14And the Word was madeflesh,anddweltamongus, (and we beheldhisglory, the gloryas of the only begottenof the Father,) full of graceandtruth.15John bare witnessofhim,andcried , saying , This was he of whom I spake , He that comethafterme is preferredbeforeme:for he wasbeforeme.16Andofhisfulnesshaveallwereceived , andgraceforgrace.17For the law was givenbyMoses, but graceandtruthcamebyJesusChrist.18
No man hath seenGod at any time; the only begottenSon,whichisin the bosom of the Father,he hath declared him.
19Andthisis the record of John,when the JewssentpriestsandLevitesfromJerusalemtoaskhim,Whoartthou?20And he confessed , anddeniednot;butconfessed , Iamnot the Christ.21And they askedhim,Whatthen?ArtthouElias?And he saith , I amnot.Artthou that prophet?And he answered , No.22Then said they unto him,Who art thou ? that we may give an answer to them that sentus.What sayest thouofthyself?23
He said , I am the voice of one cryingin the wilderness, Make straight the way of the Lord,assaid the prophetEsaias.24And they which were sentwereof the Pharisees.