30"This is He on behalf of whom I said, '1After me comes a Manwhoahas a higherrank than I, 2for He existedbefore me.'
"I did not recognizebHim, but so that He might be manifested to Israel, I camebaptizingcin water."
32John3testifiedsaying, "4I 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, 5this is the One who baptizesfin the HolySpirit.'
"I myself have seen, and have testified that this is 6the Son of God."
35Again7the nextdayJohn was standinggwith two of his disciples,
and he looked at Jesus as He walked, and said, "Behold, 8the 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, "9Rabbi (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.
4010One of the two who heardJohn speak and followed Him, was Andrew, SimonPeter'sbrother.