(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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(A)In Him was life, and (B)the life was the light of men. And (C)the light shines in the darkness, and the darkness did not [a]comprehend it.

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  1. John 1:5 Or overcome

(A)In Him was life, and the life was (B)the Light of mankind. And (C)the Light shines in the darkness, and the darkness did not [a]grasp it.

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  1. John 1:5 Or overpower

In Him was life [and the power to bestow life], and the life was the Light of men. The Light shines on in the [a]darkness, and the darkness did not understand it or overpower it or appropriate it or absorb it [and is unreceptive to it].(A)

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  1. John 1:5 I.e. the world immersed in sin: all that stands in opposition to God and biblical truth.

In him was life,(A) and that life was the light(B) of all mankind. The light shines in the darkness,(C) and the darkness has not overcome[a] it.(D)

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  1. John 1:5 Or understood

In him was life; and the life was the light of men.

And the light shineth in darkness; and the darkness comprehended it not.

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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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