John 8:37

I know that ye are Abraham's seed; but ye seek to kill me, because my word hath no place in you.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for John 8:37

I know that yee are Abrahams seed, but ye seeke to kill mee, because my word hath no place in you.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"I know that you are Abraham's descendants; yet you seek to kill Me, because My word has no place in you.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

I know that ye are Abraham's seed: yet ye seek to kill me, because my word hath not free course in you.
- American Standard Version (1901)

I am conscious that you are Abraham's seed; but you have a desire to put me to death because my word has no place in you.
- Basic English Bible

I know that ye are Abraham's seed; but ye seek to kill me, because my word has no entrance in you.
- Darby Bible

I know that ye are Abraham's offspring; but ye seek to kill me, because my word hath no place in you.
- Webster's Bible

You are descendants of Abraham, I know; but you want to kill me, because my teaching gains no ground within you.
- Weymouth Bible

I know that you are Abraham's seed, yet you seek to kill me, because my word finds no place in you.
- World English Bible

Y woot that ye ben Abrahams sones, but ye seken to sle me, for my word takith not in you.
- Wycliffe Bible

`I have known that ye are seed of Abraham, but ye seek to kill me, because my word hath no place in you;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible Commentary for John 8:37

Wesley's Notes for John 8:37


8:37 I know that ye are Abraham's offspring - As to the other branch of your objection, I know that, ye are Abraham's offspring, after the flesh; but not in a spiritual sense. Ye are not followers of the faith of Abraham: my word hath no place in your hearts.


People's Bible Notes for John 8:37


Joh 8:37 I know that ye are Abraham's seed. According to the flesh, but not according to the spirit. Abraham had no such spirit as they.

Discussion for John 8:37

  • Bob Wunderlich on John 8:37
    John 8:37 is a very strange verse. If you are "the seed of Abraham" then you are a Christian. This verse only makes sense with one correct understanding. Without this understanding, this verse is impossible. It cannot be true. Want to know the understanding? Give me an email....


 

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