Parallel Verses

An Understandable Version

One of Jesus' disciples, [the one] He loved [Note: Probably this was the apostle John] was reclining at the dinner table close to Jesus.

New American Standard Bible

There was reclining on Jesus’ bosom one of His disciples, whom Jesus loved.

King James Version

Now there was leaning on Jesus' bosom one of his disciples, whom Jesus loved.

Holman Bible

One of His disciples, the one Jesus loved, was reclining close beside Jesus.

International Standard Version

One of his disciples, the one whom Jesus kept loving, had been sitting very close to him.

A Conservative Version

And one of his disciples whom Jesus loved was sitting at Jesus' bosom.

American Standard Version

There was at the table reclining in Jesus bosom one of his disciples, whom Jesus loved.

Amplified

One of His disciples, whom Jesus loved (esteemed), was leaning against Jesus’ chest.

Anderson New Testament

There was reclining on the bosom of Jesus, one of his disciples, whom Jesus loved.

Bible in Basic English

There was at table one of his disciples, the one dear to Jesus, resting his head on Jesus' breast.

Common New Testament

One of his disciples, whom Jesus loved, was leaning close to the breast of Jesus.

Daniel Mace New Testament

now the favourite disciple of Jesus sat next to him at table.

Darby Translation

Now there was at table one of his disciples in the bosom of Jesus, whom Jesus loved.

Godbey New Testament

And one of His disciples, whom Jesus loved, was leaning on the bosom of Jesus.

Goodspeed New Testament

Next to Jesus, at his right at the table, was one of his disciples whom Jesus especially loved.

John Wesley New Testament

Now there was lying in the bosom of Jesus, one of the disciples whom Jesus loved.

Julia Smith Translation

And there was one of his disciples reclining on the bosom of Jesus, whom he loved.

King James 2000

Now there was leaning on Jesus' bosom one of his disciples, whom Jesus loved.

Lexham Expanded Bible

One of his disciples--the one whom Jesus loved--was reclining {close beside} Jesus.

Modern King James verseion

But there was one of His disciples leaning upon Jesus' bosom, the one whom Jesus loved.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

There was one of his disciples which leaned on Jesus' bosom, whom Jesus loved.

Moffatt New Testament

As one of his disciples was reclining on his breast ??he was the favourite of Jesus ??24 Peter nodded to him, saying, "Tell us who he means."

Montgomery New Testament

There was reclining upon Jesus' breast one of the disciples whom he loved.

NET Bible

One of his disciples, the one Jesus loved, was at the table to the right of Jesus in a place of honor.

New Heart English Bible

One of his disciples, whom Jesus loved, was at the table, leaning against Jesus' chest.

Noyes New Testament

There was reclining on Jesus bosom one of his disciples, whom Jesus loved.

Sawyer New Testament

One of his disciples, whom Jesus loved, was reclining on the bosom of Jesus.

The Emphasized Bible

One of Jesus' disciples was reclining in his bosom, one whom Jesus loved:

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Now there was one of the disciples reclining on the bosom of Jesus, whom Jesus loved.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Next to Jesus, in the place on his right hand, was one of his disciples, whom he loved.

Webster

Now there was leaning on Jesus' bosom, one of his disciples, whom Jesus loved.

Weymouth New Testament

There was at table one of His disciples--the one Jesus loved-- reclining with his head on Jesus's bosom.

Williams New Testament

One of the disciples, whom Jesus specially loved, was sitting very close to Jesus at His right.

World English Bible

One of his disciples, whom Jesus loved, was at the table, leaning against Jesus' breast.

Worrell New Testament

There was at the table reclining in Jesus' bosom one of His disciples, whom Jesus loved.

Worsley New Testament

Now there was one of his disciples, whom Jesus loved, sitting next Him.

Youngs Literal Translation

And there was one of his disciples reclining (at meat) in the bosom of Jesus, whom Jesus was loving;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Now
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

ἦν 
En 
was, were, had been, had, taught , stood , , vr was
Usage: 410

ἀνακεῖμαι 
Anakeimai 
sit at meat, guests, sit, sit down, be set down, lie, lean, at the table
Usage: 10

on
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128

Ἰησοῦς 
Iesous 
Usage: 969

κόλπος 
Kolpos 
Usage: 3

one
εἷς 
heis 
one, a, other, some, not tr,
Usage: 188

of his

Usage: 0

μαθητής 
Mathetes 
Usage: 254

ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980

Ἰησοῦς 
Iesous 
Usage: 969

Context Readings

Jesus Predicts Judas' Betrayal

22 The disciples looked at one another, puzzled over who He was talking about. 23 One of Jesus' disciples, [the one] He loved [Note: Probably this was the apostle John] was reclining at the dinner table close to Jesus. 24 So, Simon Peter motioned [to John] and said, "Ask Jesus which one [of us] He is talking about."



Cross References

John 19:26

So, when Jesus saw His mother standing beside the disciple He loved [i.e., probably the apostle John], He said to her, "[My dear] woman, look, [here is] your son!"

John 20:2

So, she ran and came to Simon Peter and to the other disciple, whom Jesus loved [i.e., probably the apostle John], and said to them, "They have taken the Lord out of the tomb and we do not know where they have put Him."

John 21:7

So, that disciple whom Jesus loved [i.e., probably the apostle John] said to Peter, "It is the Lord!" When Simon Peter heard it was the Lord, he wrapped his outer robe around him, (for he [had taken it off and] was wearing only his underclothing) and jumped into the lake.

John 21:20

Peter turned around and saw the disciple whom Jesus loved [i.e., probably the apostle John] following [along behind him]. This was the same disciple who had leaned over close to Jesus at the [Passover] meal and asked Him, "Lord, who is it that will turn you over [to the Jewish authorities]?"

John 1:18

No one has ever seen God [i.e., His full splendor], but God, the only conceived [and eventually born Son], who is at the Father's side, has shown us who He is.

John 1:18

No one has ever seen God [i.e., His full splendor], but God, the only conceived [and eventually born Son], who is at the Father's side, has shown us who He is.

John 11:3

So, the sisters sent [someone] to Him, saying, "Look, Lord, the person you love [i.e., your dear friend, Lazarus] is sick."

John 11:5

Now Jesus loved Martha and her sister [Mary] and [her brother] Lazarus.

John 11:36

[Some of] the Jewish friends then said, "Look how [much] he loved him!" [See verse 3].

John 13:25

So, John leaned over close to Jesus and asked Him, "Lord, who is it?"

John 21:24

This is the disciple who is giving testimony about these things and has written them down, and we know his testimony is true.

Revelation 1:16-18

And He had seven stars in His right hand [See verse 20], and a sharp, double-edged sword came out of His mouth. And His face [shone] as the sun, shining in [all] its brilliance.

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