ἀμὴν ἀμὴν λέγω σοι (John 3:11)

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Title:  Amen, Amen, I Say to You

The text is, “ἀμὴν ἀμὴν λέγω σοι ὅτι ὃ οἴδαμεν λαλοῦμεν καὶ ὃ ἑωράκαμεν μαρτυροῦμεν, καὶ τὴν μαρτυρίαν ἡμῶν οὐ λαμβάνετε”.

“ἀμὴν”:  Hebraicized particle meaning “truly”.

“ἀμὴν”:  Hebraicized particle meaning “truly”.

“λέγω”:  first person, singular, present, active, indicative verb meaning “I say”.

“σοι”:  second person, personal, singular, dative pronoun meaning “to you”.

“ὅτι”:  subordinating conjunction meaning “that”.

“ὃ”:  definite, relative, neuter, singular, accusative pronoun meaning “what”.

“οἴδαμεν”:  first person, plural, perfect, active, indicative verb meaning “we have known”.

“λαλοῦμεν”:  first person, plural, present, active, indicative verb meaning “we say”.

“καὶ”:  coordinating conjunction meaning “and”.

“ὃ “:  definite, relative, neuter, singular, accusative pronoun meaning “what”.

“ἑωράκαμεν”:  first person, plural, perfect, active, indicative verb meaning “we have seen”.

“μαρτυροῦμεν”:  first person, plural, present, active, indicative verb meaning “we bear witness”.

“καὶ”:  coordinating conjunction meaning “and”.

“τὴν”:  feminine, singular, accusative article meaning “and” but it is not rendered into English here.

“μαρτυρίαν”:  feminine, singular, accusative noun meaning “testimony”.

“ἡμῶν”:  first person, personal, plural, genitive pronoun meaning “our”.

“οὐ”:  negative particle meaning “not”.

“λαμβάνετε”:  second person, plural, present, active, indicative verb meaning “you do receive”.

The meaning of this verse is, “‘Truly, truly, I say to you, that what we have known we say, and what we have seen we bear witness, and you do not receive our testimony'”.

 

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