1 John 5:6-12 NIV

6 This is the one who came by water and blood1--Jesus Christ. He did not come by water only, but by water and blood. And it is the Spirit who testifies, because the Spirit is the truth.2

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7 For there are three3 that testify:

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8 thea Spirit, the water and the blood; and the three are in agreement.

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    • a 5:8 - ,8 Late manuscripts of the Vulgate "testify in heaven: the Father, the Word and the Holy Spirit, and these three are one. 8 And there are three that testify on earth: the" (not found in any Greek manuscript before the fourteenth century)
      9 We accept man's testimony,4 but God's testimony is greater because it is the testimony of God,5 which he has given about his Son.

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      10 Anyone who believes in the Son of God has this testimony in his heart.6 Anyone who does not believe God has made him out to be a liar,7 because he has not believed the testimony God has given about his Son.

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      11 And this is the testimony: God has given us eternal life,8 and this life is in his Son.9

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      12 He who has the Son has life; he who does not have the Son of God does not have life.10

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