21 After these things Jesus manifested himself again unto the disciples, by the sea of Tiberias; and manifested himself thus:—
2 There were together Simon Peter, and Thomas who was called Didymus, and Nathanael who was from Cana of Galilee, and the sons of Zebedee, and two other of his disciples.
3 Simon Peter saith unto them—I go a fishing! They say unto him—We also go with thee! They went out and got up into the boat, and during that night they caught nothing.
4 But morning by this time drawing on Jesus stood upon the beach; nevertheless the disciples knew not that it was Jesus.
5 Jesus therefore saith unto them—Children! perhaps ye have nothing to eat? They answered him—No.
6 And he said unto them—Cast the net on the right side of the boat,—and ye shall find. They cast therefore; and no longer were they able to draw it, for the multitude of the fishes.
7 That disciple therefore whom Jesus loved, saith unto Peter—It is the Lord! Simon Peter therefore hearing that it was the Lord girded about him his upper garment,—for he was naked; and cast himself into the sea;
8 but the other disciples came by the little boat,—for they were not farther from the land than about two hundred cubits off,—dragging the net of fishes.
9 So when they got out upon the land they behold a coal fire lying, and fish lying over, and bread.
10 Jesus saith unto them—Bring of the fish which ye caught just now.
11 Simon Peter therefore went on board, and drew the net on to the land,—full of large fishes, a hundred and fifty-three; and though they were so many the net was not rent.
12 Jesus saith unto them—Come! break your fast. Not one of the disciples was venturing to ask him—Who art thou? knowing that it was the Lord.
13 Jesus cometh and taketh the bread, and giveth unto them; and the fish in like manner.
14 This already is the third time Jesus was manifested unto the disciples, after he was raised from among the dead.
15 When therefore they had broken their fast Jesus saith unto Simon Peter—Simon son of John! lovest thou me more than these? He saith unto him—Yea Lord! thou knowest that I am fond of thee, He saith unto him—Be feeding my lambs.
16 He saith unto him again the second time—Simon son of John! lovest thou me? He saith unto him—Yea Lord! thou knowest that I am fond of thee. He saith unto him—Be shepherding my sheep.
17 He saith unto him the third time—Simon son of John! art thou fond of me? Peter was grieved that he said unto him the third time Art thou fond of me? and he said unto him—Lord! all things thou knowest: thou perceivest that I am fond of thee. Jesus saith unto him—Be feeding my sheep.
18 Verily, verily I say unto thee—When thou wast younger thou usedst to gird thyself, and to walk whither thou didst choose; But when thou shalt become aged thou shalt stretch out thy hands and another shall gird thee, and bear thee whither thou dost not choose.
19 Now this he said signifying by what manner of death he should glorify God. And having said this he saith unto him—Be following me.
20 Peter, turning about, beholdeth the disciple whom Jesus loved following,—who also reclined during the supper upon his breast and said—Lord, who is it that is delivering thee up?
21 Peter therefore seeing this one saith unto Jesus—Lord! and this one what?
22 Jesus saith unto him—If I will that he remain until I come what is that to thee? Thou be following me.
23 This word therefore went forth unto the brethren, that that disciple should not die. Howbeit, Jesus did not tell him he should not die; but If I will that he remain until I come what is that to thee?
24 This is the disciple who beareth witness concerning these things and who hath written these things; and we know that true is his witness.
25 Now there are many other things also which Jesus did, which indeed if they were to be written one by one not even the world itself, I suppose, would contain the books which must be written.