Bible VersionsBBEJohn 1:4; John 1:7; John 1:9; John 1:14; John 1:19; John 1:49
John 1:4; John 1:7; John 1:9; John 1:14; John 1:19; John 1:49 (Bible in Basic English)
What came into existence in him was life, and the life was the light of men.
He came for witness, to give witness about the light, so that all men might have faith through him.
The true light, which gives light to every man, was then coming into the world.
And so the Word became flesh and took a place among us for a time; and we saw his glory--such glory as is given to an only son by his father--saw it to be true and full of grace.
And this is the witness of John when the Jews sent priests and Levites from Jerusalem to him with the question, Who are you?
Nathanael said to him, Rabbi, you are the Son of God, you are King of Israel!
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