John 1:50

“Jesus answered and said unto him, Because I said unto thee, I saw thee under the fig tree, believest thou? thou shalt see greater things than these.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for John 1:50

Iesus answered, and said vnto him, Because I said vnto thee, I saw thee vnder the figge tree, beleeuest thou? thou shalt see greater things then these.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Jesus answered and said to him, "Because I said to you that I saw you under the fig tree, do you believe? You will see greater things than these."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Jesus answered and said unto him, Because I said unto thee, I saw thee underneath the fig tree, believest thou? thou shalt see greater things than these.
- American Standard Version (1901)

In answer Jesus said to him, You have faith because I said to you, I saw you under the fig-tree. You will see greater things than these.
- Basic English Bible

Jesus answered and said to him, Because I said to thee, I saw thee under the fig-tree, believest thou? Thou shalt see greater things than these.
- Darby Bible

Jesus answered and said to him, Because I said to thee, I saw thee under the fig-tree, dost thou believe? thou shalt see greater things than these.
- Webster's Bible

Because I said to you, `I saw you under the fig-tree,' replied Jesus, "do you believe? You shall see greater things than that."
- Weymouth Bible

Jesus answered him, "Because I told you, 'I saw you underneath the fig tree,' do you believe? You will see greater things than these!"
- World English Bible

Jhesus answerde, and seide to hym, For Y seide to thee, Y sawy thee vndur the fige tre, thou bileuest; thou schalt se more than these thingis.
- Wycliffe Bible

Jesus answered and said to him, `Because I said to thee, I saw thee under the fig-tree, thou dost believe; greater things than these thou shalt see;'
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible Commentary for John 1:50

Wesley's Notes for John 1:50


1:48 Under the fig tree I saw thee - Perhaps at prayer.

1:49 Nathanael answered - Happy are they that are ready to believe, swift to receive the truth and grace of God. Thou art the Son of God - So he acknowledges now more than he had heard from Philip: The Son of God, the king of Israel - A confession both of the person and office of Christ.

1:51 Hereafter ye shall see - All of these, as well as thou, who believe on me now in my state of humiliation, shall hereafter see me come in my glory, and all the angels of God with me. This seems the most natural sense of the words, though they may also refer to his ascension.


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