New Living Translation
The people said, "You aren't even fifty years old. How can you say you have seen Abraham?"
King James Bible
Then said the Jews unto him, Thou art not yet fifty years old, and hast thou seen Abraham?
Darby Bible Translation
The Jews therefore said to him, Thou hast not yet fifty years, and hast thou seen Abraham?
World English Bible
The Jews therefore said to him, "You are not yet fifty years old, and have you seen Abraham?"
Young's Literal Translation
The Jews, therefore, said unto him, 'Thou art not yet fifty years old, and Abraham hast thou seen?'
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
8:57 Thou art not yet fifty years old - At the most. Perhaps the gravity of our Lord's countenance, together with his afflictions and labours, might make him appear older than he really was. Hast thou seen Abraham - Which they justly supposed must have been, if Abraham had seen him.
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