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Johannine Comma

(Comma Johanneum; “Three Witnesses”; comma is Lat. for “phrase”). That part of 1 Jn 5:7–8 which is regarded by many as interpolation, namely the italicized words in the following (KJV): “For there are three that bear record in heaven, the Father, the Word, and the Holy Ghost; and these three are one. And there are three that bear witness in earth, the spirit, and the water, and the blood: and these three agree in one.”


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