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John 1:39 NIV

39 “Come,” he replied, “and you will see.”So they went and saw where he was staying, and they spent that day with him. It was about four in the afternoon.

Study tools for John 1:39

  • a 1:5 - Or "understood"
  • b 1:18 - Some manuscripts "but the only Son, who"
  • c 1:19 - The Greek term traditionally translated "the Jews" ("hoi Ioudaioi" ) refers here and elsewhere in John’s Gospel to those Jewish leaders who opposed Jesus; also in 5:10, 15, 16; 7:1, 11, 13; 9:22; 18:14, 28, 36; 19:7, 12, 31, 38.
  • d 1:23 - Isaiah 40:3
  • e 1:26 - Or "in" ; also in verses 31 and 33 (twice)
  • f 1:34 - See Isaiah 42:1; many manuscripts "is the Son of God" .
  • g 1:42 - "Cephas" (Aramaic) and "Peter" (Greek) both mean "rock" .
  • h 1:50 - Or "Do you believe … ?"
  • i 1:51 - The Greek is plural.
  • j 1:51 - The Greek is plural.
  • k 1:51 - Gen. 28:12