New Living Translation
But they still didn't understand that he was talking about his Father.
King James Bible
They understood not that he spake to them of the Father.
Darby Bible Translation
They knew not that he spoke to them of the Father.
World English Bible
They didn't understand that he spoke to them about the Father.
Young's Literal Translation
They knew not that of the Father he spake to them;
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
8:27 They understood not - That by him that sent him he meant God the Father. Therefore in John 8:28,29 he speaks plainly of the Father, and again claims the Divine name, I AM.
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I have much to say about you and much to condemn, but I won't. For I say only what I have heard from the one who sent me, and he is completely truthful."
So Jesus said, "When you have lifted up the Son of Man on the cross, then you will understand that I Am he. I do nothing on my own but say only what the Father taught me.
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