New Living Translation
Jesus replied, "I tell you the truth, everyone who sins is a slave of sin.
King James Bible
Jesus answered them, Verily, verily, I say unto you, Whosoever committeth sin is the servant of sin.
Darby Bible Translation
Jesus answered them, Verily, verily, I say to you, Every one that practises sin is the bondman of sin.
World English Bible
Jesus answered them, "Most certainly I tell you, everyone who commits sin is the bondservant of sin.
Young's Literal Translation
Jesus answered them, 'Verily, verily, I say to you -- Every one who is committing sin, is a servant of the sin,
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
8:34 Jesus answered - Each branch of their objection, first concerning freedom, then concerning their being Abraham's offspring, John 8:37, and c. He that committeth sin, is, in fact, the slave of sin.
LibraryApril 9. "I do Always those Things that Please Him" (John viii. 29).
"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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Don't you realize that you become the slave of whatever you choose to obey? You can be a slave to sin, which leads to death, or you can choose to obey God, which leads to righteous living.
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They promise freedom, but they themselves are slaves of sin and corruption. For you are a slave to whatever controls you.
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