John 21:1-14 ESV

Jesus Appears to Seven Disciples

1 After this Jesus 1revealed himself 2again to the disciples by 3the Sea of Tiberias, and he revealed himself in this way.

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      2 Simon Peter, 4Thomas (called the Twin), Nathanael of 5Cana in Galilee, 6the sons of Zebedee, and two others of his disciples were together.

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      3 Simon Peter said to them, "I am going fishing." They said to him, "We will go with you." They went out and got into the boat, but 7that night they caught nothing.

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      4 Just as day was breaking, Jesus stood on the shore; yet the disciples 8did not know that it was Jesus.

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      5 9Jesus said to them, "Children, do you have any fish?" They answered him, "No."

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      6 10He said to them, "Cast the net on the right side of the boat, and you will find some." So they cast it, and now they were not able to haul it in, because of the quantity of fish.

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      7 That disciple 11whom Jesus loved therefore said to Peter, "It is the Lord!" When Simon Peter heard that it was the Lord, 12he put on his outer garment, for he was 13stripped for work, and 14threw himself into the sea.

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          8 The other disciples came in the boat, dragging the net full of fish, for they were not far from the land, but about a hundred yardsa off.

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            • ¼ 21:8 - Greek two hundred cubits; a cubit was about 18 inches or 45 centimeters
              9 When they got out on land, they saw a charcoal fire in place, with fish laid out on it, and bread.
              10 Jesus said to them, "Bring some of the fish that you have just caught."
              11 So Simon Peter went aboard and hauled the net ashore, full of large fish, 153 of them. And although there were so many, the net was not torn.
              12 Jesus said to them, 15"Come and 16have breakfast." Now 17none of the disciples dared ask him, "Who are you?" They knew it was the Lord.

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                  13 Jesus came and 18took the bread and gave it to them, and so with the fish.

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                      14 19This was now the third time that Jesus was revealed to the disciples after he was raised from the dead.

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