JOHN 13:1

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“Now before the feast of the passover, when Jesus knew that his hour was come that he should depart out of this world unto the Father, having loved his own which were in the world, he loved them unto the end.”

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John 13:1 Translation & Meaning

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Now δὲ But, and, etc Now
before Πρὸ "fore", i.e., in front of, prior (figuratively, superior) to before
the τῆς The (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) the
feast ἑορτῆς A festival feast
of πάσχα The Passover (the meal, the day, the festival or the special sacrifices connected with it) of
the τοῦ The (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) the
passover, πάσχα The Passover (the meal, the day, the festival or the special sacrifices connected with it) passover
when Ἰησοῦς Jesus (i.e., Jehoshua), the name of our Lord and two (three) other Israelites when
Jesus Ἰησοῦς Jesus (i.e., Jehoshua), the name of our Lord and two (three) other Israelites Jesus
knew εἰδὼς Used only in certain past tenses, the others being borrowed from the equivalent G3700 and G3708; properly, to see (literally or figuratively); by implication, (in the perfect tense only) to know knew
that ὅτι Demonstrative, that (sometimes redundant); causative, because that
his αὐτοῦ The reflexive pronoun self, used (alone or in the comparative G1438) of the third person, and (with the proper personal pronoun) of the other persons his
hour ὥρα An "hour" (literally or figuratively) hour
was come ἐλήλυθεν To come or go (in a great variety of applications, literally and figuratively) come
that ἵνα In order that (denoting the purpose or the result) that
he should depart μεταβῇ To change place should depart
out of ἐκ A primary preposition denoting origin (the point whence action or motion proceeds), from, out (of place, time, or cause literal or figurative; direct or remote) out
this τούτου Of (from or concerning) this (person or thing) this
world κόσμου Orderly arrangement, i.e., decoration; by implication, the world (including its inhabitants, literally or figuratively (morally)) world
unto πρὸς A preposition of direction; forward to, i.e., toward (with the genitive case, the side of, i.e., pertaining to; with the dative case, by the side of, i.e., near to; usually with the accusative case, the place, time, occasion, or respect, which is the destination of the relation, i.e., whither or for which it is predicated) unto
the τὸν The (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) the
Father, πατέρα A "father" (literally or figuratively, near or more remote) Father
having loved ἀγαπήσας To love (in a social or moral sense) having loved
his ἰδίους Pertaining to self, i.e., one's own; by implication, private or separate his
own ἰδίους Pertaining to self, i.e., one's own; by implication, private or separate own
which τοὺς The (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) which
were in ἐν "in," at, (up-)on, by, etc were in
the τῷ The (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) the
world, κόσμῳ Orderly arrangement, i.e., decoration; by implication, the world (including its inhabitants, literally or figuratively (morally)) world
he loved ἠγάπησεν To love (in a social or moral sense) loved
them αὐτούς The reflexive pronoun self, used (alone or in the comparative G1438) of the third person, and (with the proper personal pronoun) of the other persons them
unto εἰς To or into (indicating the point reached or entered), of place, time, or (figuratively) purpose (result, etc.); also in adverbial phrases unto
the end. τέλος Properly, the point aimed at as a limit, i.e., (by implication) the conclusion of an act or state (termination (literally, figuratively or indefinitely), result (immediate, ultimate or prophetic), purpose); specially, an impost or levy (as paid) end

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  • 1  Now before the feast of the passover, when Jesus knew that his hour was come that he should depart out of this world unto the Father, having loved his own which were in the world, he loved them unto the end.

  • 2  And supper being ended, the devil having now put into the heart of Judas Iscariot, Simon's son, to betray him;

  • 3  Jesus knowing that the Father had given all things into his hands, and that he was come from God, and went to God;




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