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Word endings: “-est” = 2nd person verb (speaker talking to a person) i.e. “…lovEST thou me?”

Word endings: “-eth” = 3rd per verb (speaker talking about person) i.e. “ doETH the will of the Father”

Pronouns: thee, thou, thine, thy = singular,   “t” has 1 vertical line so is singular

Pronouns: you, ye, your, yours = plural,   “y” (at top) has 2 vertical lines so is plural

Jesus (Luk 22.31-32) speaks to group (you), then to Peter (thee, thou, thy).

– Adapted from material by Seeley Ministries (317.833.2061)

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