Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

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

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.

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.

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 God was the Word. 2 This was in the beginning with God


Cross References

John 17:5

And now, honour thou me, O Father, with thyself, with the honour which I had with thee before the world was.

1 John 1:1-2

What was from the beginning, which we have heard, which we have seen with our eyes, which we beheld, and our own hands felt, concerning the word of life;

Genesis 1:1

In the beginning God formed the heavens and the earth.

Philippians 2:6

Who, being in the form of God, thought not robbery to be equal to God

Colossians 1:17

And he is before all, and all things have been established by him.

Revelation 1:8

I am the Alpha and the Omega, the beginning and the end, says the Lord, who being, and who was, and who coming, the Omnipotent Ruler.

Revelation 19:13

And surrounded with a garment dipped in blood: and his name is called The Word of God.

Proverbs 8:22-31

Jehovah set me up the beginning of his way, before his works from ancient time.

Isaiah 9:6

For a child was born to us, a son was given to us, and the dominion shall be upon his shoulder, and his name shall be called, Wonderful, Counsellor, Mighty God, everlasting Father, Captain of Peace.

Matthew 1:23

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

John 1:14

And the Word was flesh, and dwelt with us, (and we beheld his glory, as the glory of the only born of the Father,) full of grace and truth.

1 John 5:7

For three are testifying (in heaven, the Father, the Word, and the Holy Spirit: and these three are one.

Revelation 22:13

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

Isaiah 7:14

For this, Jehovah he will give to you a sign Behold, the virgin conceiving, and she will bare a son, and call his name Immanuel.

John 1:2

This was in the beginning with God

John 1:18

None has seen God at any time; the only born Son, he being in the bosom of the Father, he has declared.

John 20:28

And Thomas answered and said to him, My Lord and my God.

Romans 9:5

Whose the fathers, and from whom Christ according to the flesh, who being God over all, praised forever. Amen.

1 Timothy 3:16

And manifestly great is the mystery of devotion: God was manifested in the flesh, was justified in the Spirit, was seen by angels, was proclaimed in the nations, was believed on in the world, was received up in glory.

Titus 2:13

Expecting the blessed hope, and apppearance of the glory of the great God and our Saviour Jesus Christ;

Hebrews 13:8

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

2 Peter 1:1

Simon Peter, servant and sent of Jesus Christ, to them having received by inheritance equally honoured faith with us in the justice of our God and Saviour Jesus Christ:

1 John 5:20

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

Revelation 21:6

And he said to me, It has been. I am the Alpha and the Omega, the beginning and the end. I will give to him thirsting of the fountain of the water of life gratuitously.

Psalm 45:6

Thy throne, O God, forever and ever: a rod of straightness the rod of thy kingdom.

Isaiah 40:9-11

Upon the high mountain come up for thee, O Zion: announcing the good news, lift up thy voice with strength, O Jerusalem; announcing the good news, lift up, thou shalt not be afraid; say to the cities, Behold your God!

John 10:30-33

I and my Father are one.

Ephesians 3:9

And to enlighten all what the distribution of the mystery, concealed from times immemorial in God, having created all things by Jesus Christ:

Hebrews 1:8-13

And to the Son, Thy throne, O God, for the time of time: a rod of uprightness the rod of thy kingdom.

Hebrews 7:3

Without father, without mother, of unknown origin, neither having beginning of days, nor end of life; and likened to the Son of God;) remains a priest perpetually.

Revelation 1:2

Who bare witness to the word of God, and to the testimony of Jesus Christ, as much as he saw.

Revelation 1:11

I am the Alpha and the Omega, the first and the last: and, What thou seest, write in a book, and send to the seven churches which in Asia; to Ephesus, and to Smyrna, and to Pergamos, and to Thyatira, and to Sardis, and to Philadelphia, and to Laodicea.

Revelation 1:17

And when I saw him, I fell at his feet as dead. And he put his right hand upon me, saying to me, Be not afraid;I am the the first and the last:

Revelation 2:8

And to the messenger of the church of the Smyrnians write; Thus says the first and the last, who was dead and he lived;

Revelation 3:14

And to the angel of the church of the Laodiceans write; Thus says the Amen, the faithful and true witness, the beginning of the creation of God;

John 16:28

I came forth from the Father, and have come into the world: again, I leave the world, and go to the Father.

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