New International Version
The Pharisees challenged him, "Here you are, appearing as your own witness; your testimony is not valid."
King James Bible
The Pharisees therefore said unto him, Thou bearest record of thyself; thy record is not true.
Darby Bible Translation
The Pharisees therefore said to him, Thou bearest witness concerning thyself; thy witness is not true.
World English Bible
The Pharisees therefore said to him, "You testify about yourself. Your testimony is not valid."
Young's Literal Translation
The Pharisees, therefore, said to him, 'Thou of thyself dost testify, thy testimony is not true;'
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Thou bearest record - As if they had said, Dost thou imagine that we shall believe thee, in a matter so important, on thy bare assertion? Had these people attended to the teaching and miracles of Christ, they would have seen that his pretensions to the Messiahship were supported by the most irrefragable testimony.
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Eversley. Chester Cathedral. 1872. St John viii. 58. "Before Abraham was, I am." Let us consider these words awhile. They are most fit for our thoughts on this glorious day, on which the Lord Jesus ascended to His Father, and to our Father, to His God, and to our God, that He might be glorified with the glory which He had with the Father before the making of the world. For it is clear that we shall better understand Ascension Day, just as we shall better understand Christmas or Eastertide, …
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They blindfolded him and demanded, "Prophesy! Who hit you?"
"If I testify about myself, my testimony is not true.
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