New International Version
"I have much to say in judgment of you. But he who sent me is trustworthy, and what I have heard from him I tell the world."
King James Bible
I have many things to say and to judge of you: but he that sent me is true; and I speak to the world those things which I have heard of him.
Darby Bible Translation
I have many things to say and to judge concerning you, but he that has sent me is true, and I, what I have heard from him, these things I say to the world.
World English Bible
I have many things to speak and to judge concerning you. However he who sent me is true; and the things which I heard from him, these I say to the world."
Young's Literal Translation
many things I have to speak concerning you and to judge, but He who sent me is true, and I -- what things I heard from Him -- these I say to the world.'
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
I have many things to say and to judge of you - Or, to speak and to condemn, etc. I could speedily expose all your iniquities - your pride and ambition, your hypocrisy and irreligion, your hatred to the light, and your malice against the truth, together with the present obstinate unbelief of your hearts, and show that these are the reasons why I say you will die in your sins; but these will appear in their true light: when, after you have crucified me, the judgments of God shall descend upon and consume you.
He that sent me is true - Whatever he hath spoken of you by the prophets shall surely come to pass; his word cannot fail.
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
Very truly I tell you, we speak of what we know, and we testify to what we have seen, but still you people do not accept our testimony.
Whoever has accepted it has certified that God is truthful.
Then Jesus, still teaching in the temple courts, cried out, "Yes, you know me, and you know where I am from. I am not here on my own authority, but he who sent me is true. You do not know him,
"Who are you?" they asked. "Just what I have been telling you from the beginning," Jesus replied.
They did not understand that he was telling them about his Father.
As it is, you are looking for a way to kill me, a man who has told you the truth that I heard from God. Abraham did not do such things.
For I did not speak on my own, but the Father who sent me commanded me to say all that I have spoken.
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