John 21:5
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New International Version
He called out to them, "Friends, haven't you any fish?" "No," they answered.

New Living Translation
He called out, "Fellows, have you caught any fish?" "No," they replied.

English Standard Version
Jesus said to them, “Children, do you have any fish?” They answered him, “No.”

Berean Study Bible
So He said to them, "Children, do you have any fish?" "No," they answered.

Berean Literal Bible
Therefore Jesus says to them, "Children do you have any food?" They answered Him, "No."

New American Standard Bible
So Jesus said to them, "Children, you do not have any fish, do you?" They answered Him, "No."

King James Bible
Then Jesus saith unto them, Children, have ye any meat? They answered him, No.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
"Men," Jesus called to them, "you don't have any fish, do you?"" No," they answered.

International Standard Version
Jesus asked them, "Children, you don't have any fish, do you?" They answered him, "No."

NET Bible
So Jesus said to them, "Children, you don't have any fish, do you?" They replied, "No."

New Heart English Bible
Jesus therefore said to them, "Children, have you anything to eat?" They answered him, "No."

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And Yeshua said to them, “Lads, do you have anything to eat?” They said to him, “No.”

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Jesus asked them, "Friends, haven't you caught any fish?" They answered him, "No, we haven't."

New American Standard 1977
Jesus therefore said to them, “Children, you do not have any fish, do you?” They answered Him, “No.”

Jubilee Bible 2000
Then Jesus said unto them, Children, have ye any food? They answered him, No.

King James 2000 Bible
Then Jesus said unto them, Children, have you any fish? They answered him, No.

American King James Version
Then Jesus said to them, Children, have you any meat? They answered him, No.

American Standard Version
Jesus therefore saith unto them, Children, have ye aught to eat? They answered him, No.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Jesus therefore said to them: Children, have you any meat? They answered him: No.

Darby Bible Translation
Jesus therefore says to them, Children, have ye anything to eat? They answered him, No.

English Revised Version
Jesus therefore saith unto them, Children, have ye aught to eat? They answered him, No.

Webster's Bible Translation
Then Jesus saith to them, Children, have ye any victuals? They answered him, No.

Weymouth New Testament
He called to them. "Children," He said, "have you any food there?" "No," they answered.

World English Bible
Jesus therefore said to them, "Children, have you anything to eat?" They answered him, "No."

Young's Literal Translation
Jesus, therefore, saith to them, 'Lads, have ye any meat?'
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
21:1-14 Christ makes himself known to his people, usually in his ordinances; but sometimes by his Spirit he visits them when employed in their business. It is good for the disciples of Christ to be together in common conversation, and common business. The hour for their entering upon action was not come. They would help to maintain themselves, and not be burdensome to any. Christ's time of making himself known to his people, is when they are most at a loss. He knows the temporal wants of his people, and has promised them not only grace sufficient, but food convenient. Divine Providence extends itself to things most minute, and those are happy who acknowledge God in all their ways. Those who are humble, diligent, and patient, though their labours may be crossed, shall be crowned; they sometimes live to see their affairs take a happy turn, after many struggles. And there is nothing lost by observing Christ's orders; it is casting the net on the right side of the ship. Jesus manifests himself to his people by doing that for them which none else can do, and things which they looked not for. He would take care that those who left all for him, should not want any good thing. And latter favours are to bring to mind former favours, that eaten bread may not be forgotten. He whom Jesus loved was the first that said, It is the Lord. John had cleaved most closely to his Master in his sufferings, and knew him soonest. Peter was the most zealous, and reached Christ the first. How variously God dispenses his gifts, and what difference there may be between some believers and others in the way of their honouring Christ, yet they all may be accepted of him! Others continue in the ship, drag the net, and bring the fish to shore, and such persons ought not to be blamed as worldly; for they, in their places, are as truly serving Christ as the others. The Lord Jesus had provision ready for them. We need not be curious in inquiring whence this came; but we may be comforted at Christ's care for his disciples. Although there were so many, and such great fishes, yet they lost none, nor damaged their net. The net of the gospel has enclosed multitudes, yet it is as strong as ever to bring souls to God.
Study Bible
Jesus Appears at the Sea of Galilee
4Early in the morning, Jesus stood on the shore, but the disciples did not recognize that it was Jesus. 5So He said to them, “Children, do you have any fish?” “No,” they answered. 6He told them, “Cast the net on the right side of the boat, and you will find some.” So they cast it there, and they were unable to haul it in because of the great number of fish.…
Cross References
Matthew 14:15
When evening came, the disciples came to Him and said, "This is a desolate place, and the hour is already late. Dismiss the crowds, so they can go to the villages and buy food for themselves."

Luke 24:41
While they were still in disbelief because of their joy and amazement, He asked them, "Do you have anything here to eat?"
Treasury of Scripture

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