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John 8:34

    John 8:34 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Jesus answered them, Verily, verily, I say unto you, Whosoever committeth sin is the servant of sin.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Jesus answered them, Truly, truly, I say to you, Whoever commits sin is the servant of sin.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Jesus answered them, Verily, verily, I say unto you, Every one that committeth sin is the bondservant of sin.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And this was the answer Jesus gave them: Truly I say to you, Everyone who does evil is the servant of sin.

    Webster's Revision

    Jesus answered them, Verily, verily, I say unto you, Every one that committeth sin is the bondservant of sin.

    World English Bible

    Jesus answered them, "Most certainly I tell you, everyone who commits sin is the bondservant of sin.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Jesus answered them, Verily, verily, I say unto you, Every one that committeth sin is the bondservant of sin.

    Definitions for John 8:34

    Verily - Truly; surely.

    Clarke's Commentary on John 8:34

    Whosoever committeth sin is the servant of sin - Or, δουλος εστι, etc., is the slave of sin. This was the slavery of which Christ spoke; and deliverance from it, was the liberty which he promised.

    Barnes' Notes on John 8:34

    Whosoever committeth sin ... - In this passage Jesus shows them that he did not refer to political bondage, but to the slavery of the soul to evil passions and desires.

    Is the servant - Is the slave of sin. He is bound to it as a slave is to his master.