ἀπεκρίθη αὐτοῖς ὁ Ἰωάννης λέγων (John 1:26.a)

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“ἀπεκρίθη” is a third person, aorist, active, indicative verb meaning “he answered”.

“αὐτοῖς” is a third person, personal, masculine, plural, dative pronoun meaning “them”.

“ὁ” is a third person, masculine, singular, nominative article meaning “the”, but the word is not rendered in English here.

“Ἰωάννης” is a masculine, singular, nominative, proper noun meaning “John”.

“λέγων” is a present, active, participial, masculine, singular, nominative verb meaning “saying”.

The sense of the clause is “John answered them saying”.

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