Parallel Verses

King James 2000

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.

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.

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.

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, O Father, glorify me with your own self with the glory which I had with you before the world was.

1 John 1:1-2

That which was from the beginning, which we have heard, which we have seen with our eyes, which we have looked upon, and our hands have handled, of the Word of life;

Genesis 1:1

In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth.

Philippians 2:6

Who, being in the form of God, thought it not a thing to be grasped to be equal with God:

Colossians 1:17

And he is before all things, and by him all things are held together.

Revelation 1:8

I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the ending, says the Lord, who is, and who was, and who is to come, the Almighty.

Revelation 19:13

And he was clothed with a robe dipped in blood: and his name is called The Word of God.

Proverbs 8:22-31

The LORD 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, Counselor, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace.

Matthew 1:23

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

John 1:14

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

1 John 5:7

For there are three that bear witness 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

Therefore the Lord himself shall 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 has seen God at any time; the only begotten Son, who is in the bosom of the Father, he has declared him.

John 20:28

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

Romans 9:5

Whose are the fathers, and of whom as concerning the flesh Christ came, who is over all, God blessed forever. Amen.

1 Timothy 3:16

And without doubt great is the mystery of godliness: God was manifest in the flesh, justified in the Spirit, seen of angels, preached unto the Gentiles, believed on in the world, received up into glory.

Titus 2:13

Looking for that blessed hope, and the glorious appearing of the great God and our Savior Jesus Christ;

Hebrews 13:8

Jesus Christ the same yesterday, and today, and forever.

2 Peter 1:1

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

1 John 5:20

And we know that the Son of God is come, and has given us an understanding, that we may 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, It is done. I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the end. I will give unto him that is thirsty of the fountain of the water of life freely.

Psalm 45:6

Your throne, O God, is forever and ever: the scepter of your kingdom is a righteous scepter.

Isaiah 40:9-11

O Zion, that brings good tidings, get you up into the high mountain; O Jerusalem, that brings good tidings, lift up your voice with strength; lift it up, be not afraid; say unto the cities of Judah, Behold your God!

John 10:30-33

I and my Father are one.

Ephesians 3:9

And to make all men see what is the plan of the mystery, which from the beginning of the ages has been hid in God, who created all things by Jesus Christ:

Hebrews 1:8-13

But unto the Son he says, Your throne, O God, is forever and ever: a scepter of righteousness is the scepter of your kingdom.

Hebrews 7:3

Without father, without mother, without descent, having neither beginning of days, nor end of life; but made like unto the Son of God; abides a priest continually.

Revelation 1:2

Who bore witness of the word of God, and of the testimony of Jesus Christ, and of all things that he saw.

Revelation 1:11

Saying, I am Alpha and Omega, the first and the last: and, What you see, write in a book, and send it unto the seven churches which are in Asia; 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 dead. And he laid his right hand upon me, saying unto me, Fear not; I am the first and the last:

Revelation 2:8

And unto the angel of the church in Smyrna write; These things says the first and the last, who was dead, and is alive;

Revelation 3:14

And unto the angel of the church of the Laodiceans write; These things 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 am come into the world: again, I leave the world, and go to the Father.

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