Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

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

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 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.

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
For
ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764

the law
νόμος 
Nomos 
law
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 fulness we all received, and grace for grace. 17 For the law was given through Moses; grace and truth came through Jesus Christ. 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 .


Cross References

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.

John 7:19

Did not Moses give you the law, and yet none of you doeth the law? Why seek ye to kill me?

John 8:32

and ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.

John 14:6

Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, and the truth, and the life: no one cometh unto the Father, but by me.

Romans 6:14

For sin shall not have dominion over you: for ye are not under law, but under grace.

Genesis 3:15

and I will put enmity between thee and the woman, and between thy seed and her seed: he shall bruise thy head, and thou shalt bruise his heel.

Genesis 22:18

And in thy seed shall all the nations of the earth be blessed. Because thou hast obeyed my voice.

Exodus 20:1-17

And God spake all these words, saying,

Deuteronomy 4:44

And this is the law which Moses set before the children of Israel:

Deuteronomy 5:1

And Moses called unto all Israel, and said unto them, Hear, O Israel, the statutes and the ordinances which I speak in your ears this day, that ye may learn them, and observe to do them.

Deuteronomy 33:4

Moses commanded us a law, An inheritance for the assembly of Jacob.

Psalm 85:10

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

Psalm 89:1-2

I will sing of the lovingkindness of Jehovah for ever: With my mouth will I make known thy faithfulness to all generations.

Psalm 98:3

He hath remembered his lovingkindness and his faithfulness toward the house of Israel: All the ends of the earth have seen the salvation of our God.

Micah 7:20

Thou wilt perform the truth to Jacob, and the lovingkindness to Abraham, which thou hast sworn unto our fathers from the days of old.

Luke 1:54-55

He hath given help to Israel his servant, That he might remember mercy

Luke 1:68-79

Blessed be the Lord, the God of Israel; For he hath visited and wrought redemption for his people,

John 5:45

Think not that I will accuse you to the Father: there is one that accuseth you, even Moses, on whom ye have set your hope.

John 9:29

We know that God hath spoken unto Moses: but as for this man, we know not whence he is.

Acts 7:38

This is he that was in the church in the wilderness with the angel that spake to him in the Mount Sinai, and with our fathers: who received living oracles to give unto us:

Acts 13:34-39

And as concerning that he raised him up from the dead, now no more to return to corruption, he hath spoken on this wise, I will give you the holy and sure blessings of David.

Acts 28:23

And when they had appointed him a day, they came to him into his lodging in great number; to whom he expounded the matter, testifying the kingdom of God, and persuading them concerning Jesus, both from the law of Moses and from the prophets, from morning till evening.

Romans 3:19-26

Now we know that what things soever the law saith, it speaketh to them that are under the law; that every mouth may be stopped, and all the world may be brought under the judgment of God:

Romans 5:20-21

And the law came in besides, that the trespass might abound; but where sin abounded, grace did abound more exceedingly:

Romans 15:8-12

For I say that Christ hath been made a minister of the circumcision for the truth of God, that he might confirm the promises given unto the fathers,

2 Corinthians 1:20

For how many soever be the promises of God, in him is the yea: wherefore also through him is the Amen, unto the glory of God through us.

2 Corinthians 3:7-10

But if the ministration of death, written, and engraven on stones, came with glory, so that the children of Israel could not look stedfastly upon the face of Moses for the glory of his face; which glory was passing away:

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 every one who continueth not in all things that are written in the book of the law, to do them.

Galatians 3:17

Now this I say: A covenant confirmed beforehand by God, the law, which came four hundred and thirty years after, doth not disannul, so as to make the promise of none effect.

Hebrews 3:5-6

And Moses indeed was faithful in all his house as a servant, for a testimony of those things which were afterward to be spoken;

Hebrews 8:8-12

For finding fault with them, he saith, Behold, the days come, saith the Lord, That I will make a new covenant with the house of Israel and with the house of Judah;

Hebrews 9:22

And according to the law, I may almost say, all things are cleansed with blood, and apart from shedding of blood there is no remission.

Hebrews 10:4-10

For it is impossible that the blood of bulls and goats should take away sins.

Hebrews 11:39-40

And these all, having had witness borne to them through their faith, received not the promise,

Revelation 5:8-10

And when he had taken the book, the four living creatures and the four and twenty elders fell down before the Lamb, having each one a harp, and golden bowls full of incense, which are the prayers of the saints.

Revelation 7:9-17

After these things I saw, and behold, a great multitude, which no man could number, out of every nation and of all tribes and peoples and tongues, standing before the throne and before the Lamb, arrayed in white robes, and palms in their hands;

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