29 The next day he *saw Jesus coming to him, and *said, “Behold, (A)the Lamb of God who (B)takes away the sin of the world! 30 This is He in behalf of whom I said, ‘(C)After me is coming a Man who has proved to be [a]my superior, (D)because He existed before me.’ 31 And I did not recognize [b]Him, but so that He would be revealed to Israel, I came baptizing [c]in water.” 32 And John (E)testified, saying, “(F)I have seen the Spirit descending as a dove out of heaven, and He remained upon Him. 33 And I did not recognize [d]Him, but He who sent me to baptize [e]in water said to me, ‘He upon whom you see the Spirit descending and remaining upon Him, (G)this is the One who baptizes [f]in the Holy Spirit.’ 34 And I myself have seen, and have testified that this is (H)the [g]Son of God.”

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Footnotes

  1. John 1:30 Lit before me
  2. John 1:31 I.e., as the Messiah
  3. John 1:31 The Gr here can be translated in, with, or by
  4. John 1:33 I.e., as the Messiah
  5. John 1:33 The Gr here can be translated in, with, or by
  6. John 1:33 The Gr here can be translated in, with, or by
  7. John 1:34 One early ms Chosen One of