55 [a]Yet ye have not known him: but I know him, and if I should say I know him not, I should be a liar like unto you: but I know him, and keep his word.

56 [b]Your father Abraham [c]rejoiced to see my [d]day, and he [e]saw it, and was glad.

57 Then said the Jews unto him, Thou art not yet fifty years old, and hast thou seen Abraham?

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  1. John 8:55 There is no right knowledge of God, without Christ, neither any right knowledge of Christ without his word.
  2. John 8:56 The virtue of Christ showed itself through all former ages in the Fathers, for they saw in the promises, that he should come, and did very joyfully lay hold on him with a lively faith.
  3. John 8:56 Was very desirous.
  4. John 8:56 A day is a space that a man liveth in, or doeth any notable act, or suffereth any great thing.
  5. John 8:56 With the eyes of faith, Heb. 11:13.

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