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John 3:22 LEB

Additional Testimony by John the Baptist About Jesus

22 After these [things] Jesus and his disciples came into Judean territory, and there he spent time with them and was baptizing.

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      • a 3:1 - Literally "the name to him"
      • b 3:2 - *Here both the pronoun and verb are understood in Greek and are supplied in the translation
      • c 3:3 - The same Greek word can mean either "from above" or "again," which allows for the misunderstanding by Nicodemus here; Jesus was speaking of new birth "from above," while Nicodemus misunderstood him to mean a second physical birth
      • d 3:4 - *The negative construction in Greek anticipates a negative answer here, indicated in the translation by the phrase "[can he]"
      • e 3:7 - The same Greek word can mean either "from above" or "again" (see also v. 3)
      • f 3:14 - An allusion to Num 21:5-9
      • g 3:15 - Some interpreters and Bible translations extend the quotation of Jesus' words through v. 21
      • h 3:17 - Or "he should condemn"
      • i 3:18 - Or "condemned"
      • j 3:18 - Or "been condemned"
      • k 3:25 - Some significant early manuscripts read "the Jews"
      • l 3:29 - Literally "with joy"
      • m 3:36 - Some interpreters and Bible translations extend the quotation of John the Baptist's words through v. 36