John 1:40

40 One of the two which heard* John speak, and followed him, was Andrew, Simon Peter's brother.

John 1:40 Meaning and Commentary

John 1:40

One of the two which heard John [speak]
The above things, concerning Jesus being the Lamb of God:

and followed him;
that is, Jesus, as the Syriac and Arabic versions read; and the Persic version, Christ: and the Ethiopic version, "the Lord Jesus"; for not John, but Jesus they followed:

was Andrew, Simon Peter's brother:
see ( Matthew 4:18 ) the other, as before observed, might be the writer of this Gospel.

John 1:40 In-Context

38 Then Jesus turned, and saw them following, and saith unto them,What seek ye? They said unto him, Rabbi, (which is to say, being interpreted, Master,) where dwellest thou?
39 He saith unto them,Come and see. They came and saw where he dwelt, and abode with him that day: for it was about the tenth hour.
40 One of the two which heard John speak, and followed him, was Andrew, Simon Peter's brother.
41 He first findeth his own brother Simon, and saith unto him, We have found the Messias, which is, being interpreted, the Christ.
42 And he brought him to Jesus. And when Jesus beheld him, he said,Thou art Simon the son of Jona: thou shalt be called Cephas, which is by interpretation, A stone.