Revelation of John 1:1

1The revelation of
Or Revelation of, or A revelation of
Jesus Christ that God gave Him to show His
slave: The strong Greek word doulos cannot be accurately translated in English by "servant" or "bond servant"; the HCSB translates this word as "slave," not out of insensitivity to the legitimate concerns of modern English speakers, but out of a commitment to accurately convey the brutal reality of the Roman empire's inhumane institution as well as the ownership called for by Christ.
slaves c what must quickly
Or soon
take place. e He sent it and signified it
Made it known through symbols
through His angel g to His slave John, h
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