14 The Wordaa became fleshab and dweltH among us. We observed his glory,ac the glory as the one and onlyad SonI from the Father, full of grace and truth. 15 (John testified concerning him and exclaimed, “This was the one of whom I said, ‘The one coming after meae ranks ahead of me,af because he existed before me.’ ”)ag 16 Indeed, we have all received graceah uponJ grace from his fullness, 17 for the law was given through Moses;ai grace and truthaj came through Jesus Christ. 18 No one has ever seen God. The one and onlyak Son, who is himself God and is at the Father’sal sideK—he has revealed him.am
20 He didn’t deny it but confessed: “I am not the Messiah.”aq
21 “What then?” they asked him. “Are you Elijah?”ar
“I am not,” he said.
“Are you the Prophet?”as
“No,” he answered.
Or and dwelt in a tent; lit and tabernacled
Son is implied from the reference to the Father and from Gk usage.
Or in place of
Other mss read The one and only Son, who is at the Father’s side