14 For the love of Christ compels us, because we judge thus: that (A)if One died for all, then all died;

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30 The fruit of the righteous is a tree of life,
And (A)he who [a]wins souls is wise.

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Footnotes

  1. Proverbs 11:30 Lit. takes, in the sense of brings, cf. 1 Sam. 16:11

The First Disciples

35 Again, the next day, John stood with two of his disciples. 36 And looking at Jesus as He walked, he said, (A)“Behold the Lamb of God!”

37 The two disciples heard him speak, and they (B)followed Jesus. 38 Then Jesus turned, and seeing them following, said to them, “What do you seek?”

They said to Him, “Rabbi” (which is to say, when translated, Teacher), “where are You staying?”

39 He said to them, “Come and see.” They came and saw where He was staying, and remained with Him that day (now it was about the tenth hour).

40 One of the two who heard John speak, and followed Him, was (C)Andrew, Simon Peter’s brother. 41 He first found his own brother Simon, and said to him, “We have found the [a]Messiah” (which is translated, the Christ). 42 And he brought him to Jesus.

Now when Jesus looked at him, He said, “You are Simon the son of [b]Jonah. (D)You shall be called Cephas” (which is translated, [c]A Stone).

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Footnotes

  1. John 1:41 Lit. Anointed One
  2. John 1:42 NU John
  3. John 1:42 Gr. Petros, usually translated Peter

Then He said to them, (A)“The harvest truly is great, but the laborers are few; therefore (B)pray the Lord of the harvest to send out laborers into His harvest.

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Let the redeemed of the Lord say so,
Whom He has redeemed from the hand of the enemy,

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