Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

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

New American Standard Bible

He found first his own brother Simon and said to him, "We have found the Messiah" (which translated means Christ).

King James Version

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

Holman Bible

He first found his own brother Simon and told him, “We have found the Messiah!” (which means “Anointed One”),

International Standard Version

The first thing Andrew did was to find his brother Simon and say to him, "We have found the Anointed One!" (which is translated "Messiah").

A Conservative Version

This man first finds his own brother Simon, and says to him, We have found the Messiah (which is, being interpreted, Christ).

Amplified

He first sought out and found his own brother Simon and said to him, We have found (discovered) the Messiah! -- "which translated is the Christ (the Anointed One).

An Understandable Version

The first thing Andrew did was to find his own brother Simon and say to him, "We have found the Messiah (which means Christ [i.e., God's specially chosen one])."

Anderson New Testament

One of the two that heard John speak, and followed him, was Andrew, the brother of Simon Peter.

Bible in Basic English

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).

Common New Testament

He first found his own brother Simon, and said to him, "We have found the Messiah" (which means the Christ).

Daniel Mace New Testament

the first he met was his own brother Simon, to whom he said, "we have found the Messias," that is to say, the Christ.

Darby Translation

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

Godbey New Testament

he first finds his own brother Simon, and says to him, We have found Messiah, which is being interpreted, Christ.

John Wesley New Testament

He first findeth his own brother Simon, and saith to him, We have found the Messiah (which is, being interpreted the Christ.)

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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

Julia Smith Translation

He first finds his own brother Simon, and says to him, We have found Messias, which is, being interpreted, Christ.

King James 2000

He first found his own brother Simon, and said unto him, We have found the Messiah, which is, being interpreted, the Christ.

Lexham Expanded Bible

This one first found his own brother Simon and said to him, "We have found the Messiah!" (which is translated "Christ").

Modern King James verseion

He first found his own brother Simon and said to him, We have found the Messiah (which is, being translated, the Christ).

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The same found his brother Simon first, and said unto him, "We have found Messiah," which is by interpretation, Anointed.

Moffatt New Testament

In the morning he met his brother Simon and told him, "We have found the messiah" (which may be translated, 'Christ').

Montgomery New Testament

In the morning he found his brother Simon, and said to him, "We have found the Messiah" (a word which means Christ, the Anointed One).

NET Bible

He first found his own brother Simon and told him, "We have found the Messiah!" (which is translated Christ).

New Heart English Bible

He first found his own brother, Simon, and said to him, "We have found the Messiah." (which is translated, Christ).

Noyes New Testament

He first findeth his own brother Simon, and saith to him, We have found the Messiah; (which is, when interpreted, the Christ.)

Sawyer New Testament

he first found his brother Simon, and said to him, We have found the Messiah; which is interpreted, Christ [Anointed].

The Emphasized Bible

The same findeth, first, his own brother Simon, and saith unto him - We have found the Messiah! which is, when translated, Anointed.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

He first finds his own brother Simon, and saith to him, We have found the Messiah (which is, being translated, the Christ).

Twentieth Century New Testament

He first found his own brother Simon, and said to him: "We have found the Messiah!" (a word which means 'Christ,' or 'Consecrated'.)

Webster

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

Weymouth New Testament

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

Williams New Testament

He first found his brother Simon and said to him, "We have found the Messiah" (which means, the Christ).

World English Bible

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

Worrell New Testament

He first finds his own brother Simon, and says to him, "We have found the Messiah," (which, being translated, is Christ).

Worsley New Testament

He first meeteth with his own brother Simon, and telleth him, "We have found the Messiah, which is to say, the Christ."

Youngs Literal Translation

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

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
He
οὗτος οὗτοι αὕτη αὕται 
Houtos 
this, these, he, the same, this man, she, they,
Usage: 258

πρῶτος 
Protos 
Usage: 67

εὑρίσκω 
heurisko 
find,
Usage: 130

ἴδιος 
Idios 
Usage: 96

G80
ἀδελφός 
Adelphos 
Usage: 302

Σίμων 
Simon 
Usage: 65

and

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

λέγω 
Lego 
Usage: 1045


Usage: 0

We have found
εὑρίσκω 
heurisko 
find,
Usage: 130

the Messias
Μεσσίας 
messias 
Usage: 2

ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980

is
ἐστί 
Esti 
is, are, was, be, have, not tr, , vr is
Usage: 585

μεθερμηνεύω 
methermeneuo 
Usage: 7

Context Readings

Andrew Declares Jesus To Be The Messiah

40 One of the two that heard John'speak , and followed him, was Andrew, Simon Peter's brother. 41 He findeth first his own brother Simon, and saith unto him, We have found the Messiah (which is, being interpreted, Christ). 42 He brought him unto Jesus. Jesus looked upon him, and said, Thou art Simon the son of John: thou shalt be called Cephas (which is by interpretation, Peter).



Cross References

John 4:25

The woman saith unto him, I know that Messiah cometh (he that is called Christ): when he is come, he will declare unto us all things.

2 Kings 7:9

Then they said one to another, We do not well; this day is a day of good tidings, and we hold our peace: if we tarry till the morning light, punishment will overtake us; now therefore come, let us go and tell the king's household.

Psalm 2:2

The kings of the earth set themselves, And the rulers take counsel together, Against Jehovah, and against his anointed,'saying ,

Psalm 45:7

Thou hast loved righteousness, and hated wickedness: Therefore God, thy God, hath anointed thee With the oil of gladness above thy fellows.

Psalm 89:20

I have found David my servant; With my holy oil have I anointed him:

Isaiah 2:3-5

And many peoples shall go and say, Come ye, and let us go up to the mountain of Jehovah, to the house of the God of Jacob; and he will teach us of his ways, and we will walk in his paths: for out of Zion shall go forth the law, and the word of Jehovah from Jerusalem.

Isaiah 11:2

And the Spirit of Jehovah shall rest upon him, the spirit of wisdom and understanding, the spirit of counsel and might, the spirit of knowledge and of the fear of Jehovah.

Isaiah 61:1

The Spirit of the Lord Jehovah is upon me; because Jehovah hath anointed me to preach good tidings unto the meek; he hath sent me to bind up the broken-hearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and the opening of the prison to them that are bound;

Daniel 9:25-26

Know therefore and discern, that from the going forth of the commandment to restore and to build Jerusalem unto the anointed one, the prince, shall be seven weeks, and threescore and two weeks: it shall be built again, with street and moat, even in troublous times.

Luke 2:17

And when they saw it, they made known concerning the saying which was spoken to them about this child.

Luke 2:38

And coming up at that very hour she gave thanks unto God, and spake of him to all them that were looking for the redemption of Jerusalem.

Luke 4:18-21

The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, Because he anointed me to preach good tidings to the poor: He hath sent me to proclaim release to the captives, And recovering of sight to the blind, To set at liberty them that are bruised,

John 1:36-37

and he looked upon Jesus as he walked, and saith, Behold, the Lamb of God!

John 1:45

Philip findeth Nathanael, and saith unto him, We have found him, of whom Moses in the law, and the prophets, wrote, Jesus of Nazareth, the son of Joseph.

John 4:28-29

So the woman left her waterpot, and went away into the city, and saith to the people,

Acts 4:27

for of a truth in this city against thy holy Servant Jesus, whom thou didst anoint, both Herod and Pontius Pilate, with the Gentiles and the peoples of Israel, were gathered together,

Acts 10:38

even Jesus of Nazareth, how God anointed him with the Holy Spirit and with power: who went about doing good, and healing all that were oppressed of the devil; for God was with him.

Acts 13:32-33

And we bring you good tidings of the promise made unto the fathers,

Hebrews 1:8-9

but of the Son he saith, Thy throne, O God, is for ever and ever; And the sceptre of uprightness is the sceptre of thy kingdom.

1 John 1:3

that which we have seen and heard declare we unto you also, that ye also may have fellowship with us: yea, and our fellowship is with the Father, and with his Son Jesus Christ:

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