John 1:24

“And they which were sent were of the Pharisees.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And they which were sent, were of the Pharises.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Now they had been sent from the Pharisees.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And they had been sent from the Pharisees.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Those who had been sent came from the Pharisees.
- Basic English Bible

And they were sent from among the Pharisees.
- Darby Bible

And they who were sent were of the Pharisees.
- Webster's Bible

They were Pharisees who had been sent.
- Weymouth Bible

The ones who had been sent were from the Pharisees.
- World English Bible

And thei that weren sent, weren of the Fariseis.
- Wycliffe Bible

And those sent were of the Pharisees,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for John 1:24


1:24 They who were sent were of the Pharisees - Who were peculiarly tenacious of old customs, and jealous of any innovation (except those brought in by their own scribes) unless the innovator had unquestionable proofs of Divine authority.


People's Bible Notes for John 1:24


Joh 1:24 Were of the Pharisees. See PNT "Mt 3:7".

Discussion for John 1

  • ANTHONY PLANGE-ANNAN
    I give thanks and glory to John who humbly give good accounts of the Messiah and not given credit to himself by saying I baptize you with water but he will do with the Holy Spirit.
  • Edna
    I so much like verse 12 "But as many as received him, to them gave he power to become the sons of God, even to them that believe on his name"
  • Tracey Greene
    I love that part where the word says: and all we have received of His fullness. Christ is full of grace and truth, and having received of His fullness is incredible, His Spirit lives on the inside of us giving us a truly wonderful power to overcome the things of the world. John makes it plain, to the point.
  • Bob G.
    Elijah,

    He already came as their Messiah. They rejected Him. That rejection came to a head with the stoning of Stephen. The second coming will be as King. To rule and reign with Israel on the earth. Today believers are in the Body of Christ which has a heavenly promise. Hope this helps.
  • Elijah
    Would any of you be so kind as to tell my why the second coming of jesus cannot fulfill the jewish definition of a Messiah?
  • Antwi
    King James
    Good news



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