Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

In Him was life, and the life was the Light of men.

King James Version

In him was life; and the life was the light of men.

Holman Bible

Life was in Him, and that life was the light of men.

International Standard Version

In him was life, and that life brought light to humanity.

A Conservative Version

In him was life, and the life was the light of men.

American Standard Version

In him was life; and the life was the light of men.

Amplified

In Him was Life, and the Life was the Light of men.

An Understandable Version

PM if Jewish time were meant].

An Understandable Version

Life existed in Him; and that Life [was what] enlightened mankind [spiritually].

Anderson New Testament

In him was life, and the life was the light of men.

Bible in Basic English

What came into existence in him was life, and the life was the light of men.

Common New Testament

In him was life, and the life was the light of men.

Daniel Mace New Testament

the Life was produc'd in him, and the Life was the Light of men.

Darby Translation

In him was life, and the life was the light of men.

Godbey New Testament

In Him was life, and the life was the light of the men.

Goodspeed New Testament

It was by him that life came into existence, and that life was the light of mankind.

John Wesley New Testament

In him was life, and the life was the light of men.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

In him was life, and the life was the light of men.

Julia Smith Translation

In him was life; and the life was the light of men.

King James 2000

In him was life; and the life was the light of men.

Lexham Expanded Bible

In him was life, and the life was the light of humanity.

Modern King James verseion

In Him was life, and the life was the light of men.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

In it was life; And the life was the light of men;

Moffatt New Testament

In him life lay, and this life was the Light for men:

Montgomery New Testament

In him was life, and the life was the light of men.

NET Bible

In him was life, and the life was the light of mankind.

New Heart English Bible

In him was life, and the life was the light of mankind.

New simplified Bible

He lived and his life gives light to all people.

Noyes New Testament

In him is life; and the life was the light of men.

Sawyer New Testament

In him was life, and the life was the light of men;

The Emphasized Bible

in him, was, life, and, the life, was, the light of men. -

Thomas Haweis New Testament

In him was life; and the life was the light of men.

Twentieth Century New Testament

That which came into being in him was Life; and the Life was the Light of Man;

Webster

In him was life; and the life was the light of men.

Weymouth New Testament

In Him was Life, and that Life was the Light of men.

Williams New Testament

It was by Him that life began to exist, and that life was the light of mankind.

World English Bible

In him was life, and the life was the light of men.

Worrell New Testament

In Him was Life; and the Life was the light of men.

Worsley New Testament

In Him was life, and the life was the light of men.

Youngs Literal Translation

In him was life, and the life was the light of men,

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
In
ἐν 
En 
in , by , with , among , at , on , through ,
Usage: 2128

him

him , his , their , he , her , they , same , himself ,
Usage: 0

was
ἦν 
En 
ἦν 
En 
was , were , had been , had , taught , stood , , vr was
was , were , had been , had , taught , stood , , vr was
Usage: 410
Usage: 410

ζωή 
Zoe 
Usage: 88

and

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

the life
ζωή 
Zoe 
Usage: 88

the light
φῶς 
Phos 
Usage: 44

Devotionals

Devotionals about John 1:4

Devotionals containing John 1:4

Images John 1:4

Context Readings

The Prologue To John's Gospel

3 All things came into being through Him, and apart from Him nothing came into being that has come into being. 4 In Him was life, and the life was the Light of men. 5 The Light shines in the darkness, and the darkness did not comprehend it.


Cross References

John 5:26

"For just as the Father has life in Himself, even so He gave to the Son also to have life in Himself;

John 8:12

Then Jesus again spoke to them, saying, "I am the Light of the world; he who follows Me will not walk in the darkness, but will have the Light of life."

John 11:25

Jesus said to her, "I am the resurrection and the life; he who believes in Me will live even if he dies,

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.

John 9:5

"While I am in the world, I am the Light of the world."

John 12:46

"I have come as Light into the world, so that everyone who believes in Me will not remain in darkness.

1 John 1:2

and the life was manifested, and we have seen and testify and proclaim to you the eternal life, which was with the Father and was manifested to us--

Isaiah 42:6-7

"I am the LORD, I have called You in righteousness, I will also hold You by the hand and watch over You, And I will appoint You as a covenant to the people, As a light to the nations,

John 1:8-9

He was not the Light, but he came to testify about the Light.

1 Corinthians 15:45

So also it is written, "The first MAN, Adam, BECAME A LIVING SOUL " The last Adam became a life-giving spirit.

1 John 5:11

And the testimony is this, that God has given us eternal life, and this life is in His Son.

Psalm 49:6

Even those who trust in their wealth And boast in the abundance of their riches?

Psalm 60:1-3

O God, You have rejected us You have broken us; You have been angry; O, restore us.

Psalm 84:11

For the LORD God is a sun and shield; The LORD gives grace and glory; No good thing does He withhold from those who walk uprightly.

Isaiah 35:4-5

Say to those with anxious heart, "Take courage, fear not Behold, your God will come with vengeance; The recompense of God will come, But He will save you."

Isaiah 42:16

"I will lead the blind by a way they do not know, In paths they do not know I will guide them I will make darkness into light before them And rugged places into plains These are the things I will do, And I will not leave them undone."

Malachi 4:2

"But for you who fear My name, the sun of righteousness will rise with healing in its wings; and you will go forth and skip about like calves from the stall.

Matthew 4:16

"THE PEOPLE WHO WERE SITTING IN DARKNESS SAW A GREAT LIGHT, AND THOSE WHO WERE SITTING IN THE LAND AND SHADOW OF DEATH, UPON THEM A LIGHT DAWNED."

Luke 1:78-79

Because of the tender mercy of our God, With which the Sunrise from on high will visit us,

Luke 2:32

A LIGHT OF REVELATION TO THE GENTILES, And the glory of Your people Israel."

John 5:21

"For just as the Father raises the dead and gives them life, even so the Son also gives life to whom He wishes.

John 12:35

So Jesus said to them, "For a little while longer the Light is among you Walk while you have the Light, so that darkness will not overtake you; he who walks in the darkness does not know where he goes.

Acts 26:23

that the Christ was to suffer, and that by reason of His resurrection from the dead He would be the first to proclaim light both to the Jewish people and to the Gentiles."

Ephesians 5:14

For this reason it says, "Awake, sleeper, And arise from the dead, And Christ will shine on you."

Colossians 3:4

When Christ, who is our life, is revealed, then you also will be revealed with Him in glory.

1 John 1:5-7

This is the message we have heard from Him and announce to you, that God is Light, and in Him there is no darkness at all.

Revelation 22:1

Then he showed me a river of the water of life, clear as crystal, coming from the throne of God and of the Lamb,

Revelation 22:16

"I, Jesus, have sent My angel to testify to you these things for the churches I am the root and the descendant of David, the bright morning star."

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