John 6:15-21 NIV

15 Jesus, knowing that they intended to come and make him king1 by force, withdrew again to a mountain by himself.2

References for John 6:15

Jesus Walks on the Water

6:16-21pp -- Mt 14:22-33; Mk 6:47-51

16 When evening came, his disciples went down to the lake,

References for John 6:16

      17 where they got into a boat and set off across the lake for Capernaum. By now it was dark, and Jesus had not yet joined them.
      18 A strong wind was blowing and the waters grew rough.
      19 When they had rowed three or three and a half miles,a they saw Jesus approaching the boat, walking on the water;3 and they were terrified.

      References for John 6:19

        • b 6:19 - Greek "rowed twenty-five or thirty stadia" (about 5 or 6 kilometers)
          20 But he said to them, "It is I; don't be afraid."4

          References for John 6:20

          21 Then they were willing to take him into the boat, and immediately the boat reached the shore where they were heading.