when, therefore, he said to them — ‘I am he,’ they went away backward, and fell to the ground. John 18:8
Jesus answered, ‘I said to you that I am he; if, then, me ye seek, suffer these to go away;’ Young’s Literal Translation John 18:8
My son-in-law shared this verse with me. The translation of the I AM in this verse is ego eimi. When Jesus utters the words, something amazing happened to those attempting to arrest Him. They fall backward to the ground because they are in the presence of Almighty God.