John 1:3

“All things were made by him; and without him was not any thing made that was made.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

All things were made by him, and without him was not any thing made that was made.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

All things came into being through Him, and apart from Him nothing came into being that has come into being.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

All things were made through him; and without him was not anything made that hath been made.
- American Standard Version (1901)

All things came into existence through him, and without him nothing was.
- Basic English Bible

All things received being through him, and without him not one [thing] received being which has received being.
- Darby Bible

All things were made by him; and without him was not any thing made that was made.
- Webster's Bible

All things came into being through Him, and apart from Him nothing that exists came into being.
- Weymouth Bible

All things were made through him. Without him was not anything made that has been made.
- World English Bible

Alle thingis weren maad bi hym, and withouten hym was maad no thing, that thing that was maad.
- Wycliffe Bible

all things through him did happen, and without him happened not even one thing that hath happened.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for John 1:3


1:3 All things beside God were made, and all things which were made, were made by the Word. In #Joh 1:1|,2 is described the state of things before the creation: #Joh 1:3|, In the creation: #Joh 1:4|, In the time of man's innocency: #Joh 1:5|, In the time of man's corruption.


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."
  • Rev Autrey
    Again, if John says "and the Word (meaning Jesus) was God," then Jesus is God. Let's believe what John tells us and stop trying to come up with some way to say that he is not. This is why Paul tells us in Romans 10 that "we must confess that Jesus is Lord (meaning the Lord or the God) to be saved. Let's sum it up this way: Jesus and God are the same. That is to say, Jesus is God's name.