John 1:6-16 NAS

The Witness John

6 There acame a man sent from God, whose name was 1John.

References for John 1:6

    • c 1:6 - Or "came into being"
      7 bHe came c2as a witness, to testify about the Light, 3so that all might believe through him.

      References for John 1:7

        • d 1:7 - Lit "This one"
        • e 1:7 - Lit "for testimony"
          8 d4He 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 5the true Light ewhich, 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 6the world was made through Him, and the world did not know Him.

                  References for John 1:10

                  11 He came to His fown, 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 7children of God, even 8to those who believe in His name,

                      References for John 1:12

                      13 9who were gborn, not of hblood 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 10the Word 11became flesh, and i12dwelt among us, and 13we saw His glory, glory as of jthe only begotten from the Father, full of 14grace and 15truth.

                          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 16testified about Him and cried out, saying, "This was He of whom I said, '17He who comes after me khas a higher rank than I, 18for He existed before me.' "

                              References for John 1:15

                                • m 1:15 - Lit "has become before me"
                                  16 For of His 19fullness lwe have all received, and mgrace upon grace.

                                  References for John 1:16

                                    • n 1:16 - Lit "we all received"
                                    • o 1:16 - Lit "grace for grace"