Papyrus Bodmer XIV-XV (P75). c. 175-225 CE. John, vv.1 ff. Vatican Library.

Nota Bene: As this translation and commentary is a work in progress, it will be updated as and when newly translated verses are available and is subject to revision.

Recent changes include the complete translation of and commentary on chapter 5.

Last updated: 16.x.17.

Gospel of John
Chapters 1 – 5



Chapters 1-4 of the above text are now available as a printed book:

The Gospel According To John: A Translation And Commentary – Volume I

ISBN-13: 978-1548913670
BISAC: Religion / Biblical Criticism & Interpretation / New Testament

Volume I (Chapters 1-4)


1:22 despatched should read dispatched

2:20 six years years should read six years

3:23 Aeon< should read Aenon


1:14 1426 translation should read 1526 translation

Chapter 4 (heading) should read Chapter Four

Image credit: Papyrus Bodmer XIV-XV (P75). c. 175-225 CE.
Gospel of John, vv.1 ff. Vatican Library

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