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John 1:43

    John 1:43 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

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

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    The day following Jesus would go forth into Galilee, and finds Philip, and said to him, Follow me.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    On the morrow he was minded to go forth into Galilee, and he findeth Philip: and Jesus saith unto him, Follow me.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    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.

    Webster's Revision

    On the morrow he was minded to go forth into Galilee, and he findeth Philip: and Jesus saith unto him, Follow me.

    World English Bible

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

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    On the morrow he was minded to go forth into Galilee, and he findeth Philip: and Jesus saith unto him, Follow me.

    Clarke's Commentary on John 1:43

    Philip - This apostle was a native of Bethsaida in Galilee. Eusebius says he was a married man, and had several daughters. Clemens Alexandrinus mentions it as a thing universally acknowledged that it was this apostle who, when commanded by our Lord to follow him, said, Let me first go and bury my father, Matthew 8:21, Matthew 8:22. Theodoret says he preached in the two Phrygias; and Eusebius says he was buried in Phrygia Pacatiana. He must not be confounded with Philip the deacon, spoken of Acts 6:5.

    Barnes' Notes on John 1:43

    Would go forth - Was about to go.

    Into Galilee - He was now in Judea, where he went to be baptized by John. He was now about to return to his native country.

    Findeth Philip - This does not refer to his calling these disciples to be "apostles," for that took place at the Sea of Tiberias Matthew 4:18, but it refers to their being. convinced that he was the Christ. This is the object of this evangelist, to show how and when they were convinced of this. Matthew states the time and occasion in which they were called to be "apostles;" John, the time in which they first became acquainted with Jesus, and were convinced that he was the Messiah. There is, therefore, no contradiction in the evangelists.