John 1:30
Good News Translation
This is the one I was talking about when I said, 'A man is coming after me, but he is greater than I am, because he existed before I was born.'

Contemporary English Version
He is the one I told you about when I said, "Someone else will come, who is greater than I am, because he was alive before I was born."

Douay-Rheims Bible
This is he of whom I said: After me there cometh a man, who is preferred before me: because he was before me.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

This is he of whom I said: After me there cometh a man, who is preferred before me: because he was before me.

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John 1:15,27 John beareth witness of him and crieth out, saying: This was he of whom I spoke: He that shall come after me is preferred before me: because he was before me. . . .

Luke 3:16 John answered, saying unto all: I indeed baptize you with water: but there shall come one mightier than I, the latchet of whose shoes I am not worthy to loose. He shall baptize you with the Holy Ghost and with fire;

Context
Jesus the Lamb of God
29The next day, John saw Jesus coming to him; and he saith: Behold the Lamb of God. Behold him who taketh away the sin of the world. 30This is he of whom I said: After me there cometh a man, who is preferred before me: because he was before me. 31And I knew him not: but that he may be made manifest in Israel, therefore am I come baptizing with water.…
Cross References
Matthew 3:11
I indeed baptize you in water unto penance, but he that shall come after me, is mightier than I, whose shoes I am not worthy to bear: he shall baptize you in the Holy Ghost and fire.

John 1:15
John beareth witness of him and crieth out, saying: This was he of whom I spoke: He that shall come after me is preferred before me: because he was before me.

John 1:27
The same is he that shall come after me, who is preferred before me: the latchet of whose shoe I am not worthy to loose.

John 1:31
And I knew him not: but that he may be made manifest in Israel, therefore am I come baptizing with water.

John 10:41
And many resorted to him: and they said: John indeed did no sign.

Additional Translations
This is He of whom I said, ‘A man who comes after me has surpassed me because He was before me.’

This is He concerning whom I said, 'After me comes a man who has precedence over me, because He was before me.'

This is he of whom I said, After me comes a man which is preferred before me: for he was before me.

This is he of whom I said, After me cometh a man who is become before me: for he was before me.

He it is of whom I said, A man comes after me who takes a place before me, because he was before me;

This is he of whom I said, After me cometh a man which is become before me: for he was before me.

This is he of whom I said, after me cometh a man who is preferred before me; for he was before me.

This is He about whom I said, 'After me is to come One who has been put before me, because He was before me.'

This is he of whom I said, 'After me comes a man who is preferred before me, for he was before me.'

this is he concerning whom I said, After me doth come a man, who hath come before me, because he was before me:
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