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John 1:42 NIV

42 And he brought him to Jesus. Jesus looked at him and said, “You are Simon son of John. You will be called Cephas” (which, when translated, is Petera ).

References for John 1:42

    • g 1:42 - "Cephas" (Aramaic) and "Peter" (Greek) both mean "rock" .

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      • 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