ὁ πιστεύων εἰς τὸν (John 3:36)

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Title:  The Ones Believing in the Son

ὁ πιστεύων εἰς τὸν υἱὸν ἔχει ζωὴν αἰώνιον· ὁ δὲ ἀπειθῶν τῷ υἱῷ οὐκ ὄψεται ζωήν, ἀλλ’ ἡ ὀργὴ τοῦ θεοῦ μένει ἐπ’ αὐτόν

“ὁ”:  masculine, singular, nominative article meaning “the”.

“πιστεύων”:  present, active, participial, masculine, singular, nominative verb meaning “one believing”.

“εἰς”:  preposition taking the accusative for its object word and meaning “in” or “into”.

“τὸν”:  masculine, singular, accusative article meaning “the”.

“υἱὸν”:  masculine, singular, accusative noun meaning “son”.

“ἔχει”:  third person, singular, present, active, indicative verb meaning “has”.

“ζωὴν”:  feminine, singular, accusative noun meaning “life”.

“αἰώνιον”:  feminine, singular, accusative adjective meaning “eternal”.

“ὁ”:  masculine, singular, nominative article meaning “the”.

“δὲ”:  coordinating conjunction meaning “but”.

“ἀπειθῶν”:  present, active, participial, masculine, singular, nominative verb meaning “disbelieving one” or “disobeying one”.

“τῷ”:  masculine, singular, dative article meaning “the”.

“υἱῷ”:  masculine, singular, dative noun meaning “son”.

“οὐκ”:  negative particle meaning “not”.

“ὄψεται”:  third person, singular, future, middle, indicative verb meaning “will see”.

“ζωήν”:  third person, singular, accusative noun meaning “life”.

“ἀλλ’”:  adversative coordinating conjunction meaning “but”.

“ἡ”:  feminine, singular, nominative article meaning “the”.

“ὀργὴ”:  feminine, singular, nominative noun meaning “wrath”.

“τοῦ”:  masculine, singular, genitive article meaning “the” but it is not rendered into English here.

“θεοῦ”:  masculine, singular, genitive noun meaning “God”.

“μένει”:  third person, singular, present, active, indicative verb meaning “remains”.

“ἐπ”:  preposition taking the accusative for its object word and meaning “on” or “upon”.

“αὐτόν”:  third person, personal, masculine, singular, accusative pronoun meaning “him”.

The meaning of this verse is, “The one believing in the son has eternal life, but the one disbelieving in the son will not see life, but the wrath of God remains upon him.”

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