μονογενὴς θεὸς ὁ ὢν εἰς τὸν κόλπον τοῦ πατρὸς ἐκεῖνος ἐξηγήσατο (John 1:18.b)

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“μονογενὴς” is a masculine, singular, nominative adjective meaning “only” or “only begotten”.

“θεὸς” is a masculine, singular, nominative noun meaning “God”.

“ὁ” is a masculine, singular, nominative article meaning “the” or “who”.

“ὢν” is a present participial, masculine, singular, nominative verb meaning “one being” or “being one”.

“εἰς” is a preposition taking the accusative for its object word, and meaning “at”.

“τὸν” is a masculine, singular, accusative article meaning “the” or “who”.

“κόλπον”  is a masculine, singular, accusative noun meaning “breast” or “side”.

“τοῦ” is a masculine, singular, genitive article meaning “the” or “who”.

“πατρὸς” is a masculine, singular, genitive noun meaning “of the father”.

“ἐκεῖνος” is a masculine, singular, nominative pronoun meaning “he”.

“ἐξηγήσατο” is a third person, singular, middle, aorist, indicative verb meaning ‘has known”.

The sense of this clause is “the only God, at the Father’s side, has made him (the Father) known.”

 

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