Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

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

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.

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 was a man sent from God, whose name was John. 7 He came as a witness to testify about the light, so that all might believe because of him. 8 John was not the light, but he came to testify about the light.


Cross References

John 1:19

This was John's testimony when the Jewish leaders sent priests and descendants of Levi to him from Jerusalem to ask him, "Who are you?"

Acts 19:4

Then Paul said, "John baptized when they repented, telling the people to believe in the one who was to come after him, that is, in Jesus."

John 1:9

This was the true light that enlightens every person by his coming into the world.

John 1:12

However, to all who received him, those believing in his name, he gave authority to become God's children,

John 1:15

John told the truth about him when he cried out, "This is the person about whom I said, "The one who comes after me ranks higher than me, because he existed before me.'"

John 1:26-27

John answered them, "I am baptizing with water, but among you stands a man whom you do not know,

John 1:32-34

John also testified, "I saw the Spirit coming down from heaven like a dove, and it remained on him.

John 1:36

As he watched Jesus walk by, he said, "Look, the Lamb of God!"

John 3:26-36

so they went to John and told him, "Rabbi, the man who was with you on the other side of the Jordan, the one about whom you testified look, he's baptizing, and everyone is going to him!"

John 5:33-35

You have sent messengers to John, and he has testified to the truth.

Ephesians 3:9

and help everyone see how this secret that has been at work was hidden for ages by God, who created all things.

1 Timothy 2:4

who wants all people to be saved and to come to know the truth fully.

Titus 2:11

For the grace of God has appeared, bringing salvation to all people.

2 Peter 3:9

The Lord is not slow about his promise, as some people understand slowness, but is being patient with you. He does not want anyone to perish, but wants everyone to repent.

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