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John 8:18 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— I am he that beareth witness of myself, and the Father that sent me beareth witness of me.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— I am one that bear witness of myself, and the Father that sent me beareth witness of me.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “I am He who testifies about Myself, and the Father who sent Me testifies about Me.”
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— I am one that testifieth concerning myself; and the Father that sent me, testifieth concerning me.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— I am [one] who bear witness concerning myself, and the Father who has sent me bears witness concerning me.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— I, am the one bearing witness of myself, and the Father who sent me is bearing witness concerning me.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— I am [one] who is testifying of myself, and the Father who sent me doth testify of me.'
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— I am one that give testimony of myself: and the Father that sent me giveth testimony of me.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— I am one that beare witnesse of my selfe, and the Father that sent mee, beareth witnesse of me.
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— I am (one) who testify of myself, and my Father who sent me testifieth (also) of me.
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— I am one: who bear witness of myself, and my Father who sent me, beareth witness of me.

Strong's Numbers & Red-LettersGreek New TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
I 1473
{1473} Prime
ἐγώ
ego
{eg-o'}
A primary pronoun of the first person, 'I' (only expressed when emphatic).
am 1510
{1510} Prime
εἰμί
eimi
{i-mee'}
First person singular present indicative; a prolonged form of a primary and defective verb; I exist (used only when emphatic).
z5748
<5748> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - No Voice Stated (See G5799)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 1612
one that bear witness 3140
{3140} Prime
μαρτυρέω
martureo
{mar-too-reh'-o}
From G3144; to be a witness, that is, testify (literally or figuratively).
z5723
<5723> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Participle (See G5796)
Count - 2549
of 4012
{4012} Prime
περί
peri
{per-ee'}
From the base of G4008; properly through (all over), that is, around; figuratively with respect to; used in various applications, of place, cause or time (with the genitive case denoting the subject or occasion or superlative point; with the accusative case the locality, circuit, matter, circumstance or general period).
myself, 1683
{1683} Prime
ἐμαυτοῦ
emautou
{em-ow-too'}
Genitive, dative and accusative of a compound of G1700 and G0846; of myself.
and 2532
{2532} Prime
καί
kai
{kahee}
Apparently a primary particle, having a copulative and sometimes also a cumulative force; and, also, even, so, then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words.
the x3588
(3588) Complement

ho
{ho}
The masculine, feminine (second) and neuter (third) forms, in all their inflections; the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom).
Father 3962
{3962} Prime
πατήρ
pater
{pat-ayr'}
Apparently a primary word; a 'father' (literally or figuratively, near or more remote).
that x3588
(3588) Complement

ho
{ho}
The masculine, feminine (second) and neuter (third) forms, in all their inflections; the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom).
sent 3992
{3992} Prime
πέμπω
pempo
{pem'-po}
Apparently a primary verb; to dispatch (from the subjective view or point of departure, whereas ἵημι [[hiemi]] [as a stronger form of εἶμι [[eimi]] ] refers rather to the objective point or terminus ad quem, and G4724 denotes properly the orderly motion involved), especially on a temporary errand; also to transmit, bestow, or wield.
z5660
<5660> Grammar
Tense - Aorist (See G5777)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Participle (See G5796)
Count - 714
me 3165
{3165} Prime
μέ
me
{meh}
A shorter (and probably original) form of G1691; me.
beareth witness 3140
{3140} Prime
μαρτυρέω
martureo
{mar-too-reh'-o}
From G3144; to be a witness, that is, testify (literally or figuratively).
z5719
<5719> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 3019
of 4012
{4012} Prime
περί
peri
{per-ee'}
From the base of G4008; properly through (all over), that is, around; figuratively with respect to; used in various applications, of place, cause or time (with the genitive case denoting the subject or occasion or superlative point; with the accusative case the locality, circuit, matter, circumstance or general period).
me. 1700
{1700} Prime
ἐμοῦ
emou
{em-oo'}
A prolonged form of G3449; of me.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on John 8:13-19.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on John 8:12-20.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

John 8:18

(d) I am one that bear witness of myself, and the Father that sent me beareth witness of me.

(d) The Godhead is plainly distinguished from the manhood, or else there would not be two witnesses: for the accused party is not taken as a witness.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
one:

John 8:12 Then spake Jesus again unto them, saying, I am the light of the world: he that followeth me shall not walk in darkness, but shall have the light of life.
John 8:25 Then said they unto him, Who art thou? And Jesus saith unto them, Even [the same] that I said unto you from the beginning.
John 8:38 I speak that which I have seen with my Father: and ye do that which ye have seen with your father.
John 8:51 Verily, verily, I say unto you, If a man keep my saying, he shall never see death.
John 8:58 Jesus said unto them, Verily, verily, I say unto you, Before Abraham was, I am.
John 10:9 I am the door: by me if any man enter in, he shall be saved, and shall go in and out, and find pasture.
John 10:11 I am the good shepherd: the good shepherd giveth his life for the sheep.
John 10:14 I am the good shepherd, and know my [sheep], and am known of mine.
John 10:30 I and [my] Father are one.
John 11:25 Jesus said unto her, I am the resurrection, and the life: he that believeth in me, though he were dead, yet shall he live:
John 14:6 Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me.
Revelation 1:17-18 And when I saw him, I fell at his feet as dead. And he laid his right hand upon me, saying unto me, Fear not; I am the first and the last: ... I [am] he that liveth, and was dead; and, behold, I am alive for evermore, Amen; and have the keys of hell and of death.

and:

John 5:31-40 If I bear witness of myself, my witness is not true. ... And ye will not come to me, that ye might have life.
Hebrews 2:4 God also bearing [them] witness, both with signs and wonders, and with divers miracles, and gifts of the Holy Ghost, according to his own will?
1 John 5:6-12 This is he that came by water and blood, [even] Jesus Christ; not by water only, but by water and blood. And it is the Spirit that beareth witness, because the Spirit is truth. ... He that hath the Son hath life; [and] he that hath not the Son of God hath not life.
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Jn 5:31; 8:12, 25, 38, 51, 58; 10:9, 11, 14, 30; 11:25; 14:6. He 2:4. 1Jn 5:6. Rv 1:17.

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