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John 8:45 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— But because I say the truth, ye believe me not.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And because I tell [you] the truth, ye believe me not.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “But because I speak the truth, you do not believe Me.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And because I tell [you] the truth, ye believe me not.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— and because I speak the truth, ye do not believe me.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— But, as for me, because, the truth, I speak, ye do not believe me.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— 'And because I say the truth, ye do not believe me.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— But if I say the truth, you believe me not.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And because I tell you the truth, ye beleeue me not.
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— But I (speak the truth, and) because the truth I speak, you believe me not.
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— But me, because I speak the truth, ye believe me not.

Strong's Numbers & Red-LettersGreek New TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And 1161
{1161} Prime
A primary particle (adversative or continuative); but, and, etc.
because 3754
{3754} Prime
Neuter of G3748 as conjugation; demonstrative that (sometimes redundant); causatively because.
I 1473
{1473} Prime
A primary pronoun of the first person, 'I' (only expressed when emphatic).
tell 3004
{3004} Prime
A primary verb; properly to 'lay' forth, that is, (figuratively) relate (in words [usually of systematic or set discourse; whereas G2036 and G5346 generally refer to an individual expression or speech respectively; while G4483 is properly to break silence merely, and G2980 means an extended or random harangue]); by implication to mean.
<5719> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 3019
[you] the x3588
(3588) Complement

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).
truth, 225
{0225} Prime
From G0227; truth.
ye believe 4100
{4100} Prime
From G4102; to have faith (in, upon, or with respect to, a person or thing), that is, credit; by implication to entrust (especially one's spiritual well being to Christ).
<5719> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 3019
me 3427
{3427} Prime
The simpler form of G1698; to me.
not. 3756
{3756} Prime
A primary word; the absolutely negative (compare G3361) adverb; no or not.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

John 8:45-47

_ _ And because I tell you the truth, ye believe me not — not although, but just because He did so, for the reason given in the former verse. Had He been less true they would have hailed Him more readily.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on John 8:38-47.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

John 8:45

Because I speak the truth — Which liars hate.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance

John 3:19-20 And this is the condemnation, that light is come into the world, and men loved darkness rather than light, because their deeds were evil. ... For every one that doeth evil hateth the light, neither cometh to the light, lest his deeds should be reproved.
John 7:7 The world cannot hate you; but me it hateth, because I testify of it, that the works thereof are evil.
Galatians 4:16 Am I therefore become your enemy, because I tell you the truth?
2 Thessalonians 2:10 And with all deceivableness of unrighteousness in them that perish; because they received not the love of the truth, that they might be saved.
2 Timothy 4:3-4 For the time will come when they will not endure sound doctrine; but after their own lusts shall they heap to themselves teachers, having itching ears; ... And they shall turn away [their] ears from the truth, and shall be turned unto fables.
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