John 1:36

36 When he saw Jesus passing by, he said, “Look, the Lamb of God!”

John 1:36 in Other Translations

KJV
36 And looking upon Jesus as he walked, he saith, Behold the Lamb of God!
ESV
36 and he looked at Jesus as he walked by and said, "Behold, the Lamb of God!"
NLT
36 As Jesus walked by, John looked at him and declared, “Look! There is the Lamb of God!”
MSG
36 He looked up, saw Jesus walking nearby, and said, "Here he is, God's Passover Lamb."
CSB
36 When he saw Jesus passing by, he said, "Look! The Lamb of God!"

John 1:36 Meaning and Commentary

John 1:36

And looking upon Jesus as he walked
Either by them; or as he was going from them to his lodgings; it being toward the close of the day, when John had finished his work for that day, and the people were departing home: John fixed his eyes intently on Christ, with great pleasure and delight, and pointing at him,

he saith, behold the Lamb of God;
as in ( John 1:29 ) , where it is added, "which taketh away the sin of the world"; and which the Ethiopic version subjoins here.

John 1:36 In-Context

34 I have seen and I testify that this is God’s Chosen One.”
35 The next day John was there again with two of his disciples.
36 When he saw Jesus passing by, he said, “Look, the Lamb of God!”
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” (which means “Teacher”), “where are you staying?”

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