John 1:6

“ There was a man sent from God, whose name was Iohn.”

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Other Translations

There was a man sent from God, whose name [was] John.
- King James Version

There came a man sent from God, whose name was John.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

There came a man, sent from God, whose name was John.
- American Standard Version (1901)

There was a man sent from God, whose name was John.
- Basic English Bible

There was a man sent from God, his name John.
- Darby Bible

There was a man sent from God, whose name was John.
- Webster's Bible

There was a man sent from God, whose name was John.
- Weymouth Bible

There came a man, sent from God, whose name was John.
- World English Bible

A man was sent fro God, to whom the name was Joon.
- Wycliffe Bible

There came a man -- having been sent from God -- whose name [is] John,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for John 1:6


1:6 There was a man - The evangelist now proceeds to him who testified of the light, which he had spoken of in the five preceding verses.


People's Bible Notes for John 1:6


Joh 1:6 There was a man sent from God. The writer now speaks of a witness to the Light, John, a man sent from God (Joh 1:7,8). He was called to his work from his mother's womb (Lu 1:13-17).

Discussion for John 1

  • Bruce
    Comforter: John 14:16, 14:26, 15:26 and John 16:7 ---The Comforter Will not come unto You ; But if I Depart, I Will Send Him unto You
  • Marcel gendron
    trying to find the passage where john says that Christ would send a Comforter
  • Steve morrow
    JOHN 1:4IN HIM WAS LIFE AND THE LIFE WAS THE LIGHT OF MEN JOHN 6:63 it is the spirit that quickeneth the flesh profiteth nothing the words that I speak unto you they are spirit and and they are life JOB33:27he looketh upon men and if any say I have sinned and perverted that which was right and it profited me not33:28he will deliver his soul from going into the pit and his life shall see the light
  • Kalyani Davidar
    We are right at the outset acquainted with the divinity of Christ as unlike the synoptic Gospels, John does not commence with a focus on events but on the adulthood of the Son of Man sent from God , which John the Baptist makes clear. That Christ was the I Am who preceded all else and was part of the Creation act is revealed in the very first verse as also that the Word had to assume human form...
  • Harry whorton
    John 1:2 the word of God was with God from before creation. We cannot separate God from his word. They are one in the same. Praise God always, for he is holy.
  • Steve morrow
    JOHN 1:14 and the word was made flesh and dwelt among us and we beheld HIS glory the glory as the only begotten of THE FATHER full of grace and truth --1:17-- for--THE LAW--was given by moses but --- GRACE AND TRUTH CAME BY JESUS CHRIST --- PHILIPPIANS 2:21 FOR ALL SEEK THEIR OWN NOT THE THINGS WHICH ARE JESUS CHRISTS

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