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John 8:58–59

58 Very truly I tell you,” Jesus answered, before Abraham was born,l I am!”m 59 At this, they picked up stones to stone him,n but Jesus hid himself,o slipping away from the temple grounds.

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John 8:58–59 — English Standard Version (ESV)

58 Jesus said to them, Truly, truly, I say to you, before Abraham was, I am.” 59 So they picked up stones to throw at him, but Jesus hid himself and went out of the temple.

John 8:58–59 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

58 Jesus said unto them, Verily, verily, I say unto you, Before Abraham was, I am. 59 Then took they up stones to cast at him: but Jesus hid himself, and went out of the temple, going through the midst of them, and so passed by.

John 8:58–59 — New Living Translation (NLT)

58 Jesus answered, I tell you the truth, before Abraham was even born, I Am! 59 At that point they picked up stones to throw at him. But Jesus was hidden from them and left the Temple.

John 8:58–59 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

58 Jesus said to them, Most assuredly, I say to you, before Abraham was, I AM.”

59 Then they took up stones to throw at Him; but Jesus hid Himself and went out of the temple, going through the midst of them, and so passed by.

John 8:58–59 — New Century Version (NCV)

58 Jesus answered, “I tell you the truth, before Abraham was even born, I am!” 59 When Jesus said this, the people picked up stones to throw at him. But Jesus hid himself, and then he left the Temple.

John 8:58–59 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

58 Jesus said unto them, Verily, verily, I say unto you, Before Abraham was born, I am. 59 They took up stones therefore to cast at him: but Jesus hid himself, and went out of the temple.

John 8:58–59 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

58 Jesus said to them, Verily, verily, I say unto you, Before Abraham was, I am. 59 They took up therefore stones that they might cast them at him; but Jesus hid himself and went out of the temple, going through the midst of them, and thus passed on.

John 8:58–59 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

58 Jesus told them, “I can guarantee this truth: Before Abraham was ever born, I am.”

59 Then some of the Jews picked up stones to throw at Jesus. However, Jesus was concealed, and he left the temple courtyard.

John 8:58–59 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

58 Jesus said to them, I assure you: Before Abraham was, I am.”

59 At that, they picked up stones to throw at Him. But Jesus was hidden and went out of the temple complex.

John 8:58–59 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

58 Jesus said to them, Very truly, I tell you, before Abraham was, I am.” 59 So they picked up stones to throw at him, but Jesus hid himself and went out of the temple.

John 8:58–59 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

58 Jesus said to them, “Truly, truly I say to you, before Abraham was, I am!” 59 Then they picked up stones in order to throw them at him. But Jesus was hidden and went out of the temple courts.

John 8:58–59 — New International Reader’s Version, 1998 ed. (NIrV) (NIrV)

58 “What I’m about to tell you is true,” Jesus answered. “Before Abraham was born, I am!”

59 When he said this, they picked up stones to kill him. But Jesus hid himself. He slipped away from the temple area.

John 8:58–59 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

58 Jesus said to them, Truly, truly, I say to you, before Abraham was born, I am.”

59 Therefore they picked up stones to throw at Him, but Jesus hid Himself and went out of the temple.