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

  • Daniel
    This wonderful book begins by unveiling the Person of Jesus Christ as being Almighty God. He is the God of Israel, and the Elohim, the Creator of heaven and the earth. He is the God of Israel, but Israel did not receive Him (as their Messiah). As many as received Him, he gives them a divine birth. I note this is 'not by bloods' speaking of the blood of offerings, (geneology is seed, i.e the cross
  • Amankwaa Solomon
    The name of God who was in the old testament is Jesus Christ in the new testament just as John is saying . Look at what Paul about Him in 1st Timothy 3:16 God revealed Himself in fresh ... Also , John 1:14 . Jesus is the father ,son and the Holy Ghost . He created the world and human beings .
  • Irene123
    To Jeanette - I saw your 'thank-you' on here; thank-you for your acknowledgment. The Lord Jesus bless you and yours this Holiday season; may He keep you all safe, in JESUS name, AMEN!!
  • Jeannette
    *Thank you Jesus. Please give note to the one who sent this to my email I appreciate that as well. Watch over her kindly. Amen.
  • Rev Autrey
    Again, when John says that Jesus (the Word) is God he is not speaking in vacuum. He knew from reading the Scriptures that the one he baptized was God. Isa. 12:2 reads, "See, God has come to save me! I will trust and not be afraid, for the Lord is my strength and song; he is my salvation. And guess what! That's what the name Jesus means, "the God who saves" or "God save me."
  • Rev Autrey
    Again, if John says "and the Word (meaning Jesus) was God," then Jesus is God. Let's believe what John tells us and stop trying to come up with some way to say that he is not. This is why Paul tells us in Romans 10 that "we must confess that Jesus is Lord (meaning the Lord or the God) to be saved. Let's sum it up this way: Jesus and God are the same. That is to say, Jesus is God's name.

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