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

  • 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
  • Lu2677
    Irene, I see from your post 3mo. ago and your post where you say God was alone when he said"Let us make man in our image" that you have no understanding of John 1:1. Do you not know that The Word and Jesus is one in the same?

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