John 1:39

“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.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

He saith vnto them, Come and see. They came and saw where he dwelt, and abode with him that day: for it was about the tenth houre.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

He *said to them, "Come, and you will see. So they came and saw where He was staying; and they stayed with Him that day, for it was about the tenth hour."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

He saith unto them, Come, and ye shall see. They came therefore and saw where he abode; and they abode with him that day: it was about the tenth hour.
- American Standard Version (1901)

He said to them, Come and see. They went with him then and saw where he was living; and they were with him all that day: it was then about the tenth hour of the day.
- Basic English Bible

He says to them, Come and see. They went therefore, and saw where he abode; and they abode with him that day. It was about the tenth hour.
- Darby Bible

He saith to them, Come and see. They came and saw where he dwelt, and abode with him that day: for it was about the tenth hour.
- Webster's Bible

Come and you shall see, He said. So they went and saw where He was staying, and they remained and spent that day with Him. It was then about ten o'clock in the morning.
- Weymouth Bible

He said to them, "Come, and see." They came and saw where he was staying, and they stayed with him that day. It was about the tenth hour.
- World English Bible

And he seith to hem, Come ye, and se. And thei camen, and sayn where he dwellide; and dwelten with hym that dai. And it was as the tenthe our.
- Wycliffe Bible

He saith to them, `Come and see;' they came, and saw where he doth remain, and with him they remained that day and the hour was about the tenth.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for John 1:39


Joh 1:39 It was about the tenth hour. Counting from six o'clock, the first hour among the Jews, the tenth hour would be four p.m.

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.
  • 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



  • BSP
    Verse 3 shows that not even one thing has come into existence apart from Jesus.

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