ὅπου ἦν ὁ Ἰωάννης βαπτίζων (John 1:28.b)

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“ὅπου” is an adverb of place meaning “where”.

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

“ὁ” is a masculine, singular, nominative article meaning “the”; however it is usually not rendered in English translations as it refers to John.

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

“βαπτίζων” is a present, active, participial, masculine, singular, nominative verb meaning “baptizing”.

The sense of this clause is “where John was baptizing.”

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