John 1:43-51 CSB

Philip and Nathanael

43 The next day Hea decided to leave for Galilee. Jesus found Philip and told him, "Follow Me!"

References for John 1:43

    • ƒ 1:43 - Or he, referring either to Peter (v. 42) or Andrew (vv. 40-41)
      44 Now Philip was from Bethsaida, the hometown of Andrew and Peter.
      45 Philip found Nathanaelb and told him, "We have found the One Moses wrote about in the Law (and so did the prophets): Jesus the son of Joseph, from Nazareth!"

      References for John 1:45

        • „ 1:45 - Probably the Bartholomew of the other Gospels and Acts
          46 "Can anything good come out of Nazareth?" Nathanael asked him. "Come and see," Philip answered.
          47 Then Jesus saw Nathanael coming toward Him and said about him, "Here is a true Israelite; no deceit is in him."
          48 "How do you know me?" Nathanael asked. "Before Philip called you, when you were under the fig tree, I saw you," Jesus answered.
          49 "Rabbi," Nathanael replied, "You are the Son of God! You are the King of Israel!"
          50 Jesus responded to him, "Do you believe [only] because I told you I saw you under the fig tree? You c will see greater things than this."

          References for John 1:50

            • … 1:50 - You (sg in Gk) refers to Nathanael.
              51 Then He said, "I assure you: You d will see heaven opened and the angels of God ascending and descending e on the Son of Man."

              References for John 1:51

                • † 1:51 - You is pl in Gk and refers to Nathanael and the other disciples.
                • ‡ 1:51 - Gn 28:12