John 1:17
Good News Translation
God gave the Law through Moses, but grace and truth came through Jesus Christ.

Contemporary English Version
The Law was given by Moses, but Jesus Christ brought us undeserved kindness and truth.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For the law was given by Moses: grace and truth came by Jesus Christ.

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For the law was given by Moses: grace and truth came by Jesus Christ.

the law.

John 5:45 Think not that I will accuse you to the Father. There is one that accuseth you, Moses, in whom you trust.

John 9:29 We know that God spoke to Moses: but as to this man, we know not from whence he is.

Exodus 20:1-17 And the Lord spoke all these words: . . .

Deuteronomy 4:44 This is the law, that Moses set before the children of Israel,

Deuteronomy 5:1 And Moses called all Israel, and said to them: Hear, O Israel, the ceremonies and judgments, which I speak in your ears this day: learn them, and fulfil them in work.

Deuteronomy 33:4 Moses commanded us a law, the inheritance of the multitude of Jacob.

Acts 7:38 This is he that was in the church in the wilderness, with the angel who spoke to him on Mount Sina and with our fathers. Who received the words of life to give unto us.

Acts 28:23 And when they had appointed him a day, there came very many to him unto his lodgings. To whom he expounded, testifying the kingdom of God and persuading them concerning Jesus, out of the law of Moses and the prophets, from morning until evening.

Romans 3:19,20 Now we know that what things soever the law speaketh, it speaketh to them that are in the law: that every mouth may be stopped and all the world may be made subject to God. . . .

Romans 5:20,21 Now the law entered in that sin might abound. And where sin abounded, grace did more abound. . . .

2 Corinthians 3:7-10 Now if the ministration of death, engraven with letters upon stones, was glorious (so that the children of Israel could not steadfastly behold the face of Moses, for the glory of his countenance), which is made void: . . .

Galatians 3:10-13,17 For as many as are of the works of the law are under a curse. For it is written: Cursed is every one that abideth, not in all things which are written in the book of the law to do them. . . .

Hebrews 3:5,6 And Moses indeed was faithful in all his house as a servant, for a testimony of those things which were to be said: . . .

Hebrews 8:8-12 For, finding fault with them, he saith: Behold the days shall come, saith the Lord: and I will perfect, unto the house of Israel and unto the house of Juda, a new testament: . . .

grace.

John 8:32 And you shall know the truth: and the truth shall make you free.

John 14:6 Jesus saith to him: I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No man cometh to the Father, but by me.

Genesis 3:15 I will put enmities between thee and the woman, and thy seed and her seed: she shall crush thy head, and thou shalt lie in wait for her heel.

Genesis 22:18 And in thy seed shall all the nations of the earth be blessed, because thou hast obeyed my voice.

Psalm 85:10 Mercy and truth have met each other: justice and peace have kissed.

Psalm 89:1,2 Of understanding, for Ethan the Ezrahite. [2] The mercies of the Lord I will sing for ever. I will shew forth thy truth with my mouth to generation and generation. . . .

Psalm 98:3 He hath remembered his mercy and his truth toward the house of Israel. All the ends of the earth have seen the salvation of our God.

Micah 7:20 Thou wilt perform the truth to Jacob, the mercy to Abraham: which thou hast sworn to our fathers from the days of old.

Luke 1:54,55,68-79 He hath received Israel his servant, being mindful of his mercy. . . .

Acts 13:34-39 And to shew that he raised him up from the dead, not to return now any more to corruption, he said thus: I will give you the holy things of David, faithful. . . .

Romans 3:21-26 But now, without the law, the justice of God is made manifest, being witnessed by the law and the prophets. . . .

Romans 5:21 That as sin hath reigned to death: so also grace might reign by justice unto life everlasting, through Jesus Christ our Lord.

Romans 6:14 For sin shall not have dominion over you: for you are not under the law, but under grace.

Romans 15:8-12 For I say that Christ Jesus was minister of the circumcision for the truth of God, to confirm the promises made unto the fathers: . . .

2 Corinthians 1:20 For all the promises of God are in him, It is. Therefore also by him, amen to God, unto our glory.

Hebrews 9:22 And almost all things, according to the law, are cleansed with blood: and without shedding of blood there is no remission.

Hebrews 10:4-10 For it is impossible that with the blood of oxen and goats sin should be taken away. . . .

Hebrews 11:39,40 And all these, being approved by the testimony of faith, received not the promise: . . .

Revelation 5:8-10 And when he had opened the book, the four living creatures and the four and twenty ancients fell down before the Lamb, having every one of them harps and golden vials full of odours, which are the prayers of saints. . . .

Revelation 7:9-17 After this, I saw a great multitude, which no man could number, of all nations and tribes and peoples and tongues, standing before the throne and in sight of the Lamb, clothed with white robes, and palms in their hands. . . .

Context
The Word Became Flesh
16And of his fulness we all have received: and grace for grace. 17For the law was given by Moses: grace and truth came by Jesus Christ. 18No man hath seen God at any time: the only begotten Son who is in the Bosom of the Father, he hath declared him.…
Cross References
John 1:14
And the Word was made flesh and dwelt among us (and we saw his glory, the glory as it were of the only begotten of the Father), full of grace and truth.

John 7:19
Did not Moses give you the law, and yet none of you keepeth the law?

John 8:32
And you shall know the truth: and the truth shall make you free.

John 14:6
Jesus saith to him: I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No man cometh to the Father, but by me.

John 18:37
Pilate therefore said to him: Art thou a king then? Jesus answered: Thou sayest that I am a king. For this was I born, and for this came I into the world; that I should give testimony to the truth. Every one that is of the truth heareth my voice.

Romans 5:21
That as sin hath reigned to death: so also grace might reign by justice unto life everlasting, through Jesus Christ our Lord.

Romans 6:14
For sin shall not have dominion over you: for you are not under the law, but under grace.

Additional Translations
For the law was given through Moses; grace and truth came through Jesus Christ.

For the Law was given through Moses; grace and truth came through Jesus Christ.

For the law was given by Moses, but grace and truth came by Jesus Christ.

For the law was given through Moses; grace and truth came through Jesus Christ.

For the law was given by Moses: grace and truth subsists through Jesus Christ.

For the law was given by Moses; grace and truth came by Jesus Christ.

For the law was given by Moses, but grace and truth came by Jesus Christ.

For the Law was given through Moses; grace and truth came through Jesus Christ.

For the law was given through Moses. Grace and truth were realized through Jesus Christ.

for the law through Moses was given, the grace and the truth through Jesus Christ did come;
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