Cross-references Explore similar Bible verses on John 8:37 in English Standard Version "I know that you are offspring of Abraham; yet you seek to kill me because my word finds no place in you." Joh 7:1 After this Jesus went about in Galilee. He would not go about in Judea, because the Jews were seeking to kill him. Joh 8:40 but now you seek to kill me, a man who has told you the truth that I heard from God. This is not what Abraham did.