The word of life from the beginning with the Father - manifested and proclaimed - for fellowship and for joy.
Published June 9th, 2021; Updated June 9th, 2021
Main point summary
John testifies and proclaims the manifested Jesus (the word of life, who was with the Father from the beginning), for fellowship and for joy .
1 John 1:1-4
a That which was b from the beginning,
The word of life was with the Father from the beginning, John testifies to him, and proclaims him.
c which we have heard,
d which we have seen with our eyes,
e which we looked upon
and f have touched with our hands,
concerning the word of life—
g the life h was made manifest,
Manifest - can be seen, heard, touched
and we have seen it,
and i testify to it
and proclaim to you the eternal life,
a which was with the Father
and h was made manifest to us—
c that which we have seen
we proclaim also to you,
so that you too may have fellowship with us;
Testify and Proclaim so that...
and indeed j our fellowship is with the Father
and with his Son Jesus Christ.
And we are writing these things
so k that our 1 joy may be complete.