Matthew 22:2, Ephesians 5:32, Jam 4:4.— ὁ ἔχων, he that has and holds as a wife. John 3:28. 27 John answered and said, A man can receive nothing, except it be given him from heaven. John 3:29 New International Version (NIV) 29 The bride belongs to the bridegroom. John 3:29 Context. John the Baptist presented himself as the “friend who attends the bridegroom,” which is the person we would today call the “best man” (John 3:29). John 3:29 He who has the bride is the bridegroom; but the friend of the bridegroom, who stands and hears him, rejoices greatly because of the bridegroom’s voice. Read verse in King James Version John said, “The bride belongs to the bridegroom,” and by this he referred to Jesus and the church, His spiritual bride, who stands by His side and invites people in, saying, “‘Come 28 Ye your selues beare me witnesse, that I said, I am not the Christ, but that I am sent before him. The friend who attends the bridegroom waits and listens for him, and is full of joy when he hears the bridegroom’s voice. John 3:29. John 3:29 Context. He that hath the bride is the bridegroom: but the friend of the bridegroom, which standeth and heareth him, rejoiceth greatly because of the bridegroom's voice: this my joy therefore is fulfilled. John 3:29 He that hath the bride is the bridegroom: but the friend of the bridegroom, which standeth and heareth him, rejoiceth greatly because of the bridegroom's voice: this my joy therefore is fulfilled. So this joy of mine has been made full. King James Version John 3:29. John 3. See Matthew 22:2, etc., where the parable of the marriage feast is explained.. figure expressive of the people in their close relation to God (Isaiah 54:5, Hosea 2:18, Psalms 45). 28 Ye yourselves bear me witness, that I said, I am not the Christ, but that I am sent before him. Cf. John 3:29, KJV: "He that hath the bride is the bridegroom: but the friend of the bridegroom, which standeth and heareth him, rejoiceth greatly because of the bridegroom's voice: this my … John 3:29 King James Version << John 2 | John 3 | John 4 >> 29 He that hath the bride is the bridegroom: but the friend of the bridegroom, which standeth and heareth him, rejoiceth greatly because of the bridegroom's voice: this my joy therefore is fulfilled. Is the bridegroom - The Lord Jesus - the Head of the Church. 27 Iohn answered, and said, A man can receiue nothing, except it be giuen him from heauen. Cf. Related Commentaries for John 3. 26 And they came unto John, and said unto him, Rabbi, he that was with thee beyond Jordan, to whom thou barest witness, behold, the same baptizeth, and all men come to him. This figure passes into N.T. Daniel 3:29 Context. John 3:30. 26 Then Nebuchadnezzar came near to the mouth of the burning fiery furnace, and spake, and said, Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego, ye servants of the most high God, come forth, and come hither.Then Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego, came forth of the midst of the fire. He that hath the bride - The congregation of believers. Jump to: Bible Study Tools; John 3:29. ὁ ἔχων τὴν νύμφην … The bride is the familiar O.T.