New Living Translation
Jesus answered, "I tell you the truth, before Abraham was even born, I Am!"
King James Bible
Jesus said unto them, Verily, verily, I say unto you, Before Abraham was, I am.
Darby Bible Translation
Jesus said to them, Verily, verily, I say unto you, Before Abraham was, I am.
World English Bible
Jesus said to them, "Most certainly, I tell you, before Abraham came into existence, I AM."
Young's Literal Translation
Jesus said to them, 'Verily, verily, I say to you, Before Abraham's coming -- I am;'
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
8:58 Before Abraham was I AM - Even from everlasting to everlasting. This is a direct answer to the objection of the Jews, and shows how much greater he was than Abraham.
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God replied to Moses, "I Am Who I Am. Say this to the people of Israel: I Am has sent me to you."
In the beginning the Word already existed. The Word was with God, and the Word was God.
That is why I said that you will die in your sins; for unless you believe that I Am who I claim to be, you will die in your sins."
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.
Jesus replied, "I have already told you, and you don't believe me. The proof is the work I do in my Father's name.
Now, Father, bring me into the glory we shared before the world began.
Father, I want these whom you have given me to be with me where I am. Then they can see all the glory you gave me because you loved me even before the world began!
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