Parallel Verses

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.

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 descending on 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 and most solemnly say to you, you will see heaven opened and the angels of God ascending and descending on the Son of Man [the bridge between heaven and earth].”

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.

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.

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 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

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Context Readings

Jesus Calls Philip And Nathanael

50 Jesus answered and said to him, Because I said to you, I saw you under the fig tree, do you believe? You shall see greater things than these. 51 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.


Cross References

Genesis 28:12

And he dreamed. And behold! A ladder was set up on the earth, and the top of it reached to Heaven! And behold! The angels of God were ascending and descending on it!

Matthew 3:16

And Jesus, when He had been baptized, went up immediately out of the water. And lo, the heavens were opened to Him, and He saw the Spirit of God descending like a dove and lighting upon Him.

Ezekiel 1:1

And it happened in the thirtieth year, in the fourth month, in the fifth of the month, as I was among the captives by the river Chebar, the heavens were opened, and I saw visions of God.

Luke 3:21

And it happened in the baptizing of all the people, Jesus also being baptized, and praying, and the heaven was opened.

Acts 7:56

And he said, Behold, I see Heaven opened and the Son of Man standing on the right hand of God.

Acts 10:11

And he saw the heaven opened and a certain vessel like a sheet coming down to him, being bound at the four corners and let down to the earth;

Revelation 19:11

And I saw Heaven opened. And behold, a white horse! And He sitting on him was called Faithful and True. And in righteousness He judges and makes war.

Daniel 7:9-10

I watched until the thrones were set in place, and the Ancient of Days sat, whose robe was white as snow, and the hair of His head like the pure wool. His throne was like flames of fire, and His wheels like burning fire.

Daniel 7:13-14

I saw in the night visions, and behold, One like the Son of man came with the clouds of heaven, and came to the Ancient of Days, and they brought Him near before Him.

Zechariah 13:7

Awake, O sword, against My Shepherd, and against the Man who is My companion, says Jehovah of Hosts; strike the Shepherd, and the sheep shall be scattered. And I will turn My hand on the little ones.

Matthew 4:11

Then the Devil left him. And behold, angels came and ministered to Him.

Matthew 8:20

And Jesus said to him, The foxes have holes, and the birds of the air have nests, but the Son of Man has nowhere to lay His head.

Matthew 9:6

But so that you may know that the Son of Man has authority on earth to forgive sins, then He said to the paralytic, Arise, take up your bed and go to your house.

Matthew 16:13-16

And coming into the parts of Caesarea Philippi, Jesus asked His disciples, saying, Who do men say Me to be, the Son of Man?

Matthew 16:27-28

For the Son of Man shall come in the glory of His Father with His angels, and then He shall reward each one according to his works.

Matthew 25:31

But when the Son of Man comes in His glory, and all the holy angels with Him, then He shall sit on the throne of His glory.

Matthew 26:24

The Son of Man goes, as it has been written of Him, but woe to that man by whom the Son of Man is betrayed! It would have been good for that man if he had not been born.

Mark 1:10

And immediately coming up out of the water, He saw the heavens opened, and the Spirit like a dove descending upon Him.

Mark 14:62

And Jesus said, I AM! And you will see the Son of Man sitting on the right hand of power and coming in the clouds of the heaven.

Luke 2:9

And lo, the angel of the Lord came on them, and the glory of the Lord shone around them. And they were grievously afraid.

Luke 2:13

And suddenly there was with the angel a multitude of the heavenly host, praising God and saying,

Luke 22:43

And an angel appeared to Him from Heaven, strengthening Him.

Luke 22:69

From now on the Son of Man shall sit at the right hand of the power of God.

Luke 24:4

And as they were much perplexed about it, it happened that, behold, two men stood by them in shining garments.

John 3:3

Jesus answered and said to him, Truly, truly, I say to you, Unless a man is born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God.

John 3:5

Jesus answered, Truly, truly, I say to you, Unless a man is born of water and the Spirit, he cannot enter into the kingdom of God.

John 3:13-14

And no one has ascended up to Heaven except He who came down from Heaven, the Son of Man who is in Heaven.

John 5:19

Then Jesus answered and said to them, Truly, truly, I say to you, The Son can do nothing of Himself but what He sees the Father do. For whatever things He does, these also the Son does likewise.

John 5:24-25

Truly, truly, I say to you, He who hears My Word and believes on Him who sent Me has everlasting life and shall not come into condemnation, but has passed from death to life.

John 5:27

and has given Him authority to execute judgment also, because He is the Son of Man.

John 6:26

Jesus answered them and said, Truly, truly, I say to you, You seek Me not because you saw the miracles, but because you ate the loaves and were filled.

John 6:32

Then Jesus said to them, Truly, truly, I say to you, Moses did not give you that bread from Heaven, but My Father gives you the true bread from Heaven.

John 6:47

Truly, truly, I say to you, He who believes on Me has everlasting life.

John 6:53

Then Jesus says to them, Truly, truly, I say to you, Unless you eat the flesh of the Son of Man, and drink His blood, you do not have life in yourselves.

John 8:34

Jesus answered them, Truly, truly, I say to you, Whoever practices sin is the slave of sin.

John 8:51

Truly, truly, I say to you, If a man keeps My Word, he shall never see death.

John 8:58

Jesus said to them, Truly, truly, I say to you, Before Abraham came into being, I AM!

John 10:1

Truly, truly, I say to you, He who does not enter into the sheepfold by the door, but going up by another way, that one is a thief and a robber.

John 10:7

Then Jesus said to them again, Truly, truly, I say to you, 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 glorified.

John 13:16

Truly, truly, I say to you, A servant is not greater than his master, neither is he who is sent greater than he who sent him.

John 13:20-21

Truly, truly, I say to you, He who receives whomever I send receives Me. And he who receives Me receives Him who sent Me.

John 13:38

Jesus answered him, Will you lay down your life for My sake? Truly, truly, I say to you, The cock shall not crow until you have denied Me three times.

John 14:12

Truly, truly, I say to you, He who believes on Me, the works that I do he shall do also, and greater works than these he shall do, because I go to My Father.

John 16:20

Truly, truly, I say to you that you will weep and lament, but the world will rejoice. And you will be sorrowful, but your sorrow shall be turned into joy.

John 16:23

And in that day you shall ask Me nothing. Truly, truly, I say to you, Whatever you shall ask the Father in My name, He will give you.

John 21:18

Truly, truly, I say to you, When you were young, you girded yourself and walked where you wished. But when you grow old, you shall stretch forth your hands and another shall gird you and carry you where you do not wish.

Acts 1:10-11

And while they were looking intently into the heaven, He having gone, even behold, two men in white clothing stood beside them,

2 Thessalonians 1:7

and to give rest with us to you who are troubled, at the revealing of the Lord Jesus from Heaven with the angels of His power,

2 Thessalonians 1:9

who shall be punished with everlasting destruction from the presence of the Lord and from the glory of His power,

1 Timothy 3:16

And without controversy great is the mystery of godliness: God was manifested in the flesh, justified in the Spirit, seen by angels, preached among nations, believed on in the world, and received up into glory.

Hebrews 1:14

Are they not all ministering spirits, sent forth to minister for those who shall be heirs of salvation?

Jude 1:14

And Enoch, the seventh from Adam, also prophesied to these, saying, Behold, the Lord came with myriads of His saints,

Revelation 4:1

After these things I looked, and behold, a door was opened in Heaven. And the first voice which I heard was as it were of a trumpet talking with me, saying, Come up here, and I will show you what must occur after these things.

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