chiasm: John 1.1-18

The prologue to John’s Gospel (John 1.1-18) is a truly wonderful word, isn’t it? And the majesty of the message of that passage only deepens a bit when you realize it is constructed as a chiasm (e.g. – vs. 3 corresponds with vs. 17, vs. 9-10 corresponds with vs. 14, etc.).

Credit: The Riddles of the Fourth Gospel by Paul N. Anderson (Fortress, 2011); p.22