Nathanael (Nuh-than´ay-uhl)

A disciple of Jesus mentioned only in John’s Gospel; he was brought to Jesus by Philip (John 1:43-51; John 21:2). Because his name is absent from the apostolic lists in the other Gospels and Acts, many scholars have identified him with one or another of those listed, most commonly Bartholomew.

John 1:43-51

Jesus Calls Philip and Nathanael
43The next day Jesus decided to go to Galilee. He found Philip and said to him, “Follow me.”44Now Philip was from Bethsaida, th ... View more

John 21:2

2Gathered there together were Simon Peter, Thomas called the Twin, Nathanael of Cana in Galilee, the sons of Zebedee, and two others of his disciples.

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