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John 1:50

    John 1:50 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    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.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Jesus answered and said to him, Because I said to you, I saw you under the fig tree, believe you? you shall see greater things than these.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    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.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    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.

    Webster's Revision

    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.

    World English 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!"

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    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.

    Clarke's Commentary on John 1:50

    Because I said - I saw thee, etc. - As thou hast credited my Divine mission on this simple proof, that I saw thee when and where no human eye, placed where mine was, could see thee, thy faith shall not rest merely upon this, for thou shalt see greater things than these - more numerous and express proofs of my eternal power and Godhead.

    Barnes' Notes on John 1:50

    Greater things - Fuller proof of his Messiahship, particularly what is mentioned in the following verse.