Parallel Bible results for John 1:6-8; John 1:19-28

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John 1:6-8

CEB 6 A man named John was sent from God. NRS 6 There was a man sent from God, whose name was John. CEB 7 He came as a witness to testify concerning the light, so that through him everyone would believe in the light. NRS 7 He came as a witness to testify to the light, so that all might believe through him. CEB 8 He himself wasn't the light, but his mission was to testify concerning the light. NRS 8 He himself was not the light, but he came to testify to the light.

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John 1:19-28

CEB 19 This is John's testimony when the Jewish leaders in Jerusalem sent priests and Levites to ask him, "Who are you?" NRS 19 This is the testimony given by John when the Jews sent priests and Levites from Jerusalem to ask him, "Who are you?" CEB 20 John confessed (he didn't deny but confessed), "I'm not the Christ." NRS 20 He confessed and did not deny it, but confessed, "I am not the Messiah." CEB 21 They asked him, "Then who are you? Are you Elijah?" John said, "I'm not." "Are you the prophet?" John answered, "No." NRS 21 And they asked him, "What then? Are you Elijah?" He said, "I am not." "Are you the prophet?" He answered, "No." CEB 22 They asked, "Who are you? We need to give an answer to those who sent us. What do you say about yourself?" NRS 22 Then they said to him, "Who are you? Let us have an answer for those who sent us. What do you say about yourself?" CEB 23 John replied, "I am a voice crying out in the wilderness, Make the Lord's path straight, just as the prophet Isaiah said." NRS 23 He said, "I am the voice of one crying out in the wilderness, "Make straight the way of the Lord,' " as the prophet Isaiah said. CEB 24 Those sent by the Pharisees NRS 24 Now they had been sent from the Pharisees. CEB 25 asked, "Why do you baptize if you aren't the Christ, nor Elijah, nor the prophet?" NRS 25 They asked him, "Why then are you baptizing if you are neither the Messiah, nor Elijah, nor the prophet?" CEB 26 John answered, "I baptize with water. Someone greater stands among you, whom you don't recognize. NRS 26 John answered them, "I baptize with water. Among you stands one whom you do not know, CEB 27 He comes after me, but I'm not worthy to untie his sandal straps." NRS 27 the one who is coming after me; I am not worthy to untie the thong of his sandal." CEB 28 This encounter took place across the Jordan in Bethany where John was baptizing. NRS 28 This took place in Bethany across the Jordan where John was baptizing.