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Got this neat dollar bill on a trip to D.C.. Turns out it was an advertisement for a church. The back of the bill is a story about Jesus and something about becoming a Christian. But I digress:

enter image description here What I am curious about is the upper left. I am not Christian at all, but I love to read through the Bible because of the stories inside. The code reads: JN316 D0UB3L13V3.

I know the first part translates to "Genesis", literally read "Jeneisix", but I'm curious about the last part, something I have no idea of.

Some guesses I had was that it was "Double Eve", but I don't get how that would make sense in the context of a passage from the book (Genesis Double:Eve?). Or I thought it was Double Leave, but still I have no idea what it means.

Could anyone help me out here? I can post the back if anyone would like, but I prefer not to give publicity to the organization in question.

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It's actually "John 3:16 Do you believe". (Ah-ha! My |337-reading skills have paid off!) –  El'endia Starman Aug 18 at 3:48
    
Whoa, I thought the first word was Genesis, J (GE) - N3 (NE) - 16 (ISIS) –  thinly veiled question mark Aug 18 at 4:03
    
Why Abe Lincoln? He was a great guy and all, but shouldn't that be a picture of Jesus? –  Narnian Aug 18 at 12:12
    
I was walking around the D.C., and an old man came up to me with a bunch of bills in his hand and asked "Do you want a one million dollar bill?" I was curious, so I took one, then realized what it was about a minute after taking one –  thinly veiled question mark Aug 18 at 14:48
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I have removed the reference to "astroturfing" while retaining the intent of the post. So can we please stop arguing about this very minor point? –  Flimzy Aug 18 at 16:34

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The first part is short for John 3:16 which reads (KJV):

For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.

The second part is short for Do You Believe, with 3 in the place of E, and is asked in reference to the aforementioned verse.

The second part is referring to the invitation to believe on Jesus for eternal life, asking, "Do you believe?"

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What does "D4" mean, though? –  Zoe Aug 18 at 16:09
    
@Zoe- Is there another Mighty Ducks sequel in the works? –  TenthJustice Aug 18 at 18:59
    
@TenthJustice Wouldn't it be MD4 then? Maybe it's referring to a good old fashioned game of D&D? –  thinly veiled question mark Aug 18 at 20:03
    
@TenthJustice I am definitely gonna ask my mentor about this tmr and come back with the news :) –  Zoe Aug 19 at 13:29

The other answers are correct about JN316 probably being a reference to John 3:16, and D0UB3L13V3 asking the question "Do you believe".

Just wanted to add about the "D4" that this may mean "Died for", i.e. it is a reference to that Jesus gave his life in behalf of humankind.

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I never noticed that, nice find –  thinly veiled question mark 2 days ago

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