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Chapter 1

John 1:1 In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.

John 1:2 He was in the beginning with God.

John 1:3 All things were made by Him; and outside Him was nothing made that was made.

John 1:4 In Him was life; and the life was the light of men.

John 1:5 and the light shines in darkness; and the darkness understood it not.

John 1:6 There was a man sent from God, whose name was John.

John 1:7 The same came for a witness, to give testimony of the Light that all men through him might believe.

John 1:8 He was not that Light, but was sent to bear witness concerning that Light.

John 1:9 That was the true Light, which shines light upon every man that comes into the world.

John 1:10 He was in the world, and the world was made by Him, but the world did not know Him.

John 1:11 He came to His own, and His own did not receive Him.

John 1:12 But as many as received Him, to them He gave authority to become the children of God, even to those that believe in His name:

John 1:13 who were born, not of blood, nor of the will of the flesh, nor of the will of man, but of God.

John 1:14 And the Word was made flesh, and tabernacled among us, and we beheld His glory, the glory of the only begotten of the Father, full of grace and reality.

John 1:15 John bore witness of Him, and cried, saying, this was He of whom I spoke, He that comes after me existed before me: for He was before me.

John 1:16 For of His fullness we have all received, and grace upon grace.

John 1:17 For the Law was given by Moses, but grace and reality came through Jesus Christ.

John 1:18 No man has seen God at any time, the only begotten Son, whom is in the bosom of the Father, He has revealed by presenting Him.

John 1:19 For this is the testimony of John, when the Jews sent priests and Levites from Jerusalem to ask him, who are you?

John 1:20 and he confessed, and denied not; but confessed, I am not the Christ.

John 1:21 So they asked him, what then? Are you Elijah? And he said I am not. Are you that prophet? And he answered, no.

John 1:22 Then they said to him, who are you? That we may give an answer to them that sent us. What do you say about yourself?

John 1:23 He said, I am the voice of one crying in the wilderness, make straight the way of the Lord, as the prophet Isaiah has said,

John 1:24 for they who were sent were from the Pharisees.

John 1:25 So they asked him, and said to him, why do you immerse then, if you are not the Christ, nor Elijah, neither that prophet?

John 1:26 John answered them, and said, I immerse in water: but there stands One among you, who you do not know;

John 1:27 He it is, who is coming after me, who exists before me, whose sandal’s strap I am not worthy to untie.

John 1:28 These things were done in Bethany beyond the Jordan, where John was immersing.

John 1:29 The next day John saw Jesus coming to him, and said, behold the Lamb of God, who takes away the sin of the world!

John 1:30 This is He of whom I said, after me comes a man who is preferred before me: for He was before me.

John 1:31 Yet I knew Him not: but that He should be made manifest to Israel, therefore I have come immersing in water.

John 1:32 So John gave witness, saying, I saw the Spirit descending from heaven like a dove, and it remained on Him.

John 1:33 For I knew Him not: but He that sent me to immerse in water, the same said to me, on who you will see the Spirit descending, and remaining on Him, the same is He who immerses in the Holy Spirit.

John 1:34 and I saw, and gave witness that this is the Son of God.

John 1:35 Again the next day after John stood, and two of his disciples;

John 1:36 Then looking on Jesus as he walked, he said, behold the Lamb of God!

John 1:37 So the two disciples heard Him speak, and they followed Jesus.

John 1:38 Then Jesus turned, and saw them following, and said to them, what do you seek? They said to Him, Rabbi, (which is to say, being interpreted, Master) where are You dwelling?

John 1:39 He said to them, come and see. They came and saw where he dwelt, and remained that day with Him: for it was about the tenth hour.

John 1:40 One of the two who heard John speak, and followed Him, was Andrew, Simon Peter’s brother.

John 1:41 He first found his own brother Simon, and said to him, we have found the Messiah, which is, being interpreted, the Christ.

John 1:42 Then he brought him to Jesus. When Jesus looked at him, he said, you are Simon the son of Jonah: you will be called Cephas, which is by interpretation, a stone.

John 1:43 The day following Jesus went out into Galilee, and found Philip, and said to him, follow Me!

John 1:44 Now Philip was of Bethsaida, the city of Andrew and Peter.

John 1:45 Philip found Nathanael, and said to him, we have found Him, of who Moses in the Law, and the prophets, did write, Jesus of Nazareth, the son of Joseph.

John 1:46 But Nathaniel said to him, Can there come any good thing out of Nazareth? Philip said to him, come and see.

John 1:47 Jesus saw Nathanael coming to Him, and said of him, behold an Israelite indeed, in whom is no deceit!

John 1:48 Nathaniel said to Him, from what place do You know me? Jesus answered and said to him, before Philip called you, when you were under the fig tree, I saw you.

John 1:49 Nathanael answered and said to him, Rabbi, You are the Son of God; You are the King of Israel!

John 1:50 Jesus answered and said to him, because I said to you, I saw you under the fig tree, you believe? You will see greater things than these.

John 1:51 Then He said to him, truly, truly, I say to you, after this you will see heaven open, and the angels of God ascending and descending on the Son of Man!