New Living Translation
A slave is not a permanent member of the family, but a son is part of the family forever.
King James Bible
And the servant abideth not in the house for ever: but the Son abideth ever.
Darby Bible Translation
Now the bondman abides not in the house for ever: the son abides for ever.
World English Bible
A bondservant doesn't live in the house forever. A son remains forever.
Young's Literal Translation
and the servant doth not remain in the house -- to the age, the son doth remain -- to the age;
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
8:35 And the slave abideth not in the house - All sinners shall be cast out of God's house, as the slave was out of Abraham's: but I, the Son, abide therein for ever.
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So she turned to Abraham and demanded, "Get rid of that slave woman and her son. He is not going to share the inheritance with my son, Isaac. I won't have it!"
"His father said to him, 'Look, dear son, you have always stayed by me, and everything I have is yours.
But what do the Scriptures say about that? "Get rid of the slave and her son, for the son of the slave woman will not share the inheritance with the free woman's son."
But because Jesus lives forever, his priesthood lasts forever.
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