John 8:25 Wycliffe Bible (WYC)--All quotations are courtesy of Biblegateway.com
Therefore they said to him, Who art thou? Jesus said to them, The beginning, which also speak to you [Jesus said to them, The beginning, or the first of all thing, the which and I speak to you].
John 8:25 King James Version (KJV)
Then said they unto him, Who art thou? And Jesus saith unto them, Even the same that I said unto you from the beginning.
John 8:25 Amplified Bible, Classic Edition (AMPC) Then they said to Him, Who are You anyway? Jesus replied, [Why do I even speak to you!] I am exactly what I have been telling you from the first.
John 8:25 English Standard Version Anglicised (ESVUK) So they said to him, “Who are you?” Jesus said to them, “Just what I have been telling you from the beginning.
John 8:25 International Standard Version (ISV) Then they asked him, “Who are you?” Jesus told them, “What have I been telling you all along?
Messiah indicates He is the Beginning in Revelation 1:8. With John 1:1-3 though not expressly, he refers as well to a beginning that was exclusive to the Father and His Word, with one more exception,'Wisdom.'
Isaiah 41:4 "Who has performed and accomplished it, Calling forth the generations from the beginning? I, the LORD, am the first, and with the last. I am He.'"
The Father is understood to be the speaker, so He also indicates He is the first but, He is 'with the last'
Revelation 1:8 I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the ending saith the Lord, which is, and which was, and which is to come, the Almighty.
Why are there such tangential views to the intent of the verse,? Wycliff and Douay Rheims coming close to what He was trying to say.