Chapter Twenty-One

AFTER these things IaHUShUA' showed Himself again to the disciples at the sea of Tiberias; and on this wise showed He Himself.
2 There were together Shimeon Kepha, and Taom called Didimus, and Nathanael of Cana in Galilee, and the sons of Zebedee, and two other of His disciples.
3 Shimeon Kepha says unto them, I go a fishing. They say unto him, We also go with you. They went forth, and entered into a ship; and that night they caught nothing.
4 But when the morning was now come, IaHUShUA' stood on the shore: but the disciples knew not that it was IaHUShUA.
5 Then IaHUShUA' said to them, Children, have you any food? They answered Him, No.
6 And He said to them, Cast the net on the right side of the ship, and you shall find. They cast therefore, and now they were not able to draw it for the multitude of fishes.
7 Therefore that disciple whom IaHUShUA' loved said to Kepha, It is IaHUShUA. Now when Shimeon Kepha heard that it was IaHUShUA',he girt his fisher's coat unto him, (for he was naked,) and did cast himself into the sea.
8 And the other disciples came in a little ship; (for they were not far from land, but as it were two hundred cubits,) dragging the net with fishes.
9 As soon then as they were come to land, they saw a fire of coals there, and fish laid thereon, and bread.
10 IaHUShUA' said to them, Bring of the fish which you have now caught.
11 Shimeon Kepha went up, and drew the net to land full of great fishes, an hundred and fifty and three: and for all there were so many, yet was not the net broken.
12 IaHUShUA' said to them, Come and dine. And none of the disciples dared ask Him, Who are You? knowing that it was Ha-MaShIaCh.
13 IaHUShUA' then comes, and takes bread, and gives them, and fish likewise.
14 This is now the third time that IaHUShUA' showed Himself to His disciples, after that He was risen from the dead.
15 So when they had dined, IaHUShUA' said to Shimeon Kepha, Shimeon, favoured of IaHUeH, Love you Me more than these? He said to Him, Yes, Master; You know that I am a friend of You. He said to him, Feed My lambs.
16 He said to him again the second time, Shimeon, favoured of IaHUeH, Love you Me? He says unto Him, Yea, Rabbi; You know that I am a friend of You. He said to him, Feed My sheep.
17 He says unto him the third time, Shimeon, favoured of IaHUeH, are you a friend to Me? Kepha was grieved because He said unto him the third time, are you a friend to Me? And he said to Him, Master, You perceive all things; You know that I am a friend of You. IaHUShUA' said to him, Feed My sheep.
18 Verily, verily, I say unto you, When you were young, you girded yourself, and walked whither you would: but when you shall be old, you shall stretch forth your hands, and another shall gird you, and carry you whither you would not.
19 This spoke He, signifying by what death he should exalt IaHUeH. And when He had spoken this, He said to him, Follow Me.
20 Then Kepha, turning about, sees the disciple whom IaHUShUA' Loved following; which also leaned on His breast at supper, and said, Rabbi, which is he that betrays you?
21 Kepha seeing him says to IaHUShUA',Master, and what shall this man do?
22 IaHUShUA' said to him, If I will that he abide till I come, what is that to you? follow you Me.
23 Then went this saying abroad among the kindren, that that disciple should not die: yet IaHUShUA' said not to him, He shall not die; but, If I will that he abide till I come, what is that to you?
24 This is the disciple which testified of these things, and wrote these things: and we know that his testimony is True.
25 And there are also many other things which IaHUShUA' did, the which, if they should be written every one, I suppose that even the world itself could not contain the books that should be written.

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