This man came for a (A)witness, to bear witness of the Light, that all through him might (B)believe.

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[a]He came [b](A)as a witness, to testify about the Light, (B)so that all might believe through him.

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  1. John 1:7 Lit This one
  2. John 1:7 Lit for testimony

This man came as a witness, to testify about the Light, so that all might believe [in Christ, the Light] through him.

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He came as a witness to testify(A) concerning that light, so that through him all might believe.(B)

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The same came for a witness, to bear witness of the Light, that all men through him might believe.

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(A)That[a] was the true Light which gives light to every man coming into the world.

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  1. John 1:9 Or That was the true Light which, coming into the world, gives light to every man.

[a]This was (A)the true Light [b]that, coming into the world, enlightens every person.

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  1. John 1:9 I.e., the Word, Christ
  2. John 1:9 Or that enlightens every person coming into the world

There it was—the true Light [the genuine, perfect, steadfast Light] which, coming into the world, enlightens everyone.(A)

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The true light(A) that gives light to everyone(B) was coming into the world.

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That was the true Light, which lighteth every man that cometh into the world.

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36 While you have the light, believe in the light, that you may become (A)sons of light.” These things Jesus spoke, and departed, and (B)was hidden from them.

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36 While you have the Light, (A)believe in the Light, so that you may become (B)sons of Light.”

These things Jesus proclaimed, and He went away and (C)hid Himself from them.

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36 While you have the Light, believe and trust in the Light [have faith in it, hold on to it, rely on it], so that you may become sons of Light [being filled with Light as followers of God].”

Jesus said these things, and then He left and hid Himself from them.

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36 Believe in the light while you have the light, so that you may become children of light.”(A) When he had finished speaking, Jesus left and hid himself from them.(B)

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36 While ye have light, believe in the light, that ye may be the children of light. These things spake Jesus, and departed, and did hide himself from them.

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21 But he who does the truth comes to the light, that his deeds may be clearly seen, that they have been (A)done in God.”

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21 But the one who (A)practices the truth comes to the Light, so that his deeds will be revealed [a]as having been performed in God.”

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  1. John 3:21 Lit that they have been

21 But whoever practices truth [and does what is right—morally, ethically, spiritually] comes to the Light, so that his works may be plainly shown to be what they are—accomplished in God [divinely prompted, done with God’s help, in dependence on Him].”

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21 But whoever lives by the truth comes into the light, so that it may be seen plainly that what they have done has been done in the sight of God.

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21 But he that doeth truth cometh to the light, that his deeds may be made manifest, that they are wrought in God.

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19 And this is the condemnation, (A)that the light has come into the world, and men loved darkness rather than light, because their deeds were evil. 20 For (B)everyone practicing evil hates the light and does not come to the light, lest his deeds should be exposed. 21 But he who does the truth comes to the light, that his deeds may be clearly seen, that they have been (C)done in God.”

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19 And this is the judgment, that (A)the Light has come into the world, and people loved the darkness rather than the Light; for (B)their deeds were evil. 20 (C)For everyone who does evil hates the Light, and does not come to the Light, so that his deeds will not be exposed. 21 But the one who (D)practices the truth comes to the Light, so that his deeds will be revealed [a]as having been performed in God.”

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  1. John 3:21 Lit that they have been