English Standard Version
So Jesus said to the Jews who had believed him, “If you abide in my word, you are truly my disciples,
King James Bible
Then said Jesus to those Jews which believed on him, If ye continue in my word, then are ye my disciples indeed;
American Standard Version
Jesus therefore said to those Jews that had believed him, If ye abide in my word, then are ye truly my disciples;
Then Jesus said to those Jews, who believed him: If you continue in my word, you shall be my disciples indeed.
English Revised Version
Jesus therefore said to those Jews which had believed him, If ye abide in my word, then are ye truly my disciples;
Webster's Bible Translation
Then said Jesus to those Jews who believed on him, If ye continue in my word, ye are my disciples indeed;
Weymouth New Testament
Jesus therefore said to those of the Jews who had now believed in Him, "As for you, if you hold fast to my teaching, then you are truly my disciples;
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CommentaryVincent's Word Studies
Believed on Him (πεπιστευκότας αὐτῷ)
Note the different phrase, distinguishing the Jews from the mixed company in John 8:30. Rev., rightly, believed Him.
If ye continue (ἐὰν ὑμεῖς μείνητε)
The emphasis is on the ye, addressed to those whose faith was rudimentary; who believed Him, but did not yet believe on Him. Rev., abide.
In my word (ἐν τῷ λόγῳ τῷ ἐμῷ)
Literally, in the word which is mine: peculiarly mine, characteristic of me. The expression is intentionally stronger than my word. Compare my love (John 15:9).
Literally, truly; as Rev. As those who believe on me, not as those who are moved by temporary excitement to admit my claims.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Jesus also was invited to the wedding with his disciples.
If you abide in me, and my words abide in you, ask whatever you wish, and it will be done for you.
By this my Father is glorified, that you bear much fruit and so prove to be my disciples.
2 John 1:9
Everyone who goes on ahead and does not abide in the teaching of Christ, does not have God. Whoever abides in the teaching has both the Father and the Son.
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