The divinity and incarnation of Christ. John bears witness of him. He begins to call his disciples.
 In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.
In principio erat Verbum, et Verbum erat apud Deum, et Deus erat Verbum.
 The same was in the beginning with God.
Hoc erat in principio apud Deum.
 All things were made by him: and without him was made nothing that was made.
Omnia per ipsum facta sunt : et sine ipso factum est nihil, quod factum est.
 In him was life, and the life was the light of men.
In ipso vita erat, et vita erat lux hominum :
 And the light shineth in darkness, and the darkness did not comprehend it.
et lux in tenebris lucet, et tenebrae eam non comprehenderunt.
 There was a man sent from God, whose name was John.
Fuit homo missus a Deo, cui nomen erat Joannes.
 On the following day, he would go forth into Galilee, and he findeth Philip. And Jesus saith to him: Follow me.
In crastinam voluit exire in Galilaeam, et invenit Philippum. Et dicit ei Jesus : Sequere me.
 Now Philip was of Bethsaida, the city of Andrew and Peter.
Erat autem Philippus a Bethsaida, civitate Andreae et Petri.
 Philip findeth Nathanael, and saith to him: We have found him of whom Moses in the law, and the prophets did write, Jesus the son of Joseph of Nazareth.
Invenit Philippus Nathanael, et dicit ei : Quem scripsit Moyses in lege, et prophetae, invenimus Jesum filium Joseph a Nazareth.
 And Nathanael said to him: Can any thing of good come from Nazareth? Philip saith to him: Come and see.
Et dixit ei Nathanael : A Nazareth potest aliquid boni esse? Dicit ei Philippus : Veni et vide.
 Jesus saw Nathanael coming to him: and he saith of him: Behold an Israelite indeed, in whom there is no guile.
Vidit Jesus Nathanael venientem ad se, et dicit de eo : Ecce vere Israelita, in quo dolus non est.
 Nathanael saith to him: Whence knowest thou me? Jesus answered, and said to him: Before that Philip called thee, when thou wast under the fig tree, I saw thee.
Dicit ei Nathanael : Unde me nosti? Respondit Jesus, et dixit ei : Priusquam te Philippus vocavit, cum esses sub ficu, vidi te.
 Nathanael answered him, and said: Rabbi, thou art the Son of God, thou art the King of Israel.
Respondit ei Nathanael, et ait : Rabbi, tu es Filius Dei, tu es rex Israel.
 Jesus answered, and said to him: Because I said unto thee, I saw thee under the fig tree, thou believest: greater things than these shalt thou see.
Respondit Jesus, et dixit ei : Quia dixi tibi : Vidi te sub ficu, credis; majus his videbis.
 And he saith to him: Amen, amen I say to you, you shall see the heaven opened, and the angels of God ascending and descending upon the Son of man.
Et dicit ei : Amen, amen dico vobis, videbitis caelum apertum, et angelos Dei ascendentes, et descendentes supra Filium hominis.