John 1:50
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English Standard Version
Jesus answered him, “Because I said to you, ‘I saw you under the fig tree,’ do you believe? You will see greater things than these.”

King James Bible
Jesus answered and said unto him, Because I said unto thee, I saw thee under the fig tree, believest thou? thou shalt see greater things than these.

American Standard Version
Jesus answered and said unto him, Because I said unto thee, I saw thee underneath the fig tree, believest thou? thou shalt see greater things than these.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Jesus answered, and said to him: Because I said unto thee, I saw thee under the fig tree, thou believest: greater things than these shalt thou see.

English Revised Version
Jesus answered and said unto him, Because I said unto thee, I saw thee underneath the fig tree, believest thou? thou shalt see greater things than these.

Webster's Bible Translation
Jesus answered and said to him, Because I said to thee, I saw thee under the fig-tree, dost thou believe? thou shalt see greater things than these.

Weymouth New Testament
"Because I said to you, 'I saw you under the fig-tree,'" replied Jesus, "do you believe? You shall see greater things than that."

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Vincent's Word Studies

Under the fig tree (ὑπὸ τῆς συκῆς)

Compare John 1:48. Here the same preposition is used with the genitive case, indicating rest, without the suggestion of withdrawal to.

Believest thou?

Rightly so, though some render affirmatively, thou believest.

John 1:50 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Because.

John 20:29 Jesus said to him, Thomas, because you have seen me, you have believed: blessed are they that have not seen, and yet have believed.

Luke 1:45 And blessed is she that believed: for there shall be a performance of those things which were told her from the Lord.

Luke 7:9 When Jesus heard these things, he marveled at him, and turned him about, and said to the people that followed him, I say to you...

thou shalt.

John 11:40 Jesus said to her, Said I not to you, that, if you would believe, you should see the glory of God?

Matthew 13:12 For whoever has, to him shall be given, and he shall have more abundance: but whoever has not...

Matthew 25:29 For to every one that has shall be given, and he shall have abundance...

Cross References
Matthew 21:19
And seeing a fig tree by the wayside, he went to it and found nothing on it but only leaves. And he said to it, "May no fruit ever come from you again!" And the fig tree withered at once.

John 1:49
Nathanael answered him, "Rabbi, you are the Son of God! You are the King of Israel!"

John 1:51
And he said to him, "Truly, truly, I say to you, you will see heaven opened, and the angels of God ascending and descending on the Son of Man."

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