New International Version
The first thing Andrew did was to find his brother Simon and tell him, "We have found the Messiah" (that is, the Christ).
King James Bible
He first findeth his own brother Simon, and saith unto him, We have found the Messias, which is, being interpreted, the Christ.
Darby Bible Translation
He first finds his own brother Simon, and says to him, We have found the Messias (which being interpreted is 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).
Young's 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,)
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Findeth his own brother Simon - Every discovery of the Gospel of the Son of God produces benevolence, and leads those to whom it is made to communicate it to others. Those who find Jesus find in him a treasure of wisdom and knowledge, through which they may not only become rich themselves, but be instruments, in the hand of God, of enriching others. These disciples, having tasted the good word of Christ, were not willing to eat their bread alone, but went and invited others to partake with them. Thus the knowledge of Christ became diffused - one invited another to come and see: Jesus received all, and the number of disciples was increased, and the attentive hearers were innumerable. Every man who has been brought to an acquaintance with God should endeavor to bring, at least, another with him; and his first attention should be fixed upon those of his own household.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Christ. or, Anointed.
Eversley. 1856. St. John i. 16, 17. "Of His fulness have all we received, and grace for grace. For the law was given by Moses, but grace and truth came by Jesus Christ." I wish you to mind particularly this word GRACE. You meet it very often in the Bible. You hear often said, The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you all. Now, what does this word grace mean? It is really worth your while to know; for if a man or a woman has not grace, they will be very unhappy people, and very disagreeable …
Charles Kingsley—All Saints' Day and Other Sermons
September 24 Evening
May 19 Evening
November 15 Morning
The kings of the earth rise up and the rulers band together against the LORD and against his anointed, saying,
"Know and understand this: From the time the word goes out to restore and rebuild Jerusalem until the Anointed One, the ruler, comes, there will be seven 'sevens,' and sixty-two 'sevens.' It will be rebuilt with streets and a trench, but in times of trouble.
"The virgin will conceive and give birth to a son, and they will call him Immanuel" (which means "God with us").
The woman said, "I know that Messiah" (called Christ) "is coming. When he comes, he will explain everything to us."
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