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Variants: John

This page lists significant textual variants in the Gospel of John.
 This page is a part of the list of Textual Variants posted on this site.
See Variants: Introduction for background information on this list.


1:16     MT/ TR: And – CT: For

1:18     MT/ TR: Son – CT: God

1:19     MT/ TR: sent – CT: sent to him

1:27     MT/ TR: He is – CT: omits

            MT/ TR: who has come to be before me, – CT: omits

1:28     MT/ CT: Bethany – TR: Bethabara

1:39     MT/ TR: see – CT: you* will see

1:42     MT/ TR: Jonah – CT: John

1:51     MT/ TR: from now [on] – CT: omits

2:10     MT/ TR: then – CT: omits

2:17     MT/ CT: will consume – TR: consumed

2:22     MT/ CT: this. – TR: this to them.

3:13     MT/ TR: the One being in heaven – CT: omits

3:15     MT/ TR: shall not perish, _but_  – CT: omits

3:16     MT/ TR: His – CT: the

3:17     MT/ TR: His – CT: the

3:25     MT/ CT: a Jew – TR: [some] Jews

3:28     MT: testify – TR/ CT: testify to me

3:34     MT/ TR: God does – CT: He does

4:1       MT/ TR: the Lord – CT: Jesus

4:3       MT: away – TR/ CT: away again

4:17     MT/ TR: said – CT: said to Him

4:42     MT/ TR: the Christ – CT: omits

4:43     MT/ TR: and went away – CT: omits

4:51     MT/ TR: and reported – CT: omits

            MT/ TR: Your – CT: His

5:2       MT/ TR: Bethesda – CT: Bethzatha

5:3       MT/ TR: great – CT: omits

            MT/ TR: waiting for the moving of the water. – CT: omits

5:4       MT/ TR: includes verse  – CT: omits verse

5:12     MT/ TR: your cot – CT: omits

5:16     MT/ TR: and were seeking to kill Him, – CT: omits

5:30     MT/ TR: the Father – CT: the One

6:2       MT/ TR: His signs – CT: the signs

6:11     MT/ TR: to the disciples, and the disciples – CT: omits

6:15     MT: withdrew – TR/ CT: withdrew again

6:22     MT/ TR: except that one which His disciples stepped into, – CT: except one,

6:39     MT/ TR: the Father – CT: the One

6:40     MT/ TR: the One having sent me – CT: My Father

6:47     MT/ TR: in Me – CT: omits

6:51     MT/ TR: which I will give – CT: omits (second occurrence)

6:55     MT/ TR: truly is – CT: is true (twice)

6:58     MT/ TR: your* fathers ate the manna – CT: the fathers ate

6:65     MT/ TR: My Father – CT: the Father (Note: This variant occurs often in the Gospel of John, but this is the only time it is listed.)

6:69     MT/ TR: the Christ, the Son of the living God! – CT: the Holy [One] of God!

7:8       MT/ TR: not yet – CT: not

7:26     MT/ TR: truly – CT: omits (second occurrence)

7:29     MT/ CT: _I_ – TR: But _I_

7:33     MT/ CT: said, – TR: said to them,

7:39     MT/ TR: Holy – CT: omits

7:40     MT/ TR: many from – CT: [some] from

7:46     MT/ TR: like this Person – CT: omits

7:50     MT/ TR: Him by night – CT: Him before

7:52     MT/ TR: has not been raised – CT: is not raised

7:53-8:11  MT/ TR: includes passage – CT: does not consider the passage to be genuine; however, the CT does include the passage in double brackets, so the following variants indicate differences between the MT and this double-bracketed CT text.

8:3       MT/ TR: to Him – CT: omits

8:4       MT: we found this [woman] – TR: this woman was taken – CT: this woman has been taken

8:5       MT: our Law, Moses commanded – TR/ CT: the Law, Moses commanded us

8:6       MT: an accusation against Him – TR/ CT: [something] to be accusing Him

            MT/ TR: not taking notice – CT: omits

8:9       MT/ TR: and by the conscience being convicted – CT: omits

            MT/ CT: being – TR: who had stood

8:10     MT/ TR: and having seen no one but the woman, – CT: omits

            MT/ TR: where are those accusers of yours? – CT: where are they?

8:38     MT/ TR: you* have seen with your* father – CT: you* have heard from the Father.

8:54     MT/ CT: our – TR: your*

8:59     MT/ TR: having passed … He passed by. – CT: omits

9:4       MT/ TR: Me – CT: us

9:8       MT/ TR: blind – CT: a beggar

9:9       MT/ TR: But others, “He – CT: Others, “No, but He

9:11     MT/ TR: the pool of – CT: omits

9:14     MT/ TR: when – CT: on the day

9:26     MT/ TR: again – CT: omits

9:35     MT/ TR: of God – CT: of Humanity

9:41     MT/ TR: Therefore – CT: omits

10:8     MT: came – TR: came before Me – CT: came {before Me}

10:14   MT/ TR: I am known by My [own]. – CT: My [own] know Me.

10:26   MT/ TR: just as I said to you* – CT: omits

10:29   MT/ TR: My Father who has given [them] to Me – CT: What My Father has given to Me

10:38   MT/ TR: believe – CT: understand

11:12   MT/ TR: His disciples said, – CT: the disciples said to Him,

11:19   MT/ TR: the [women] around – CT: omits

11:30   MT/ TR: was – CT: was still

11:31   MT/ TR: saying – CT: supposing

11:41   MT/ TR: from where the one having died was lying – CT: omits

11:50   MT/ TR: for us – CT: for you*

12:1     MT/ TR: the one having died – CT: omits

12:4     MT/ TR: [son] of Simon – CT: omits

12:7     MT/ TR: she has kept it – CT: so that she shall keep it

12:13   MT/ TR: [the] King – CT: {even} the King

12:25   MT/ TR: will lose – CT: loses

12:41   MT/ TR: when – CT: because

12:47   MT/ TR: believe [them]  – CT: keep [them]

13:2     MT/ TR: having taken place – CT: taking place

13:3     MT/ TR: Jesus – CT: omits

13:18   MT/ TR: bread with Me – CT: My bread

13:26   MT/ TR: _I_, having dipped the piece of bread, will – CT: _I_ will dip the piece of bread and will.

14:2     MT/ TR: I am – CT: for I am

14:4     MT/ TR: you* know, and the way you* know. – CT: you* know the way.

14:10   MT/ TR: the works. – CT: His works.

14:15   MT/ TR: keep – CT: you* will keep

14:28   MT/ TR: because I said ‘I am going – CT: because I am going

15:7     MT/ TR: you* will ask – CT: ask

15:11   MT/ TR: shall abide – CT: shall be

16:3     MT/ CT: do – TR: do to you*

16:15   MT/ CT: He takes from – TR: He will take from

16:16   MT/ TR: not – CT: no longer

            MT/ TR: because I am going away to the Father. – CT: omits

16:25   MT/ TR: _but_ an hour – CT: an hour

16:32   MT/ TR: now – CT: omits

16:33   MT/ CT: you* have – TR: you* will have

17:11   MT/ CT: which – TR: whom

17:12   MT/ TR: in the world – CT: omits

            MT/ TR: Your name. [Those] whom You have given to Me I guarded,  – CT: Your name which You have given to Me; I guarded [them],

17:17   MT/ TR: Your truth – CT: the truth

17:21   MT/ TR: one in Us – CT: in Us

18:20   MT/ TR: where the Jews are always – CT: where all the Jews are

18:40   MT/ TR: all – CT: omits

19:3     MT/ TR: And they kept – CT: And they were coming to Him and kept

19:7     MT/ TR: our law – CT: the law

19:16   MT/ TR: and led [Him] away – CT: omits

19:17   MT/ TR: carrying His cross – CT: carrying the cross Himself

19:28   MT: having seen – TR/ CT: knowing

19:38   MT/ TR: the body of Jesus – CT: His body

20:16   MT/ TR: to Him – CT: to Him in Hebrew

20:18   MT/ TR: disciples that she has seen – CT: disciples, “I have seen

20:19   MT/ TR: assembled – CT: omits

20:29   MT/ CT: Me, – TR: Me, Thomas,

21:3     MT/ TR: immediately – CT: omits

21:15   MT/ TR: of Jonah – CT: of John (and in next two verses)

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This list of variants was posted on this site November 12, 2000.
It was updated October 27, 2003.

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