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Bible Commentaries

Darby's Synopsis of the New Testament

1 John 5

1:2 report (b-15) which (c-21) Hostis . as Matthew 7:24 . The character, not merely the statement of the fact, 'which was such a one as that.'

Verse 1

5:1 begotten (b-11) begotten (b-28) Or 'is born.' as ch. 3.9.

Verse 4

5:4 begotten (b-6) Or 'is born.' as ch. 3.9.

Verse 6

5:6 the (a-34) Or 'truth.' the proposition is reciprocal, as ch. 3.4, John 1:4 . And 'truth' amounts only to true; whereas 'the truth' is the whole thing.

Verse 7

5:7 three. (b-7) What is omitted here has no real manuscript authority.

Verse 8

5:8 agree (c-12) 'Are to one point or purpose' -- to one thing in their testimony. It is more than 'agree.'

Verse 10

5:10 made (d-21) Poieo , as 'make,' ch. 1.10. see Note k, Romans 1:32 .

Verse 13

5:13 know (e-11) Oida . 'conscious knowledge;' so vers. 15,18,19,20, first. ginosko , vers. 2.20, second.

Verse 18

5:18 one (f-5) As 'whoever,' ch. 3.6. begotten (g-17) Or 'is born,' as chs. 3.9; 4.7; 5.1,4,

Verse 19

5:19 wicked (h-15) Or 'in wickedness.' This word, which may mean both, is also used for 'the wicked one,' as ch. 3.12.

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Darby, John. "Commentary on 1 John 5". "John Darby's Synopsis of the New Testament". 1857-67.