Chooses Philip and Nathanael"
The next day Jesus decided to
Philip then found Nathanael and said, "We have found the
one that Moses and the Prophets wrote about. He is Jesus, the son of
Nathanael asked, "Can anything good come from
Philip answered, "Come and see."
When Jesus saw Nathanael coming toward him, he said, "Here
is a true descendant of our ancestor
"How do you know me?" Nathanael asked.
Jesus answered, "Before Philip called you, I saw you under the fig tree."
Nathanael said, "Rabbi, you are the Son of God and the King of Israel!"
Jesus answered, "Did you believe me just because I said that I saw you under the fig tree? You will see something even greater. I tell you for certain that you will see heaven open and God's angels going up and coming down on the Son of Man."
Contemporary English Version The Holy Bible (New York , NY: American Bible Society 1995)