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John 1:18 NIV

18 No one has ever seen God, but the one and only Son, who is himself God anda is in closest relationship with the Father, has made him known.

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    • b 1:18 - Some manuscripts "but the only Son, who"

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      • a 1:5 - Or "understood"
      • b 1:18 - Some manuscripts "but the only Son, who"
      • c 1:19 - The Greek term traditionally translated "the Jews" ("hoi Ioudaioi" ) refers here and elsewhere in John’s Gospel to those Jewish leaders who opposed Jesus; also in 5:10, 15, 16; 7:1, 11, 13; 9:22; 18:14, 28, 36; 19:7, 12, 31, 38.
      • d 1:23 - Isaiah 40:3
      • e 1:26 - Or "in" ; also in verses 31 and 33 (twice)
      • f 1:34 - See Isaiah 42:1; many manuscripts "is the Son of God" .
      • g 1:42 - "Cephas" (Aramaic) and "Peter" (Greek) both mean "rock" .
      • h 1:50 - Or "Do you believe … ?"
      • i 1:51 - The Greek is plural.
      • j 1:51 - The Greek is plural.
      • k 1:51 - Gen. 28:12