|New International Version (© 2011)|
Jesus replied, "Very truly I tell you, everyone who sins is a slave to sin.
King James Bible
Jesus answered them, Verily, verily, I say unto you, Whosoever committeth sin is the servant of sin.
American Standard Version
Jesus answered them, Verily, verily, I say unto you, Every one that committeth sin is the bondservant of sin.
Young's Literal Translation
Jesus answered them, 'Verily, verily, I say to you -- Every one who is committing sin, is a servant of the sin,
John 8:34 Additional TranslationsClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Whosoever committeth sin is the servant of sin - Or, δουλος εστι, etc., is the slave of sin. This was the slavery of which Christ spoke; and deliverance from it, was the liberty which he promised.
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John 3:3 Jesus answered and said to him, Truly, truly, I say to you, Except a man be born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God.
Matthew 5:18 For truly I say to you, Till heaven and earth pass, one stroke or one pronunciation mark shall in no wise pass from the law...
1 Kings 21:25 But there was none like to Ahab, which did sell himself to work wickedness in the sight of the LORD, whom Jezebel his wife stirred up.
Proverbs 5:22 His own iniquities shall take the wicked himself, and he shall be held with the cords of his sins.
Acts 8:23 For I perceive that you are in the gall of bitterness, and in the bond of iniquity.
Romans 6:6,12,16,19,20 Knowing this, that our old man is crucified with him, that the body of sin might be destroyed...
Romans 7:14,25 For we know that the law is spiritual: but I am carnal, sold under sin...
Romans 8:21 Because the creature itself also shall be delivered from the bondage of corruption into the glorious liberty of the children of God.
Ephesians 2:2 Wherein in time past you walked according to the course of this world, according to the prince of the power of the air...
Titus 3:3 For we ourselves also were sometimes foolish, disobedient, deceived, serving divers lusts and pleasures, living in malice and envy...
2 Peter 2:19 While they promise them liberty, they themselves are the servants of corruption: for of whom a man is overcome...
1 John 3:8-10 He that commits sin is of the devil; for the devil sins from the beginning. For this purpose the Son of God was manifested...
John 8:34 Parallel CommentariesBondman Bondservant Commits Committeth Committing Evil Jesus Practises Servant Sin Slave Solemn Truth VerilyBondman Bondservant Commits Committeth Committing Evil Jesus Practises Servant Sin Slave Solemn Truth VerilyTHE HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®, NIV® Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica®.
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Romans 6:16 Don't you know that when you offer yourselves to someone as obedient slaves, you are slaves of the one you obey--whether you are slaves to sin, which leads to death, or to obedience, which leads to righteousness?
2 Peter 2:19 They promise them freedom, while they themselves are slaves of depravity--for "people are slaves to whatever has mastered them."