Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

For the Law was given through Moses; grace and truth were realized through Jesus Christ.

King James Version

For the law was given by Moses, but grace and truth came by Jesus Christ.

Holman Bible

for although the law was given through Moses, grace and truth came through Jesus Christ.

International Standard Version

because while the Law was given through Moses, grace and truth came through Jesus the Messiah.

A Conservative Version

Because the law was given through Moses. Grace and truth came to be through Jesus Christ.

American Standard Version

For the law was given through Moses; grace and truth came through Jesus Christ.

Amplified

For while the Law was given through Moses, grace ( unearned, undeserved favor and spiritual blessing) and truth came through Jesus Christ.

An Understandable Version

For the law was given through Moses; [but] God's favor and truth came through Jesus Christ.

Anderson New Testament

for the law was given through Moses, but the grace and the truth came through Jesus Christ.

Bible in Basic English

For the law was given through Moses; grace and the true way of life are ours through Jesus Christ.

Common New Testament

For the law was given through Moses; grace and truth came through Jesus Christ.

Daniel Mace New Testament

the law indeed was delivered by Moses, but grace and truth was the dispensation of Jesus Christ.

Darby Translation

For the law was given by Moses: grace and truth subsists through Jesus Christ.

Godbey New Testament

Because the law was given by Moses; grace and truth came through Jesus Christ.

John Wesley New Testament

but grace and truth was by Jesus Christ.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For the law was given through Moses, but the grace and the truth of God came through Jesus, the Christ.

Julia Smith Translation

For the law was given by Moses; grace and truth were by Jesus Christ.

King James 2000

For the law was given by Moses, but grace and truth came by Jesus Christ.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For the law was given through Moses; grace and truth came about through Jesus Christ.

Modern King James verseion

For the Law came through Moses, but grace and truth came through Jesus Christ.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For the law was given by Moses, but grace and truth came by Jesus Christ.

Moffatt New Testament

while the Law was given through Moses, grace and reality are ours through Jesus Christ.

Montgomery New Testament

For the Law was given by Moses, but grace and truth came through Jesus Christ.

NET Bible

For the law was given through Moses, but grace and truth came about through Jesus Christ.

New Heart English Bible

For the Law was given through Moses, grace and truth were realized through Jesus Christ.

Noyes New Testament

For the Law was given through Moses; grace and truth came through Jesus Christ.

Sawyer New Testament

for the law was given by Moses, the grace and truth were by Jesus Christ.

The Emphasized Bible

Because, the law, through Moses, was given, favour and truth, through Jesus Christ, came into existence.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

For the law was given by Moses, but the grace and the reality came by Jesus Christ.

Twentieth Century New Testament

For the Law was given through Moses, love and truth came through Jesus Christ.

Webster

For the law was given by Moses, but grace and truth came by Jesus Christ.

Weymouth New Testament

For the Law was given through Moses; grace and truth came through Jesus Christ.

Williams New Testament

For while the law was given through Moses, spiritual blessing and truth have come through Jesus Christ.

World English Bible

For the law was given through Moses. Grace and truth were realized through Jesus Christ.

Worrell New Testament

because the law was given through Moses; grace and truth came through Jesus Christ.

Worsley New Testament

For the law was given by Moses, but grace and truth came by Jesus Christ:

Youngs Literal Translation

for the law through Moses was given, the grace and the truth through Jesus Christ did come;

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764

the law
νόμος 
Nomos 
Usage: 179

δίδωμι 
Didomi 
Usage: 254

by
διά 
Dia 
διά 
Dia 
by, through, with, for, for ... sake, therefore , for this cause , because,
by, through, with, for, for ... sake, therefore , for this cause , because,
Usage: 527
Usage: 527

Μωσεύς Μωσῆς Μωΰσῆς 
Moseus 
Usage: 60

but grace
χάρις 
Charis 
Usage: 151

and

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

ἀλήθεια 
Aletheia 
Usage: 87

γίνομαι 
Ginomai 
be, come to pass, be made, be done, come, become, God forbid , arise, have, be fulfilled, be married to, be preferred, not tr, , vr done
Usage: 531

Ἰησοῦς 
Iesous 
Usage: 969

Devotionals

Devotionals about John 1:17

Images John 1:17

Context Readings

The Prologue To John's Gospel

16 For of His fullness we have all received, and grace upon grace. 17 For the Law was given through Moses; grace and truth were realized through Jesus Christ. 18 No one has seen God at any time; the only begotten God who is in the bosom of the Father, He has explained Him.


Cross References

John 1:14

And the Word became flesh, and dwelt among us, and we saw His glory, glory as of the only begotten from the Father, full of grace and truth.

John 7:19

"Did not Moses give you the Law, and yet none of you carries out the Law? Why do you seek to kill Me?"

John 8:32

and you will know the truth, and the truth will make you free."

John 14:6

Jesus said to him, "I am the way, and the truth, and the life; no one comes to the Father but through Me.

Romans 6:14

For sin shall not be master over you, for you are not under law but under grace.

Genesis 3:15

And I will put enmity Between you and the woman, And between your seed and her seed; He shall bruise you on the head, And you shall bruise him on the heel."

Genesis 22:18

"In your seed all the nations of the earth shall be blessed, because you have obeyed My voice."

Exodus 20:1-17

Then God spoke all these words, saying,

Deuteronomy 4:44

Now this is the law which Moses set before the sons of Israel;

Deuteronomy 5:1

Then Moses summoned all Israel and said to them: "Hear, O Israel, the statutes and the ordinances which I am speaking today in your hearing, that you may learn them and observe them carefully.

Deuteronomy 33:4

"Moses charged us with a law, A possession for the assembly of Jacob.

Psalm 85:10

Lovingkindness and truth have met together; Righteousness and peace have kissed each other.

Psalm 89:1-2

I will sing of the lovingkindness of the LORD forever; To all generations I will make known Your faithfulness with my mouth.

Psalm 98:3

He has remembered His lovingkindness and His faithfulness to the house of Israel; All the ends of the earth have seen the salvation of our God.

Micah 7:20

You will give truth to Jacob And unchanging love to Abraham, Which You swore to our forefathers From the days of old.

Luke 1:54-55

"He has given help to Israel His servant, In remembrance of His mercy,

Luke 1:68-79

"Blessed be the Lord God of Israel, For He has visited us and accomplished redemption for His people,

John 5:45

"Do not think that I will accuse you before the Father; the one who accuses you is Moses, in whom you have set your hope.

John 9:29

"We know that God has spoken to Moses, but as for this man, we do not know where He is from."

Acts 7:38

"This is the one who was in the congregation in the wilderness together with the angel who was speaking to him on Mount Sinai, and who was with our fathers; and he received living oracles to pass on to you.

Acts 13:34-39

"As for the fact that He raised Him up from the dead, no longer to return to decay, He has spoken in this way: 'I WILL GIVE YOU THE HOLY and SURE blessings OF DAVID.'

Acts 28:23

When they had set a day for Paul, they came to him at his lodging in large numbers; and he was explaining to them by solemnly testifying about the kingdom of God and trying to persuade them concerning Jesus, from both the Law of Moses and from the Prophets, from morning until evening.

Romans 3:19-26

Now we know that whatever the Law says, it speaks to those who are under the Law, so that every mouth may be closed and all the world may become accountable to God;

Romans 5:20-21

The Law came in so that the transgression would increase; but where sin increased, grace abounded all the more,

Romans 15:8-12

For I say that Christ has become a servant to the circumcision on behalf of the truth of God to confirm the promises given to the fathers,

2 Corinthians 1:20

For as many as are the promises of God, in Him they are yes; therefore also through Him is our Amen to the glory of God through us.

2 Corinthians 3:7-10

But if the ministry of death, in letters engraved on stones, came with glory, so that the sons of Israel could not look intently at the face of Moses because of the glory of his face, fading as it was,

Galatians 3:10-13

For as many as are of the works of the Law are under a curse; for it is written, "CURSED IS EVERYONE WHO DOES NOT ABIDE BY ALL THINGS WRITTEN IN THE BOOK OF THE LAW, TO PERFORM THEM."

Galatians 3:17

What I am saying is this: the Law, which came four hundred and thirty years later, does not invalidate a covenant previously ratified by God, so as to nullify the promise.

Hebrews 3:5-6

Now Moses was faithful in all His house as a servant, for a testimony of those things which were to be spoken later;

Hebrews 8:8-12

For finding fault with them, He says, "BEHOLD, DAYS ARE COMING, SAYS THE LORD, WHEN I WILL EFFECT A NEW COVENANT WITH THE HOUSE OF ISRAEL AND WITH THE HOUSE OF JUDAH;

Hebrews 9:22

And according to the Law, one may almost say, all things are cleansed with blood, and without shedding of blood there is no forgiveness.

Hebrews 10:4-10

For it is impossible for the blood of bulls and goats to take away sins.

Hebrews 11:39-40

And all these, having gained approval through their faith, did not receive what was promised,

Revelation 5:8-10

When He had taken the book, the four living creatures and the twenty-four elders fell down before the Lamb, each one holding a harp and golden bowls full of incense, which are the prayers of the saints.

Revelation 7:9-17

After these things I looked, and behold, a great multitude which no one could count, from every nation and all tribes and peoples and tongues, standing before the throne and before the Lamb, clothed in white robes, and palm branches were in their hands;

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