In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God;
this one was in the beginning with God;
all things through him did happen, and without him happened not even one thing that hath happened.
In him was life, and the life was the light of men,
and the light in the darkness did shine, and the darkness did not perceive it.
There came a man -- having been sent from God -- whose name [is] John,
this one came for testimony, that he might testify about the Light, that all might believe through him;