John 8:37
Good News Translation
I know you are Abraham's descendants. Yet you are trying to kill me, because you will not accept my teaching.

Contemporary English Version
I know that you are from Abraham's family. Yet you want to kill me, because my message isn't really in your hearts.

Douay-Rheims Bible
I know that you are the children of Abraham: but you seek to kill me, because my word hath no place in you.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

I know that you are the children of Abraham: but you seek to kill me, because my word hath no place in you.

know.

John 8:33 They answered him: We are the seed of Abraham: and we have never been slaves to any man. How sayest thou: You shall be free?

Acts 13:26 Men, brethren, children of the stock of Abraham, and whosoever among you fear God: to you the word of this salvation is sent.

Romans 9:7 Neither are all they that are the seed of Abraham, children: but in Isaac shall thy seed be called.

but.

John 8:6,40,59 And this they said tempting him, that they might accuse him. But Jesus bowing himself down, wrote with his finger on the ground. . . .

John 5:16-18 Therefore did the Jews persecute Jesus, because he did these things on the sabbath. . . .

John 7:1,19,25 After these things, Jesus walked in Galilee: for he would not walk in Judea, because the Jews sought to kill him. . . .

John 10:31 The Jews then took up stones to stone him.

John 11:53 From that day therefore they devised to put him to death.

because.

John 8:43,45-47 Why do you not know my speech? Because you cannot hear my word. . . .

John 5:44 How can you believe, who receive glory one from another: and the glory which is from God alone, you do not seek?

John 12:39-43 Therefore they could not believe, because Isaias said again: . . .

Matthew 13:15,19-22 For the heart of this people is grown gross, and with their ears they have been dull of hearing, and their eyes they have shut: lest at any time they should see with their eyes, and hear with their ears, and understand with their heart, and be converted, and I should heal them. . . .

1 Corinthians 2:14 But the sensual man perceiveth not these things that are of the Spirit of God. For it is foolishness to him: and he cannot understand, because it is spiritually examined.

Context
The Children of the Devil
36If therefore the son shall make you free, you shall be free indeed. 37I know that you are the children of Abraham: but you seek to kill me, because my word hath no place in you. 38I speak that which I have seen with my Father: and you do the things that you have seen with your father.…
Cross References
Matthew 3:9
And think not to say within yourselves, We have Abraham for our father. For I tell you that God is able of these stones to raise up children to Abraham.

John 7:1
After these things, Jesus walked in Galilee: for he would not walk in Judea, because the Jews sought to kill him.

John 8:33
They answered him: We are the seed of Abraham: and we have never been slaves to any man. How sayest thou: You shall be free?

John 8:39
They answered and said to him: Abraham is our father. Jesus saith them: If you be the children of Abraham, do the works of Abraham.

John 8:40
But now you seek to kill me, a man who have spoken the truth to you, which I have heard of God. This Abraham did not.

John 8:56
Abraham your father rejoiced that he might see my day: he saw it and was glad.

1 John 2:14
I write unto you, babes, because you have known the Father. I write unto you, young men, because you are strong, and the word of God abideth in you, and you have overcome the wicked one.

Additional Translations
I know you are Abraham’s descendants, but you are trying to kill Me because My word has no place within you.

I know that you are Abraham's seed; but you seek to kill Me because My word receives no place in you.

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

I know that ye are Abraham's seed: yet ye seek to kill me, because my word hath not free course in you.

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

I know that ye are Abraham's seed; yet ye seek to kill me, because my word hath not free course in you.

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

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

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

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