Why do Trinitarian take John 8:58 out of context in regards to the trinity?

I asked the same question in regards to John 10:30 and did not receive an answer. http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index;_ylt=Apge3qRf5oIvyKrQAiR1Gpvsy6IX;_ylv=3?qid=20130201082845AAr6RqM So another scripture was used to prove that Jesus was God and a part of a trinity is John 8:58 (NIV) 58 “Very truly I... show more I asked the same question in regards to John 10:30 and did not receive an answer.

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So another scripture was used to prove that Jesus was God and a part of a trinity is John 8:58 (NIV)

58 “Very truly I tell you,” Jesus answered, “before Abraham was born, I am!”

Jesus was replying had to do with the length of his existence...not his identity. Why do Trinitarians take this scripture out of context? How does one swallow the Trinitarian interpretation for this scripture?

Many translations that do not translate this scripture with a trinitarian bias translate it

"I existed before Abraham was born" or the like. See the link for the complete list:

http://www.scribd.com/doc/35318309/The-c...

Why do Trinitarians take John 8:58 out of context in "proving" Jesus is God.

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