Matthew 14:25-33

25 Shortly before dawn Jesus went out to them, walking on the lake.
26 When the disciples saw him walking on the lake, they were terrified. “It’s a ghost,” they said, and cried out in fear.
27 But Jesus immediately said to them: “Take courage! It is I. Don’t be afraid.”
28 “Lord, if it’s you,” Peter replied, “tell me to come to you on the water.”
29 “Come,” he said. Then Peter got down out of the boat, walked on the water and came toward Jesus.
30 But when he saw the wind, he was afraid and, beginning to sink, cried out, “Lord, save me!”
31 Immediately Jesus reached out his hand and caught him. “You of little faith,” he said, “why did you doubt?”
32 And when they climbed into the boat, the wind died down.
33 Then those who were in the boat worshiped him, saying, “Truly you are the Son of God.”

Matthew 14:25 in Other Translations

KJV
25 And in the fourth watch of the night Jesus went unto them, walking on the sea.
ESV
25 And in the fourth watch of the night he came to them, walking on the sea.
NLT
25 About three o’clock in the morning Jesus came toward them, walking on the water.
MSG
25 At about four o'clock in the morning, Jesus came toward them walking on the water.
CSB
25 Around three in the morning, He came toward them walking on the sea.

Matthew 14:25-33 In-Context

23 After he had dismissed them, he went up on a mountainside by himself to pray. Later that night, he was there alone,
24 and the boat was already a considerable distance from land, buffeted by the waves because the wind was against it.
25 Shortly before dawn Jesus went out to them, walking on the lake.
26 When the disciples saw him walking on the lake, they were terrified. “It’s a ghost,” they said, and cried out in fear.
27 But Jesus immediately said to them: “Take courage! It is I. Don’t be afraid.”
28 “Lord, if it’s you,” Peter replied, “tell me to come to you on the water.”
29 “Come,” he said. Then Peter got down out of the boat, walked on the water and came toward Jesus.
30 But when he saw the wind, he was afraid and, beginning to sink, cried out, “Lord, save me!”
31 Immediately Jesus reached out his hand and caught him. “You of little faith,” he said, “why did you doubt?”
32 And when they climbed into the boat, the wind died down.
33 Then those who were in the boat worshiped him, saying, “Truly you are the Son of God.”
34 When they had crossed over, they landed at Gennesaret.
35 And when the men of that place recognized Jesus, they sent word to all the surrounding country. People brought all their sick to him

Cross References 5

  • 1. Luke 24:37
  • 2. Matthew 9:2; Acts 23:11
  • 3. Daniel 10:12; Matthew 17:7; Matthew 28:10; Luke 1:13,30; Luke 2:10; Acts 18:9; Acts 23:11; Revelation 1:17
  • 4. S Matthew 6:30
  • 5. Psalms 2:7; S Matthew 4:3
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