New Living Translation
John himself was not the light; he was simply a witness to tell about the light.
King James Bible
He was not that Light, but was sent to bear witness of that Light.
Darby Bible Translation
He was not the light, but that he might witness concerning the light.
World English Bible
He was not the light, but was sent that he might testify about the light.
Young's Literal Translation
that one was not the Light, but -- that he might testify about the Light.
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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. …
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He came right out and said, "I am not the Messiah."
The one who is the true light, who gives light to everyone, was coming into the world.
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