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Former governor of Arkansas, Mike Huckabee, mentioned earlier this month on the cable news program, Fox & Friends, that he thought President Trump was similar to Nathanael in the Bible.  Here is the only substantive passage about Nathanael from the Bible:

John 1:45-47 (RSV)

45  Philip found Nathanael and said to him, “We have found him about whom Moses in the law and also the prophets wrote, Jesus son of Joseph from Nazareth.”  46  Nathanael said to him, “Can anything good come out of Nazareth?”  Philip said to him, “Come and see.”  47  When Jesus saw Nathanael coming toward him, he said of him, “Here is truly an Israelite in whom there is no deceit!”  48  Nathanael asked him, “Where did you get to know me?”  Jesus answered, “I saw you under the fig tree before Philip called you.”  49  Nathanael replied, “Rabbi, You are the Son of God!  You are the King of Israel!”

Engraving of the Apostle Nathanael. Photo: Getty Images

Engraving of the Apostle Nathanael. Photo: Getty Images

image from: http://christianity.about.com/od/newtestamentpeople/a/JZ-Nathanael-Bartholomew.htm

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