Internet Verse Search Commentaries Word Analysis ITL - draft

John 1:7


He came as a witness 1  to testify 2  about the light, so that everyone 3  might believe through him.


Joh 1:9; Joh 1:19,26,27,32-34,36; Joh 3:26-36; Joh 3:26; Joh 5:33-35; Ac 19:4; Eph 3:9; 1Ti 2:4; Tit 2:11; 2Pe 3:9

NET © Notes

tn Grk “came for a testimony.”

sn Witness is also one of the major themes of John’s Gospel. The Greek verb μαρτυρέω (marturew) occurs 33 times (compare to once in Matthew, once in Luke, 0 in Mark) and the noun μαρτυρία (marturia) 14 times (0 in Matthew, once in Luke, 3 times in Mark).

tn Or “to bear witness.”

tn Grk “all.”

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