1 After these things Jesus manifested himself again to the disciples at the sea of Tiberias, and he manifested himself in this manner:
2 Simon Peter and Thomas, called Didymus, and Nathanael of Cana in Galilee and the [sons] of Zebedee and two other of his disciples were together.
3 Simon Peter said unto them, I am going fishing. They said unto him, Let us also go with thee. They went forth and entered into a ship immediately, and that night they caught nothing.
4 But when the morning was now come, Jesus stood on the shore, but the disciples did not understand that it was Jesus.
5 Then Jesus said unto them, Children, have ye any food? They answered him, No.
6 And he said unto them, Cast the net on the right hand side of the ship, and ye shall find. They cast therefore, and now they were not able to draw it for the multitude of fishes.
7 Therefore that disciple whom Jesus loved said unto Peter, It is the Lord. Now when Simon Peter heard that it was the Lord, he girt [his] fisher's coat [unto him] (for he was naked) and cast himself into the sea.
8 And the other disciples came in the [little] ship (for they were not far from land, but as it were two hundred cubits), dragging the net with [the] fishes.
9 As soon then as they were come to land, they saw a fire of coals there, and a fish laid thereon, and bread.
10 Jesus said unto them, Bring of the fish which ye have now caught.
11 Simon Peter went up and drew the net to land full of great fishes, one hundred and fifty-three; and being so many, yet the net was not broken.
12 Jesus said unto them, Come [and] dine. And none of the disciples dared to ask him, Who art thou? knowing that it was the Lord.
13 Jesus then came and took the bread and gave them, and the fish likewise.
14 This [was] now the third time that Jesus manifested himself to his disciples, after he was risen from the dead.
15 So when they had dined, Jesus said to Simon Peter, Simon, [son] of Jonas, lovest thou me more than these? He said unto him, Yes, Lord, thou knowest that I love thee. He said unto him, Feed my lambs.
16 He said to him again the second time, Simon, [son] of Jonas, lovest thou me? He said unto him, Yes, Lord thou knowest that I love thee. He said unto him, Feed my sheep.
17 He said unto him the third time, Simon, [son] of Jonas, lovest thou me? Peter was grieved because he said unto him the third time, Lovest thou me? And he said, Lord, thou knowest all things; thou knowest that I love thee. Jesus said unto him, Feed my sheep.
18 Verily, verily, I say unto thee, When thou wast young, thou didst gird thyself and walk where thou wouldest, but when thou shalt be old, thou shalt stretch forth thy hands, and another shall gird thee and carry [thee] where thou wouldest not.
19 This he spoke, signifying by what death he should clarify God. And when he had spoken this, he said unto him, Follow me.
20 Then Peter, turning about, saw the disciple whom Jesus loved following, who also leaned on his breast at supper, and said, Lord, which is he that betrays thee?
21 Peter seeing him said to Jesus, Lord, and what [shall] this man [do]?
22 Jesus said unto him, If I will that he tarry until I come, what [is that] to thee? follow thou me.
23 Then this saying went abroad among the brethren that that disciple should not die; yet Jesus did not say unto him, He shall not die, but, If I will that he tarry until I come, what [is that] to thee?
24 This is the disciple who testifies of these things and wrote these things, and we know that his testimony is true.
25 And there are also many other things which Jesus did, which, if they should be written every one, I think that even the world itself could not contain the books that should be written. Amen.: