John 1:1-11 NIV

The Word Became Flesh

1 In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.

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2 He was with God in the beginning.

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3 Through him all things were made; without him nothing was made that has been made.

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4 In him was life, and that life was the light of all mankind.

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5 The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcomea it.

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    • a 1:5 - Or "understood"
      6 There was a man sent from God whose name was John.

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      7 He came as a witness to testify concerning that light, so that through him all might believe.

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          8 He himself was not the light; he came only as a witness to the light.
          9 The true light that gives light to everyone was coming into the world.

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          10 He was in the world, and though the world was made through him, the world did not recognize him.

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              11 He came to that which was his own, but his own did not receive him.

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