16 As soon as Jesus was baptized, he went up out of the water. At that moment heaven was opened,(A) and he saw the Spirit of God(B) descending like a dove and alighting on him. 17 And a voice from heaven(C) said, “This is my Son,(D) whom I love; with him I am well pleased.”(E)

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For there are three(A) that testify: the[a] Spirit, the water and the blood; and the three are in agreement.

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  1. 1 John 5:8 Late manuscripts of the Vulgate testify in heaven: the Father, the Word and the Holy Spirit, and these three are one. And there are three that testify on earth: the (not found in any Greek manuscript before the fourteenth century)

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