1 sn John refers to John the Baptist.
2 tc The Western codex D and a few other
tn Or “Messiah”; both “Christ” (Greek) and “Messiah” (Hebrew and Aramaic) mean “one who has been anointed.”
sn See the note on Christ in 1:16.
3 tc Instead of “by his disciples” (see the tn below for the reading of the Greek), the majority of later
tn Grk “sending by his disciples he said to him.” The words “a question” are not in the Greek text, but are implied.