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24 since John had not yet been thrown into prison.

25 Then a controversy about ritual purification sprang up between a certain Jew[a] and John’s disciples, 26 so they went to John and told him, “Rabbi,[b] the man who was with you on the other side[c] of the Jordan, the one about whom you testified—look, he’s baptizing, and everyone is going to him!”

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  1. John 3:25 Other mss. read between the Jews; i.e. between certain Jewish leaders
  2. John 3:26 Rabbi is Heb. for Master and/or Teacher
  3. John 3:26 I.e. the east side

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