New Living Translation
And if I did, my judgment would be correct in every respect because I am not alone. The Father who sent me is with 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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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
8:16 I am not alone - No more in judging, than in testifying: but I and the Father that sent me - His Father is in him, and he is in the Father, John 14:10,11; and so the Father is no more alone without the Son, than the Son is without the Father, Prov 8:22,23,30. His Father and he are not one and another God, but one God, (though distinct persons,) and so inseparable from each other. And though the Son came from the Father, to assume human nature, and perform his office as the Messiah upon earth, as God is sometimes said to come from heaven, for particular manifestations of himself; yet Christ did not leave the Father, nor the Father leave him, any more than God leaves heaven when he is said to come down to the earth.
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"I do always those things that please Him" (John viii. 29). It is a good thing to keep short accounts with God. We were very much struck some years ago with an interpretation of this verse: "So every one of us shall give an account of himself to God." The thought conveyed to our mind was, that of accounting to God every day of our lives, so that our accounts were settled daily, and for us judgment was passed, as we lay down on our pillows every night. This is surely the true way to live. It is the …
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I can do nothing on my own. I judge as God tells me. Therefore, my judgment is just, because I carry out the will of the one who sent me, not my own will.
And the one who sent me is with me--he has not deserted me. For I always do what pleases him."
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