John 1:43

“The day following Jesus would go forth into Galilee, and findeth Philip, and saith unto him, Follow me.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

The day following, Iesus would goe foorth into Galilee, & findeth Philip, & saith vnto him, Follow me.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

The next day He purposed to go into Galilee, and He *found Philip. And Jesus *said to him, "Follow Me."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

On the morrow he was minded to go forth into Galilee, and he findeth Philip: and Jesus saith unto him, Follow me.
- American Standard Version (1901)

The day after this, Jesus had a desire to go into Galilee. He came across Philip and said to him, Come and be my disciple.
- Basic English Bible

On the morrow he would go forth into Galilee, and Jesus finds Philip, and says to him, Follow me.
- Darby Bible

The day following Jesus would go forth into Galilee, and findeth Philip, and saith to him, follow me.
- Webster's Bible

The next day, having decided to leave Bethany and go into Galilee, Jesus found Philip, and invited him to follow Him.
- Weymouth Bible

On the next day, he was determined to go out into Galilee, and he found Philip. Jesus said to him, "Follow me."
- World English Bible

And on the morewe he wolde go out in to Galilee, and he foond Filip; and he seith to hym, Sue thou me.
- Wycliffe Bible

On the morrow, he willed to go forth to Galilee, and he findeth Philip, and saith to him, `Be following me.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for John 1:43


Joh 1:43,44 Findeth Philip, and saith to him, Follow me. This is the first recorded instance of the Savior calling a disciple to follow him. Philip, it must be borne in mind, is not Philip, "one of the seven" (Ac 21:8), but "one of the Twelve", a citizen of Bethsaida of Galilee (Joh 12:21), and a fellow-townsman of Andrew and Peter.

Discussion for John 1

  • Dianna
    Gen. 1:1- "In the beginning God." Gen. 1:26a- "And God said, Let us make man in our image..." This is the Trinity- God the Father, God the Son, God the Holy Spirit. John 1:1 "In the beginning was the Word" The Bible tells us that in the beginning the Word existed. In ver. 14 it says the Word was made flesh, Jesus came in the form of man, and is the only begotten of the Father. John 3:16
  • Alfred
    Dear friend, the Word is Jesus. Capital 'W'. Because Jesus came down from heaven, to bear witness, and went up again. Jesus is God manifested in the flesh.
  • Sharon Budworth
    Great story but who is the word? This has never been authenticated, I cannot comprehend that this is Jesus because he was not born until thousands of years later. It is very confusing.
  • PST ANTSO DESMOND ORTYOM
    John preper a life 4 us and jesus live is light
  • DESMOND ANTSO
    The word of god is god and is life bcus john said b4 any made with word and without ward nothing will made.And god is telling us to keep his word and jesus and holy spirit is teaching us not anything else but the word,so i have life through jesus bcus iam love the word of god.
  • Netlace
    2 Yes Christ was there with the father God and did create everything. Man being made in "our" image. And about the "Cross", this is also a creation of Rome. Search out the greek word for Cross and it clearly says "stake or pole"! Other places it says "tree"!

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