The nextday he sawJesuscoming to him and said, "Behold, 1the Lamb of God who 2takesaway the sin of the world!
30"This is He on behalf of whom I said, '3After me comes a Manwhoahas a higherrank than I, 4for He existedbefore me.'
"I did not recognizebHim, but so that He might be manifested to Israel, I camebaptizingcin water."
32John5testifiedsaying, "6I have seen the Spiritdescending as a dove out of heaven, and He remained upon Him.
"I did not recognizedHim, but He who sent me to baptizeein watersaid to me, 'He upon whom you see the Spiritdescending and remaining upon Him, 7this is the One who baptizesfin the HolySpirit.'
"I myself have seen, and have testified that this is 8the Son of God."
35Again9the nextdayJohn was standinggwith two of his disciples,
and he looked at Jesus as He walked, and said, "Behold, 10the Lamb of God!"
The twodisciplesheard him speak, and they followedJesus.
And Jesusturned and saw them following, and said to them, "What do you seek?" They said to Him, "11Rabbi (whichtranslatedmeansTeacher ), where are You staying?"
He said to them, "Come, and you will see."So they came and sawwhere He was staying; and they stayed with Him that day, for it was about the htenthhour.
4012One of the two who heardJohn speak and followed Him, was Andrew, SimonPeter'sbrother.
He foundfirst his ownbrotherSimon and said to him, "We have found the 13Messiah " (whichtranslatedmeansiChrist ).
He brought him to Jesus. Jesuslooked at him and said, "You are Simon the son of j14John; you shall be called15Cephas " (which is translatedk16Peter ).
4317The nextday He purposed to go into 18Galilee, and He found19Philip. And Jesussaid to him, "20Follow Me."44Now21Philip was from 22Bethsaida, of the city of Andrew and Peter.
4523Philipfound24Nathanael and said to him, "We have found Him of whom25Moses in the Law and also 26the Prophetswrote-Jesus of 27Nazareth, 28the son of Joseph."
46Nathanaelsaid to him, "29Cananygoodthingcome out of Nazareth?" 30Philipsaid to him, "Come and see."
47JesussawNathanaelcoming to Him, and said of him, "Behold, an 31Israeliteindeed, in whomthere is nodeceit!"48Nathanaelsaid to Him, "How do You know me?" Jesusanswered and said to him, "Before32Philipcalled you, when you were under the figtree, I saw you."49Nathanaelanswered Him, "33Rabbi, You are 34the Son of God; You are the 35King of Israel."
50Jesusanswered and said to him, "Because I said to you that I saw you under the figtree, do you believe? You will seegreaterthings than these."51
And He said to him, "Truly, truly, I say to you, you will see36the heavensopened and 37the angels of Godascending and descending on 38the Son of Man."