John 1:8
Good News Translation
He himself was not the light; he came to tell about the light.

Contemporary English Version
John wasn't this light. He came only to tell about the light.

Douay-Rheims Bible
He was not the light, but was to give testimony of the light.

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He was not the light, but was to give testimony of the light.

that light.

John 1:20 And he confessed and did not deny: and he confessed: I am not the Christ.

John 3:28 You yourselves do bear me witness that I said that I am not Christ, but that I am sent before him.

Acts 19:4 Then Paul said: John baptized the people with the baptism of penance saying: That they should believe in him, who was to come after him, that is to say, in Jesus.

Context
The Witness of John
7This man came for a witness, to give testimony of the light, that all men might believe through him. 8He was not the light, but was to give testimony of the light. 9That was the true light, which enlighteneth every man that cometh into this world.…
Cross References
John 1:20
And he confessed and did not deny: and he confessed: I am not the Christ.

John 1:9
That was the true light, which enlighteneth every man that cometh into this world.

Additional Translations
He himself was not the Light, but he came to testify about the Light.

He was not the Light, but came that he might witness concerning the Light.

He was not that Light, but was sent to bear witness of that Light.

He was not the light, but came that he might bear witness of the light.

He was not the light, but that he might witness concerning the light.

He was not the light, but came that he might bear witness of the light.

He was not that Light, but was sent to bear testimony of that Light.

He was not the Light, but he existed that he might give testimony concerning the Light.

He was not the light, but was sent that he might testify about the light.

that one was not the Light, but -- that he might testify about the Light.
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