Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

He first finds his own brother Simon, and says to him, We have found Messias, 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).

American Standard Version

He findeth first his own brother Simon, and saith unto 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.)

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 It was Andrew, Simon Peter's brother, one of the two having heard of John, and followed him. 41 He first finds his own brother Simon, and says to him, We have found Messias, which is, being interpreted, Christ. 42 And he brought him to Jesus. And Jesus having looked upon him, said, Thou art Simon son of Jona: thou shalt be called Cephas, which is, interpreted, Peter.



Cross References

John 4:25

The woman says to him, I know that Messias comes, called Christ: when he should come, he will announce all things to us.

2 Kings 7:9

And they will say a man to his neighbor, Not thus do we: this day, it is a day of glad tidings, and we being silent: and waiting till morning light and sin will find us: an now come and we will go and announce to the king's house.

Psalm 2:2

The kings of the earth will place themselves, and the princes sat down together against Jehovah and against his Messiah.

Psalm 45:7

Thou lovedst justice, and thou wilt hate injustice: for this, God thy God anointed thee with the oil of joy above thy companions.

Psalm 89:20

I found David my servant; with my holy oil I anointed him:

Isaiah 2:3-5

And many people went and said, Come, and we will go up to the mountain of Jehovah, to the house of the God of Jacob, and he will teach us from his ways, and we will go 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 resting upon him, the spirit of wisdom and understanding, the spirit of counsel and strength, the spirit of knowledge and the fear of Jehovah:

Isaiah 61:1

The spirit of the Lord Jehovah is upon me; because Jehovah anointed me to announce good news to the afflicted, he sent me to bind up to the broken of heart, to call freedom to the captives, and the opening of the prison to the bound.

Daniel 9:25-26

And thou shalt know and understand, from the going forth of the word to turn back and to build Jerusalem even to Messiah the leader, seventy weeks, and sixty and two weeks: and the street shall turn back and be built, and the ditch, in the trouble of the times.

Luke 2:17

And having seen, they made known concerning the word spoken to them about the child.

Luke 2:38

And she having stood at that hour, confessed to the Lord, and spake concerning him to all awaiting redemption in Jerusalem.

Luke 4:18-21

The Spirit of the Lord is upon me for which he anointed me to announce good news to the poor; he has sent me to heal the broken in heart, to proclaim a remission to the captives, and a recovery of sight to the blind, to send away with remission the bruised,

John 1:36-37

And having looked upon Jesus walking, he says, Behold the Lamb of God

John 1:45

And Philip finds Nathanael, and says to him, Of whom Moses wrote in the law, and the prophets, we have found, Jesus, son of Joseph, him from Nazareth.

John 4:28-29

The woman then left her water buckets and departed to the city, and says to the men,

Acts 4:27

For against the truth were they gathered together against thy holy child Jesus, whom thou didst anoint, both Herod and Pontius Pilate, with the nations and peoples of Israel,

Acts 10:38

Jesus from Nazareth, how God anointed him with the Holy Spirit and power; who passed through doing good, and healing all oppressed by the devil; for God was with him.

Acts 13:32-33

And we announce good news to you, the promise made to our fathers,

Hebrews 1:8-9

And to the Son, Thy throne, O God, for the time of time: a rod of uprightness the rod of thy kingdom.

1 John 1:3

What we have seen and heard we announce to you, that ye also might have communion with the Father, and with his Son Jesus Christ.

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