John 8:48

“Then answered the Jews, and said unto him, Say we not well that thou art a Samaritan, and hast a devil?”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Then answered the Iewes, and said vnto him, Say wee not well that thou art a Samaritane, & hast a deuill?
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

The Jews answered and said to Him, "Do we not say rightly that You are a Samaritan and have a demon?"
- New American Standard Version (1995)

The Jews answered and said unto him, Say we not well that thou art a Samaritan, and hast a demon?
- American Standard Version (1901)

The Jews said to him in answer, Are we not right in saying that you are of Samaria and have an evil spirit?
- Basic English Bible

The Jews answered and said to him, Say we not well that thou art a Samaritan and hast a demon?
- Darby Bible

Then answered the Jews, and said to him, Say we not well that thou art a Samaritan, and hast a demon?
- Webster's Bible

Are we not right, answered the Jews, "in saying that you are a Samaritan and are possessed by a demon?"
- Weymouth Bible

Then the Jews answered him, "Don't we say well that you are a Samaritan, and have a demon?"
- World English Bible

Therfor the Jewis answeriden, and seiden, Whether we seien not wel, that thou art a Samaritan, and hast a deuel?
- Wycliffe Bible

The Jews, therefore, answered and said to him, `Do we not say well, that thou art a Samaritan, and hast a demon?'
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for John 8:48


8:48 Say we not well - Have we not just cause to say, Thou art, a Samaritan - An enemy to our Church and nation; and hast a devil? - Art possessed by a proud and lying spirit?


People's Bible Notes for John 8:48


Joh 8:48 Thou art a Samaritan, and hast a devil? They resort to the language of passion and vituperation. Of all men they hated the Samaritans most, and hence this charge. They next accuse him, not of having a devil, but of being possessed with a demon, or evil spirit.

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