And 1the Word2becameflesh, and a3dweltamong us, and 4we saw His glory, glory as of bthe onlybegotten from the Father, full of 5grace and 6truth.
15John7testifiedabout Him and cried out, saying, "This was He of whom I said, '8He who comesafter me chas a higherrank than I, 9for He existedbefore me.' "
For of His 10fullnessdwe have allreceived, and egrace upon grace.
For 11the Law was giventhroughMoses; 12grace and 13truthfwere realizedthroughJesusChrist.
1814Noone has seenGod at anytime; 15the onlybegottenGod who is 16in the bosom of the Father, 17He has explained Him.
19This is 18the testimony of John, when19the Jewssent to him priests and Levites20from Jerusalem to ask him, "Who are you?"
And he confessed and did not deny, but confessed, "21I am not gthe Christ."
They asked him, "Whatthen? Are you 22Elijah?" And he said, "I am not." "Are you 23the Prophet?" And he answered, "No."
22Then they said to him, "Who are you, so that we may give an answer to those who sent us? What do you sayaboutyourself?"
He said, "I am 24A VOICE OF ONE CRYING IN THE WILDERNESS, 'MAKESTRAIGHT THE WAY OF THE LORD,' as Isaiah the prophetsaid."
24Now they had beensent from the Pharisees.