Consider helping today!
from the beginning . Greek. ap ' ( App-104 .) arches. See John 8:44 . Occurs nine times in this epistle.
seen . App-133 .
have . Omit.
looked upon . App-133 .
handled . Greek. pselaphao. See Acts 17:27 .
Word . App-121 . Figure of speech Anabasis. App-6 .
life . App-170 . Compare John 1:4 .
For = And.
manifested . App-106 .
bear witness . See John 1:7 , and p. 1511.
shew = report. Greek. apangello. See Acts 4:23 .
unto = to.
eternal . App-151 . "Eternal life" Occurs in this epistle six times.
with . App-104 .
Father . App-98 .
declare . Same as "shew", 1 John 1:2 .
that = in order that. Greek. hina .
fellowship . See 1 Corinthians 1:9 .
Son . App-108 .
Jesus Christ . App-98 .
full = fulfilled or filled full. App-125 . Compare John 15:11 ; John 16:24 .
This then = And this.
message . Greek. angelia. Only here and 1 John 3:11 .
of = from. App-104 . as 1 John 1:1 .
declare . Greek. anangello. See Acts 20:27 .
God . App-98 .
light . App-130 .
no . . . at all. Greek. ou oudeis. A double negative. This is the Figure of speech Pleonasm ( App-6 ), as in 1 John 1:8 .
If . App-118 .
truth . See p. 1511 and App-175 .
as He . This refers to the Father. Compare 1 John 2:6 .
one with another = with one another. Not with fellow-believers, but with the Father and the Son.
Jesus Christ . The texts read "Jesus".
sin . App-128 . Here is the Figure of speech Metalepsis. App-6 .
no = not (1 John 1:6 ).
faithful . App-150 .
just . App-191 .
to . Greek. hina, as in 1 John 1:3 . Literally in order that He might forgive.
forgive . App-174 .
unrighteousness . App-128 .
sinned . App-128 .
liar . See 1 John 5:10 . John 8:44 .
word . App-121 .
These files are public domain.
Text Courtesy of BibleSupport.com. Used by Permission.
Bullinger, Ethelbert William. "Commentary on 1 John 1". "Bullinger's Companion bible Notes". https://www.studylight.org/
the Sixth Week after Easter