15Sowhen they had dined , Jesussaith to SimonPeter,Simon, son of Jonas, lovest thoume more thanthese? He saith unto him,Yea,Lord;thouknowestthat I lovethee. He saith unto him,Feedmylambs.16
He saith to himagain the second time,Simon, son of Jonas, lovest thoume? He saith unto him,Yea,Lord;thouknowestthat I lovethee. He saith unto him,Feedmysheep.17
He saith unto him the third time, Simon, son of Jonas,lovest thou me?Peter was grievedbecause he said unto him the third time, Lovest thou me?And he said unto him,Lord,thouknowest all things;thouknowestthat I lovethee.Jesussaith unto him,Feedmysheep.18Verily,verily, I say unto thee,When thou wastyoung, thou girdedstthyself,andwalkedstwhither thou wouldest : butwhen thou shalt be old , thou shalt stretch forththyhands,andanother shall girdthee,andcarry thee whither thou wouldestnot.19This spake he , signifying by whatdeath he should glorifyGod.And when he had spokenthis, he saith unto him,Followme.20ThenPeter, turning about , seeth the disciplewhomJesuslovedfollowing ; whichalsoleanedonhisbreastatsupper,andsaid , Lord,which is he that betrayeththee?21Peterseeinghimsaith to Jesus,Lord,andwhat shall this man do?
22Jesussaith unto him, If I will that hetarrytill I come , what is that tothee?followthoume.23Thenwentthissayingabroadamong the brethren,thatthatdiscipleshouldnotdie : yetJesussaidnot unto him , He shallnotdie ; but,If I will that hetarrytill I come , what is that tothee?24Thisis the disciplewhichtestifiethof these things,andwrote these things:and we knowthathistestimonyistrue.25And there arealsomany other thingswhichJesusdid , the which,if they should be writteneveryone, I suppose that even the worlditself could notcontain the books that should be written . Amen.