John 1:40

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

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

One of the two which heard Iohn speake, and followed him, was Andrew, Simon Peters brother.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

One of the two who heard John {speak} and followed Him, was Andrew, Simon Peter's brother.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

One of the two that heard John `speak', and followed him, was Andrew, Simon Peter's brother.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Andrew, Simon Peter's brother, was one of the two men who, hearing what John said, went after Jesus.
- Basic English Bible

Andrew, the brother of Simon Peter, was one of the two who heard [this] from John and followed him.
- Darby Bible

One of the two who heard John speak, and followed him, was Andrew, Simon Peter's brother.
- Webster's Bible

Andrew, Simon Peter's brother, was one of the two who heard John's exclamation and followed Jesus.
- Weymouth Bible

One of the two who heard John, and followed him, was Andrew, Simon Peter's brother.
- World English Bible

And Andrewe, the brother of Symount Petir, was oon of the tweyne, that herden of Joon, and hadden sued hym.
- Wycliffe Bible

Andrew, the brother of Simon Peter, was one of the two who heard from John, and followed him;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for John 1:40


Joh 1:40 One of the two . . . was Andrew. Afterwards an apostle. He has the honor of being one of the first two disciples of Jesus.

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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