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John 1:9-19 NKJV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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9 That was the true Light which gives light to every man 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 was made through Him, and 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 His own, and His own did not receive Him. 11 He came to that which was his own, but his own did not receive him.
12 But as many as received Him, to them He gave the right to become children of God, to those who believe in His name: 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, nor of the will of the flesh, nor 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 dwelt among us, and we beheld His glory, the glory as of the only begotten of 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 bore witness of Him and cried out, saying, "This was He of whom I said, 'He who comes after me is preferred before me, for 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 And of His fullness we have all received, and grace for grace. 16 From the fullness of his grace we have all received one blessing after another.
17 For the law was given through Moses, but 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 seen God at any time. The only begotten Son, who is in the bosom of the Father, He has declared Him. 18 No one has ever seen God, but God the One and Only, who is at the Father's side, has made him known.
19 Now this is the testimony of John, when the Jews sent priests and Levites from Jerusalem to ask him, "Who are you?" 19 Now this was John's testimony when the Jews of Jerusalem sent priests and Levites to ask him who he was.