14 The Word(A) became flesh[a](B)
and took up residence[b] among us.
We observed His glory,(C)
the glory as the One and Only(D) Son[c] from the Father,
full of grace and truth.

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Footnotes

  1. John 1:14 The eternally existent Word (vv. 1-2) took on full humanity but without sin; Heb 4:15.
  2. John 1:14 Or and dwelt in a tent; lit and tabernacled; this word occurs only here in John. A related word, referring to the Festival of Tabernacles, occurs only in 7:2; Ex 40:34-38.
  3. John 1:14 Son is implied from the reference to the Father and from Gk usage.

Instead He emptied Himself(A)
by assuming the form of a slave,(B)
taking on the likeness of men.(C)
And when He had come as a man
in His external form,

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For we are the circumcision,(A) the ones who serve by the Spirit(B) of God, boast in Christ Jesus,(C) and do not put confidence in the flesh—

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