(A)The Light shines in the darkness, and the darkness did not [a]comprehend it.

The Witness John

There [b]came a man sent from God, whose name was (B)John. [c]He came [d](C)as a witness, to testify about the Light, (D)so that all might believe through him. [e](E)He was not the Light, but he came to testify about the Light.

There was (F)the true Light [f]which, coming into the world, enlightens every man.

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  1. John 1:5 Or overpower
  2. John 1:6 Or came into being
  3. John 1:7 Lit This one
  4. John 1:7 Lit for testimony
  5. John 1:8 Lit That one
  6. John 1:9 Or which enlightens every person coming into the world