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39 You search[a] the scriptures, because you think you have eternal life through them; even they testify on my behalf.(A)

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  1. 5:39 You search: this may be an imperative: “Search the scriptures, because you think that you have eternal life through them.”

16 His disciples did not understand this at first, but when Jesus had been glorified they remembered that these things were written about him and that they had done this[a] for him.(A)

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  1. 12:16 They had done this: the antecedent of they is ambiguous.

26 The Advocate, the holy Spirit that the Father will send in my name—he will teach you everything and remind you of all that [I] told you.(A)

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[a](A)For they did not yet understand the scripture that he had to rise from the dead.

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  1. 20:9 Probably a general reference to the scriptures is intended, as in Lk 24:26 and 1 Cor 15:4. Some individual Old Testament passages suggested are Ps 16:10; Hos 6:2; Jon 2:1, 2, 10.

I say to you, something greater than the temple is here.

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He is not here, but he has been raised.[a] Remember what he said to you while he was still in Galilee, that the Son of Man must be handed over to sinners and be crucified, and rise on the third day.”(A) And they remembered his words.(B)

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  1. 24:6 He is not here, but he has been raised: this part of the verse is omitted in important representatives of the Western text tradition, but its presence in other text types and the slight difference in wording from Mt 28:6 and Mk 16:6 argue for its retention.

22 [a](A)I saw no temple in the city, for its temple is the Lord God almighty and the Lamb.

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  1. 21:22 Christ is present throughout the church; hence, no temple is needed as an earthly dwelling for God; cf. Mt 18:20; 28:20; Jn 4:21.

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