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In the beginning
, and the Word
In the beginning [before all time] was the Word (
Christ), and the Word was with God, and
the Word was God Himself. [Gen 1:1; Is 9:6]
Amplified 2015 Translator's Notes:
Literal renderings, alternate translations or explanations.
In John the Apostle's vision (Rev 19), he sees Christ returning as Warrior-Messiah-King, and "...His name is called The Word of God...and LORD OF LORDS." (Rev 19:13, 16).
In this phrase, "God" appears first in the Greek word order, emphasizing the fact that "the Word" (Christ) was God--so "God Himself."
NASB Cross References:
In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.
¶ And the Word became flesh, and dwelt among us, and we saw His glory, glory as of the only begotten from the Father, full of grace and truth.
"Now, Father, glorify Me together with Yourself, with the glory which I had with You before the world was.
who, although He existed in the form of God, did not regard equality with God a thing to be grasped,
Hebrew-Aramaic & Greek Dictionary:
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757; beginning, origin:--
beginning(38), corners(2), domain(1), elementary(1), elementary*(1), first(1), first preaching(1), principalities(1), rule(4), rulers(6).
; of unc. or.;
God, a god:--
divinely(1), God(1267), god(6), God's(27), God-fearing(1), godly(2), godly*(1), gods(8), Lord(1).
3004; a word
(as embodying an idea),
a statement, a speech:--
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