phrases, sayings, proverbs and idioms at

The Phrase Finder

Home button Home | Search the phrases.org.uk website Search | Phrase Dictionary | In the beginning was the Word

The meaning and origin of the expression: In the beginning was the Word

Browse phrases beginning with:
 
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T UV W XYZ Full List
 

In the beginning was the Word

Meaning

The first line of St. John's Gospel, in which he lays out the fundamental nature of God.

Origin

From the Bible, John 1:1 (King James Version):

In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.