New Living Translation
I tell you the truth, anyone who obeys my teaching will never die!"
King James Bible
Verily, verily, I say unto you, If a man keep my saying, he shall never see death.
Darby Bible Translation
Verily, verily, I say unto you, If any one shall keep my word, he shall never see death.
World English Bible
Most certainly, I tell you, if a person keeps my word, he will never see death."
Young's Literal Translation
verily, verily, I say to you, If any one may keep my word, death he may not see -- to the age.'
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
8:51 If a man keep my word - So will my Father consult my glory. We keep his doctrine by believing, his promises by hoping, his command by obeying. He shall never see death - That is, death eternal. He shall live for ever. Hereby he proves that he was no Samaritan; for the Samaritans in general were Sadducees.
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And I tell you the truth, some standing here right now will not die before they see the Son of Man coming in his Kingdom."
and had revealed to him that he would not die until he had seen the Lord's Messiah.
The people said, "Now we know you are possessed by a demon. Even Abraham and the prophets died, but you say, 'Anyone who obeys my teaching will never die!'
but you don't even know him. I know him. If I said otherwise, I would be as great a liar as you! But I do know him and obey him.
Everyone who lives in me and believes in me will never ever die. Do you believe this, Martha?"
Jesus replied, "All who love me will do what I say. My Father will love them, and we will come and make our home with each of them.
Do you remember what I told you? 'A slave is not greater than the master.' Since they persecuted me, naturally they will persecute you. And if they had listened to me, they would listen to you.
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