John 1:4-14 NAS

4 1In Him was life, and the life was 2the Light of men.

References for John 1:4

5 3The Light shines in the darkness, and the darkness did not acomprehend it.

References for John 1:5

    • b 1:5 - Or "overpower"

      The Witness John

      6 There bcame a man sent from God, whose name was 4John.

      References for John 1:6

        • c 1:6 - Or "came into being"
          7 cHe came d5as a witness, to testify about the Light, 6so that all might believe through him.

          References for John 1:7

            • d 1:7 - Lit "This one"
            • e 1:7 - Lit "for testimony"
              8 e7He was not the Light, but he came to testify about the Light.

              References for John 1:8

                • f 1:8 - Lit "That one"
                  9 There was 8the true Light fwhich, coming into the world, enlightens every man.

                  References for John 1:9

                    • g 1:9 - Or "which enlightens every person coming into the world"
                      10 He was in the world, and 9the world was made through Him, and the world did not know Him.

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                      11 He came to His gown, and those who were His own did not receive Him.

                      References for John 1:11

                        • h 1:11 - Or "own things, possessions, domain"
                          12 But as many as received Him, to them He gave the right to become 10children of God, even 11to those who believe in His name,

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                          13 12who were hborn, not of iblood nor of the will of the flesh nor of the will of man, but of God.

                          References for John 1:13

                            • i 1:13 - Or "begotten"
                            • j 1:13 - Lit "bloods"

                              The Word Made Flesh

                              14 And 13the Word 14became flesh, and j15dwelt among us, and 16we saw His glory, glory as of kthe only begotten from the Father, full of 17grace and 18truth.

                              References for John 1:14

                                • k 1:14 - Or "tabernacled;" i.e. lived temporarily
                                • l 1:14 - Or "unique, only one of His kind"