15Sowhen they had 1finishedbreakfast, Jesussaid to SimonPeter, "Simon, son of John, do you a2love Me more than these ?" He said to Him, "Yes, Lord ; You know that I blove You." He said to him, "Tend3My lambs."16
He said to him again a secondtime, "Simon, son of John, do you clove Me?" He said to Him, "Yes, Lord ; You know that I dlove You." He said to him, "4Shepherd My sheep."17
He said to him the thirdtime, "Simon, son of John, do you elove Me?"Peter was grievedbecause He said to him 5the thirdtime, "Do you flove Me?" And he said to Him, "Lord, 6You knowallthings ; You know that I glove You." Jesussaid to him, "7Tend My sheep.
18"Truly, truly, I say to you, when you were younger, you used to girdyourself and walkwherever you wished ; but when you growold, you will stretch out your hands and someoneelse will gird you, and bring you where you do not wish to go."19Nowthis He said, 8signifying by 9whatkind of death he would glorifyGod. And when He had spokenthis, He said to him, "10Follow Me!"