John 1:30

30 This is the one I meant when I said, ‘A man who comes after me has surpassed me because he was before me.’

Read John 1:30 Using Other Translations

This is he of whom I said, After me cometh a man which is preferred before me: for he was before me.
This is he of whom I said, 'After me comes a man who ranks before me, because he was before me.'
He is the one I was talking about when I said, ‘A man is coming after me who is far greater than I am, for he existed long before me.’