1 John 5:6-8 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)