John 8:24 ‘I said therefore unto you, that ye shall die in your sins: for if ye believe not that I am he, ye shall die in your sins.’
What a delightful statement from the mouth of the Lord Jesus Christ. For those not familiar with the Old Testament, that statement, ‘I am’, is used many times by Jehovah in the Old Testament. Here in John 8:24 the Lord Jesus clearly states that He is the great ‘I am’! Also notice what is being said here by Christ, no one can know their sins forgiven apart from acknowledging that Jesus Christ is the Eternal God!
If you have an English Bible that uses italicized words, and you should, you will notice that ‘he‘ is italicized. The translators of our KJV uses italicized words to show us when there are no corresponding Greek words for the English words used in our Bible. Therefore, the force of John 8:24 in the Greek, is ‘I am’.