John 1:30-40 TNIV

30 This is the one I meant when I said, 'A man who comes after me has surpassed me because he was before me.'1

References for John 1:30

    • 46 1:30 - ver 15,27
      31 I myself did not know him, but the reason I came baptizing with water was that he might be revealed to Israel."
      32 Then John gave this testimony: "I saw the Spirit come down from heaven as a dove and remain on him.2

      References for John 1:32

      33 And I myself did not know him, but the one who sent me to baptize with water3 told me, 'The man on whom you see the Spirit come down and remain is the one who will baptize with the Holy Spirit.'4

      References for John 1:33

      34 I have seen and I testify that this is God's Chosen One."a5

      References for John 1:34

        • e 1:34 - See Isaiah 42:1; many manuscripts "is the Son of God".

          John's Disciples Follow Jesus

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

          35 The next day John6 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!"7

          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"8 (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 they spent that day with him. It was about four in the afternoon.
                  40 Andrew, Simon Peter's brother, was one of the two who heard what John had said and who had followed Jesus.