New Living Translation
Jesus continued, "You are from below; I am from above. You belong to this world; I do not.
King James Bible
And he said unto them, Ye are from beneath; I am from above: ye are of this world; I am not of this world.
Darby Bible Translation
And he said to them, Ye are from beneath; I am from above. Ye are of this world; I am not of this world.
World English Bible
He said to them, "You are from beneath. I am from above. You are of this world. I am not of this world.
Young's Literal Translation
and he said to them, 'Ye are from beneath, I am from above; ye are of this world, I am not of this world;
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
8:23 Ye are - Again he passes over their interruption, and proves what he advanced, John 8:21. Of them that are beneath - From the earth. I am of them that are above - Here he directly shows whence he came, even from heaven, and whither he goes.
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"He has come from above and is greater than anyone else. We are of the earth, and we speak of earthly things, but he has come from heaven and is greater than anyone else.
I have given them your word. And the world hates them because they do not belong to the world, just as I do not belong to the world.
They do not belong to this world any more than I do.
1 John 4:5
Those people belong to this world, so they speak from the world's viewpoint, and the world listens to them.
1 John 4:6
But we belong to God, and those who know God listen to us. If they do not belong to God, they do not listen to us. That is how we know if someone has the Spirit of truth or the spirit of deception.
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