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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
ἤδη
ede
{ay'-day}
Apparently from G2228 (or possibly G2229) and G1211; even now.
ye 5210
{5210} Prime
ὑμεῖς
humeis
{hoo-mice'}
Irregular plural of G4771; you (as subject of verb).
are 2075
{2075} Prime
ἐστέ
este
{es-teh'}
Second person plural present indicative of G1510; ye are.
z5748
<5748> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - No Voice Stated (See G5799)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 1612
clean 2513
{2513} Prime
καθαρός
katharos
{kath-ar-os'}
Of uncertain affinity; clean (literally or figuratively).
through 1223
{1223} Prime
διά
dia
{dee-ah'}
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

ho
{ho}
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
λόγος
logos
{log'-os}
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
ὅς
hos
{hos}
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
λαλέω
laleo
{lal-eh'-o}
A prolonged form of an otherwise obsolete verb; to talk, that is, utter words.
z5758
<5758> Grammar
Tense - Perfect (See G5778)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 516
unto you. 5213
{5213} Prime
ὑμῖν
humin
{hoo-min'}
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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