John 8 :27

John 8 :27 Translations

American King James Version (AKJV)

They understood not that he spoke to them of the Father.

King James Version (KJV)

They understood not that he spoke to them of the Father.

American Standard Version (ASV)

They perceived not that he spake to them of the Father.

Basic English Translation (BBE)

They did not see that his words were about the Father.

Webster's Revision

They understood not that he spoke to them concerning the Father.

World English Bible

They didn't understand that he spoke to them about the Father.

English Revised Version (ERV)

They perceived not that he spake to them of the Father.

Definitions for John 8 :27

Clarke's Commentary on John 8 :27

Barnes' Commentary on John 8 :27

They understood not - They knew not, or they were unwilling to receive him as a messenger from God. They doubtless understood that he meant to speak of God, but they were unwilling to acknowledge that he really came from God.

Wesley's Commentary on John 8 :27

8:27 They understood not - That by him that sent him he meant God the Father. Therefore in John 8:28,29 he speaks plainly of the Father, and again claims the Divine name, I AM.
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