New International Version
But if I do judge, my decisions are true, because I am not alone. I stand with the Father, who sent me.
King James Bible
And yet if I judge, my judgment is true: for I am not alone, but I and the Father that sent me.
Darby Bible Translation
And if also I judge, my judgment is true, because I am not alone, but I and the Father who has sent me.
World English Bible
Even if I do judge, my judgment is true, for I am not alone, but I am with the Father who sent me.
Young's Literal Translation
and even if I do judge my judgment is true, because I am not alone, but I and the Father who sent me;
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Ye judge after the flesh - Because I appear in the form of man, judging from this appearance, ye think I am but a mere man - pay attention to my teaching and miracles, and ye shall then see that nothing less than infinite wisdom and unlimited power could teach and do what I have taught and performed. Our Lord speaks here exactly in the character of an ambassador. Such a person does not bring a second with him to vouch his truth; his credentials from his king ascertain his character: he represents the king's person. So our Lord represents the Father as bearing witness with him. The miracles which he wrought were the proof from heaven that he was the promised Messiah: these were the great seal of all his pretensions.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
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, …
Charles Kingsley—All Saints' Day and Other Sermons
February 27 Evening
On the Words of the Gospel, John viii. 31, "If Ye Abide in My Word, Then are Ye Truly My Disciples," Etc.
Believing on Jesus, and Its Counterfeits
By myself I can do nothing; I judge only as I hear, and my judgment is just, for I seek not to please myself but him who sent me.
The one who sent me is with me; he has not left me alone, for I always do what pleases him."
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