Parallel Verses

Thomas Haweis 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 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.

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. -

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 by him; and without him was not one thing made that was made. 4 In him was life; and the life was the light of men. 5 And the light shineth in darkness; and the darkness did not comprehend it.


Cross References

John 5:26

For as the Father hath life in himself; so hath he given to the Son also to have life in himself;

John 8:12

Then spake Jesus again to them, saying, I am the light of the world: he that followeth me shall not walk in 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 in me, though he were dead, yet shall he live:

John 14:6

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

John 9:5

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

John 12:46

I am come a light into the world, that every one who believeth on me should not abide in darkness.

1 John 1:2

(for the life was manifested, and we have beheld it, and bear testimony, and declare unto you that life eternal, which was with the Father, and was manifested to us;)

1 John 1:2-7

(for the life was manifested, and we have beheld it, and bear testimony, and declare unto you that life eternal, which was with the Father, and was manifested to us;)

John 1:8-9

He was not the Light, but sent that he should bear testimony concerning the Light.

1 Corinthians 15:45

And so it is written, There was a first man Adam a living soul; a last Adam a quickening spirit.

1 John 5:11

And this is the testimony, that God hath given life eternal to us; and this life is in his Son.

1 John 5:11

And this is the testimony, that God hath given life eternal to us; and this life is in his Son.

1 John 5:11-3

And this is the testimony, that God hath given life eternal to us; and this life is in his Son.

1 John 5:11

And this is the testimony, that God hath given life eternal to us; and this life is in his Son.

1 John 5:11-5

And this is the testimony, that God hath given life eternal to us; and this life is in his Son.

1 John 5:11

And this is the testimony, that God hath given life eternal to us; and this life is in his Son.

1 John 5:11

And this is the testimony, that God hath given life eternal to us; and this life is in his Son.

Matthew 4:16

the people who sat in darkness saw a great light; and on those who sat in the region and shadow of death, even on them hath the light arisen."

Luke 1:78-79

through the bowels of mercy of our God; with which he hath visited us, as the dawn of the morning from on high,

Luke 2:32

A light to give revelation to the Gentiles, and glory to thy people Israel.

John 5:21

For as the Father raiseth the dead, and quickeneth them; so also doth the Son quicken whom he pleases.

John 12:35

Then said Jesus unto them, Yet a little while is the light with you. Walk while ye have the light, lest the darkness overtake you: he that walketh in darkness, knoweth not even whither he is going.

Acts 26:23

that the Messiah should suffer, [and] that he being the first who should rise from the dead, should display light 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 give thee light."

Colossians 3:4

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

1 John 1:5-7

And this is the promise which we have heard from him, and declare unto you, that God is light, and that darkness in him there is none.

Revelation 22:1

AND he shewed me a clear 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 my angel to testify unto you these things in the churches. I am the root and the offspring of David, the bright and morning star.

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