John 1:27

“He it is, who coming after me is preferred before me, whose shoe's latchet I am not worthy to unloose.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

He it is, who comming after me, is preferred before me, whose shoes latchet I am not worthy to vnloose.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"{It is} He who comes after me, the thong of whose sandal I am not worthy to untie."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

`even' he that cometh after me, the latchet of whose shoe I am not worthy to unloose.
- American Standard Version (1901)

It is he who is coming after me; I am not good enough to undo his shoes.
- Basic English Bible

he who comes after me, the thong of whose sandal I am not worthy to unloose.
- Darby Bible

He it is, who coming after me, is preferred before me, whose shoes' latchet I am not worthy to unloose.
- Webster's Bible

He who is to come after me, and whose sandal-strap I am not worthy to unfasten."
- Weymouth Bible

He is the one who comes after me, who is preferred before me, whose sandal strap I'm not worthy to loosen."
- World English Bible

he it is, that schal come aftir me, that was maad bifor me, of whom Y am not worthi to louse the thwong of his schoo.
- Wycliffe Bible

of whom I am not worthy that I may loose the cord of his sandal.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

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Discussion for John 1

  • Daniel
    This wonderful book begins by unveiling the Person of Jesus Christ as being Almighty God. He is the God of Israel, and the Elohim, the Creator of heaven and the earth. He is the God of Israel, but Israel did not receive Him (as their Messiah). As many as received Him, he gives them a divine birth. I note this is 'not by bloods' speaking of the blood of offerings, (geneology is seed, i.e the cross
  • Amankwaa Solomon
    The name of God who was in the old testament is Jesus Christ in the new testament just as John is saying . Look at what Paul about Him in 1st Timothy 3:16 God revealed Himself in fresh ... Also , John 1:14 . Jesus is the father ,son and the Holy Ghost . He created the world and human beings .
  • Irene123
    To Jeanette - I saw your 'thank-you' on here; thank-you for your acknowledgment. The Lord Jesus bless you and yours this Holiday season; may He keep you all safe, in JESUS name, AMEN!!
  • Jeannette
    *Thank you Jesus. Please give note to the one who sent this to my email I appreciate that as well. Watch over her kindly. Amen.
  • Rev Autrey
    Again, when John says that Jesus (the Word) is God he is not speaking in vacuum. He knew from reading the Scriptures that the one he baptized was God. Isa. 12:2 reads, "See, God has come to save me! I will trust and not be afraid, for the Lord is my strength and song; he is my salvation. And guess what! That's what the name Jesus means, "the God who saves" or "God save me."
  • Ae
    Everything was made by the word including universe, only human beings were created by God, that's why the word of God says "what is man that you are mindful of him"

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