Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

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

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.

Amplified

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

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 was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. 2 The same was in the beginning with God.


Cross References

John 17:5

And now, Father, glorify thou me with thine own self with the glory which I had with thee before the world was.

1 John 1:1-2

That which was from the beginning, that which we have heard, that which we have seen with our eyes, that which we beheld, and our hands handled, concerning the Word of life

Genesis 1:1

In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.

Philippians 2:6

who, existing in the form of God, counted not the being on an equality with God a thing to be grasped,

Colossians 1:17

and he is before all things, and in him all things consist.

Revelation 1:8

I am the Alpha and the Omega, saith the Lord God, who is and who was and who is to come, the Almighty.

Revelation 19:13

And he is arrayed in a garment sprinkled with blood: and his name is called The Word of God.

Proverbs 8:22-31

Jehovah possessed me in the beginning of his way, Before his works of old.

Isaiah 9:6

For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given; and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.

Matthew 1:23

Behold, the virgin shall be with child, and shall bring forth a son, And they shall call his name Immanuel; which is, being interpreted, God with us.

John 1:14

And the Word became flesh, and dwelt among us (and we beheld his glory, glory as of the only begotten from the Father), full of grace and truth.

1 John 5:7

And it is the Spirit that beareth witness, because the Spirit is the truth.

Revelation 22:13

I am the Alpha and the Omega, the first and the last, the beginning and the end.

Isaiah 7:14

Therefore the Lord himself will give you a sign: behold, a virgin shall conceive, and bear a son, and shall call his name Immanuel.

John 1:2

The same was in the beginning with God.

John 1:18

No man hath seen God at any time; the only begotten Son, who is in the bosom of the Father, he hath declared him .

John 20:28

Thomas answered and said unto him, My Lord and my God.

Romans 9:5

whose are the fathers, and of whom is Christ as concerning the flesh, who is over all, God blessed for ever. Amen.

1 Timothy 3:16

And without controversy great is the mystery of godliness; He who was manifested in the flesh, Justified in the spirit, Seen of angels, Preached among the nations, Believed on in the world, Received up in glory.

Titus 2:13

looking for the blessed hope and appearing of the glory of the great God and our Saviour Jesus Christ;

Hebrews 13:8

Jesus Christ is the same yesterday and to-day, yea and for ever.

2 Peter 1:1

Simon Peter, a servant and apostle of Jesus Christ, to them that have obtained a like precious faith with us in the righteousness of our God and the'saviour Jesus Christ:

1 John 5:20

And we know that the Son of God is come, and hath given us an understanding, that we know him that is true, and we are in him that is true, even in his Son Jesus Christ. This is the true God, and eternal life.

Revelation 21:6

And he said unto me, They are come to pass. I am the Alpha and the Omega, the beginning and the end. I will give unto him that is athirst of the fountain of the water of life freely.

Psalm 45:6

Thy throne, O God, is for ever and ever: A sceptre of equity is the sceptre of thy kingdom.

Isaiah 40:9-11

O thou that tellest good tidings to Zion, get thee up on a high mountain; O thou that tellest good tidings to Jerusalem, lift up thy voice with strength; lift it up, be not afraid; say unto the cities of Judah, Behold, your God!

John 10:30-33

I and the Father are one.

Ephesians 3:9

and to make all men see what is the dispensation of the mystery which for ages hath been hid in God who created all things;

Hebrews 1:8-13

but of the Son he saith, Thy throne, O God, is for ever and ever; And the sceptre of uprightness is the sceptre of thy kingdom.

Hebrews 7:3

without father, without mother, without genealogy, having neither beginning of days nor end of life, but made like unto the Son of God), abideth a priest continually.

Revelation 1:2

who bare witness of the word of God, and of the testimony of Jesus Christ, even of all things that he saw.

Revelation 1:11

saying, What thou seest, write in a book and send it to the seven churches: unto Ephesus, and unto Smyrna, and unto Pergamum, and unto Thyatira, and unto Sardis, and unto Philadelphia, and unto Laodicea.

Revelation 1:17

And when I saw him, I fell at his feet as one dead. And he laid his right hand upon me, saying, Fear not; I am the first and the last,

Revelation 2:8

And to the angel of the church in Smyrna write: These things saith the first and the last, who was dead, and lived again :

Revelation 3:14

And to the angel of the church in Laodicea write: These things saith the Amen, the faithful and true witness, the beginning of the creation of God:

John 16:28

I came out from the Father, and am come into the world: again, I leave the world, and go unto the Father.

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