(For the life was manifested, and we have seen it, and bear witness, and show to you that eternal life, which was with the Father, and was manifested to us;)
Treasury of Scripture
1 John 5:11,20 And this is the record, that God has given to us eternal life, and this life is in his Son...
John 1:4 In him was life; and the life was the light of men.
John 11:25,26 Jesus said to her, I am the resurrection, and the life: he that believes in me, though he were dead, yet shall he live...
John 14:6 Jesus said to him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man comes to the Father, but by me.
1 John 3:5,8 And you know that he was manifested to take away our sins; and in him is no sin...
Romans 16:25,26 Now to him that is of power to establish you according to my gospel, and the preaching of Jesus Christ...
1 Timothy 3:16 And without controversy great is the mystery of godliness: God was manifest in the flesh, justified in the Spirit, seen of angels...
2 Timothy 1:10 But is now made manifest by the appearing of our Savior Jesus Christ, who has abolished death...
Titus 1:2 In hope of eternal life, which God, that cannot lie, promised before the world began;
John 15:27 And you also shall bear witness, because you have been with me from the beginning.
John 21:14 This is now the third time that Jesus showed himself to his disciples, after that he was risen from the dead.
Acts 1:22 Beginning from the baptism of John, to that same day that he was taken up from us...
Acts 2:32 This Jesus has God raised up, whereof we all are witnesses.
Acts 3:15 And killed the Prince of life, whom God has raised from the dead; whereof we are witnesses.
Acts 5:32 And we are his witnesses of these things; and so is also the Holy Ghost, whom God has given to them that obey him.
Acts 10:41 Not to all the people, but to witnesses chosen before God, even to us, who did eat and drink with him after he rose from the dead.
1 Peter 5:1 The elders which are among you I exhort, who am also an elder, and a witness of the sufferings of Christ...
1 John 5:20 And we know that the Son of God is come, and has given us an understanding, that we may know him that is true...
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John 17:3 And this is life eternal, that they might know you the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom you have sent.
Proverbs 8:22-30 The LORD possessed me in the beginning of his way, before his works of old...
John 1:1,2,18 In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God...
John 3:13 And no man has ascended up to heaven, but he that came down from heaven, even the Son of man which is in heaven.
John 7:29 But I know him: for I am from him, and he has sent me.
John 8:38 I speak that which I have seen with my Father: and you do that which you have seen with your father.
John 16:28 I came forth from the Father, and am come into the world: again, I leave the world, and go to the Father.
John 17:5 And now, O Father, glorify you me with your own self with the glory which I had with you before the world was.
Romans 8:3 For what the law could not do, in that it was weak through the flesh, God sending his own Son in the likeness of sinful flesh...
Galatians 4:4 But when the fullness of the time was come, God sent forth his Son, made of a woman, made under the law,
ContextThe Word of Life
1That which was from the beginning, which we have heard, which we have seen with our eyes, which we have looked on, and our hands have handled, of the Word of life; 2(For the life was manifested, and we have seen it, and bear witness, and show to you that eternal life, which was with the Father, and was manifested to us;) 3That which we have seen and heard declare we to you, that you also may have fellowship with us: and truly our fellowship is with the Father, and with his Son Jesus Christ. 4And these things write we to you, that your joy may be full.
Parallel VersesAmerican Standard Version
(and the life was manifested, and we have seen, and bear witness, and declare unto you the life, the eternal life , which was with the Father, and was manifested unto us);
For the life was manifested; and we have seen and do bear witness, and declare unto you the life eternal, which was with the Father, and hath appeared to us:
Darby Bible Translation
(and the life has been manifested, and we have seen, and bear witness, and report to you the eternal life, which was with the Father, and has been manifested to us:)
King James Bible
(For the life was manifested, and we have seen it, and bear witness, and shew unto you that eternal life, which was with the Father, and was manifested unto us;)
Young's Literal Translation
and the Life was manifested, and we have seen, and do testify, and declare to you the Life, the age-during, which was with the Father, and was manifested to us --