New International Version
Then Nathanael declared, "Rabbi, you are the Son of God; you are the king of Israel."
King James Bible
Nathanael answered and saith unto him, Rabbi, thou art the Son of God; thou art the King of Israel.
Darby Bible Translation
Nathanael answered and said to him, Rabbi, thou art the Son of God, thou art the King of Israel.
World English Bible
Nathanael answered him, "Rabbi, you are the Son of God! You are King of Israel!"
Young's Literal Translation
Nathanael answered and saith to him, 'Rabbi, thou art the Son of God, thou art the king of Israel.'
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Rabbi - That is, Teacher! and so this word should be translated.
Thou art the Son of God - The promised Messiah.
Thou art the King of Israel - The real descendant of David, who art to sit on that spiritual throne of which the throne of David was the type.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Rabbi. See on ver.
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 …
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and asked, "Where is the one who has been born king of the Jews? We saw his star when it rose and have come to worship him."
The tempter came to him and said, "If you are the Son of God, tell these stones to become bread."
they love to be greeted with respect in the marketplaces and to be called 'Rabbi' by others.
"But you are not to be called 'Rabbi,' for you have one Teacher, and you are all brothers.
"He saved others," they said, "but he can't save himself! He's the king of Israel! Let him come down now from the cross, and we will believe in him.
Let this Messiah, this king of Israel, come down now from the cross, that we may see and believe." Those crucified with him also heaped insults on him.
The angel answered, "The Holy Spirit will come on you, and the power of the Most High will overshadow you. So the holy one to be born will be called the Son of God.
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