John 8:53

“Art thou greater than our father Abraham, which is dead? and the prophets are dead: whom makest thou thyself?”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Art thou greater then our father Abraham, which is dead? and the Prophets are dead: whom makest thou thy selfe?
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Surely You are not greater than our father Abraham, who died? The prophets died too; whom do You make Yourself out {to be?}"
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Art thou greater than our father Abraham, who died? and the prophets died: whom makest thou thyself?
- American Standard Version (1901)

Are you greater than our father Abraham, who is dead? and the prophets are dead: who do you say that you are?
- Basic English Bible

Art thou greater than our father Abraham, who has died? and the prophets have died: whom makest thou thyself?
- Darby Bible

Art thou greater than our father Abraham, who is dead? and the prophets are dead: whom makest thou thyself?
- Webster's Bible

Are you really greater than our forefather Abraham? For he died. And the prophets died. Who do you make yourself out to be?"
- Weymouth Bible

Are you greater than our father, Abraham, who died? The prophets died. Who do you make yourself out to be?"
- World English Bible

Whether thou art grettere than oure fader Abraham, that is deed, and the prophetis ben deed; whom makist thou thi silf?
- Wycliffe Bible

Art thou greater than our father Abraham, who died? and the prophets died; whom dost thou make thyself?'
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for John 8:53


Joh 8:53 Art thou greater than our father Abraham? Their argument is: They that heard the word of God are dead, and shall they who have heard thee not die? Their question is asked in scorn. Compare Joh 4:12.

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