John 8:56
Good News Translation
Your father Abraham rejoiced that he was to see the time of my coming; he saw it and was glad."

Contemporary English Version
Your father Abraham was really glad to see me."

Douay-Rheims Bible
Abraham your father rejoiced that he might see my day: he saw it and was glad.

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

rejoiced.

Genesis 22:18 And in thy seed shall all the nations of the earth be blessed, because thou hast obeyed my voice.

Luke 2:28-30 He also took him into his arms and blessed God and said . . .

Luke 10:24 For I say to you that many prophets and kings have desired to see the things that you see and have not seen them; and to hear the things that you hear and have not heard them.

Galatians 3:7-9 Know ye, therefore, that they who are of faith, the same are the children of Abraham. . . .

Hebrews 11:13,39 All these died according to faith, not having received the promises but beholding them afar off and saluting them and confessing that they are pilgrims and strangers on the earth. . . .

1 Peter 1:10-12 Of which salvation the prophets have inquired and diligently searched, who prophesied of the grace to come in you. . . .

Context
Before Abraham was Born, I Am
55And you have not known him: but I know him. And if I shall say that I know him not, I shall be like to you, a liar. But I do know him and do keep his word. 56Abraham your father rejoiced that he might see my day: he saw it and was glad. 57The Jews therefore said to him: Thou art not yet fifty years old. And hast thou seen Abraham?…
Cross References
Matthew 13:17
For, amen, I say to you, many prophets and just men have desired to see the things that you see, and have not seen them: and to hear the things that you hear and have not heard them.

John 8:37
I know that you are the children of Abraham: but you seek to kill me, because my word hath no place in you.

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 10:25
Jesus answered them: I speak to you, and you believe not: the works that I do in the name of my Father, they give testimony of me.

Hebrews 11:13
All these died according to faith, not having received the promises but beholding them afar off and saluting them and confessing that they are pilgrims and strangers on the earth.

Additional Translations
Your father Abraham was overjoyed to see My day. He saw it and was glad.”

Abraham your father rejoiced in that he should see My day--and he saw it and rejoiced."

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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