John 1:16

“And of his fulnesse haue all wee receiued, and grace for grace.”

1611 King James Version (KJV)




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Other Translations

And of his fulness have all we received, and grace for grace.
- King James Version

For of His fullness we have all received, and grace upon grace.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For of his fulness we all received, and grace for grace.
- American Standard Version (1901)

From his full measure we have all been given grace on grace.
- Basic English Bible

for of his fulness we all have received, and grace upon grace.
- Darby Bible

And of his fullness have we all received, and grace for grace.
- Webster's Bible

For He it is from whose fulness we have all received, and grace upon grace.
- Weymouth Bible

From his fullness we all received grace upon grace.
- World English Bible

and of the plente of hym we alle han takun, and grace for grace.
- Wycliffe Bible

and out of his fulness did we all receive, and grace over-against grace;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for John 1:16


1:16 And - Here the apostle confirms the Baptist's words: as if he had said, He is indeed preferred before thee: so we have experienced: We all - That believe: have received - All that we enjoy out of his fulness: and in the particular, grace upon grace - One blessing upon another, immeasurable grace and love.


People's Bible Notes for John 1:16


Joh 1:16 Of his fulness. Of grace and truth. See Joh 1:14. His grace and truth hath blessed "us" (the saints) all. Grace for grace. Grace (favor) has been added to grace; one blessing piled upon another.

Discussion for John 1

  • Toshia
    The Word existed way before the world existed! The word was the source of life! Through HIM God made all things, this makes me think The word, the source of life is His Son Jesus Christ. John was a messenger to give us insight on The light to come, where Christ came from
  • LYLE R SHORT
    This verse relates to Matthew 15:24. Israel belonged to him and most of them did not receive him as who he is, their Messiah. One needs to read on in John to get the complete message. Jesus was not here to minister to Gentiles during his earthly life, but he later sent Paul for that purpose.
  • To show
    Jesus is God controversy has been ongoing for centuries. It is mostly based on Greek translations of words that John had no idea that they would be misconstrued and subsequently cause so much division in orthodoxy. Understanding a Greek word in English can lead the reader down a slippery slope of what the true meaning really is. Once you get the correct meanings everything falls into place.
  • Alex
    MJ PAUTLER I SEE THIS JOHN 1 V 13 N 14 ANSWERING TO GEN. 18 THE PROMISE CHILD ISAAC THAT WAS NOT BORN BY THE WILL OF MAN BUT BY THE WILL OF GOD. ABE AND SARAH WERE TOO OLD TO HAVE CHILDREN. JOHN 1 V 14 IS ABOUT A SPRITUAL CHILD THAT HAS TO BE BORN IN US WHICH IS THE H,G TH CHILD OF PROMISE THAT'S NOT A FLESH AND BLOOD BEING NOR BORN BY THE WILL OF MAN BUT BORN ONLY BY THE WILL OF GOD IN US GBU
  • Mj pautler
    Can there be possible cross reference for John 1:12-13 in old testament?
  • Steve morrow
    --GRACE--JOHN 1:17 FOR THE LAW WAS GIVEN BY MOSES BUT GRACE AND TRUTH CAME BY JESUS CHRIST PSALM 127:1 except THE LORD build the house they labor in vain that build it except THE LORD keep the city the watchman waketh but in vain ACTS 20:32 AND NOW BRETHREN I COMMEND YOU TO GOD AND TO THE WORD OF HIS GRACE WHICH IS ABLE TO BUILD YOU UP AND TO GIVE YOU AN INHERITANCE AMONG THEM WHICH ARE SANCTIFIED

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