John 21:1

Jesus and the Miraculous Catch of Fish

1 Afterward Jesus appeared again to his disciples, by the Sea of Galilee.[a] It happened this way:

John 21:1 in Other Translations

KJV
1 After these things Jesus shewed himself again to the disciples at the sea of Tiberias; and on this wise shewed he himself.
ESV
1 After this Jesus revealed himself again to the disciples by the Sea of Tiberias, and he revealed himself in this way.
NLT
1 Later, Jesus appeared again to the disciples beside the Sea of Galilee. This is how it happened.
MSG
1 After this, Jesus appeared again to the disciples, this time at the Tiberias Sea (the Sea of Galilee). This is how he did it:
CSB
1 After this, Jesus revealed Himself again to His disciples by the Sea of Tiberias. He revealed Himself in this way:

John 21:1 Meaning and Commentary

John 21:1

After these things
The resurrection of Christ from the dead, his appearance to Mary Magdalene, and twice to his disciples; once when Thomas was absent, and at another time when he was present:

Jesus showed himself again to the disciples,
a third time, as in ( John 21:14 ) though not to them all; seven are only mentioned, as together, when he appeared to them:

at the sea of Tiberias;
the same with the sea of Galilee; see ( John 6:1 ) for after the second appearance of Christ to his disciples, they went from Jerusalem to Galilee, by the order of Christ, who appointed to meet them there, ( Matthew 28:10 Matthew 28:16 )

and on this way showed he himself;
the manner in which he made his appearance, and the persons to whom, are as follow.

John 21:1 In-Context

1 Afterward Jesus appeared again to his disciples, by the Sea of Galilee. It happened this way:
2 Simon Peter, Thomas (also known as Didymus ), Nathanael from Cana in Galilee, the sons of Zebedee, and two other disciples were together.
3 “I’m going out to fish,” Simon Peter told them, and they said, “We’ll go with you.” So they went out and got into the boat, but that night they caught nothing.
4 Early in the morning, Jesus stood on the shore, but the disciples did not realize that it was Jesus.
5 He called out to them, “Friends, haven’t you any fish?”“No,” they answered.

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