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42 Jesus said to them, “If God were your Father, you would be loving Me, for I came-forth and am-here from God. For I have not even come of Myself, but that One sent Me forth. 43 For what reason are you not understanding My speaking? It is because you are not able to hear My word. 44 You are of your father the devil. And you are wanting[a] to do the desires of your father. That one was a murderer from the beginning, and was not standing[b] in the truth, because there is no truth in him. Whenever he speaks the lie[c], he speaks from his own things, because he is a liar, and the father of it.

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  1. John 8:44 Or, intending.
  2. John 8:44 Or, does not stand.
  3. John 8:44 Or, falsehood.

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