Parallel Verses

Common New Testament

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.

American Standard Version

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

Amplified

In Him was life [and the power to bestow 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.

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.

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,

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 nothing was made that was made. 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 as the Father has life in himself, so he has granted the Son also to have life in himself,

John 8:12

Again Jesus spoke to them, saying, "I am the light of the world. He who follows me will not walk in 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, though he die, yet shall he live;

John 14:6

Jesus said to him, "I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.

John 9:5

As long as I am in the world, I am the light of the world."

John 12:46

I have come as a light into the world, that whoever believes in me should not remain in darkness.

1 John 1:2

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

1 John 1:2-7

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

John 1:8-9

He was not the light, but came to bear witness of the light.

1 Corinthians 15:45

So it is written, "The first man Adam became a living being"; the last Adam became a life-giving spirit.

1 John 5:11

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

1 John 5:11

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

1 John 5:11-3

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

1 John 5:11

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

1 John 5:11-5

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

1 John 5:11

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

1 John 5:11

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

Matthew 4:16

the people who sat in darkness have seen a great light, and on those who sat in the region and shadow of death light has dawned."

Luke 1:78-79

through the tender mercy of our God, with which the sunrise from on high will visit us;

Luke 2:32

a light for revelation to the Gentiles, and for glory to your people Israel."

John 5:21

For as the Father raises the dead and gives life to them, even so the Son gives life to whom he will.

John 12:35

Then Jesus said to them, "A little while longer the light is with you. Walk while you have the light, lest the darkness overtake you; he who walks in the darkness does not know where he is going.

Acts 26:23

that the Christ must suffer, and that, by being the first to rise from the dead, he would proclaim light both to the people and to the Gentiles."

Ephesians 5:14

For this reason it is said, "Awake, O sleeper, and arise from the dead, and Christ will shine on you."

Colossians 3:4

When Christ, who is our life, appears, then you also will appear with him in glory.

1 John 1:5-7

This is the message we have heard from him and declare to you, that God is light and in him is no darkness at all.

Revelation 22:1

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

Revelation 22:16

"I, Jesus, have sent my angel to give you this testimony for the churches. I am the Root and the Offspring of David, the bright Morning Star."

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