For [a]whoever has been (A)born of God (B)overcomes the world; and this is the victory that has overcome the world: our faith.

Who is the one who overcomes the world, but the one who (C)believes that Jesus is the Son of God? This is the One who came (D)by water and blood, Jesus Christ; not [b]with the water only, but [c]with the water and [d]with the blood. It is (E)the Spirit who testifies, because the Spirit is the truth. For there are (F)three that testify: [e]the Spirit and the water and the blood; and the three are [f]in agreement.

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  1. 1 John 5:4 Lit everything that
  2. 1 John 5:6 Lit in
  3. 1 John 5:6 Lit in
  4. 1 John 5:6 Lit in
  5. 1 John 5:8 A few late mss add heaven, the Father, the Word, and the Holy Spirit, and these three are one. And there are three that testify on earth, the Spirit
  6. 1 John 5:8 Lit for the one thing

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