56 Your father Abraham(A) rejoiced at the thought of seeing my day; he saw it(B) and was glad.”

57 “You are not yet fifty years old,” they said to him, “and you have seen Abraham!”

58 “Very truly I tell you,” Jesus answered, “before Abraham was born,(C) I am!”(D) 59 At this, they picked up stones to stone him,(E) but Jesus hid himself,(F) slipping away from the temple grounds.

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