John 8:56

Your father Abraham rejoiced to see my day: and he saw it, and was glad.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for John 8:56

Your father Abraham reioyced to see my day: and he saw it, & was glad.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Your father Abraham rejoiced to see My day, and he saw {it} and was glad."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Your father Abraham rejoiced to see my day; and he saw it, and was glad.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Your father Abraham was full of joy at the hope of seeing my day: he saw it and was glad.
- Basic English Bible

Your father Abraham exulted in that he should see my day, and he saw and rejoiced.
- Darby Bible

Your father Abraham rejoiced to see my day: and he saw it, and was glad.
- Webster's Bible

Abraham your forefather exulted in the hope of seeing my day: and he saw it, and was glad."
- Weymouth Bible

Your father Abraham rejoiced to see my day. He saw it, and was glad."
- World English Bible

Abraham, youre fadir, gladide to se my dai; and he saiy, and ioyede.
- Wycliffe Bible

Abraham, your father, was glad that he might see my day; and he saw, and did rejoice.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible Commentary for John 8:56

Wesley's Notes for John 8:56


8:56 He saw it - By faith in types, figures, and promises; as particularly in Melchisedec; in the appearance of Jehovah to him in the plains of Mamre, #Gen 18:1|; and in the promise that in his seed all the nations of the earth shall be blessed. Possibly he had likewise a peculiar revelation either of Christ's first or second coming.


People's Bible Notes for John 8:56


Joh 8:56 Your father Abraham rejoiced to see my day, etc. Saw it in promise by prophetic vision; whether or not "Abraham was greater" (Joh 8:53), he rejoiced in the hope of the revelation of Christ.

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