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“here and here and in the middle Jesus”

John’s linguistics are strange and difficult to picture in this verse compared with his word usage in other parts of his writings:

…where they staked him, and with him two others, here and here, but the middle, the Jesus.

John 19:18 literal

What does “here and here” mean? This is odd. Elsewhere, John is a little more descriptive with similar language:

In the middle of her broad/wide-way and of the river, here and there a wood of zoe-life making twelve fruits…

Rev. 22:2 literal

In this instance John uses enteuthen and ekeithen which mean here and there. In John 19:18 he repeats enteuthen and enteuthen.

Language to describe “sides” is not used in these passages. Or is it? Middle (Grk. #3319 mesos) has a broad usage and can be used for “sheep in the middle of wolves”  Matt. 10:16, “the wicked in the middle of the righteous” Matt. 13:49, “the middle of the sea” Mark 6:47, or “the middle of the city” Luk. 21:21.

This matters when there is a more specific word metaxu #3342 that means “between”.

The only explanation is that this represents heaven and earth linked. The two others crucified were “down here” while Jesus was in the middle of here and there, there being Heaven. Look into the mirror, you are in “two places” at once, here and there.