New Living Translation
to tell about the light so that everyone might believe because of his testimony.
King James Bible
The same came for a witness, to bear witness of the Light, that all men through him might believe.
Darby Bible Translation
He came for witness, that he might witness concerning the light, that all might believe through him.
World English Bible
The same came as a witness, that he might testify about the light, that all might believe through him.
Young's Literal Translation
this one came for testimony, that he might testify about the Light, that all might believe through him;
John 1:7 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
1:7 The same came for (that is, in order to give) a testimony - The evangelist, with the most strong and tender affection, interweaves his own testimony with that of John, by noble digressions, wherein he explains the office of the Baptist; partly premises and partly subjoins a farther explication to his short sentences. What St. Matthew, Mark, and Luke term the Gospel, in respect of the promise going before, St. John usually terms the testimony, intimating the certain knowledge of the relator; to testify of the light - Of Christ.
LibraryNovember 21 Evening
His dear Son.--COL. 1:13. Lo a voice from heaven, saying, This is my beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased.--Behold my servant, whom I uphold; mine elect, in whom my soul delighteth.--The only begotten Son, which is in the bosom of the Father. In this was manifested the love of God toward us, because that God sent his only begotten Son into the world, that we might live through him. Herein is love, not that we loved God, but that he loved us, and sent his son to be the propitiation for our sins. …
Anonymous—Daily Light on the Daily Path
February 23 Morning
April 28 Morning
May 29 Morning
"Look! I am sending my messenger, and he will prepare the way before me. Then the Lord you are seeking will suddenly come to his Temple. The messenger of the covenant, whom you look for so eagerly, is surely coming," says the LORD of Heaven's Armies.
But to all who believed him and accepted him, he gave the right to become children of God.
John testified about him when he shouted to the crowds, "This is the one I was talking about when I said, 'Someone is coming after me who is far greater than I am, for he existed long before me.'"
This was John's testimony when the Jewish leaders sent priests and Temple assistants from Jerusalem to ask John, "Who are you?"
Then John testified, "I saw the Holy Spirit descending like a dove from heaven and resting upon him.
So John's disciples came to him and said, "Rabbi, the man you met on the other side of the Jordan River, the one you identified as the Messiah, is also baptizing people. And everybody is going to him instead of coming to us."
In fact, you sent investigators to listen to John the Baptist, and his testimony about me was true.
Jump to PreviousBear Believe Faith Light Order Testify Testimony Witness
Jump to NextBear Believe Faith Light Order Testify Testimony Witness
LinksJohn 1:7 NIV
John 1:7 NLT
John 1:7 ESV
John 1:7 NASB
John 1:7 KJV
John 1:7 Bible Apps
John 1:7 Biblia Paralela
John 1:7 Chinese Bible
John 1:7 French Bible
John 1:7 German Bible
John 1:7 Commentaries