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Christ, the Word, Becomes Flesh

In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was with God in the beginning. Through him everything was made, and without him not one thing was made that has been made. In him was[a] life, and the life was the light of mankind. The light is shining in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome[b] it.

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  1. John 1:4 Some witnesses to the text read is. (“Witnesses to the text” mentioned in footnotes may include Greek manuscripts, lectionaries, translations, and quotations in the church fathers.)
  2. John 1:5 Or grasped