John 13:24

Beckoneth (neuei). Old verb to nod, in N.T. only here and Acts 24:10 . They were all looking in surprise at each other. Tell us who it is of whom he speaketh (eipe ti estin peri ou legei). Second aorist active imperative with indirect question (ti) and relative clause (peri ou). Peter was cautious, but could not contain his curiosity. John in front of Jesus was in a favourable position to have a whispered word with him. Breast (sthqo). As in Acts 21:20 ; Luke 18:13 in place of kolpon (verse 13:23 ). This is the moment represented in Leonardo da Vinci's "Last Supper," only he shows the figures like the monks for whom he painted it.