Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

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

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.

Amplified

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

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.

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

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

Prayers for John 1:4

Context Readings

The Prologue To John's Gospel

3 All things were made through him; and without him was not anything made that hath been made. 4 In him was life; and the life was the light of men. 5 And the light shineth in the darkness; and the darkness apprehended it not.


Cross References

John 5:26

For as the Father hath life in himself, even so gave he to the Son also to have life in himself:

John 8:12

Again therefore Jesus spake unto them, saying, I am the light of the world: he that followeth me shall not walk in the darkness, but shall have the light of life.

John 11:25

Jesus said unto her, I am the resurrection, and the life: he that believeth on me, though he die, yet shall he live;

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.

John 9:5

When I am in the world, I am the light of the world.

John 12:46

I am come a light into the world, that whosoever believeth on me may not abide in the darkness.

1 John 1:2

(and the life was manifested, and we have seen, and bear witness, and declare unto you the life, the eternal life , which was with the Father, and was manifested unto us);

Isaiah 42:6-7

I, Jehovah, have called thee in righteousness, and will hold thy hand, and will keep thee, and give thee for a covenant of the people, for a light of the Gentiles;

John 1:8-9

He was not the light, but came that he might bear witness of 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 witness is this, that God gave unto us eternal life, and this life is in his Son.

Psalm 49:6

They that trust in their wealth, And boast themselves in the multitude of their riches;

Psalm 60:1-3

O God thou hast cast us off, thou hast broken us down; Thou hast been angry; oh restore us again.

Psalm 84:11

For Jehovah God is a sun and a shield: Jehovah will give grace and glory; No good thing will he withhold from them that walk uprightly.

Isaiah 35:4-5

Say to them that are of a fearful heart, Be strong, fear not: behold, your God will come with vengeance, with the recompense of God; he will come and save you.

Isaiah 42:16

And I will bring the blind by a way that they know not; in paths that they know not will I lead them; I will make darkness light before them, and crooked places straight. These things will I do, and I will not forsake them.

Malachi 4:2

But unto you that fear my name shall the sun of righteousness arise with healing in its wings; and ye shall go forth, and gambol as calves of the stall.

Matthew 4:16

The people that sat in darkness Saw a great light, And to them that sat in the region and shadow of death, To them did light spring up.

Luke 1:78-79

Because of the tender mercy of our God, Whereby the dayspring from on high shall visit us,

Luke 2:32

A light for revelation to the Gentiles, And the glory of thy people Israel.

John 5:21

For as the Father raiseth the dead and giveth them life, even so the Son also giveth life to whom he will.

John 12:35

Jesus therefore said unto them, Yet a little while is the light among you. Walk while ye have the light, that darkness overtake you not: and he that walketh in the darkness knoweth not whither he goeth.

Acts 26:23

how that the Christ must suffer, and how that he first by the resurrection of the dead should proclaim light both to the people and to the Gentiles.

Ephesians 5:14

Wherefore he'saith, Awake, thou that sleepest, and arise from the dead, and Christ shall shine upon thee.

Colossians 3:4

When Christ, who is our life, shall be manifested, then shall ye also with him be manifested in glory.

1 John 1:5-7

And this is the message which we have heard from him and announce unto you, that God is light, and in him is no darkness at all.

Revelation 22:1

And he showed me a river of water of life, bright as crystal, proceeding out of the throne of God and of the Lamb,

Revelation 22:16

I Jesus have sent mine angel to testify unto you these things for the churches. I am the root and the offspring of David, the bright, the morning star.

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