1 1aIn the beginning was the 2bWord, and the Word was 3with God, and the 4Word was 5cGod.
2 1He was 2in the beginning with God.
3 aAll things came into being through Him, and apart from Him not one thing came into being which has come into being.
4 In Him was 1alife, and the life was the 2blight of men.
5 And the alight shines in the darkness, and the darkness did not overcome it.