Cross-references Explore similar Bible verses on John 1:4 in English Standard Version "In him was life, and the life was the light of men." Joh 5:26 For as the Father has life in himself, so he has granted the Son also to have life in himself. Joh 8:12 Again Jesus spoke to them, saying, “I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will not walk in darkness, but will have the light of life.” Joh 9:5 As long as I am in the world, I am the light of the world.” Joh 11:25 Jesus said to her, “I am the resurrection and the life. Whoever believes in me, though he die, yet shall he live, Joh 12:46 I have come into the world as light, so that whoever believes in me may not remain in darkness. 1Jo 1:2 the life was made manifest, and we have seen it, and testify to it and proclaim to you the eternal life, which was with the Father and was made manifest to us— 1Jo 5:11 And this is the testimony, that God gave us eternal life, and this life is in his Son.