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John 15:3 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Already ye are clean because of the word which I have spoken unto you.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Now ye are clean through the word which I have spoken unto you.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “You are already clean because of the word which I have spoken to you.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Now ye are clean through the word which I have spoken to you.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— Ye are already clean by reason of the word which I have spoken to you.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Already, ye, are, pure, because of the word which I have spoken unto you:
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— already ye are clean, because of the word that I have spoken to you;
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Now you are clean, by reason of the word which I have spoken to you.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Now ye are cleane through the word which I haue spoken vnto you.
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— Now are you clean because of the word which I have spoken with you.
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— Ye henceforth are clean, on account of the discourse I have held with you.

Strong's Numbers & Red-LettersGreek New TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Now 2235
{2235} Prime
Apparently from G2228 (or possibly G2229) and G1211; even now.
ye 5210
{5210} Prime
Irregular plural of G4771; you (as subject of verb).
are 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
clean 2513
{2513} Prime
Of uncertain affinity; clean (literally or figuratively).
through 1223
{1223} Prime
A primary preposition denoting the channel of an act; through (in very wide applications, local, causal or occasional). In composition it retains the same general import.
the x3588
(3588) Complement

The masculine, feminine (second) and neuter (third) forms, in all their inflections; the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom).
word 3056
{3056} Prime
From G3004; something said (including the thought); by implication a topic (subject of discourse), also reasoning (the mental faculty) or motive; by extension a computation; specifically (with the article in John) the Divine Expression (that is, Christ).
which 3739
{3739} Prime
Probably a primary word (or perhaps a form of the article G3588); the relative (sometimes demonstrative) pronoun, who, which, what, that.
I have spoken 2980
{2980} Prime
A prolonged form of an otherwise obsolete verb; to talk, that is, utter words.
<5758> Grammar
Tense - Perfect (See G5778)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 516
unto you. 5213
{5213} Prime
Irregular dative case of G5210; to (with or by) you.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on John 15:1-8.

John 15:3

_ _ Now — rather, “Already.”

_ _ ye are clean through — by reason of.

_ _ the word I have spoken to you — already in a purified, fruitful condition, in consequence of the long action upon them of that searching “word” which was “as a refiner’s fire” (Malachi 3:2, Malachi 3:3).

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on John 15:1-8.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

John 15:3

Ye are clean — All of you, to whom I now speak, are purged from the guilt and power of sin; by the word — Which, applied by the Spirit, is the grand instrument of purifying the soul.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance

John 13:10 Jesus saith to him, He that is washed needeth not save to wash [his] feet, but is clean every whit: and ye are clean, but not all.
John 17:17 Sanctify them through thy truth: thy word is truth.
Ephesians 5:26 That he might sanctify and cleanse it with the washing of water by the word,
1 Peter 1:22 Seeing ye have purified your souls in obeying the truth through the Spirit unto unfeigned love of the brethren, [see that ye] love one another with a pure heart fervently:
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Jn 13:10; 17:17. Ep 5:26. 1P 1:22.

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