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John 1 :: Hebrew Names Version (HNV)

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The Deity of Jesus Christ

(Gen 1:1—2:3 )
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 1:1 - In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 1:2 - The same was in the beginning with God.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 1:3 - All things were made through him. Without him was not anything made that has been made.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 1:4 - In him was life, and the life was the light of men.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 1:5 - The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness hasn't overcome it.

The Witness John

Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 1:6 - There came a man, sent from God, whose name was Yochanan.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 1:7 - The same came as a witness, that he might testify about the light, that all might believe through him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 1:8 - He was not the light, but was sent that he might testify about the light.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 1:9 - The true light that enlightens everyone was coming into the world.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 1:10 - He was in the world, and the world was made through him, and the world didn't recognize him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 1:11 - He came to his own, and those who were his own didn't receive him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 1:12 - But as many as received him, to them he gave the right to become God's children, to those who believe in his name:
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 1:13 - who were born not of blood, nor of the will of the flesh, nor of the will of man, but of God.

The Word Made Flesh

Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 1:14 - The Word became flesh, and lived among us. We saw his glory, such glory as of the one and only Son of the Father, full of grace and truth.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 1:15 - Yochanan testified about him. He cried out, saying, "This was he of whom I said, 'He who comes after me has surpassed me, for he was before me.'"
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 1:16 - From his fullness we all received grace upon grace.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 1:17 - For the law was given through Moshe. Grace and truth came through Yeshua the Messiah.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 1:18 - No one has seen God at any time. The one and only Son, who is in the bosom of the Father, he has declared him.

The Testimony of John

(Mat 3:1–12; Mar 1:1–8; Luk 3:1–20 )
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 1:19 - This is Yochanan's testimony, when the Yehudim sent Kohanim and Levites from Yerushalayim to ask him, "Who are you?"
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 1:20 - He confessed, and didn't deny, but he confessed, "I am not the Messiah."
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 1:21 - They asked him, "What then? Are you Eliyah?" He said, "I am not." "Are you the Prophet?" He answered, "No."
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 1:22 - They said therefore to him, "Who are you? Give us an answer to take back to those who sent us. What do you say about yourself?"
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 1:23 - He said, "I am the voice of one crying in the wilderness, 'Make straight the way of the Lord,' as Yesha`yahu the prophet said."
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 1:24 - The ones who had been sent were from the Perushim.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 1:25 - They asked him, "Why then do you immerse, if you are not the Messiah, nor Eliyah, nor the Prophet?"
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 1:26 - Yochanan answered them, "I immerse in water, but among you stands one whom you don't know.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 1:27 - He is the one who comes after me, who is preferred before me, whose sandal strap I'm not worthy to loosen."
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 1:28 - These things were done in Beit-Anyah beyond the Yarden, where Yochanan was immersing.
(Mat 3:13–17; Mar 1:9–11; Luk 3:21, 22 )
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 1:29 - The next day, he saw Yeshua coming to him, and said, "Behold, the Lamb of God, who takes away the sin of the world!
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 1:30 - This is he of whom I said, 'After me comes a man who is preferred before me, for he was before me.'
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 1:31 - I didn't know him, but for this reason I came immersing in water: that he would be revealed to Yisra'el."
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 1:32 - Yochanan testified, saying, "I have seen the Spirit descending like a dove out of heaven, and it remained on him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 1:33 - I didn't recognize him, but he who sent me to immerse in water, he said to me, 'On whomever you will see the Spirit descending, and remaining on him, the same is he who immerses in the Ruach HaKodesh.'
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 1:34 - I have seen, and have testified that this is the Son of God."

Jesus' Public Ministry, First Converts

Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 1:35 - Again, the next day, Yochanan was standing with two of his talmidim,
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 1:36 - and he looked at Yeshua as he walked, and said, "Behold, the Lamb of God!"
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 1:37 - The two talmidim heard him speak, and they followed Yeshua.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 1:38 - Yeshua turned, and saw them following, and said to them, "What are you looking for?" They said to him, "Rabbi" (which is to say, being interpreted, Teacher), "where are you staying?"
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 1:39 - He said to them, "Come, and see." They came and saw where he was staying, and they stayed with him that day. It was about the tenth hour.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 1:40 - One of the two who heard Yochanan, and followed him, was Andrai, Shim`on Rock's brother.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 1:41 - He first found his own brother, Shim`on, and said to him, "We have found the Messiah!" (which is, being interpreted, Anointed One).
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 1:42 - He brought him to Yeshua. Yeshua looked at him, and said, "You are Shim`on the son of Yonah. You shall be called Kefa" (which is by interpretation, Rock).
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 1:43 - On the next day, he was determined to go out into the Galil, and he found Pilipos. Yeshua said to him, "Follow me."
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 1:44 - Now Pilipos was from Beit-Tzaidah, of the city of Andrai and Rock.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 1:45 - Pilipos found Natan'el, and said to him, "We have found him, of whom Moshe in the law, and the prophets, wrote: Yeshua of Natzeret, the son of Yosef."
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 1:46 - Natan'el said to him, "Can any good thing come out of Natzeret?" Pilipos said to him, "Come and see."
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 1:47 - Yeshua saw Natan'el coming to him, and said about him, "Behold, an Yisra'elite indeed, in whom is no deceit!"
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 1:48 - Natan'el said to him, "How do you know me?" Yeshua answered him, "Before Pilipos called you, when you were under the fig tree, I saw you."
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 1:49 - Natan'el answered him, "Rabbi, you are the Son of God! You are King of Yisra'el!"
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 1:50 - Yeshua answered him, "Because I told you, 'I saw you underneath the fig tree,' do you believe? You will see greater things than these!"
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 1:51 - He said to him, "Most assuredly, I tell you, hereafter you will see heaven opened, and the angels of God ascending and descending on the Son of Man."

The Hebrew Names Version is based off the World English Bible, an update of the American Standard Version of 1901. This version of the Bible is in the public domain.


Pericope taken from the NASB95 and has been graciously provided by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved.

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