In the beginninga was the Word,b and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.
He was with God in the beginning.
All things were created through Him, and apart from Him not one thing was created that has been created.c4
Life was in Him,d and that life was the light of men.
That light shines in the darkness, yet the darkness did not overcomee it.
There was a man named John who was sent from God.
He came as a witness to testify about the light, so that all might believe through him.f