John 21:1-14 CSB

Jesus' Third Appearance to the Disciples

1 After this, Jesus revealed Himself again to His disciples by the Sea of Tiberias.a He revealed Himself in this way:

References for John 21:1

    • a 21:1 - The Sea of Galilee; Sea of Tiberias is used only in John; Jn 6:1,23
      2 Simon Peter, Thomas (called "Twin"), Nathanael from Cana of Galilee, Zebedee's sons, and two others of His disciples were together.
      3 "I'm going fishing," Simon Peter said to them. "We're coming with you," they told him. They went out and got into the boat, but that night they caught nothing.
      4 When daybreak came, Jesus stoodb on the shore. However, the disciples did not know it was Jesus.c

      References for John 21:4

        • b 21:4 - Jn 20:14,19,26
        • c 21:4 - Jn 20:14
          5 "Men," d Jesus called to them, "you don't have any fish, do you?" "No," they answered.

          References for John 21:5

            • d 21:5 - Lit Children
              6 "Cast the net on the right side of the boat," He told them, "and you'll find some." So they did,e and they were unable to haul it in because of the large number of fish.

              References for John 21:6

                • e 21:6 - Lit they cast
                  7 Therefore the disciple, the one Jesus loved, said to Peter, "It is the Lord!" When Simon Peter heard that it was the Lord, he tied his outer garment around himf (for he was stripped) and plunged into the sea.

                  References for John 21:7

                    • f 21:7 - Lit he girded his garment
                      8 But since they were not far from land (about 100 yardsg away), the other disciples came in the boat, dragging the net full of fish.

                      References for John 21:8

                        • g 21:8 - Lit about 200 cubits
                          9 When they got out on land, they saw a charcoal fire there, with fish lying on it, and bread.
                          10 "Bring some of the fish you've just caught," Jesus told them.
                          11 So Simon Peter got up and hauled the net ashore, full of large fish-153 of them. Even though there were so many, the net was not torn.h

                          References for John 21:11

                              12 "Come and have breakfast," Jesus told them. None of the disciples dared ask Him, "Who are You?" because they knew it was the Lord.
                              13 Jesus came, took the bread, and gave it to them. He did the same with the fish.
                              14 This was now the third timei Jesus appearedj to the disciples after He was raised from the dead.

                              References for John 21:14

                                • i 21:14 - The other two are in Jn 20:19-29.
                                • j 21:14 - Lit was revealed (see v. 1)