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John 8:54-55

8:54 Jesus replied, 1  “If I glorify myself, my glory is worthless. 2  The one who glorifies me is my Father, about whom you people 3  say, ‘He is our God.’ 8:55 Yet 4  you do not know him, but I know him. If I were to say that I do not know him, 5  I would be a liar like you. But I do know him, and I obey 6  his teaching. 7 

1 tn Grk “Jesus answered.”

2 tn Grk “is nothing.”

3 tn The word “people” is not in the Greek text, but is supplied in English to clarify the plural Greek pronoun and verb.

4 tn Here καί (kai) has been translated as “Yet” to indicate the contrast present in the context.

5 tn Grk “If I say, ‘I do not know him.’”

6 tn Grk “I keep.”

7 tn Grk “his word.”

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