He (ekeino). "That one," i.e. John. He was a light ( John 5:35 ) as all believers are ( Matthew 5:14 ), but not "the light" (to pw). But came (all). No verb in the Greek, to be supplied by repeating hlqen of verse Matthew 7 . See similar ellipses in Matthew 9:3 ; Matthew 13:18 ; Matthew 15:25 . In Johannine fashion we have the final ina clause of verse Matthew 7 repeated.