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John 1 - NIV

42 And he brought him to Jesus.
Jesus looked at him and said, “You are Simon son of John. You will be called Cephas” (which, when translated, is Peter[a] ).

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51 He then added, “Very truly I tell you,[b] you[c] will see ‘heaven open, and the angels of God ascending and descending on’[d] the Son of Man.”


a. John 1:42 Cephas (Aramaic) and Peter (Greek) both mean rock.
b. John 1:51 The Greek is plural.
c. John 1:51 The Greek is plural.
d. John 1:51 Gen. 28:12

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