ὅτι ὁ νόμος διὰ Μωϋσέως ἐδόθη (John 1:17.a)

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“ὅτι” is a subordinating conjunction of causation meaning “for” or “because”.

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

“νόμος” is a masculine, singular, nominative noun meaning “law” or “principle”.

“διὰ” is a preposition taking the genitive for its object word, and means “through” or “because of”.

“Μωϋσέως” is a masculine, singular, genitive, proper noun meaning “Moses”.

“ἐδόθη” is a third person, singular, aorist, passive, indicative verb meaning “was given”.

The sense of the clause is “because the Law through Moses was given”.

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