are you alright? All Glory be to the Lord and our God JESUS!!! Jn.20:28
  • Mari
    Irene, its like a bible study for me w the many verses you put up. I write them down
  • Irene123
    Levell - Lk. 23:47 - even the centurion, who helped crucify Jesus, said, " ... certainly this was a righteous man." Jesus' words, that he did nothing of Himself referred to His flesh man; but as His Father taught Him, He (Jesus) did those things. It's the same with us; when we have God's spirit in us (Acts 2:38) it's HIS spirit that does the works, speaks the words of wisdom from His word.

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