New Revised Standard Version—

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

Revised English Bible—

In the beginning, the Word already was. The Word was in God’s presence, and what God was, the Word was.”

Good News Bible—

“Before the world was created, the Word already existed; he was with God, and he was the same as God.”

Phillips Modern English—

“At the beginning God expressed himself. That personal expression, that word, was with God, and was God.”