John 8:39
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English Standard Version
They answered him, “Abraham is our father.” Jesus said to them, “If you were Abraham’s children, you would be doing the works Abraham did,

King James Bible
They answered and said unto him, Abraham is our father. Jesus saith unto them, If ye were Abraham's children, ye would do the works of Abraham.

American Standard Version
They answered and said unto him, Our father is Abraham. Jesus saith unto them, If ye were Abraham's children, ye would do the works of Abraham.

Douay-Rheims Bible
They answered, and said to him: Abraham is our father. Jesus saith to them: If you be the children of Abraham, do the works of Abraham.

English Revised Version
They answered and said unto him, Our father is Abraham. Jesus saith unto them, If ye were Abraham's children, ye would do the works of Abraham.

Webster's Bible Translation
They answered and said to him, Abraham is our father. Jesus saith to them, If ye were Abraham's children, ye would do the works of Abraham.

Weymouth New Testament
"Our father is Abraham," they said. "If you were Abraham's children," replied Jesus, "it is Abraham's deeds that you would be doing.

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Vincent's Word Studies

Children (τέκνα)

See on John 1:12.

John 8:39 Parallel Commentaries

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Abraham.

John 8:33 They answered him, We be Abraham's seed, and were never in bondage to any man: how say you, You shall be made free?

If.

John 8:37 I know that you are Abraham's seed; but you seek to kill me, because my word has no place in you.

Matthew 3:9 And think not to say within yourselves, We have Abraham to our father: for I say to you...

Matthew 5:45 That you may be the children of your Father which is in heaven: for he makes his sun to rise on the evil and on the good...

Romans 2:28,29 For he is not a Jew, which is one outwardly; neither is that circumcision, which is outward in the flesh...

Romans 4:12,16 And the father of circumcision to them who are not of the circumcision only...

Romans 9:7 Neither, because they are the seed of Abraham, are they all children: but, In Isaac shall your seed be called.

Galatians 3:7,29 Know you therefore that they which are of faith, the same are the children of Abraham...

James 2:22-24 See you how faith worked with his works, and by works was faith made perfect...

Cross References
Matthew 3:9
And do not presume to say to yourselves, 'We have Abraham as our father,' for I tell you, God is able from these stones to raise up children for Abraham.

John 8:33
They answered him, "We are offspring of Abraham and have never been enslaved to anyone. How is it that you say, 'You will become free'?"

John 8:37
I know that you are offspring of Abraham; yet you seek to kill me because my word finds no place in you.

John 8:43
Why do you not understand what I say? It is because you cannot bear to hear my word.

John 8:56
Your father Abraham rejoiced that he would see my day. He saw it and was glad."

Romans 2:28
For no one is a Jew who is merely one outwardly, nor is circumcision outward and physical.

Romans 9:7
and not all are children of Abraham because they are his offspring, but "Through Isaac shall your offspring be named."

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