John 1:1-6 CSB

Prologue

1 In the beginninga was the Word,b and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.

References for John 1:1

    • a 1:1 - Gn 1:1
    • b 1:1 - The Word (Gk Logos) is a title for Jesus as the communication and the revealer of God the Father; Jn 1:14,18; Rv 19:13.
      2 He was with God in the beginning.
      3 All things were created through Him, and apart from Him not one thing was created that has been created.c

      References for John 1:3

        • c 1:3 - Col 1:16; Heb 1:2
          4 Life was in Him,d and that life was the light of men.

          References for John 1:4

            • d 1:4 - Other punctuation is possible: . . . not one thing was created. What was created in Him was life
              5 That light shines in the darkness, yet the darkness did not overcomee it.

              References for John 1:5

                • e 1:5 - Or grasp, or comprehend, or overtake; Jn 12:35
                  6 There was a man named John who was sent from God.