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John 1:15

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John bare witness of him, and cried, saying, This was he of whom I spake, He that cometh after me is preferred before me: for he was before me.


- King James Bible "Authorized Version", Cambridge Edition

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Other Translations of John 1:15

Iohn bare witnesse of him, and cried, saying, This was he of whom I spake, He that commeth after me, is preferred before me, for he was before me.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

John *testified about Him and cried out, saying, "This was He of whom I said, 'He who comes after me has a higher rank than I, for He existed before me.'"
- New American Standard Version (1995)

John beareth witness of him, and crieth, saying, This was he of whom I said, He that cometh after me is become before me: for he was before me.
- American Standard Version (1901)

John gave witness about him, crying, This is he of whom I said, He who is coming after me is put over me because he was in existence before me.
- Basic English Bible

(John bears witness of him, and he has cried, saying, This was he of whom I said, He that comes after me is preferred before me, for he was before me;)
- Darby Bible

John testified concerning him, and cried, saying, This was he of whom I spoke, He that cometh after me, is preferred before me; for he was before me.
- Webster's Bible

John gave testimony concerning Him and cried aloud, saying, "This is He of whom I said, `He who is coming after me has been put before me,' for He was before me."
- Weymouth Bible

John 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.'"
- World English Bible

Joon berith witnessyng of hym, and crieth, and seith, This is, whom Y seide, He that schal come aftir me, is maad bifore me, for he was tofor me;
- Wycliffe Bible

John doth testify concerning him, and hath cried, saying, `This was he of whom I said, He who after me is coming, hath come before me, for he was before me;'
- Youngs Literal Bible

 

Wesley's Notes for John 1:15

1:15 John cried - With joy and confidence; This is he of whom I said - John had said this before our Lord's baptism, although he then knew him not in person: he knew him first at his baptism, and afterward cried, This is he of whom I said. &c. He is preferred before me - in his office: for he was before me - in his nature.

 

People's Bible Notes for John 1:15

Joh 1:15 John bare witness of him. At the time of Christ's baptism when the Spirit descended. See Joh 1:33.

 


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