Ἦν Ἀνδρέας ὁ ἀδελφὸς Σίμωνος Πέτρου (John 1:40.a)

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“Ἦν” is a third person, singular, imperfect, indicative verb meaning “It was”.

“Ἀνδρέας” is a masculine, singular, nominative, proper noun meaning “Andrew”.

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

“ἀδελφὸς” is a masculine, singular, nominative noun meaning “brother”.

“Σίμωνος” is a masculine, singular, genitive, proper noun meaning “of Simon”.

“Πέτρου” is a masculine, singular, genitive, proper noun meaning “Peter”.

The sense of this clause is “It (or He) was the brother of Simon Peter.”

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