John 1:35-42 NIV

Jesus' First Disciples

1:40-42pp -- Mt 4:18-22; Mk 1:16-20; Lk 5:2-11

35 The next day John1 was there again with two of his disciples.

References for John 1:35

36 When he saw Jesus passing by, he said, "Look, the Lamb of God!"2

References for John 1:36

    • 52 1:36 - S ver 29
      37 When the two disciples heard him say this, they followed Jesus.
      38 Turning around, Jesus saw them following and asked, "What do you want?" They said, "Rabbi"3 (which means Teacher), "where are you staying?"

      References for John 1:38

          39 "Come," he replied, "and you will see." So they went and saw where he was staying, and spent that day with him. It was about the tenth hour.
          40 Andrew, Simon Peter's brother, was one of the two who heard what John had said and who had followed Jesus.
          41 The first thing Andrew did was to find his brother Simon and tell him, "We have found the Messiah" (that is, the Christ).4

          References for John 1:41

          42 And he brought him to Jesus. Jesus looked at him and said, "You are Simon son of John. You will be called5 Cephas" (which, when translated, is Petera ).6

          References for John 1:42

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