Parallel Bible results for John 1:1-18

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John 1:1-18

NLT 1 In the beginning the Word already existed. The Word was with God, and the Word was God. NIV 1 In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. NLT 2 He existed in the beginning with God. NIV 2 He was with God in the beginning. NLT 3 God created everything through him, and nothing was created except through him. NIV 3 Through him all things were made; without him nothing was made that has been made. NLT 4 The Word gave life to everything that was created, and his life brought light to everyone. NIV 4 In him was life, and that life was the light of men. NLT 5 The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness can never extinguish it. NIV 5 The light shines in the darkness, but the darkness has not understood it. NLT 6 God sent a man, John the Baptist, NIV 6 There came a man who was sent from God; his name was John. NLT 7 to tell about the light so that everyone might believe because of his testimony. NIV 7 He came as a witness to testify concerning that light, so that through him all men might believe. NLT 8 John himself was not the light; he was simply a witness to tell about the light. NIV 8 He himself was not the light; he came only as a witness to the light. NLT 9 The one who is the true light, who gives light to everyone, was coming into the world. NIV 9 The true light that gives light to every man was coming into the world. NLT 10 He came into the very world he created, but the world didn’t recognize him. NIV 10 He was in the world, and though the world was made through him, the world did not recognize him. NLT 11 He came to his own people, and even they rejected him. NIV 11 He came to that which was his own, but his own did not receive him. NLT 12 But to all who believed him and accepted him, he gave the right to become children of God. NIV 12 Yet to all who received him, to those who believed in his name, he gave the right to become children of God-- NLT 13 They are reborn—not with a physical birth resulting from human passion or plan, but a birth that comes from God. NIV 13 children born not of natural descent, nor of human decision or a husband's will, but born of God. NLT 14 So the Word became human and made his home among us. He was full of unfailing love and faithfulness. And we have seen his glory, the glory of the Father’s one and only Son. NIV 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. NLT 15 John testified about him when he shouted to the crowds, “This is the one I was talking about when I said, ‘Someone is coming after me who is far greater than I am, for he existed long before me.’” NIV 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.' " NLT 16 From his abundance we have all received one gracious blessing after another. NIV 16 From the fullness of his grace we have all received one blessing after another. NLT 17 For the law was given through Moses, but God’s unfailing love and faithfulness came through Jesus Christ. NIV 17 For the law was given through Moses; grace and truth came through Jesus Christ. 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. NIV 18 No one has ever seen God, but God the One and Only, who is at the Father's side, has made him known.