John 1:10

“He was in the world, and the world was made by him, and the world knew him not.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Hee was in the world, and the world was made by him, and the world knew him not.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

He was in the world, and the world was made through Him, and the world did not know Him.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

He was in the world, and the world was made through him, and the world knew him not.
- American Standard Version (1901)

He was in the world, the world which came into being through him, but the world had no knowledge of him.
- Basic English Bible

He was in the world, and the world had [its] being through him, and the world knew him not.
- Darby Bible

He was in the world, and the world was made by him, and the world knew him not.
- Webster's Bible

He was in the world, and the world came into existence through Him, and the world did not recognize Him.
- Weymouth Bible

He was in the world, and the world was made through him, and the world didn't recognize him.
- World English Bible

He was in the world, and the world was maad bi hym, and the world knew hym not.
- Wycliffe Bible

in the world he was, and the world through him was made, and the world did not know him:
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for John 1:10


1:10 He was in the world - Even from the creation.


People's Bible Notes for John 1:10


Joh 1:10 He was in the world, etc. This verse declares: (1) That he "was" in the world, (2) the world was made by him, (3) it did not recognize him. The world is humanity in general, which "knew him not".

Discussion for John 1

  • Jason manning
    Amen that was the lesson
  • Insight777
    Jesus explained blood as a symbolic word. Mark 14:24" And he said unto them, This is my blood of the new testament, " Testament is doctrine
  • A disciple
    Insight777; Its very dangerous to be saying, "thus saith the LORD," when God has not said anything to you! There are a lot of things you are getting seriously wrong. Jesus is the Lamb of God who takes away the sin of the world; and teaching IS NOT shedding of the blood! All your analogies are nothing according to the truth of the Scriptures, but fake spiritualism! and out of your own head!
  • Insight777
    Jesus never called himself the Lamb. Jesus never said I am going to die for your sins.
    Jesus did say he is the shepherd. Jesus said feed my lambs. Jesus was Holy from birth but the Spirit he received upon baptism is the knowledge of the new religion he was to establish.Jesus had full knowledge of the Jewish religion but not the direction from God to separate completely from it for human salvation.
  • Lu2677
    Insight7John 11-14 is talking about Christ.He most certainly was born with the Holy Spirit from the womb.You say he was not. John witnessed of the Light=Jesus. John saw the Holy Spirit descending on Christ so John would know when people believed on Christ they would receive the Holy Spirit. Jesus is the Holy Spirit, he is God he came to earth in the flesh. Can he be separated from himself? No.
  • Sheri Stump
    God tells us in Gen 1 that He and the word are one. Is the word Jesus? Yes in John 1:14 says the Word became flesh and dwelt among us.

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