New International Version
"I am not possessed by a demon," said Jesus, "but I honor my Father and you dishonor me.
King James Bible
Jesus answered, I have not a devil; but I honour my Father, and ye do dishonour me.
Darby Bible Translation
Jesus answered, I have not a demon; but I honour my Father, and ye dishonour me.
World English Bible
Jesus answered, "I don't have a demon, but I honor my Father, and you dishonor me.
Young's Literal Translation
Jesus answered, 'I have not a demon, but I honour my Father, and ye dishonour me;
John 8:49 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
I have not a devil - The first part of the charge was too futile: if taken literally, it was both absurd and impossible; they did not believe it themselves, and therefore our Lord does not stop a moment to refute it; but he answers to the second with the utmost meekness and conclusiveness: I honor God. This is what no demon can do, nor any man who is under such influence.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
I have not.
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
"You are demon-possessed," the crowd answered. "Who is trying to kill you?"
The apostles left the Sanhedrin, rejoicing because they had been counted worthy of suffering disgrace for the Name.
1 Corinthians 11:14
Does not the very nature of things teach you that if a man has long hair, it is a disgrace to him,
1 Corinthians 15:43
it is sown in dishonor, it is raised in glory; it is sown in weakness, it is raised in power;
Jump to PreviousContrary Demon Devil Dishonor Dishonour Evil Honor Honour Jesus Possessed Spirit
Jump to NextContrary Demon Devil Dishonor Dishonour Evil Honor Honour Jesus Possessed Spirit
LinksJohn 8:49 NIV
John 8:49 NLT
John 8:49 ESV
John 8:49 NASB
John 8:49 KJV
John 8:49 Bible Apps
John 8:49 Biblia Paralela
John 8:49 Chinese Bible
John 8:49 French Bible
John 8:49 German Bible
John 8:49 Commentaries
THE HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®, NIV® Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica®.