John 8:58
Text Analysis
Strong'sGreekEnglishMorphology
3004 [e]Εἶπεν
eipen
SaidV-AIA-3S
846 [e]αὐτοῖς
autois
to themPPro-DM3P
2424 [e]Ἰησοῦς
Iēsous
Jesus,N-NMS
281 [e]Ἀμὴν
Amēn
Truly,Heb
281 [e]ἀμὴν
amēn
truly,Heb
3004 [e]λέγω
legō
I sayV-PIA-1S
4771 [e]ὑμῖν,
hymin
to you,PPro-D2P
4250 [e]πρὶν
prin
beforeAdv
11 [e]Ἀβραὰμ
Abraam
AbrahamN-AMS
1096 [e]γενέσθαι
genesthai
was,V-ANM
1473 [e]ἐγὼ
egō
IPPro-N1S
1510 [e]εἰμί.
eimi
am.V-PIA-1S









Greek Texts
ΚΑΤΑ ΙΩΑΝΝΗΝ 8:58 Greek NT: Nestle 1904
εἶπεν αὐτοῖς Ἰησοῦς Ἀμὴν ἀμὴν λέγω ὑμῖν, πρὶν Ἀβραὰμ γενέσθαι ἐγὼ εἰμί.

ΚΑΤΑ ΙΩΑΝΝΗΝ 8:58 Greek NT: Westcott and Hort 1881
εἶπεν αὐτοῖς Ἰησοῦς Ἀμὴν ἀμὴν λέγω ὑμῖν, πρὶν Ἀβραὰμ γενέσθαι ἐγὼ εἰμί.

ΚΑΤΑ ΙΩΑΝΝΗΝ 8:58 Greek NT: Westcott and Hort / [NA27 and UBS4 variants]
εἶπεν αὐτοῖς Ἰησοῦς Ἀμὴν ἀμὴν λέγω ὑμῖν, πρὶν Ἀβραὰμ γενέσθαι ἐγὼ εἰμί.

ΚΑΤΑ ΙΩΑΝΝΗΝ 8:58 Greek NT: RP Byzantine Majority Text 2005
Εἴπεν αὐτοῖς ὁ Ἰησοῦς, Ἀμὴν ἀμὴν λέγω ὑμῖν, πρὶν Ἀβραὰμ γενέσθαι, ἐγώ εἰμι.

ΚΑΤΑ ΙΩΑΝΝΗΝ 8:58 Greek NT: Greek Orthodox Church
εἶπεν αὐτοῖς ὁ Ἰησοῦς· Ἀμὴν ἀμὴν λέγω ὑμῖν, πρὶν Ἀβραὰμ γενέσθαι ἐγὼ εἰμί.

ΚΑΤΑ ΙΩΑΝΝΗΝ 8:58 Greek NT: Tischendorf 8th Edition
εἶπεν αὐτοῖς Ἰησοῦς· ἀμὴν ἀμὴν λέγω ὑμῖν, πρὶν Ἀβραὰμ γενέσθαι ἐγὼ εἰμί.

ΚΑΤΑ ΙΩΑΝΝΗΝ 8:58 Greek NT: Scrivener's Textus Receptus 1894
εἶπεν αὐτοῖς ὁ Ἰησοῦς, Ἀμὴν ἀμὴν λέγω ὑμῖν, πρὶν Ἀβραὰμ γενέσθαι, ἐγώ εἰμι.

ΚΑΤΑ ΙΩΑΝΝΗΝ 8:58 Greek NT: Stephanus Textus Receptus 1550
εἶπεν αὐτοῖς ὁ Ἰησοῦς Ἀμὴν ἀμὴν λέγω ὑμῖν πρὶν Ἀβραὰμ γενέσθαι ἐγὼ εἰμί

John 8:58 Hebrew Bible
ויאמר אליהם ישוע אמן אמן אני אמר לכם בטרם היות אברהם אני הוא׃

John 8:58 Aramaic NT: Peshitta
ܐܡܪ ܠܗܘܢ ܝܫܘܥ ܐܡܝܢ ܐܡܝܢ ܐܡܪ ܐܢܐ ܠܟܘܢ ܕܥܕܠܐ ܢܗܘܐ ܐܒܪܗܡ ܐܢܐ ܐܝܬܝ ܀

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Jesus said to them, "Truly, truly, I say to you, before Abraham was born, I am."

King James Bible
Jesus said unto them, Verily, verily, I say unto you, Before Abraham was, I am.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Jesus said to them, "I assure you: Before Abraham was, I am."
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Revelation 1:8 I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the ending, said the Lord, …

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