John 21:1-8 NLT

1 Later Jesus appeared again to the disciples beside the Sea of Galilee. a This is how it happened.

References for John 21:1

    • ¼ 21:1 - Greek <I>Sea of Tiberias,</I> another name for the Sea of Galilee.
      2 Several of the disciples were there -- Simon Peter, Thomas (nicknamed the Twin b ), Nathanael from Cana in Galilee, the sons of Zebedee, and two other disciples.

      References for John 21:2

        • ½ 21:2 - Greek <I>the one who was called Didymus.</I>
          3 Simon Peter said, "I'm going fishing." "We'll come, too," they all said. So they went out in the boat, but they caught nothing all night.
          4 At dawn the disciples saw Jesus standing on the beach, but they couldn't see who he was.
          5 He called out, "Friends, have you caught any fish?" "No," they replied.
          6 Then he said, "Throw out your net on the right-hand side of the boat, and you'll get plenty of fish!" So they did, and they couldn't draw in the net because there were so many fish in it.
          7 Then the disciple whom Jesus loved said to Peter, "It is the Lord!" When Simon Peter heard that it was the Lord, he put on his tunic (for he had stripped for work), jumped into the water, and swam ashore.
          8 The others stayed with the boat and pulled the loaded net to the shore, for they were only out about three hundred feet. c

          References for John 21:8

            • ¾ 21:8 - Greek <I>200 cubits</I> [90 meters].