John 1:43-51 NLT/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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43 The next day Jesus decided to go to Galilee. He found Philip and said to him, "Come, be my disciple." 43 The next day Jesus decided to leave for Galilee. Finding Philip, he said to him, "Follow me."
44 Philip was from Bethsaida, Andrew and Peter's hometown. 44 Philip, like Andrew and Peter, was from the town of Bethsaida.
45 Philip went off to look for Nathanael and told him, "We have found the very person Moses and the prophets wrote about! His name is Jesus, the son of Joseph from Nazareth." 45 Philip found Nathanael and told him, "We have found the one Moses wrote about in the Law, and about whom the prophets also wrote--Jesus of Nazareth, the son of Joseph."
46 "Nazareth!" exclaimed Nathanael. "Can anything good come from there?" "Just come and see for yourself," Philip said. 46 "Nazareth! Can anything good come from there?" Nathanael asked. "Come and see," said Philip.
47 As they approached, Jesus said, "Here comes an honest man -- a true son of Israel." 47 When Jesus saw Nathanael approaching, he said of him, "Here is a true Israelite, in whom there is nothing false."
48 "How do you know about me?" Nathanael asked.And Jesus replied, "I could see you under the fig tree before Philip found you." 48 "How do you know me?" Nathanael asked. Jesus answered, "I saw you while you were still under the fig tree before Philip called you."
49 Nathanael replied, "Teacher, you are the Son of God -- the King of Israel!" 49 Then Nathanael declared, "Rabbi, you are the Son of God; you are the King of Israel."
50 Jesus asked him, "Do you believe all this just because I told you I had seen you under the fig tree? You will see greater things than this." 50 Jesus said, "You believe because I told you I saw you under the fig tree. You shall see greater things than that."
51 Then he said, "The truth is, you will all see heaven open and the angels of God going up and down upon the Son of Man." 51 He then added, "I tell you the truth, you shall see heaven open, and the angels of God ascending and descending on the Son of Man."