John 1:5-15 NAS

5 1The 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 2John.

      References for John 1:6

        • c 1:6 - Or "came into being"
          7 cHe came d3as a witness, to testify about the Light, 4so that all might believe through him.

          References for John 1:7

            • d 1:7 - Lit "This one"
            • e 1:7 - Lit "for testimony"
              8 e5He 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 6the 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 7the world was made through Him, and the world did not know Him.

                      References for John 1:10

                      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 8children of God, even 9to those who believe in His name,

                          References for John 1:12

                          13 10who 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 11the Word 12became flesh, and j13dwelt among us, and 14we saw His glory, glory as of kthe only begotten from the Father, full of 15grace and 16truth.

                              References for John 1:14

                                • k 1:14 - Or "tabernacled;" i.e. lived temporarily
                                • l 1:14 - Or "unique, only one of His kind"
                                  15 John 17testified about Him and cried out, saying, "This was He of whom I said, '18He who comes after me lhas a higher rank than I, 19for He existed before me.' "

                                  References for John 1:15

                                    • m 1:15 - Lit "has become before me"