Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

And he says to him, Amen, amen, I say to you, From henceforth shall ye see heaven opened, and the messengers of God ascending and descending upon the Son of man.

New American Standard Bible

And He said to him, "Truly, truly, I say to you, you will see the heavens opened and the angels of God ascending and descending on the Son of Man."

King James Version

And he saith unto him, Verily, verily, I say unto you, Hereafter ye shall see heaven open, and the angels of God ascending and descending upon the Son of man.

Holman Bible

Then He said, “I assure you: You will see heaven opened and the angels of God ascending and descendingon the Son of Man.”

International Standard Version

Then he told him, "Truly, I tell all of you emphatically, you will see heaven standing open and the angels of God going up and coming down to the Son of Man."

A Conservative Version

And he says to him, Truly, truly, I say to you, henceforth ye will see the heaven opened, and the agents of God ascending and descending upon the Son of man.

American Standard Version

And he saith unto him, Verily, verily, I say unto you, Ye shall see the heaven opened, and the angels of God ascending and descending upon the Son of man.

Amplified

Then He said to him, I assure you, most solemnly I tell you all, you shall see heaven opened, and the angels of God ascending and descending upon the Son of Man!

An Understandable Version

Then Jesus said to him, "Truly, truly, I tell you, you will see heaven opened up and the angels of God going up [from] and coming down on the Son of man" [i.e., probably a reference to angels ministering to Jesus' needs. See Matt. 4:6, 11; Luke 22:43].

Anderson New Testament

Jesus answered and said to him: Do you believe, be cause I said to you, I saw you under the fig-tree? You shall see greater things than these. And he said to him: Verily, verily I say to you, From this time you shall see heaven opened, and the angels of God ascending and descending upon the Son of man.

Bible in Basic English

And he said to him, Truly I say to you all, You will see heaven opening and God's angels going up and coming down on the Son of man.

Common New Testament

And he said to him, "Truly, truly, I say to you, you shall see heaven open, and the angels of God ascending and descending upon the Son of Man."

Daniel Mace New Testament

and he said to him, I declare unto you, hereafter you shall see heaven open, and the angels of God ascending, and descending upon the son of man.

Darby Translation

And he says to him, Verily, verily, I say to you, Henceforth ye shall see the heaven opened, and the angels of God ascending and descending on the Son of man.

Godbey New Testament

And He says to him, Truly, truly, I say unto you, you shall see heaven open, and the angels of God ascending and descending upon the Son of man.

John Wesley New Testament

Verily, verily I say to you, Hereafter ye shall see the heaven opened, and the angels of God ascending and descending on the Son of man.

King James 2000

And he said unto him, Verily, verily, I say unto you, Hereafter you shall see heaven opened, and the angels of God ascending and descending upon the Son of man.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And he said to him, "Truly, truly I say to all of you, you will see heaven opened and the angels of God ascending and descending upon the Son of Man."

Modern King James verseion

And He said to him, Truly, truly, I say to you, Hereafter you shall see Heaven open, and the angels of God ascending and descending upon the Son of Man.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And he said unto him, "Verily, verily, I say unto you, Hereafter shall ye see heaven open, and the angels of God ascending, and descending over the son of man."

Moffatt New Testament

He said to him, "Truly, truly I tell you all, you shall see heaven open wide and God's angels ascending and descending upon the Son of man."

Montgomery New Testament

You shall see greater things than that! Believe me," he added, "you all shall see heaven opened wide, and the angels of God ascending and descending upon the Son of man."

NET Bible

He continued, "I tell all of you the solemn truth -- you will see heaven opened and the angels of God ascending and descending on the Son of Man."

New Heart English Bible

And he said to him, "Truly, truly, I tell you, you will see heaven opened, and the angels of God ascending and descending on the Son of Man."

Noyes New Testament

And he saith to him, Truly, truly do I say to you, Ye will see heaven opened, and the angels of God ascending and descending upon the Son of man.

Sawyer New Testament

And he said to him, I tell you most truly, you shall see heaven opened and the angels of God ascending and descending upon the Son of man.

The Emphasized Bible

And he saith unto him - Verily, verily, I say unto you: Ye shall see heaven - when set open, and, the messengers of God, ascending and descending unto the Son of Man.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

And he saith to him, Verily, verily, I tell you, From henceforth ye shall see heaven opened, and the angels of God ascending and descending upon the Son of man.

Twentieth Century New Testament

In truth I tell you," he added, "you shall all see Heaven open, and 'the angels of God ascending and descending' upon the Son of Man."

Webster

And he saith to him, Verily, verily, I say to you, Hereafter ye shall see heaven open, and the angels of God ascending and descending upon the Son of man.

Weymouth New Testament

"I tell you all in most solemn truth," He added, "that you shall see Heaven opened wide, and God's angels going up, and coming down to the Son of Man."

Williams New Testament

Then He said to him, "I most solemnly say to you all, you will see heaven opened and the angels of God going up, and coming down upon the Son of Man!"

World English Bible

He said to him, "Most certainly, I tell you, hereafter you will see heaven opened, and the angels of God ascending and descending on the Son of Man."

Worrell New Testament

And He saith to him, "Verily, verily, I say to you, ye shall see Heaven opened, and the angels of God ascending and descending on the Son of Man."

Worsley New Testament

And He saith unto him, Verily verily I say unto you, Ye shall hereafter see heaven opened, and the angels of God ascending and descending upon the Son of man.

Youngs Literal Translation

and he saith to him, 'Verily, verily, I say to you, henceforth ye shall see the heaven opened, and the messengers of God going up and coming down upon the Son of Man.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And

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

he saith
λέγω 
Lego 
Usage: 1045


Usage: 0

ἀμήν 
amen 
Usage: 48

ἀμήν 
amen 
Usage: 48

I say
λέγω 
Lego 
Usage: 1045

ὑμῖν 
Humin 
you, ye, your, not tr,
Usage: 293

ἀπό 
Apo 
from, of, out of, for, off, by, at, in, since 9, on, not tr., .
Usage: 490

ye shall see
ὀπτάνομαι ὄπτομαι 
Optanomai 
Usage: 41

οὐρανός 
Ouranos 
Usage: 156

ἀνοίγω 
Anoigo 
Usage: 62

and



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

the angels
G32
ἄγγελος 
Aggelos 
Usage: 153

of God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

ἀναβαίνω 
Anabaino 
go up, come up, ascend, ascend up, climb up, spring up, grow up, come, enter, arise, rise up, , vr ascend
Usage: 63

καταβαίνω 
Katabaino 
Usage: 63

ἐπί 
Epi 
on, in, upon, unto, to,
Usage: 644

the Son
υἱός 
Huios 
Usage: 213

Devotionals

Devotionals about John 1:51

Images John 1:51

Context Readings

Jesus Calls Philip And Nathanael

50 Jesus answered and said to him, Because I said to thee, I saw thee under the fig tree, believest thou thou shalt see greater than these. 51 And he says to him, Amen, amen, I say to you, From henceforth shall ye see heaven opened, and the messengers of God ascending and descending upon the Son of man.


Cross References

Genesis 28:12

And he will dream, and behold a ladder placed in the earth, and the head of it reaching to the heavens: and behold the messengers of God ascending and descending upon it.

Matthew 3:16

And Jesus, having been immersed, went up straight from the water, and, behold, the heavens were opened to him, and he saw the Spirit of God descending as a dove, and coming upon him.

Ezekiel 1:1

And it will be in the thirtieth year, in the fourth, in the fifth to the month, and I in the midst of the captivity by the river Chebar, the heavens were opened and I shall see visions of God.

Luke 3:21

And it was in all the people having been immersed, and Jesus having been immersed, and praying, heaven was opened,

Acts 7:56

And he said, Behold, I see the heavens opened, and the Son of man standing at the right hand of God.

Acts 10:11

And he sees heaven opened, and a certain vessel descending upon him, as a great linen napkin fastened at the four beginnings, and laid down upon the earth:

Revelation 19:11

And I saw heaven opened, and behold a white horse; and he sitting upon him called Faithful and True, and in justice he judges and makes war.

Daniel 7:9-10

I was seeing even till thrones were cast down, and the Ancient of days sat, his garment white as snow, and the hair of his head as pure wool: his throne a flame of fire, his wheels a burning fire.

Daniel 7:13-14

I was seeing in the visions of the night, and lo, with the clouds of the heavens as the Son of man he came, and turning even to the Ancient of days; and they brought him near before him.

Zechariah 13:7

O sword, be raised up against my shepherd, and against the man of my fellowship, says Jehovah of armies: strike the shepherd and the sheep shall be scattered; and I turned back my hand upon the little ones.

Matthew 4:11

Then the devil lets him go, and behold, the messengers came up, and they served him.

Matthew 8:20

And Jesus says to him, The foxes have dens, and the fowls of heaven occupy nests; but the Son of man has not where he might recline the head.

Matthew 9:6

But that ye might know that the Son of man has power upon earth to let go sins, (then he says to the paralytic), Having risen, take up thy bed and retire to thy house.

Matthew 16:13-16

And Jesus, having come into the parts of Caesarea of Philippi, asked his disciples, saying, Whom do men say me to be, the Son of Man?

Matthew 16:27-28

For the Son of man is about to come in the glory of his Father with his messengers; and then he will give back to each according to his deed.

Matthew 25:31

And when the Son of man should come in his glory, and all his holy messengers with him, then shall he sit upon the throne of his glory:

Matthew 26:24

Truly the Son of man retires as has been written concerning him; and woe to that man by whom the Son of man is delivered up! it was good for him if that man had not been born.

Mark 1:10

And quickly coming up from the water, he saw the heavens cleft asunder, and the Spirit, as a dove, descending upon him:

Mark 14:62

And Jesus said, I am: and ye shall see the Son of man sitting from the right hand of power, and coming with the clouds of heaven.

Luke 2:9

And, behold, a messenger of the Lord stood before them, and the glory of the Lord shone around them : and they fear a great fear.

Luke 2:13

And suddenly was there a multitude with the messenger of the heavenly army praising God, and saying,

Luke 22:43

And a messenger was seen to him from heaven, strengthening him.

Luke 22:69

From now shall the Son of man be sitting from the right hand of the power of God.

Luke 24:4

And it was in their being perplexed for this, and, behold, two men stood by them in shining garments:

John 3:3

Jesus answered and said to him, Amen, amen, I say to thee, Except any one be born from above, he cannot see the kingdom of God.

John 3:5

Jesus says to him, Truly, truly, I say to thee, Except any one be born of water and of the Spirit, he cannot come into the kingdom of God.

John 3:13-14

And none has ascended to heaven, except he having descended from heaven, the Son of man, he being in heaven.

John 5:19

Then answered Jesus and said to them, Truly, truly, I say to you, The Son can of himself do nothing, except what he sees the Father doing: for whatever he should do, also these does the Son likewise.

John 5:24-25

Truly, truly, I say to you, That he hearing my word, and believing him having sent me, has eternal life, and comes not into judgment; but has passed from death to life.

John 5:27

And gave him authority also to do judgment, because he is the Son of man.

John 6:26

Jesus answered them and said, Truly, truly, I say to you, ye seek me, not because ye saw signs, but for that ye ate of the loaves, and were satisfied.

John 6:32

Then said Jesus to them, Truly, truly, I say to you, Moses has not given you bread from heaven; but my Father gives you true bread from heaven.

John 6:47

Truly, truly, I say to you, he believing in me has eternal life.

John 6:53

Then said Jesus to them, Truly, truly, I say to you, except ye eat the flesh of the Son of man, and drink his blood, ye have no life in yourselves.

John 8:34

Jesus answered them, Truly, truly, say I to you, That every one doing sin, is servant of sin.

John 8:51

Truly, truly, I say to you, If any keep my word, he should never see death.

John 8:58

And Jesus said to them, Truly, truly, I say to you, Before Abraham was born, I am.

John 10:1

Truly, truly, I say to you, He not coming in through the door into the court-yard of the sheep, but coming up from another place, he is a thief and robber.

John 10:7

Then said Jesus again to them, Truly, truly, I say to you, That I am the door of the sheep.

John 12:23-24

And Jesus answered them, saying, The hour has come, that the Son of man should be honoured.

John 13:16

Truly, truly I say to you The servant is not greater than his Lord; neither the sent greater than he having sent him.

John 13:20-21

Truly, truly, I say to you, He receiving whomsoever I shall send receives me; and he receiving me receives him having sent me.

John 13:38

Jesus answered, Wilt thou lay down thy life for me Truly, truly, I say to thee, The cock shall not utter a sound, till thou deny me thrice.

John 14:12

Truly, truly, I say to you, He believing in me, the works which I do shall he do also; and greater than these shall he do; for I go to my Father.

John 16:20

Truly, truly, I say to you, That ye shall weep and lament, but the world shall rejoice: and ye shall be grieved, but your grief shall be into joy.

John 16:23

And in that day ye shall ask me nothing. Truly, truly, I say to you, That whatever ye shall ask the Father in my name, he will give you.

John 21:18

Truly, truly, I say to thee, when thou west younger, thou didst gird thyself and walk where thou wouldest;and when thou shalt grow old, thou shalt stretch out thy hands, and another shall gird thee, and bring thee where thou wilt not.

Acts 1:10-11

And as they were looking intently to heaven, he going, behold, two men were standing before them in white raiment;

2 Thessalonians 1:7

And to you being pressed a release with us, in the revelation of the Lord Jesus from heaven with the angels of his power,

2 Thessalonians 1:9

Who shall undergo punishment, eternal ruin from the face of the Lord, and from the glory of his power;

1 Timothy 3:16

And manifestly great is the mystery of devotion: God was manifested in the flesh, was justified in the Spirit, was seen by angels, was proclaimed in the nations, was believed on in the world, was received up in glory.

Hebrews 1:14

Are they not all spirits qualified for service, sent forth for service for them about to inherit salvation?

Jude 1:14

And also of these prophesied Enoch, the seventh from Adam, saying, Behold, the Lord came with ten thousands of his holy ones,

Revelation 4:1

After these things I saw, and, behold, a door opened in heaven: and the first voice which I heard as of a trumpet speaking with me; saying, Come up here, and I will show thee what things must be after these.

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