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John 1:18 NLT

18 No one has ever seen God. But the unique One, who is himself God, is near to the Father’s heart. He has revealed God to us.

References for John 1:18

    • g 1:18 - Some manuscripts read But the one and only Son.

      Study tools for John 1:18

      • a 1:4 - Or and nothing that was created was created except through him. The Word gave life to everything.
      • b 1:5 - Or and the darkness has not understood it.
      • c 1:6 - Greek a man named John.
      • d 1:14 - Greek became flesh.
      • e 1:14 - Or grace and truth; also in 1:17 .
      • f 1:16 - Or received the grace of Christ rather than the grace of the law; Greek reads received grace upon grace.
      • g 1:18 - Some manuscripts read But the one and only Son.
      • h 1:19 - Greek and Levites.
      • i 1:21 - Greek Are you the Prophet? See Deut 18:15, 18 ; Mal 4:5-6 .
      • j 1:23 - Isa 40:3 .
      • k 1:26 - Or in; also in 1:31, 33 .
      • l 1:34 - Some manuscripts read the Son of God.
      • m 1:41 - Messiah (a Hebrew term) and Christ (a Greek term) both mean “anointed one.”
      • n 1:42 - The names Cephas (from Aramaic) and Peter (from Greek) both mean “rock.”
      • o 1:45 - Greek Moses in the law.
      • p 1:51 - Greek going up and down on the Son of Man; see Gen 28:10-17 . “Son of Man” is a title Jesus used for himself.