τοῖς πιστεύουσιν εἰς τὸ ὄνομα αὐτοῦ (John 1:12.c)

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“τοῖς” is a masculine, plural, dative article meaning “who” or “which”.  (This is a wonderful case of the use of the masculine to denote a mixed-gender collection of people, but the effect is to mask the presence of women in the collection.)

“πιστεύουσιν”  is a masculine, plural, dative, present, active, participle meaning ” believing”.

“εἰς” is a preposition taking the accusative case in its object meaning “in”, “into” or “for”

“τὸ” is a neuter, singular, accusative article meaning “the”.

“ὄνομα” is a neuter, singular, accusative noun meaning “name”.

“αὐτοῦ” is a third person, personal, masculine, singular, genitive (possessive case) pronoun meaning “his”.

The sense of the clause is “the ones believing in his name.”

 

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