New Living Translation
The Pharisees replied, "You are making those claims about yourself! Such 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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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
8:13 Thou testifiest of thyself; thy testimony is not valid - They retort upon our Lord his own words, John 5:31; if I testify of myself, my testimony is not valid. He had then added, There is another who testifieth of me. To the same effect he replies here, John 8:14, Though I testify of myself, yet my testimony is valid; for I am inseparably united to the Father. I know - And from firm and certain knowledge proceeds the most unexceptionable testimony: whence I came, and whither I go - To these two heads may be referred all the doctrine concerning Christ. The former is treated of John 8:16, and c, the latter John 8:21, and c. For I know whence I came - That is, For I came from God, both as God and as man. And I know it, though ye do not.
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