John 1:7-17 NRS/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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7 He came as a witness to testify to the light, so that all might believe through him. 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, but he came to testify to the light. 8 He himself was not the light; he came only as a witness to the light.
9 The true light, which enlightens 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 the world came into being through him; yet the world did not know 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 what was his own, and his own people did not accept him. 11 He came to that which was his own, but his own did not receive him.
12 But to all who received him, who believed in his name, he gave power 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 who were born, not of blood or of the will of the flesh or of the will of man, but of God. 13 children born not of natural descent, nor of human decision or a husband's will, but born of God.
14 And the Word became flesh and lived among us, and we have seen his glory, the glory as of a father's only son, 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 to him and cried out, "This was he of whom I said, "He who comes after me ranks ahead of 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 From his fullness we have all received, grace upon grace. 16 From the fullness of his grace we have all received one blessing after another.
17 The law indeed 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.