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John 1:33 NIV

33 And I myself did not know him, but the one who sent me to baptize with water told me, ‘The man on whom you see the Spirit come down and remain is the one who will baptize with the Holy Spirit.’

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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