Vincent Word Studies - John 1:40 - 1:40

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One of the two

The other being John.


See on Mar 3:18. Compare Mar 13:3; Joh 6:8; Joh 12:22.

Simon Peter's brother

The mention of Simon Peter before he has appeared in the narrative indicates the importance which the Evangelist attaches to him. It seems to assume a knowledge of the evangelic narrative on the part of the readers. See a similar instance of anticipating what is subsequently explained, in the mention of Mary, Joh 11:2.