John 1:1-14 Complete Jewish Bible (CJB)
1 In the beginning was the Word,
and the Word was God.
3 All things came to be through him,
4 In him was life,
5 The light shines in the darkness,
6 There was a man sent from God whose name was Yochanan. 7 He came to be a testimony, to bear witness concerning the light; so that through him, everyone might put his trust in God and be faithful to him. 8 He himself was not that light; no, he came to bear witness concerning the light.
9 This was the true light,
10 He was in the world — the world came to be through him —
11 He came to his own homeland,
12 But to as many as did receive him, to those who put their trust in his person and power, he gave the right to become children of God, 13 not because of bloodline, physical impulse or human intention, but because of God.
14 The Word became a human being and lived with us,