Parallel Verses

Amplified

In the beginning [before all time] was the Word ( Christ), and the Word was with God, and the Word was God Himself.

New American Standard Bible

In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.

King James Version

In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.

Holman Bible

In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.

International Standard Version

In the beginning, the Word existed. The Word was with God, and the Word was God.

A Conservative Version

In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.

American Standard Version

In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.

An Understandable Version

The Word [already] existed in the beginning [of time]. [Note: This is a reference to the preexistence of Jesus. See verse 14]. And the Word was with God and the Word was [what] God [was].

Anderson New Testament

IN the beginning was the WORD, and the WORD. was with God, and the WORD was God.

Bible in Basic English

From the first he was the Word, and the Word was in relation with God and was God.

Common New Testament

In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.

Daniel Mace New Testament

In the beginning was the Logos, and the Logos was with God, and the Logos was God.

Darby Translation

In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.

Godbey New Testament

In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.

Goodspeed New Testament

In the beginning the Word existed. The Word was with God, and the Word was divine.

John Wesley New Testament

In the beginning existed the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with the God, and the Word was God.

Julia Smith Translation

In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and God was the Word.

King James 2000

In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.

Lexham Expanded Bible

In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.

Modern King James verseion

In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

In the beginning was the word, and the word was with God: and the word was God.

Moffatt New Testament

THE Logos existed in the very beginning, the Logos was with God, the Logos was divine.

Montgomery New Testament

In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was face to face with God, and the Word was God.

NET Bible

In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was fully God.

New Heart English Bible

In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.

Noyes New Testament

In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.

Sawyer New Testament

IN the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.

The Emphasized Bible

Originally, was, the Word, and, the Word, was, with God; and, the Word, was, God.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

IN the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.

Twentieth Century New Testament

In the Beginning the Word was; and the Word was with God; and the Word was God.

Webster

In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.

Weymouth New Testament

In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.

Williams New Testament

In the beginning the Word existed; and the Word was face to face with God; yea, the Word was God Himself.

World English Bible

In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.

Worrell New Testament

In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.

Worsley New Testament

In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.

Youngs Literal Translation

In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God;

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
In
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128

the beginning
ἀρχή 
Arche 
Usage: 42

was
ἦν 
En 
ἦν 
En 
ἦν 
En 
was, were, had been, had, taught , stood , , vr was
was, were, had been, had, taught , stood , , vr was
was, were, had been, had, taught , stood , , vr was
Usage: 410
Usage: 410
Usage: 410

the Word
λόγος 
Logos 
λόγος 
Logos 
λόγος 
Logos 
word, saying, account, speech, Word , thing, not tr,
word, saying, account, speech, Word , thing, not tr,
word, saying, account, speech, Word , thing, not tr,
Usage: 256
Usage: 256
Usage: 256

and



and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0
Usage: 0

with
πρός 
Pros 
unto, to, with, for, against, among, at, not tr, , vr to
Usage: 412

God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

Devotionals

Devotionals about John 1:1

Devotionals containing John 1:1

Images John 1:1

Prayers for John 1:1

Context Readings

The Prologue To John's Gospel

1 In the beginning [before all time] was the Word ( Christ), and the Word was with God, and the Word was God Himself. 2 He was present originally with God.


Cross References

John 17:5

And now, Father, glorify Me along with Yourself and restore Me to such majesty and honor in Your presence as I had with You before the world existed.

1 John 1:1-2

[We are writing] about the Word of Life [ in] Him Who existed from the beginning, Whom we have heard, Whom we have seen with our [own] eyes, Whom we have gazed upon [for ourselves] and have touched with our [own] hands.

Genesis 1:1

In the beginning God (prepared, formed, fashioned, and) created the heavens and the earth.

Philippians 2:6

Who, although being essentially one with God and in the form of God [ possessing the fullness of the attributes which make God God], did not think this equality with God was a thing to be eagerly grasped or retained,

Colossians 1:17

And He Himself existed before all things, and in Him all things consist (cohere, are held together).

Revelation 1:8

I am the Alpha and the Omega, the Beginning and the End, says the Lord God, He Who is and Who was and Who is to come, the Almighty (the Ruler of all).

Revelation 19:13

He is dressed in a robe dyed by dipping in blood, and the title by which He is called is The Word of God.

Proverbs 8:22-31

The Lord formed and brought me [Wisdom] forth at the beginning of His way, before His acts of old.

Isaiah 9:6

For to us a Child is born, to us a Son is given; and the government shall be upon His shoulder, and His name shall be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father [of Eternity], Prince of Peace.

Matthew 1:23

Behold, the virgin shall become pregnant and give birth to a Son, and they shall call His name Emmanuel -- "which, when translated, means, God with us.

John 1:14

And the Word (Christ) became flesh (human, incarnate) and tabernacled (fixed His tent of flesh, lived awhile) among us; and we [actually] saw His glory (His honor, His majesty), such glory as an only begotten son receives from his father, full of grace (favor, loving-kindness) and truth.

1 John 5:7

So there are three witnesses in heaven: the Father, the Word and the Holy Spirit, and these three are One;

Revelation 22:13

I am the Alpha and the Omega, the First and the Last (the Before all and the End of all).

Isaiah 7:14

Therefore the Lord Himself shall give you a sign: Behold, the young woman who is unmarried and a virgin shall conceive and bear a son, and shall call his name Immanuel [God with us].

John 1:2

He was present originally with God.

John 1:18

No man has ever seen God at any time; the only unique Son, or the only begotten God, Who is in the bosom [in the intimate presence] of the Father, He has declared Him [He has revealed Him and brought Him out where He can be seen; He has interpreted Him and He has made Him known].

John 20:28

Thomas answered Him, My Lord and my God!

Romans 9:5

To them belong the patriarchs, and as far as His natural descent was concerned, from them is the Christ, Who is exalted and supreme over all, God, blessed forever! Amen (so let it be).

1 Timothy 3:16

And great and important and weighty, we confess, is the hidden truth (the mystic secret) of godliness. He [ God] was made visible in human flesh, justified and vindicated in the [Holy] Spirit, was seen by angels, preached among the nations, believed on in the world, [and] taken up in glory.

Titus 2:13

Awaiting and looking for the [fulfillment, the realization of our] blessed hope, even the glorious appearing of our great God and Savior Christ Jesus (the Messiah, the Anointed One),

Hebrews 13:8

Jesus Christ (the Messiah) is [always] the same, yesterday, today, [yes] and forever (to the ages).

2 Peter 1:1

Simon Peter, a servant and apostle (special messenger) of Jesus Christ, to those who have received (obtained an equal privilege of) like precious faith with ourselves in and through the righteousness of our God and Savior Jesus Christ:

1 John 5:20

And we [have seen and] know [positively] that the Son of God has [actually] come to this world and has given us understanding and insight [progressively] to perceive (recognize) and come to know better and more clearly Him Who is true; and we are in Him Who is true -- "in His Son Jesus Christ (the Messiah). This [Man] is the true God and Life eternal.

Revelation 21:6

And He [further] said to me, It is done! I am the Alpha and the Omega, the Beginning and the End. To the thirsty I [Myself] will give water without price from the fountain (springs) of the water of Life.

Psalm 45:6

Your throne, O God, is forever and ever; the scepter of righteousness is the scepter of Your kingdom.

Isaiah 40:9-11

O you who bring good tidings to Zion, get up to the high mountain. O you who bring good tidings to Jerusalem, lift up your voice with strength, lift it up, be not afraid; say to the cities of Judah, Behold your God!

John 10:30-33

I and the Father are One.

Ephesians 3:9

Also to enlighten all men and make plain to them what is the plan [regarding the Gentiles and providing for the salvation of all men] of the mystery kept hidden through the ages and concealed until now in [the mind of] God Who created all things by Christ Jesus.

Hebrews 1:8-13

But as to the Son, He says to Him, Your throne, O God, is forever and ever (to the ages of the ages), and the scepter of Your kingdom is a scepter of absolute righteousness (of justice and straightforwardness).

Hebrews 7:3

Without [record of] father or mother or ancestral line, neither with beginning of days nor ending of life, but, resembling the Son of God, he continues to be a priest without interruption and without successor.

Revelation 1:2

Who has testified to and vouched for all that he saw [ in his visions], the word of God and the testimony of Jesus Christ.

Revelation 1:11

Saying, I am the Alpha and the Omega, the First and the Last. Write promptly what you see (your vision) in a book and send it to the seven churches which are in Asia -- "to Ephesus and to Smyrna and to Pergamum and to Thyatira and to Sardis and to Philadelphia and to Laodicea.

Revelation 1:17

When I saw Him, I fell at His feet as if dead. But He laid His right hand on me and said, Do not be afraid! I am the First and the Last,

Revelation 2:8

And to the angel (messenger) of the assembly (church) in Smyrna write: These are the words of the First and the Last, Who died and came to life again:

Revelation 3:14

And to the angel (messenger) of the assembly (church) in Laodicea write: These are the words of the Amen, the trusty and faithful and true Witness, the Origin and Beginning and Author of God's creation:

John 16:28

I came out from the Father and have come into the world; again, I am leaving the world and going to the Father.

Jump To Previous

Jump To Next

Word Concordance

Holman Christian Standard Bible®, Copyright © 1999, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2009 by Holman Bible Publishers.

International Standard Version Copyright © 1996-2008 by the ISV Foundation.

New American Standard Bible Copyright ©1960, 1962, 1963, 1968, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1975, 1977, 1995 by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved. For Permission to Quote Information visit http://www.lockman.org

NET Bible copyright © 1996-2006 by Biblical Studies Press, L.L.C. NetBible

Basic English, produced by Mr C. K. Ogden of the Orthological Institute - public domain