John 1:2

“The same was in the beginning with God.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

The same was in the beginning with God.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

He was in the beginning with God.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

The same was in the beginning with God.
- American Standard Version (1901)

This Word was from the first in relation with God.
- Basic English Bible

*He* was in the beginning with God.
- Darby Bible

The same was in the beginning with God.
- Webster's Bible

He was in the beginning with God.
- Weymouth Bible

The same was in the beginning with God.
- World English Bible

This was in the bigynnyng at God.
- Wycliffe Bible

this one was in the beginning with God;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for John 1:2


1:2 The same was in the beginning with God - This verse repeats and contracts into one the three points mentioned before. As if he had said, This Word, who was God, was in the beginning, and was with God.


Discussion for John 1

  • Susanne Chew
    I am wondering why you don't capitalize the personal pronouns that refer to God in this text. Is there a reason for it? Thanks.
  • Saint
    It has made us to understand that Jesus created the world and all that is in it. PRAISE GOD!!!!
  • Solomon Habila
    In the beginning was the word and the word was with God and the word is God .
  • Quansto
    John 1:34 "this is the son of God " how clear can it be said.
  • Ivan
    It clearly proofs that Jesus is God.
  • John
    God said let their be light and light made all thing [wisdom]

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