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John 21:13

ESV Jesus came and took the bread and gave it to them, and so with the fish.
NIV Jesus came, took the bread and gave it to them, and did the same with the fish.
NASB Jesus *came and *took the bread and *gave it to them, and the fish likewise.
CSB Jesus came, took the bread, and gave it to them. He did the same with the fish.
NLT Then Jesus served them the bread and the fish.
KJV Jesus then cometh, and taketh bread, and giveth them, and fish likewise.

What does John 21:13 mean?

The simple act of sharing a meal, especially in the ancient world, represents friendship and trust. Jesus told His disciples to wait for Him in Galilee (Matthew 28:9–10). They obeyed (John 21:1–2), after Jesus had made at least two appearances to gatherings of His followers (John 20:19, 26). This latest meeting (John 21:9–12) has a more casual, friendly feel than earlier incidents.

After breakfast, Jesus will address an important issue: Peter's embarrassing denial of Christ (John 13:36–38; 18:25–27). Some years before, Jesus had demonstrated a miracle, using fish (Luke 5:5–8) to call Peter to be a "fisher of men" (Luke 5:10–11). In the upcoming conversation, Jesus will poignantly remind Peter of his sin, while restoring him to his calling (John 21:17–19).
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