Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

The same came for witness, that he might bear witness of the light, that all might believe through him.

New American Standard Bible

He came as a witness, to testify about the Light, so that all might believe through him.

King James Version

The same came for a witness, to bear witness of the Light, that all men through him might believe.

Holman Bible

He came as a witness
to testify about the light,
so that all might believe through him.

International Standard Version

He came as a witness to testify about the light, so that all might believe because of him.

A Conservative Version

This man came for testimony so that he might testify about the light, so that all might believe through him.

Amplified

This man came to witness, that he might testify of the Light, that all men might believe in it [adhere to it, trust it, and rely upon it] through him.

An Understandable Version

He came to be a witness, so that he might testify concerning that Light, so that all people would believe [in Jesus] through him [i.e., through his testimony. See Acts 19:4].

Anderson New Testament

This man came as a witness, to testify of the Light, that all through him might believe.

Bible in Basic English

He came for witness, to give witness about the light, so that all men might have faith through him.

Common New Testament

He came for a witness, to bear witness of the light, that all might believe through him.

Daniel Mace New Testament

he came as a witness, to represent what he knew of the light, that by his means all might be convinc'd.

Darby Translation

He came for witness, that he might witness concerning the light, that all might believe through him.

Godbey New Testament

The same came for a witness, that he might bear witness concerning the light, in order that all through him might believe.

Goodspeed New Testament

He came to give testimony, to testify to the light, so that everyone might come to believe in it through him.

John Wesley New Testament

to testify of the light, that all thro' it might believe.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

The same came for a witness, to bear witness of the Light, that all men through him might believe.

Julia Smith Translation

This came for testimony, that he might testify concerning the Light, that all might believe through him.

King James 2000

The same came for a witness, to bear witness of the Light, that all men through him might believe.

Lexham Expanded Bible

This one came for a witness, in order that he could testify about the light, so that all would believe through him.

Modern King James verseion

This one came as a witness, to bear witness concerning the Light, so that all might believe through him.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The same came as a witness, to bear witness of the light, that all men through him might believe.

Moffatt New Testament

he came for the purpose of witnessing, to bear testimony to the Light, so that all men might believe by means of him.

Montgomery New Testament

He came as a witness, that he might bear testimony concerning the Light??o that all men might believe through him.

NET Bible

He came as a witness to testify about the light, so that everyone might believe through him.

New Heart English Bible

He came as a witness to testify about the light, that all might believe through him.

Noyes New Testament

He came as a witness, to bear witness of the light, that through him all might believe.

Sawyer New Testament

This man came for a testimony, to testify of the light, that all might believe through him.

The Emphasized Bible

The same, came, for a witness, That he might bear witness, concerning the light, that, all, might believe, through him.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

He came for a witness, that he might bear testimony concerning the Light, that all men through him might believe.

Twentieth Century New Testament

He came as a witness--to bear witness to the Light that through him all men might believe.

Webster

The same came for a witness, to bear testimony of the Light, that all men through him might believe.

Weymouth New Testament

He came as a witness, in order that he might give testimony concerning the Light--so that all might believe through him.

Williams New Testament

He came for the purpose of testifying, to testify to the light, so that everyone through him might come to believe.

World English Bible

The same came as a witness, that he might testify about the light, that all might believe through him.

Worrell New Testament

The same came for a testimony, that he might testify concerning the Light, that all might believe through him.

Worsley New Testament

this man came for witness, that he might testify concerning the light, that through him all might believe.

Youngs Literal Translation

this one came for testimony, that he might testify about the Light, that all might believe through him;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
οὗτος οὗτοι αὕτη αὕται 
Houtos 
this, these, he, the same, this man, she, they,
Usage: 258

ἔρχομαι 
Erchomai 
come, go, , vr come
Usage: 424

for
εἰς 
Eis 
into, to, unto, for, in, on, toward, against,
Usage: 1267

μαρτυρία 
Marturia 
Usage: 29

to
ἵνα 
Hina 
that, to,
Usage: 472

μαρτυρέω 
Martureo 
Usage: 58

of
περί 
Peri 
Usage: 254

the Light
φῶς 
Phos 
Usage: 44

ἵνα 
Hina 
that, to,
Usage: 472

all
πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704

διά 
Dia 
by, through, with, for, for ... sake, therefore , for this cause , because,
Usage: 527

him

Usage: 0

Context Readings

The Prologue To John's Gospel

6 There came a man, sent from God, whose name was John. 7 The same came for witness, that he might bear witness of the light, that all might believe through him. 8 He was not the light, but came that he might bear witness of the light.


Cross References

John 1:19

And this is the witness of John, when the Jews sent unto him from Jerusalem priests and Levites to ask him, Who art thou?

Acts 19:4

And Paul said, John baptized with the baptism of repentance, saying unto the people that they should believe on him that should come after him, that is, on Jesus.

John 1:9

There was the true light, even the light which lighteth every man, coming into the world.

John 1:12

But as many as received him, to them gave he the right to become children of God, even to them that believe on his name:

John 1:15

John beareth witness of him, and crieth, saying, This was he of whom I said, He that cometh after me is become before me: for he was before me.

John 1:26-27

John answered them, saying, I baptize in water: in the midst of you standeth one whom ye know not,

John 1:32-34

And John bare witness, saying, I have beheld the Spirit descending as a dove out of heaven; and it abode upon him.

John 1:36

and he looked upon Jesus as he walked, and saith, Behold, the Lamb of God!

John 3:26-36

And they came unto John, and said to him, Rabbi, he that was with thee beyond the Jordan, to whom thou hast borne witness, behold, the same baptizeth, and all men come to him.

John 5:33-35

Ye have sent unto John, and he hath borne witness unto the truth.

Ephesians 3:9

and to make all men see what is the dispensation of the mystery which for ages hath been hid in God who created all things;

1 Timothy 2:4

who would have all men to be saved, and come to the knowledge of the truth.

Titus 2:11

For the grace of God hath appeared, bringing salvation to all men,

2 Peter 3:9

The Lord is not slack concerning his promise, as some count slackness; but is longsuffering to you-ward, not wishing that any should perish, but that all should come to repentance.

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