Parallel Verses

Thomas Haweis New Testament

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

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.

American Standard Version

The same came for witness, that he might bear witness of the light, 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.

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.

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 A man was sent from God, whose name was John. 7 He came for a witness, that he might bear testimony concerning the Light, that all men through him might believe. 8 He was not the Light, but sent that he should bear testimony concerning the Light.


Cross References

John 1:19

And this is the testimony of John, when the Jews sent from Jerusalem priests and Levites, that they should question him, Who art thou?

Acts 19:4

Then said Paul, John indeed baptised with the baptism of repentance, saying to the people, That they should believe on him who was coming after him, that is, in Christ Jesus.

John 1:9

He was that true Light, which illumines every man by his coming into the world.

John 1:12

But as many as did receive him, on them he bestowed authority to become children of God, even on those who believe on his name:

John 1:15

John bore witness concerning him, and cried, saying, This is he of whom I said, He that is coming after me, is before me: because before me he was.

John 1:26-27

John answered them, saying, I baptise with water: but in the midst of you hath stood a person, whom ye have not known;

John 1:32-34

And John bore witness, saying, I saw the Spirit descending as a dove from heaven, and it rested upon him.

John 1:36

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

John 3:26-36

And they came to John, and said to him, Rabbi, he that was with thee beyond Jordan, to whom thou gavest testimony, lo! this man baptiseth, and all men come to him.

John 5:33-35

Ye sent to John, and he bore testimony to the truth.

Ephesians 3:9

and to make all men see what the communication of that mystery means, which was hid from the beginning in God, who created all things by Jesus Christ:

1 Timothy 2:4

who wills all men to be saved, and come to the acknowledgment of truth.

Titus 2:11

For the grace of God which leads to salvation hath appeared unto all men,

2 Peter 3:9

The Lord doth not delay the promise (as some count it delay); but is longsuffering towards us, not willing that any should perish, but that all should have space for repentance.

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