For there are three that bear witness [a]in heaven: the Father, (A)the Word, and the Holy Spirit; (B)and these three are one. And there are three that bear witness on earth: (C)the Spirit, the water, and the blood; and these three agree as one.

If we receive (D)the witness of men, the witness of God is greater; (E)for this is the witness of [b]God which He has testified of His Son.

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  1. 1 John 5:7 NU, M omit the words from in heaven (v. 7) through on earth (v. 8). Only 4 or 5 very late mss. contain these words in Greek.
  2. 1 John 5:9 NU God, that