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John 1:47 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Jesus saw Nathanael coming to him, and saith of him, Behold, an Israelite indeed, in whom is no guile!
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Jesus saw Nathanael coming to him, and saith of him, Behold an Israelite indeed, in whom is no guile!
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— Jesus saw Nathanael coming to Him, and *said of him, “Behold, an Israelite indeed, in whom there is no deceit!”
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Jesus saw Nathanael coming to him, and saith of him, Behold an Israelite indeed, in whom is no guile!
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— Jesus saw Nathanael coming to him, and says of him, Behold [one] truly an Israelite, in whom there is no guile.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Jesus saw Nathanael coming unto him, and saith concerning him—See! Truly, an Israelite, in whom is no guile.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— Jesus saw Nathanael coming unto him, and he saith concerning him, 'Lo, truly an Israelite, in whom guile is not;'
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Jesus saw Nathanael coming to him and he saith of him: Behold an Israelite indeed, in whom there is no guile.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Iesus saw Nathaneel comming to him, and saith of him, Behold an Israelite indeed in whom is no guile.
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— And Jeshu saw Nathanael as he was coming to him, and said of him, Behold truly a son of Isroel who hath no guile in him.
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— And Jesus saw Nathaniel coming towards him, and said of him: Behold a real Israelite, in whom is no deceit.

Strong's Numbers & Red-LettersGreek New TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Jesus 2424
{2424} Prime
Ἰησοῦς
Iesous
{ee-ay-sooce'}
Of Hebrew origin [H3091]; Jesus (that is, Jehoshua), the name of our Lord and two (three) other Israelites.
saw 1492
{1492} Prime
εἰδῶ
eido
{i-do'}
A primary verb; used only in certain past tenses, the others being borrowed from the equivalent, G3700 and G3708; properly to see (literally or figuratively); by implication (in the perfect only) to know.
z5627
<5627> Grammar
Tense - Second Aorist (See G5780)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 2138 plus 1 in a variant reading in a footnote
Nathanael 3482
{3482} Prime
Ναθαναήλ
Nathanael
{nath-an-ah-ale'}
Of Hebrew origin [H5417]; Nathanael (that is, Nathanel), an Israelite and Christian.
coming 2064
{2064} Prime
ἔρχομαι
erchomai
{er'-khom-ahee}
Middle voice of a primary verb (used only in the present and imperfect tenses, the others being supplied by a kindred [middle voice] word, ἐλεύθομαι [[eleuthomai]], {el-yoo'-thom-ahee}; or [active] ἔλθω [[eltho]], {el'-tho}; which do not otherwise occur); to come or go (in a great variety of applications, literally and figuratively).
z5740
<5740> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - Middle or Passive Deponent (See G5790)
Mood - Participle (See G5796)
Count - 544
to 4314
{4314} Prime
πρός
pros
{pros}
A strengthened form of G4253; a preposition of direction; forward to, that is, toward (with the genitive case the side of, that is, pertaining to; with the dative case by the side of, that is, near to; usually with the accusative case the place, time, occasion, or respect, which is the destination of the relation, that is, whither or for which it is predicated).
him, 846
{0846} Prime
αὐτός
autos
{ow-tos'}
From the particle αὖ [[au]] (perhaps akin to the base of G0109 through the idea of a baffling wind; backward); the reflexive pronoun self, used (alone or in the compound of G1438) of the third person, and (with the proper personal pronoun) of the other persons.
and 2532
{2532} Prime
καί
kai
{kahee}
Apparently a primary particle, having a copulative and sometimes also a cumulative force; and, also, even, so, then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words.
saith 3004
{3004} Prime
λέγω
lego
{leg'-o}
A primary verb; properly to 'lay' forth, that is, (figuratively) relate (in words [usually of systematic or set discourse; whereas G2036 and G5346 generally refer to an individual expression or speech respectively; while G4483 is properly to break silence merely, and G2980 means an extended or random harangue]); by implication to mean.
z5719
<5719> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 3019
of 4012
{4012} Prime
περί
peri
{per-ee'}
From the base of G4008; properly through (all over), that is, around; figuratively with respect to; used in various applications, of place, cause or time (with the genitive case denoting the subject or occasion or superlative point; with the accusative case the locality, circuit, matter, circumstance or general period).
him, 846
{0846} Prime
αὐτός
autos
{ow-tos'}
From the particle αὖ [[au]] (perhaps akin to the base of G0109 through the idea of a baffling wind; backward); the reflexive pronoun self, used (alone or in the compound of G1438) of the third person, and (with the proper personal pronoun) of the other persons.
Behold 2396
{2396} Prime
ἴδε
ide
{id'-eh}
Second person singular imperative active of G1492; used as interjection to denote surprise; lo!.
an Israelite 2475
{2475} Prime
Ἰσραηλίτης
Israelites
{is-rah-ale-ee'-tace}
From G2474; an 'israelite', that is, descendant of Israel (literally or figuratively).
indeed, 230
{0230} Prime
ἀληθῶς
alethos
{al-ay-thoce'}
Adverb from G0227; truly.
in 1722
{1722} Prime
ἐν
en
{en}
A primary preposition denoting (fixed) position (in place, time or state), and (by implication) instrumentality (medially or constructively), that is, a relation of rest (intermediate between G1519 and G1537); 'in', at, (up-) on, by, etc.
whom 3739
{3739} Prime
ὅς
hos
{hos}
Probably a primary word (or perhaps a form of the article G3588); the relative (sometimes demonstrative) pronoun, who, which, what, that.
is 2076
{2076} Prime
ἐστί
esti
{es-tee'}
Third person singular present indicative of G1510; he (she or it) is; also (with neuter plural) they are.
z5748
<5748> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - No Voice Stated (See G5799)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 1612
no 3756
{3756} Prime
οὐ
ou
{oo}
A primary word; the absolutely negative (compare G3361) adverb; no or not.
guile! 1388
{1388} Prime
δόλος
dolos
{dol'-os}
From δέλλω [[dello]] (an obsolete primary probably meaning to decoy; compare G1185); a trick (bait), that is, (figuratively) wile.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

John 1:47

_ _ an Israelite indeed ... no guile — not only no hypocrite, but with a guileless simplicity not always found even in God’s own people, ready to follow wherever truth might lead him, saying, Samuel-like, “Speak, Lord, for Thy servant heareth” (1 Samuel 3:10).

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on John 1:43-51.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

John 1:47

(20) Jesus saw Nathanael coming to him, and saith of him, Behold an Israelite indeed, in whom is no guile!

(20) Simple uprightness discerns the true Israelites from the false.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
Behold:

John 8:31 Then said Jesus to those Jews which believed on him, If ye continue in my word, [then] are ye my disciples indeed;
John 8:39 They answered and said unto him, Abraham is our father. Jesus saith unto them, If ye were Abraham's children, ye would do the works of Abraham.
Romans 2:28-29 For he is not a Jew, which is one outwardly; neither [is that] circumcision, which is outward in the flesh: ... But he [is] a Jew, which is one inwardly; and circumcision [is that] of the heart, in the spirit, [and] not in the letter; whose praise [is] not of men, but of God.
Romans 9:6 Not as though the word of God hath taken none effect. For they [are] not all Israel, which are of Israel:
Philippians 3:3 For we are the circumcision, which worship God in the spirit, and rejoice in Christ Jesus, and have no confidence in the flesh.

in:

Psalms 32:2 Blessed [is] the man unto whom the LORD imputeth not iniquity, and in whose spirit [there is] no guile.
Psalms 73:1 [[A Psalm of Asaph.]] Truly God [is] good to Israel, [even] to such as are of a clean heart.
1 Peter 2:1 Wherefore laying aside all malice, and all guile, and hypocrisies, and envies, and all evil speakings,
1 Peter 2:22 Who did no sin, neither was guile found in his mouth:
Revelation 14:5 And in their mouth was found no guile: for they are without fault before the throne of God.
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Ps 32:2; 73:1. Jn 8:31, 39. Ro 2:28; 9:6. Php 3:3. 1P 2:1, 22. Rv 14:5.

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