Parallel Verses

World English Bible

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.

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.

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

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

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 saw, and our hands touched, 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, didn't consider equality with God a thing to be grasped,

Colossians 1:17

He is before all things, and in him all things are held together.

Revelation 1:8

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

Revelation 19:13

He is clothed in a garment sprinkled with blood. His name is called "The Word of God."

Proverbs 8:22-31

"Yahweh possessed me in the beginning of his work, before his deeds of old.

Isaiah 9:6

For to us a child is born. To us a son is given; and the government will be on his shoulders. His name will be called Wonderful, Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.

Matthew 1:23

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

John 1:14

The Word became flesh, and lived among us. We saw his glory, such glory as of the one and only Son of the Father, full of grace and truth.

1 John 5:7

For there are three who testify:

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, the virgin will 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 one has seen God at any time. The one and only Son, who is in the bosom of the Father, he has declared him.

John 20:28

Thomas answered him, "My Lord and my God!"

Romans 9:5

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

1 Timothy 3:16

Without controversy, the mystery of godliness is great: God was revealed in the flesh, justified in the spirit, seen by angels, preached among the nations, believed on in the world, and received up in glory.

Titus 2:13

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

Hebrews 13:8

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

2 Peter 1:1

Simon Peter, a servant and apostle of Jesus Christ, to those who have obtained a like precious faith with us in the righteousness of our God and Savior, Jesus Christ:

1 John 5:20

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

Revelation 21:6

He said to me, "It is done! I am the Alpha and the Omega, the Beginning and the End. I will give freely to him who is thirsty from the spring of the water of life.

Psalm 45:6

Your throne, God, is forever and ever. A scepter of equity is the scepter of your kingdom.

Isaiah 40:9-11

You who tell good news to Zion, go up on a high mountain. You who tell good news to Jerusalem, lift up your voice with strength. Lift it up. Don't be afraid. Say to 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 administration of the mystery which for ages has been hidden in God, who created all things through Jesus Christ;

Hebrews 1:8-13

But of the Son he says, "Your throne, O God, is forever and ever. The scepter of uprightness is the scepter of your Kingdom.

Hebrews 7:3

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

Revelation 1:2

who testified to God's word, and of the testimony of Jesus Christ, about everything that he saw.

Revelation 1:11

saying, "What you see, write in a book and send to the seven assemblies: to Ephesus, Smyrna, Pergamum, Thyatira, Sardis, Philadelphia, and to Laodicea."

Revelation 1:17

When I saw him, I fell at his feet like a dead man. He laid his right hand on me, saying, "Don't be afraid. I am the first and the last,

Revelation 2:8

"To the angel of the assembly in Smyrna write: "The first and the last, who was dead, and has come to life says these things:

Revelation 3:14

"To the angel of the assembly in Laodicea write: "The Amen, the Faithful and True Witness, the Head of God's creation, says these things:

John 16:28

I came out from the Father, and have come into the world. Again, I leave the world, and go to the Father."

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