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John 1:1-18 TNIV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. 1 In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.
2 He was with God in the beginning. 2 He was with God in the beginning.
3 Through him all things were made; without him nothing was made that has been made. 3 Through him all things were made; without him nothing was made that has been made.
4 In him was life, and that life was the light of all people. 4 In him was life, and that life was the light of men.
5 The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it. 5 The light shines in the darkness, but the darkness has not understood it.
6 There was a man sent from God whose name was John. 6 There came a man who was sent from God; his name was John.
7 He came as a witness to testify concerning that light, so that through him all might believe. 7 He came as a witness to testify concerning that light, so that through him all men might believe.
8 He himself was not the light; he came only as a witness to the light. 8 He himself was not the light; he came only as a witness to the light.
9 The true light that gives light to everyone was coming into the world. 9 The true light that gives light to every man was coming into the world.
10 He was in the world, and though the world was made through him, the world did not recognize him. 10 He was in the world, and though the world was made through him, the world did not recognize him.
11 He came to that which was his own, but his own did not receive him. 11 He came to that which was his own, but his own did not receive him.
12 Yet to all who did receive him, to those who believed in his name, he gave the right to become children of God-- 12 Yet to all who received him, to those who believed in his name, he gave the right to become children of God--
13 children born not of natural descent, nor of human decision or a husband's will, but born of God. 13 children born not of natural descent, nor of human decision or a husband's will, but born of God.
14 The Word became flesh and made his dwelling among us. We have seen his glory, the glory of the one and only [Son], who came from the Father, full of grace and truth. 14 The Word became flesh and made his dwelling among us. We have seen his glory, the glory of the One and Only, who came from the Father, full of grace and truth.
15 (John testified concerning him. He cried out, saying, "This is he of whom I said, 'He who comes after me has surpassed me because he was before me.' ") 15 John testifies concerning him. He cries out, saying, "This was he of whom I said, 'He who comes after me has surpassed me because he was before me.' "
16 Out of his fullness we have all received grace in place of grace already given. 16 From the fullness of his grace we have all received one blessing after another.
17 For the law was given through Moses; grace and truth came through Jesus Christ. 17 For the law was given through Moses; grace and truth came through Jesus Christ.
18 No one has ever seen God, but the one and only [Son], who is himself God and is in closest relationship with the Father, has made him known. 18 No one has ever seen God, but God the One and Only, who is at the Father's side, has made him known.