John 1:41

“He first findeth his own brother Simon, and saith unto him, We have found the Messias, which is, being interpreted, the Christ.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

He first findeth his owne brother Simon, and saith vnto him, We haue found the Messias, which is, being interpreted, the Christ.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

He *found first his own brother Simon and *said to him, "We have found the Messiah (which translated means Christ)."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

He findeth first his own brother Simon, and saith unto him, We have found the Messiah (which is, being interpreted, Christ).
- American Standard Version (1901)

Early in the morning he came across his brother and said to him, We have made discovery! It is the Messiah! (which is to say, the Christ).
- Basic English Bible

He first finds his own brother Simon, and says to him, We have found the Messias (which being interpreted is Christ).
- Darby Bible

He first findeth his own brother Simon, and saith to him, We have found the Messiah; which is, being interpreted, the Christ.
- Webster's Bible

He first found his own brother Simon, and said to him, "We have found the Messiah!" --that is to say, the Anointed One.
- Weymouth Bible

He first found his own brother, Simon, and said to him, "We have found the Messiah!" (which is, being interpreted, Christ).
- World English Bible

This foond first his brother Symount, and he seide to him, We han foundun Messias, that is to seie, Crist; and he ledde him to Jhesu.
- Wycliffe Bible

this one doth first find his own brother Simon, and saith to him, `We have found the Messiah,' (which is, being interpreted, The Anointed,)
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for John 1:41


1:41 He first findeth his own brother Simon - Probably both of them sought him: Which is, being interpreted, the Christ - This the evangelist adds, as likewise those words in #John 1:38|, that is, being interpreted, Master.


People's Bible Notes for John 1:41


Joh 1:41 Findeth his own brother Simon. Simon Peter. In true missionary spirit Andrew at once and first sought his own brother. We have found the Messias. The Christ promised by the prophets. "Messiah" is the Hebrew word meaning the same as "Christ", that is, "anointed one".

Discussion for John 1

  • Peter A. Okebukola
    The Trinity is revealed in this Chapter. The Father, Son and Holy Spirit have been one since the beginning of time. The Word- Jesus Christ, came down to the world to take away our sins. John had the singular privilege of being a forerunner and baptising Jesus with water who will in turn, baptise with the Holy Spirit. The Book of John is deep.
  • Bruce
    --- Ye were not redeemed with corruptible things as silver and gold --- but with the Precious Blood of Christ as of a Lamb without blemish and without spot.1Peter 1:18-19 /--- He was led as a Sheep to the slaughter and like a Lamb dumb before His shearer---Acts 8:32. / Thank you for being on here,it helps us believers to be stronger and more in His Word. Whosoever: Revelation 20:15. Forever.
  • Insight777
    Jesus is the shepherd not the lamb. John said behold the Lamb of God. The Lamb of God is the church that takes away the sins of the world by teaching=shedding the blood of Christ which is the new testament taught to them by Jesus. Water baptism is taught for the remission of sin and the voice of God approves. John was telling Jesus, here is your lamb=church that you come to lead to God and save.
  • Lu2677
    John 1:5"And the light shineth in darkness, and darkness comprehended it not." The context of the verse is Jesus is the light in a dark world. And the wicked of his day did not comprehend who he was. Jesus is the Word; Those that walk in darkness cannot comprehend the Word of God; Scripture. They add to it, take away from it, reject it, hate it, they turn the word of God into lewdness,
  • Peter
    John 1 is a very important charter where we can see Jesus as God and God in Jesus wherein the Trinity is explicitly defined and explained. John the baptist also gives it clearly. What more can one not believe this witness and testimony. Truly Jesus is God and John the Apostle gives an eye witness of everything as he saw, knew and testify so that we can believe in Jesus Christ the Lord. amen.
  • Irene123
    LU2677 - Thank-you for your concern but - I didn't have you in mind when I posted anything about the Godhead. I had people in mind who might be hungry for truth OR - want to see some truth on here that are of the same mind as me. I don't care who comments on my postings, I know the truth of God's word, and have for nearly 50 yrs.; not quite 50, but close. Matt.28:19; Acts2:38; 4:10

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