And the Word became flesh, and dwelt a among us (and we have contemplated his glory, a glory as of an only-begotten with b a father), full of grace and truth;
(John bears witness of him, and he has cried, saying, This was he of whom I said, He that comes after me is preferred before me, for he was before me;)
for of his fulness we all have received, and grace upon grace.
For the law was given by Moses: grace and truth subsists c through Jesus Christ.
No one has seen God at any time; the only-begotten Son, who is in d the bosom of the Father, *he* hath declared [him].
And this is the witness of John, when the Jews sent from Jerusalem priests and Levites that they might ask him, Thou, who art thou?
And he acknowledged and denied not, and acknowledged, I am not the Christ.
And they asked him, What then? Art thou Elias? And he says, I am not. Art thou the prophet? And he answered, No.
They said therefore to him, Who art thou? that we may give an answer to those who sent us. What sayest thou of thyself?
He said, I [am] [the] voice of one crying in the wilderness, Make straight the path of [the] Lord, e as said Esaias the prophet. f24
And they were sent from among the Pharisees.