Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

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.

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 by him; and without him out him was not one thing that was. 4 In him was life; and the life was the light of men. 5 And light shines in darkness; and darkness comprehended it not.


Cross References

John 5:26

For as the Father has life in himself, so also gave he to the Son to have life in himself;

John 8:12

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

John 11:25

Jesus said to her, I am the rising up, and life: he believing in me, though he die, shall live.

John 14:6

Jesus says to him, I am the way, and the truth, and the life: no one comes to the Father, except by me.

John 9:5

While I be in the world, I am the light of the world.

John 12:46

I have come a light into the world, that every one believing in me should not remain in darkness.

1 John 1:2

(And the life was manifested, and we have seen, and we testify, and announce to you the eternal life, which was with the Father, and was manifested to us;)

Isaiah 42:6-7

I Jehovah called thee in justice, and I will hold by thy hand, and I will guard thee and give thee for a covenant of the people, for the light of the nations,

John 1:8-9

He was not that Light, but that he might testify for the Light.

1 Corinthians 15:45

So also has been written, The first man Adam was born into a living soul; and the last Adam into a spirit making alive.

1 John 5:11

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

Psalm 49:6

They trusting upon their wealth, and they will glory in the multitude of their riches.

Psalm 60:1-3

To the overseer upon the lily of song: poem to David to teach; In the setting on fire Aram of the two rivers, and Aram of the station; and Joab will turn back and strike Edom in the valley of salt, twelve thousand. O God, thou didst cast us off, thou didst break us down, thou wert angry; wilt thou turn back to us?

Psalm 84:11

For Jehovah God a sun and shield: Jehovah will give grace and glory; he will not withhold good to those going uprightly.

Isaiah 35:4-5

Say to those hasty of heart, Be strong ye shall not fear; behold, your God will come with vengeance, the recompense of God; he will come and save you.

Isaiah 42:16

I brought the blind by a way they knew not; and I will cause them to tread in beaten paths they knew not: I will set darkness for light before them, and crooked ways into straightness; these words I did them, and I forsook them not

Malachi 4:2

And to you fearing my name the sun of justice arose, and healing in his wings; and ye went forth and spread as calves of the stall.

Matthew 4:16

The people sitting in darkness saw a great light; and to them sitting in the room and shadow of death, light has sprung up to them.

Luke 1:78-79

Through the bowels of mercy of our God; by which the rising of the sun of sublimity has reviewed us,

Luke 2:32

A light for the revelation of the nations, and the glory of thy people Israel.

John 5:21

For as the Father arouses the dead, and makes alive; so also the Son makes alive whom he will.

John 12:35

Then said Jesus to them, Yet a little time the light is with you. Walk while ye have light, lest darkness overtake you: and he walking in darkness knows not where he retires.

Acts 26:23

That Christ exposed to suffering, that first from the rising of the dead, he is about to announce light to the people, and nations.

Ephesians 5:14

Wherefore he says, Awake, who sleeping, and arise from the dead, and Christ will enlighten thee.

Colossians 3:4

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

1 John 1:5-7

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

Revelation 22:1

And he showed me the pure river of the water of life, shining as crystal, going out of the throne of God and of the Lamb.

Revelation 22:16

I Jesus sent mine angel to testify these things to you, to the churches. I am the root and stock of David, the shining and morning star.

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