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The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

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1The divinity, humanity, office, and incarnation of Jesus Christ.
15The testimony of John.
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Chapter 1

Verse 1
In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.


the beginning
2; Genesis 1:1; Proverbs 8:22-31; Ephesians 3:9; Colossians 1:17; Hebrews 1:10; 7:3; 13:8; Revelation 1:2,8,11; 2:8; 21:6; 22:13
the Word
14; 1 John 1:1,2; 5:7; Revelation 19:13
with
18; 16:28; 17:5; Proverbs 8:22-30; 1 John 1:2
the Word was
10:30-33; 20:28; Psalms 45:6; Isaiah 7:14; 9:6; 40:9-11; Matthew 1:23; Romans 9:5; Philippians 2:6; 1 Timothy 3:16; Titus 2:13; Hebrews 1:8-13; 2 Peter 1:1; *Gr:; 1 John 5:7,20

Verse 3
All things were made by him; and without him was not any thing made that was made.
A. M. 1. B.C. 4004
10; 5:17-19; Genesis 1:1,26; Psalms 33:6; 102:25; Isaiah 45:12,18; Ephesians 3:9; Colossians 1:16,17; Hebrews 1:2,3,10-12; 3:3,4; Revelation 4:11

Verse 4
In him was life; and the life was the light of men.
him
5:21,26; 11:25; 14:6; 1 Corinthians 15:45; Colossians 3:4; 1 John 1:2; 5:11; Revelation 22:1
the life
8,9; 8:12; 9:5; 12:35,46; Psalms 84:11; Isaiah 35:4,5; 42:6,7,16; Psalms 49:6; Psalms 60:1-3; Malachi 4:2; Matthew 4:16; Luke 1:78,79; 2:32; Acts 26:23; Ephesians 5:14; 1 John 1:5-7; Revelation 22:16

Verse 5
And the light shineth in darkness; and the darkness comprehended it not.
10; 3:19,20; 12:36-40; Job 24:13-17; Proverbs 1:22,29,30; Romans 1:28; 1 Corinthians 2:14

Verse 6
There was a man sent from God, whose name was John.
A. M. 3999. B.C. 5. a man
33; 3:28; Isaiah 40:3-5; Malachi 3:1; 4:5,6; Matthew 3:1-11; 11:10; 21:25; Mark 1:1-8; Luke 1:15-17,76; 3:2-20; Acts 13:24
John
Luke 1:13,61-63

Verse 7
The same came for a witness, to bear witness of the Light, that all men through him might believe.
a witness
19,26,27,32-34,36; 3:26-36; 5:33-35; Acts 19:4
that
9; 3:26; Ephesians 3:9; 1 Timothy 2:4; Titus 2:11; 2 Peter 3:9

Verse 8
He was not that Light, but was sent to bear witness of that Light.
that light
20; 3:28; Acts 19:4

Verse 9
That was the true Light, which lighteth every man that cometh into the world.
the true
4; 6:32; 14:6; 15:1; Isaiah 49:6; Matthew 6:23; 1 John 1:8; 2:8; 5:20
every
7; 7:12; 12:46; Isaiah 8:20; 1 Thessalonians 5:4-7

Verse 10
He was in the world, and the world was made by him, and the world knew him not.
was in
18; 5:17; Genesis 11:6-9; 16:13; 17:1; 18:33; Exodus 3:4-6; Acts 14:17; 17:24-27; Hebrews 1:3
and the world was
See note on "Joh 1:3"
Jeremiah 10:11,12; Hebrews 1:2; 11:3
knew
5; 17:25; Matthew 11:27; 1 Corinthians 1:21; 2:8; 1 John 3:1

Verse 11
He came unto his own, and his own received him not.
came
Matthew 15:24; Acts 3:25,26; 13:26; 13:26,46; Romans 9:1,5; 15:8; Galatians 4:4
and
3:32; Isaiah 53:2,3; Luke 19:14; 20:13-15; Acts 7:51,52

Verse 12
But as many as received him, to them gave he power to become the sons of God, even to them that believe on his name:
received
Matthew 10:40; 18:5; Colossians 2:6
to them
Isaiah 56:5; Jeremiah 3:19; Hosea 1:10; Romans 8:14; 2 Corinthians 6:17,18; Galatians 3:26; 4:6; 2 Peter 1:4; 1 John 3:1
power
or, the right, or privilege. even.
2:23; 3:18; 20:31; Matthew 12:21; Acts 3:16; 1 John 3:23; 5:12

Verse 13
Which were born, not of blood, nor of the will of the flesh, nor of the will of man, but of God.
were
3:3,5; James 1:18; 1 Peter 1:3,23; 2:2; 1 John 3:9; 4:7; 5:1,4,18
not
8:33-41; Matthew 3:9; Romans 9:7-9
nor of the will of the
Genesis 25:22,28; 27:4,33; Romans 9:10-16
nor of the will of man
Psalms 110:3; Romans 9:1-5; 10:1-3; 1 Corinthians 3:6; Philippians 2:13; James 1:18
of God
3:6-8; Titus 3:5; 1 John 2:28,29

Verse 14
And the Word was made flesh, and dwelt among us, (and we beheld his glory, the glory as of the only begotten of the Father,) full of grace and truth.
the Word
1; Isaiah 7:14; Matthew 1:16,20-23; Luke 1:31-35; 2:7,11; Romans 1:3,4; 9:5; 1 Corinthians 15:47; Galatians 4:4; Philippians 2:6-8; 1 Timothy 3:16; Hebrews 2:11,14-17; 10:5; 1 John 4:2,3; 2 John 1:7
we
2:11; 11:40; 12:40,41; 14:9; Isaiah 40:5; 53:2; 60:1,2; Matthew 17:1-5; 2 Corinthians 4:4-6; Hebrews 1:3; 1 Peter 2:4-7; 2 Peter 1:17; 1 John 1:1,2
the only
18; 3:16,18; Psalms 2:7; Acts 13:33; Hebrews 1:5; 5:5; 1 John 4:9
full
16,17; Psalms 45:2; 2 Corinthians 12:9; Ephesians 3:8,18,19; Colossians 1:19; 2:3,9; 1 Timothy 1:14-16

Verse 15
John bare witness of him, and cried, saying, This was he of whom I spake, He that cometh after me is preferred before me: for he was before me.
bare
A.M. 4030. A.D. 26. See on ver.
7,8,29-34; 3:26-36; 5:33-36; Matthew 3:11,13-17; Mark 1:7; Luke 3:16
he was
1,2,30; 8:58; 17:5; Proverbs 8:22; Isaiah 9:6; Micah 5:2; Philippians 2:6,7; Colossians 1:17; Hebrews 13:8; Revelation 1:11,17,18; 2:8

Verse 16
And of his fulness have all we received, and grace for grace.
of his
3:34; 15:1-5; Matthew 3:11,14; Luke 21:15; Acts 3:12-16; Romans 8:9; 1 Corinthians 1:4,5; Ephesians 4:7-12; Colossians 1:19; 2:3,9,10; 1 Peter 1:11
and grace
Zechariah 4:7; Matthew 13:12; Romans 5:2,17,20; Ephesians 1:6-8; 2:5-10; 4:7; 1 Peter 1:2

Verse 17
For the law was given by Moses, but grace and truth came by Jesus Christ.
the law
5:45; 9:29; Exodus 20:1-17; Deuteronomy 4:44; 5:1; 33:4; Acts 7:38; 28:23; Romans 3:19,20; 5:20,21; 2 Corinthians 3:7-10; Galatians 3:10-13,17; Hebrews 3:5,6; 8:8-12
grace
8:32; 14:6; Genesis 3:15; 22:18; Psalms 85:10; 89:1,2; 98:3; Micah 7:20; Luke 1:54,55,68-79; Acts 13:34-39; Romans 3:21-26; 5:21; 6:14; 15:8-12; 2 Corinthians 1:20; Hebrews 9:22; 10:4-10; 11:39,40; Revelation 5:8-10; 7:9-17

Verse 18
No man hath seen God at any time; the only begotten Son, which is in the bosom of the Father, he hath declared him.
seen
6:46; Exodus 33:20; Deuteronomy 4:12; Matthew 11:27; Luke 10:22; Colossians 1:15; 1 Timothy 1:17; 1 Timothy 6:16; 1 John 4:12,20
the only
14; 3:16-18; 1 John 4:9
in the
13:23; Proverbs 8:30; Isaiah 40:11; Lamentations 2:12; Luke 16:22,23
he hath
12:41; 14:9; 17:6,26; Genesis 16:13; 18:33; 32:28-30; 48:15,16; Exodus 3:4-6; Exodus 23:21; 33:18-23; 34:5-7; Numbers 12:8; Joshua 5:13-15; 6:1,2; Judges 6:12-26; Judges 13:20-23; Isaiah 6:1-3; Ezekiel 1:26-28; Hosea 12:3-5; Matthew 11:27; Luke 10:22; 1 John 5:20

Verse 19
And this is the record of John, when the Jews sent priests and Levites from Jerusalem to ask him, Who art thou?
when
5:33-36; Deuteronomy 17:9-11; 24:8; Matthew 21:23-32; Luke 3:15-18
Who
10:24; Acts 13:25; 19:4

Verse 20
And he confessed, and denied not; but confessed, I am not the Christ.
3:28-36; Matthew 3:11,12; Mark 1:7,8; Luke 3:15-17

Verse 21
And they asked him, What then? Art thou Elias? And he saith, I am not. Art thou that prophet? And he answered, No.
Art thou Elias
Malachi 4:5; Matthew 11:14; 17:10-12; Luke 1:17
Art thou that
or, Art thou a.
25; 7:40; Deuteronomy 18:15-18; Matthew 11:9-11; 16:14

Verse 22
Then said they unto him, Who art thou? that we may give an answer to them that sent us. What sayest thou of thyself?
that
2 Samuel 24:13

Verse 23
He said, I am the voice of one crying in the wilderness, Make straight the way of the Lord, as said the prophet Esaias.
I am
3:28; Matthew 3:3; Mark 1:3; Luke 1:16,17,76-79; 3:4-6
as said
Isaiah 40:3-5

Verse 24
And they which were sent were of the Pharisees.
were of
3:1,2; 7:47-49; Matthew 23:13-15,26; Luke 7:30; 11:39-44,53; 16:14; Acts 23:8; Acts 26:5; Philippians 3:5,6

Verse 25
And they asked him, and said unto him, Why baptizest thou then, if thou be not that Christ, nor Elias, neither that prophet?
Why
Matthew 21:23; Acts 4:5-7; 5:28
that Christ
20-22; Daniel 9:24-26

Verse 26
John answered them, saying, I baptize with water: but there standeth one among you, whom ye know not;
I
Matthew 3:11; Mark 1:8; Luke 3:16; Acts 1:5; 11:16
whom
10,11; 8:19; 16:3; 17:3,25; Malachi 3:1,2; 1 John 3:1

Verse 27
He it is, who coming after me is preferred before me, whose shoe's latchet I am not worthy to unloose.
who
15,30; Acts 19:4
whose
Matthew 3:11; Mark 1:7; Luke 3:16

Verse 28
These things were done in Bethabara beyond Jordan, where John was baptizing.
Bethabara
10:40; Judges 7:24
Bethbarah
12:5
where
3:23

Verse 29
The next day John seeth Jesus coming unto him, and saith, Behold the Lamb of God, which taketh away the sin of the world.
Behold
36; Genesis 22:7,8; Exodus 12:3-13; Numbers 28:3-10; Isaiah 53:7; Acts 8:32; 1 Peter 1:19; Revelation 5:6,8,12,13; 6:1,16; Revelation 7:9,10,14,17; 12:11; 13:8; 14:1,4,10; 15:3; 17:14; 19:7,9; Revelation 21:9,14,22,23,27; 22:1-3
which
Isaiah 53:11; Hosea 14:2; Matthew 20:28; Acts 13:39; 1 Corinthians 15:3; 2 Corinthians 5:21; Galatians 1:4; Galatians 3:13; 1 Timothy 2:6; Titus 2:14; Hebrews 1:3; 2:17; 9:28; 1 Peter 2:24; 3:18; 1 John 2:2; 3:5; 4:10; Revelation 1:5
taketh
or, beareth.
Exodus 28:38; Leviticus 10:17; 16:21,22; Numbers 18:1,23

Verse 30
This is he of whom I said, After me cometh a man which is preferred before me: for he was before me.
15,27; Luke 3:16

Verse 31
And I knew him not: but that he should be made manifest to Israel, therefore am I come baptizing with water.
I knew
33; Luke 1:80; 2:39-42
but
7; Isaiah 40:3-5; Malachi 3:1; 4:2-5; Luke 1:17,76-79
therefore
Matthew 3:6; Mark 1:3-5; Luke 3:3,4; Acts 19:4

Verse 32
And John bare record, saying, I saw the Spirit descending from heaven like a dove, and it abode upon him.
I saw
5:32; Matthew 3:16; Mark 1:10; Luke 3:22

Verse 33
And I knew him not: but he that sent me to baptize with water, the same said unto me, Upon whom thou shalt see the Spirit descending, and remaining on him, the same is he which baptizeth with the Holy Ghost.
I knew
31; Matthew 3:13-15
the same
3:5,34; Matthew 3:11,14; Mark 1:7,8; Luke 3:16; Acts 1:5; 2:4; 10:44-47; Acts 11:15,16; 19:2-6; 1 Corinthians 12:13; Titus 3:5,6

Verse 34
And I saw, and bare record that this is the Son of God.
this
18,49; 3:16-18,35,36; 5:23-27; 6:69; 10:30,36; 11:27; 19:7; 20:28,31; Psalms 2:7; 89:26,27; Matthew 3:17; 4:3,6; 8:29; 11:27; 16:16; 17:5; 26:63; Matthew 27:40,43,54; Mark 1:1,11; Luke 1:35; 3:22; Romans 1:4; 2 Corinthians 1:19; Hebrews 1:1,2,5,6; 7:3; 1 John 2:23; 3:8; 4:9,14,15; 5:9-13,20; 2 John 1:9; Revelation 2:18

Verse 35
Again the next day after John stood, and two of his disciples;
and two
3:25,26; Malachi 3:16

Verse 36
And looking upon Jesus as he walked, he saith, Behold the Lamb of God!
Behold
29; Isaiah 45:22; 65:1,2; Hebrews 12:2; 1 Peter 1:19,20

Verse 37
And the two disciples heard him speak, and they followed Jesus.
and they
43; 4:39-42; Proverbs 15:23; Zechariah 8:21; Romans 10:17; Ephesians 4:29; Revelation 22:17

Verse 38
Then Jesus turned, and saw them following, and saith unto them, What seek ye? They said unto him, Rabbi, (which is to say, being interpreted, Master,) where dwellest thou?
turned
Luke 14:25; 15:20; 19:5; 22:61
What
18:4,7; 20:15,16; Luke 7:24-27; 18:40,41; Acts 10:21,29
Rabbi
49; 3:2,26; 6:25; Matthew 23:7,8
where
12:21; Ruth 1:16; 1 Kings 10:8; Psalms 27:4; Proverbs 3:18; 8:34; 13:20; Song of Solomon 1:7,8; Luke 8:38; 10:39
dwellest
or, abidest.

Verse 39
He saith unto them, Come and see. They came and saw where he dwelt, and abode with him that day: for it was about the tenth hour.
Come
46; 6:37; 14:22,23; Proverbs 8:17; Matthew 11:28-30
abode
4:40; Acts 28:30,31; Revelation 3:20
about
"That was two hours before night."
Luke 24:29

Verse 40
One of the two which heard John speak, and followed him, was Andrew, Simon Peter's brother.
Andrew
6:8; Matthew 4:18; 10:2; Acts 1:13

Verse 41
He first findeth his own brother Simon, and saith unto him, We have found the Messias, which is, being interpreted, the Christ.
first
36,37,45; 4:28,29; 2 Kings 7:9; Isaiah 2:3-5; Luke 2:17,38; Acts 13:32,33; 1 John 1:3
the Messias
4:25; Daniel 9:25,26
Christ
or, Anointed.
Psalms 2:2; 45:7; 89:20; Isaiah 11:2; 61:1; Luke 4:18-21; Acts 4:27; 10:38; Hebrews 1:8,9

Verse 42
And he brought him to Jesus. And when Jesus beheld him, he said, Thou art Simon the son of Jona: thou shalt be called Cephas, which is by interpretation, A stone.
Thou art
47,48; 2:24,25; 6:70,71; 13:18
the son
21:15-17
Jonas
Matthew 16:17
Barjona
called.
1 Corinthians 1:12; 3:22; 9:5; 15:5; Galatians 2:9
A stone
or, Peter.
21:2; Matthew 10:2; 16:18; Mark 3:16; Luke 5:8; 6:14

Verse 43
The day following Jesus would go forth into Galilee, and findeth Philip, and saith unto him, Follow me.
and findeth
Isaiah 65:1; Matthew 4:18-21; 9:9; Luke 19:10; Philippians 3:12; 1 John 4:19

Verse 44
Now Philip was of Bethsaida, the city of Andrew and Peter.
Philip
12:21; 14:8,9; Matthew 10:3; Mark 3:18; Luke 6:14; Acts 1:13
Bethsaida
Matthew 11:21; Mark 6:45; 8:22; Luke 9:10; 10:13

Verse 45
Philip findeth Nathanael, and saith unto him, We have found him, of whom Moses in the law, and the prophets, did write, Jesus of Nazareth, the son of Joseph.
Nathanael
21:2
of whom
5:45,46; Genesis 3:15; 22:18; 49:10; Deuteronomy 18:18-22; Luke 24:27,44
and the
Isaiah 4:2; 7:14; 9:6; 53:2; Micah 5:2; Zechariah 6:12; 9:9; Luke 24:27
Jesus
18:5,7; 19:19; Matthew 2:23; 21:11; Mark 14:67; Luke 2:4; Acts 2:22; 3:6; 10:38; Acts 22:8; 26:9
the son
Matthew 13:55; Mark 6:3; Luke 4:22

Verse 46
And Nathanael said unto him, Can there any good thing come out of Nazareth? Philip saith unto him, Come and see.
Can
7:41,42,52; Luke 4:28,29
Come
4:29; Luke 12:57; 1 Thessalonians 5:21

Verse 47
Jesus saw Nathanael coming to him, and saith of him, Behold an Israelite indeed, in whom is no guile!
Behold
8:31,39; Romans 2:28,29; 9:6; Philippians 3:3
in
Psalms 32:2; 73:1; 1 Peter 2:1,22; Revelation 14:5

Verse 48
Nathanael saith unto him, Whence knowest thou me? Jesus answered and said unto him, Before that Philip called thee, when thou wast under the fig tree, I saw thee.
when
2:25; Genesis 32:24-30; Psalms 139:1,2; Isaiah 65:24; Matthew 6:6; 1 Corinthians 4:5; 14:25; Revelation 2:18,19

Verse 49
Nathanael answered and saith unto him, Rabbi, thou art the Son of God; thou art the King of Israel.
Rabbi
thou
18,34; 20:28,29; Matthew 14:33
the King
12:13-15; 18:37; 19:19-22; Psalms 2:6; 110:1; Isaiah 9:7; Jeremiah 23:5,6; Ezekiel 37:21-25; Daniel 9:25; Hosea 3:5; Micah 5:2; Zephaniah 3:15; Zechariah 6:12,13; 9:9; Matthew 2:2; 21:5; 27:11,42; Luke 19:38

Verse 50
Jesus answered and said unto him, Because I said unto thee, I saw thee under the fig tree, believest thou? thou shalt see greater things than these.
Because
20:29; Luke 1:45; 7:9
thou shalt
11:40; Matthew 13:12; 25:29

Verse 51
And he saith unto him, Verily, verily, I say unto you, Hereafter ye shall see heaven open, and the angels of God ascending and descending upon the Son of man.
Verily
3:3,5; 5:19,24,25; 6:26,32,47,53; 8:34,51,58; 10:1,7; 12:24; 13:16; 13:20,21,38; 14:12; 16:20,23; 21:18
Hereafter
Ezekiel 1:1; Matthew 3:16; Mark 1:10; Luke 3:21; Acts 7:56; 10:11; Revelation 4:1; 19:11
and the
Genesis 28:12; Daniel 7:9,10; Matthew 4:11; Luke 2:9,13; 22:43; 24:4; Acts 1:10,11; 2 Thessalonians 1:7,-9; 1 Timothy 3:16; Hebrews 1:14; Jude 1:14
the Son
3:13,14; 5:27; 12:23,24; Daniel 7:13,14; Zechariah 13:7; Matthew 9:6; 16:13-16; Matthew 16:27,28; 25:31; 26:24; Mark 14:62; Luke 22:69


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