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John 15:27 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— and ye also bear witness, because ye have been with me from the beginning.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And ye also shall bear witness, because ye have been with me from the beginning.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— and you [will] testify also, because you have been with Me from the beginning.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And ye also shall bear testimony, because ye have been with me from the beginning.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— and ye too bear witness, because ye are with me from [the] beginning.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— And do, ye also, bear witness, because, from the beginning, ye are, with me,
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— and ye also do testify, because from the beginning ye are with me.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And you shall give testimony, because you are with me from the beginning.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And ye also shall beare witnesse, because ye haue bene with me from the beginning.
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— You also testify, because from the beginning are you with me.
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— And do ye also testify; for ye have been with me from the beginning.

Strong's Numbers & Red-LettersGreek New TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And 1161
{1161} Prime
A primary particle (adversative or continuative); but, and, etc.
ye 5210
{5210} Prime
Irregular plural of G4771; you (as subject of verb).
also 2532
{2532} Prime
Apparently a primary particle, having a copulative and sometimes also a cumulative force; and, also, even, so, then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words.
shall bear witness, 3140
{3140} Prime
From G3144; to be a witness, that is, testify (literally or figuratively).
<5719> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 3019
because 3754
{3754} Prime
Neuter of G3748 as conjugation; demonstrative that (sometimes redundant); causatively because.
ye have been 2075
{2075} Prime
Second person plural present indicative of G1510; ye are.
<5748> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - No Voice Stated (See G5799)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 1612
with 3326
{3326} Prime
A primary preposition (often used adverbially); properly denoting accompaniment; 'amid' (local or causal); modified variously according to the case (genitive case association, or accusative case succession) with which it is joined; occupying an intermediate position between G0575 or G1537 and G1519 or G4314; less intimate than G1722, and less close than G4862).
me 1700
{1700} Prime
A prolonged form of G3449; of me.
from 575
{0575} Prime
A primary particle; 'off', that is, away (from something near), in various senses (of place, time, or relation; literally or figuratively).
the beginning. 746
{0746} Prime
From G0756; (properly abstract) a commencement, or (concrete) chief (in various applications of order, time, place or rank).
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on John 15:26-27.

John 15:27

_ _ ye also shall bear witness — rather, “are witnesses”; with reference indeed to their future witness-bearing, but putting the emphasis upon their present ample opportunities for acquiring their qualifications for that great office, inasmuch as they had been “with Him from the beginning.” (See on Luke 1:2).

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on John 15:26-27.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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ye also:

John 21:24 This is the disciple which testifieth of these things, and wrote these things: and we know that his testimony is true.
Luke 24:48 And ye are witnesses of these things.
Acts 1:8 But ye shall receive power, after that the Holy Ghost is come upon you: and ye shall be witnesses unto me both in Jerusalem, and in all Judaea, and in Samaria, and unto the uttermost part of the earth.
Acts 1:21-22 Wherefore of these men which have companied with us all the time that the Lord Jesus went in and out among us, ... Beginning from the baptism of John, unto that same day that he was taken up from us, must one be ordained to be a witness with us of his resurrection.
Acts 3:15 And killed the Prince of life, whom God hath raised from the dead; whereof we are witnesses.
Acts 4:20 For we cannot but speak the things which we have seen and heard.
Acts 4:33 And with great power gave the apostles witness of the resurrection of the Lord Jesus: and great grace was upon them all.
Acts 10:39-42 And we are witnesses of all things which he did both in the land of the Jews, and in Jerusalem; whom they slew and hanged on a tree: ... And he commanded us to preach unto the people, and to testify that it is he which was ordained of God [to be] the Judge of quick and dead.
Acts 13:31 And he was seen many days of them which came up with him from Galilee to Jerusalem, who are his witnesses unto the people.
Acts 18:5 And when Silas and Timotheus were come from Macedonia, Paul was pressed in the spirit, and testified to the Jews [that] Jesus [was] Christ.
Acts 23:11 And the night following the Lord stood by him, and said, Be of good cheer, Paul: for as thou hast testified of me in Jerusalem, so must thou bear witness also at Rome.
1 Peter 5:1 The elders which are among you I exhort, who am also an elder, and a witness of the sufferings of Christ, and also a partaker of the glory that shall be revealed:
1 Peter 5:12 By Silvanus, a faithful brother unto you, as I suppose, I have written briefly, exhorting, and testifying that this is the true grace of God wherein ye stand.
2 Peter 1:16-18 For we have not followed cunningly devised fables, when we made known unto you the power and coming of our Lord Jesus Christ, but were eyewitnesses of his majesty. ... And this voice which came from heaven we heard, when we were with him in the holy mount.
Revelation 1:2 Who bare record of the word of God, and of the testimony of Jesus Christ, and of all things that he saw.
Revelation 1:9 I John, who also am your brother, and companion in tribulation, and in the kingdom and patience of Jesus Christ, was in the isle that is called Patmos, for the word of God, and for the testimony of Jesus Christ.


Mark 1:1 The beginning of the gospel of Jesus Christ, the Son of God;
Luke 1:2-3 Even as they delivered them unto us, which from the beginning were eyewitnesses, and ministers of the word; ... It seemed good to me also, having had perfect understanding of all things from the very first, to write unto thee in order, most excellent Theophilus,
1 John 1:1-2 That which was from the beginning, which we have heard, which we have seen with our eyes, which we have looked upon, and our hands have handled, of the Word of life; ... (For the life was manifested, and we have seen [it], and bear witness, and shew unto you that eternal life, which was with the Father, and was manifested unto us;)
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