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

  • Evangelist Andrew Kelly
    God and his word is ALWAYS two separate things. Numbers 11:23] And the LORD said unto Moses, Is the LORD's hand waxed short? thou shalt see now whether my word shall come to pass unto thee or not. Psalm 107:20] He sent his word, and healed them, and delivered them from their destructions. Proverbs 2:[1] My son, if thou wilt receive my words, and hide my commandments with thee;"  
  • Evangelist Andrew Kelly
    John 1:1 is where preachers and congregations get bewitched and stumble over. John 1:1-2 is telling us "The Word was God's Word" and NOT God was the word. The word ((was)) is past tense and ((and)) a conjunction joining three separate thoughts into a sentence. God and his word are two separate things always. God made the world by speaking words and NOT with two hands like you and I have.
  • Steve morrow
    JOHN 3:19 AND THIS IS THE CONDEMNATION THAT LIGHT IS COME INTO THE WORLD AND MEN LOVED DARKNESS RATHER THAN LIGHT BECAUSE THEIR DEEDS WERE EVIL --- 3:20 FOR EVERYONE THAT DOETH EVIL HATETH THE LIGHT NEITHER COMETH TO THE LIGHT LEST HIS DEEDS SHOULD BE REPROVED --- 3:21 FOR EVERYONE THAT DOETH TRUTH COMETH TO THE LIGHT THAT HIS DEEDS MAY BE MADE MANIFEST THAT THEY ARE WROUGHT IN GOD
  • Steve morrow
    PSALM 119:130 THE ENTRANCE OF THY WORDS GIVETH LIGHT IT GIVETH UNDERSTANDING UNTO THE SIMPLE ----- JOB 38:2 WHO IS THIS THAT DARKENETH COUNSEL BY WORDS WITHOUT KNOWLEDGE -----JOB 42:6 WHEREFORE I ABHOR MYSELF AND REPENT IN DUST AND ASHES ----- 42:7 AND IT WAS SO THAT AFTER THE LORD HAD SPOKEN THESE WORDS UNTO JOB THE LORD SAID TO ELIPHAZ THE TEMANITE MY WRATH IS KINDLED AGAINST THEE AND AGAINST THY TWO FRIENDS FOR YOU HAVE NOT SPOKEN OF ME THE THING THAT IS RIGHT AS MY SERVANT JOB HATH
  • Jason manning
    Amen that was the lesson
  • A disciple
    Insight777; Its very dangerous to be saying, "thus saith the LORD," when God has not said anything to you! There are a lot of things you are getting seriously wrong. Jesus is the Lamb of God who takes away the sin of the world; and teaching IS NOT shedding of the blood! All your analogies are nothing according to the truth of the Scriptures, but fake spiritualism! and out of your own head!

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