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

When Jesus saw him, he said, “You are Simon, son of John.[b] You will be called Cephas”(D) (which is translated “Peter”[c]).

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Footnotes

  1. 1:41 Both Hb Messiah and Gk Christos mean “anointed one”
  2. 1:42 Other mss read “Simon, son of Jonah
  3. 1:42 Both Aramaic Cephas and Gk Petros mean “rock”

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