39. They answered, and said to him, Abraham is our father. Jesus saith to them, If you were Abraham’s children, you would do the
works of Abraham. 40. But now you seek to kill me, a man who have spoken to you the truth which I have heard from God: Abraham did not this. 41. You do the works of your father. They said therefore to him, We were not born of fornication; we have one Father, who is
God. 42. Jesus said to
them, If God were your Father, you would love me: for I proceeded and came from God, for I did not proceed from myself,
but he sent me.