New International Version
Are you greater than our father Abraham? He died, and so did the prophets. Who do you think you are?"
King James Bible
Art thou greater than our father Abraham, which is dead? and the prophets are dead: whom makest thou thyself?
Darby Bible Translation
Art thou greater than our father Abraham, who has died? and the prophets have died: whom makest thou thyself?
World English Bible
Are you greater than our father, Abraham, who died? The prophets died. Who do you make yourself out to be?"
Young's Literal Translation
Art thou greater than our father Abraham, who died? and the prophets died; whom dost thou make thyself?'
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Shall never see death - As Moses promised a long life, with abundance of temporal blessings, to those who should keep his statutes and ordinances, so he who keeps my doctrine shall not only have a long life, but shall never see death - he shall never come under the power of the death of the soul, but shall live eternally with me in glory.
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
And do not think you can say to yourselves, 'We have Abraham as our father.' I tell you that out of these stones God can raise up children for Abraham.
Are you greater than our father Jacob, who gave us the well and drank from it himself, as did also his sons and his livestock?"
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