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John 8:26

8:26 I have many things to say and to judge 1  about you, but the Father 2  who sent me is truthful, 3  and the things I have heard from him I speak to the world.” 4 

John 8:42

8:42 Jesus replied, 5  “If God were your Father, you would love me, for I have come from God and am now here. 6  I 7  have not come on my own initiative, 8  but he 9  sent me.

1 tn Or “I have many things to pronounce in judgment about you.” The two Greek infinitives could be understood as a hendiadys, resulting in one phrase.

2 tn Grk “the one”; the referent (the Father) has been specified in the translation for clarity.

3 tn Grk “true” (in the sense of one who always tells the truth).

4 tn Grk “and what things I have heard from him, these things I speak to the world.”

5 tn Grk “Jesus said to them.”

6 tn Or “I came from God and have arrived.”

7 tn Grk “For I.” Here γάρ (gar) has not been translated.

8 tn Grk “from myself.”

9 tn Grk “that one” (referring to God).

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