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

  • 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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