John 1:1-7 DBY

1 In [the] beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.
2 *He* was in the beginning with God.
3 All things received being through him, and without him not one [thing] received being which has received being.
4 In him was life, and the life was the light of men. a

References for John 1:4

    • a 1:4 - This latter is a reciprocal proposition, i.e. it can also he read 'the light of men was the life.'
      5 And the light appears in darkness, and the darkness apprehended it not.
      6 There was a man sent from b God, his name John.

      References for John 1:6

        • b 1:6 - Para, with genitive, 'from with,' see v. 14, Note d.
          7 He came for witness, that he might witness concerning the light, that all might believe through him.