John 10:34
New International Version
Jesus answered them, "Is it not written in your Law, 'I have said you are "gods"'?

New Living Translation
Jesus replied, "It is written in your own Scriptures that God said to certain leaders of the people, 'I say, you are gods!'

English Standard Version
Jesus answered them, “Is it not written in your Law, ‘I said, you are gods’?

Berean Study Bible
Jesus replied, “Is it not written in your Law: ‘I have said you are gods’?

Berean Literal Bible
Jesus answered them, "Is it not written in your Law: 'I said you are gods'?

New American Standard Bible
Jesus answered them, "Has it not been written in your Law, 'I SAID, YOU ARE GODS '?

King James Bible
Jesus answered them, Is it not written in your law, I said, Ye are gods?

Christian Standard Bible
Jesus answered them, "Isn't it written in your law, I said, you are gods?

Contemporary English Version
Jesus replied: In your Scriptures doesn't God say, "You are gods"?

Good News Translation
Jesus answered, "It is written in your own Law that God said, 'You are gods.'

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Jesus answered them, "Isn't it written in your scripture, I said, you are gods?

International Standard Version
Jesus replied to them, "Is it not written in your Law, 'I said, "You are gods"'?

NET Bible
Jesus answered, "Is it not written in your law, 'I said, you are gods'?

New Heart English Bible
Jesus answered them, "Is it not written in your law, 'I said, you are gods?'

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Yeshua said to them, “Is it not written in your law, 'I have said, “You are gods”'?”

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Jesus said to them, "Don't your Scriptures say, 'I said, "You are gods" '?

New American Standard 1977
Jesus answered them, “Has it not been written in your Law, ‘I SAID, YOU ARE GODS’?

Jubilee Bible 2000
Jesus answered them, Is it not written in your law, I said, Ye are gods?

King James 2000 Bible
Jesus answered them, Is it not written in your law, I said, You are gods?

American King James Version
Jesus answered them, Is it not written in your law, I said, You are gods?

American Standard Version
Jesus answered them, Is it not written in your law, I said, ye are gods?

Douay-Rheims Bible
Jesus answered them: Is it not written in your law: I said you are gods?

Darby Bible Translation
Jesus answered them, Is it not written in your law, I said, Ye are gods?

English Revised Version
Jesus answered them, Is it not written in your law, I said, Ye are gods?

Webster's Bible Translation
Jesus answered them, Is it not written in your law, I said, Ye are gods?

Weymouth New Testament
"Does it not stand written in your Law," replied Jesus, "'I said, you are gods'?

World English Bible
Jesus answered them, "Isn't it written in your law, 'I said, you are gods?'

Young's Literal Translation
Jesus answered them, 'Is it not having been written in your law: I said, ye are gods?
Study Bible
The Unbelief of the Jews
33“We are not stoning You for any good work,” said the Jews, “but for blasphemy, because You, who are a man, declare Yourself to be God.” 34Jesus replied, “Is it not written in your Law: ‘I have said you are gods’? 35If he called them gods to whom the word of God came—and the Scripture cannot be broken—…
Cross References
Psalm 82:6
I have said, "You are gods; you are all sons of the Most High.

John 8:17
Even in your own Law it is written that the testimony of two men is valid.

John 10:35
If he called them gods to whom the word of God came--and the Scripture cannot be broken--

John 12:34
The crowd replied, "We have heard from the Law that the Christ will remain forever. So how can you say that the Son of Man must be lifted up? Who is this Son of Man?"

John 15:25
But this is to fulfill what is written in their Law: 'They hated Me without reason.'

Romans 3:19
Now we know that whatever the Law says, it says to those who are under the Law, so that every mouth may be silenced and the whole world held accountable to God.

1 Corinthians 14:21
It is written in the Law: "By strange tongues and foreign lips I will speak to this people, but even then they will not listen to Me, says the Lord."

Treasury of Scripture

Jesus answered them, Is it not written in your law, I said, You are gods?

in.

John 12:34
The people answered him, We have heard out of the law that Christ abideth for ever: and how sayest thou, The Son of man must be lifted up? who is this Son of man?

John 15:25
But this cometh to pass, that the word might be fulfilled that is written in their law, They hated me without a cause.

Romans 3:10-19
As it is written, There is none righteous, no, not one: …

I said.

Psalm 82:1,6,7
A Psalm of Asaph. God standeth in the congregation of the mighty; he judgeth among the gods…

gods.

Exodus 4:16
And he shall be thy spokesman unto the people: and he shall be, even he shall be to thee instead of a mouth, and thou shalt be to him instead of God.

Exodus 7:1
And the LORD said unto Moses, See, I have made thee a god to Pharaoh: and Aaron thy brother shall be thy prophet.

Exodus 22:28
Thou shalt not revile the gods, nor curse the ruler of thy people.







Lexicon
Jesus
Ἰησοῦς (Iēsous)
Noun - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 2424: Of Hebrew origin; Jesus, the name of our Lord and two other Israelites.

replied,
Ἀπεκρίθη (Apekrithē)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Passive - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 611: From apo and krino; to conclude for oneself, i.e. to respond; by Hebraism to begin to speak.

“Is it
ἔστιν (estin)
Verb - Present Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 1510: I am, exist. The first person singular present indicative; a prolonged form of a primary and defective verb; I exist.

not
Οὐκ (Ouk)
Adverb
Strong's Greek 3756: No, not. Also ouk, and ouch a primary word; the absolute negative adverb; no or not.

written
γεγραμμένον (gegrammenon)
Verb - Perfect Participle Middle or Passive - Nominative Neuter Singular
Strong's Greek 1125: A primary verb; to 'grave', especially to write; figuratively, to describe.

in
ἐν (en)
Preposition
Strong's Greek 1722: In, on, among. A primary preposition denoting position, and instrumentality, i.e. A relation of rest; 'in, ' at, on, by, etc.

your
ὑμῶν (hymōn)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Genitive 2nd Person Plural
Strong's Greek 4771: You. The person pronoun of the second person singular; thou.

Law:
νόμῳ (nomō)
Noun - Dative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 3551: From a primary nemo; law, genitive case, specially, (including the volume); also of the Gospel), or figuratively.

‘I
Ἐγὼ (Egō)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Nominative 1st Person Singular
Strong's Greek 1473: I, the first-person pronoun. A primary pronoun of the first person I.

have said
εἶπα (eipa)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Active - 1st Person Singular
Strong's Greek 2036: Answer, bid, bring word, command. A primary verb; to speak or say.

you are
ἐστε (este)
Verb - Present Indicative Active - 2nd Person Plural
Strong's Greek 1510: I am, exist. The first person singular present indicative; a prolonged form of a primary and defective verb; I exist.

gods’?
Θεοί (Theoi)
Noun - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 2316: A deity, especially the supreme Divinity; figuratively, a magistrate; by Hebraism, very.
(34) Is it not written in your law?--Comp. Note on John 8:17. The passage here quoted is in Psalm 82:6, but the term "Law" is here used in a wide sense for the whole of the Old Testament. There are other examples of this usage in John 7:49; John 12:34; John 15:25; Romans 3:19; 1Corinthians 14:21.

I said, Ye are gods?--In the Hebrew of the Psalm, as in the Greek here, the pronoun is emphatic. "I myself said, Ye are gods?" The words are probably to be understood in the Psalm as spoken by God, who sits in judgment on the judges whom He had appointed, and gives the name of "gods" (Elohim) as representing Himself. See Exodus 4:16; Exodus 7:1; Exodus 18:15; Exodus 21:6; Exodus 22:8; Exodus 22:28; Deuteronomy 1:17; 1Samuel 28:13; Psalm 8:5; Psalm 45:6; and comp. Perowne's Notes on Psalms 82, and article "God," in Kitto's Biblical Cyclop?dia, Ed. 3, vol. ii., p. 144 et seq.

Verse 34. - The justification of Jesus which follows is often supposed to be a retraction of the claim - a repudiation of the inference which the Jews drew from the words recorded in ver. 30. On the contrary, our Lord took up one illustration from among many in Holy Scripture, that the union between man and God lay at the heart of their (νόμος) Law. True, he quoted from Psalm 82:6 with reference to the high official title given by the Holy Spirit to the false and tyrannical judges of the old covenant. Jesus answered them, Is it not written in your Law? The Psalms are here spoken of as "the Law," showing that they did form part of the revelation and law of the Divine kingdom (John 7:49; John 12:34; John 15:25). Jesus does not imply that the Law was theirs and not his. There is not a shadow of disrespect cast on the Law by the pronoun, but such an identification of it with his hearers that they ought, by its aid, to have been saved from utterly misconceiving his words I said, Ye are gods (elohim, θεοί). To stand in close relation with the theocracy was to be covered with its glory. He seems to force upon them thus a host of similar blendings of the Divine and human in the age-long preparation for himself, and to free all these from the suspicion of blasphemy. The Hebrew thought was really calculated to prepare the world for this high intercommunion, not to abolish it. Judaism, rabbinism, had widened the chasm between God and man. Christ came to fill up the chasm; nay more, to show the Divine and human in living, indissoluble union. 10:31-38 Christ's works of power and mercy proclaim him to be over all, God blessed for evermore, that all may know and believe He is in the Father, and the Father in Him. Whom the Father sends, he sanctifies. The holy God will reward, and therefore will employ, none but such as he makes holy. The Father was in the Son, so that by Divine power he wrought his miracles; the Son was so in the Father, that he knew the whole of His mind. This we cannot by searching find out to perfection, but we may know and believe these declarations of Christ.
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