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

  • Peter A. Okebukola
    The Trinity is revealed in this Chapter. The Father, Son and Holy Spirit have been one since the beginning of time. The Word- Jesus Christ, came down to the world to take away our sins. John had the singular privilege of being a forerunner and baptising Jesus with water who will in turn, baptise with the Holy Spirit. The Book of John is deep.
  • Bruce
    --- Ye were not redeemed with corruptible things as silver and gold --- but with the Precious Blood of Christ as of a Lamb without blemish and without spot.1Peter 1:18-19 /--- He was led as a Sheep to the slaughter and like a Lamb dumb before His shearer---Acts 8:32. / Thank you for being on here,it helps us believers to be stronger and more in His Word. Whosoever: Revelation 20:15. Forever.
  • Insight777
    Jesus is the shepherd not the lamb. John said behold the Lamb of God. The Lamb of God is the church that takes away the sins of the world by teaching=shedding the blood of Christ which is the new testament taught to them by Jesus. Water baptism is taught for the remission of sin and the voice of God approves. John was telling Jesus, here is your lamb=church that you come to lead to God and save.
  • Lu2677
    John 1:5"And the light shineth in darkness, and darkness comprehended it not." The context of the verse is Jesus is the light in a dark world. And the wicked of his day did not comprehend who he was. Jesus is the Word; Those that walk in darkness cannot comprehend the Word of God; Scripture. They add to it, take away from it, reject it, hate it, they turn the word of God into lewdness,
  • Peter
    John 1 is a very important charter where we can see Jesus as God and God in Jesus wherein the Trinity is explicitly defined and explained. John the baptist also gives it clearly. What more can one not believe this witness and testimony. Truly Jesus is God and John the Apostle gives an eye witness of everything as he saw, knew and testify so that we can believe in Jesus Christ the Lord. amen.
  • Irene123
    LU2677 - Thank-you for your concern but - I didn't have you in mind when I posted anything about the Godhead. I had people in mind who might be hungry for truth OR - want to see some truth on here that are of the same mind as me. I don't care who comments on my postings, I know the truth of God's word, and have for nearly 50 yrs.; not quite 50, but close. Matt.28:19; Acts2:38; 4:10