New Living Translation
Are you greater than our father Abraham? He died, and so did the prophets. Who do you think you are?"
King James Bible
Art thou greater than our father Abraham, which is dead? and the prophets are dead: whom makest thou thyself?
Darby Bible Translation
Art thou greater than our father Abraham, who has died? and the prophets have died: whom makest thou thyself?
World English Bible
Are you greater than our father, Abraham, who died? The prophets died. Who do you make yourself out to be?"
Young's Literal Translation
Art thou greater than our father Abraham, who died? and the prophets died; whom dost thou make thyself?'
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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 just say to each other, 'We're safe, for we are descendants of Abraham.' That means nothing, for I tell you, God can create children of Abraham from these very stones.
And besides, do you think you're greater than our ancestor Jacob, who gave us this well? How can you offer better water than he and his sons and his animals enjoyed?"
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