Matthew 14:25
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New International Version
Shortly before dawn Jesus went out to them, walking on the lake.

New Living Translation
About three o'clock in the morning Jesus came toward them, walking on the water.

English Standard Version
And in the fourth watch of the night he came to them, walking on the sea.

Berean Study Bible
During the fourth watch of the night, Jesus went out to them, walking on the sea.

Berean Literal Bible
And in the fourth watch of the night, He went to them, walking on the sea.

New American Standard Bible
And in the fourth watch of the night He came to them, walking on the sea.

King James Bible
And in the fourth watch of the night Jesus went unto them, walking on the sea.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Around three in the morning, He came toward them walking on the sea.

International Standard Version
Shortly before dawn, Jesus came to them, walking on the sea.

NET Bible
As the night was ending, Jesus came to them walking on the sea.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
But in the fourth watch of the night, Yeshua came unto them while he was walking on the water.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Between three and six o'clock in the morning, he came to them. He was walking on the sea.

New American Standard 1977
And in the fourth watch of the night He came to them, walking on the sea.

Jubilee Bible 2000
And in the fourth watch of the night, Jesus went unto them, walking upon the sea.

King James 2000 Bible
And in the fourth watch of the night Jesus went unto them, walking on the sea.

American King James Version
And in the fourth watch of the night Jesus went to them, walking on the sea.

American Standard Version
And in the fourth watch of the night he came unto them, walking upon the sea.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And in the fourth watch of the night, he came to them walking upon the sea.

Darby Bible Translation
But in the fourth watch of the night he went off to them, walking on the sea.

English Revised Version
And in the fourth watch of the night he came unto them, walking upon the sea.

Webster's Bible Translation
And in the fourth watch of the night Jesus went to them, walking on the sea.

Weymouth New Testament
But towards daybreak He went to them, walking over the waves.

World English Bible
In the fourth watch of the night, Jesus came to them, walking on the sea.

Young's Literal Translation
And in the fourth watch of the night Jesus went away to them, walking upon the sea,
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
14:22-33 Those are not Christ's followers who cannot enjoy being alone with God and their own hearts. It is good, upon special occasions, and when we find our hearts enlarged, to continue long in secret prayer, and in pouring out our hearts before the Lord. It is no new thing for Christ's disciples to meet with storms in the way of duty, but he thereby shows himself with the more grace to them and for them. He can take what way he pleases to save his people. But even appearances of deliverance sometimes occasion trouble and perplexity to God's people, from mistakes about Christ. Nothing ought to affright those that have Christ near them, and know he is theirs; not death itself. Peter walked upon the water, not for diversion or to boast of it, but to go to Jesus; and in that he was thus wonderfully borne up. Special supports are promised, and are to be expected, but only in spiritual pursuits; nor can we ever come to Jesus, unless we are upheld by his power. Christ bade Peter come, not only that he might walk upon the water, and so know his Lord's power, but that he might know his own weakness. And the Lord often lets his servants have their choice, to humble and prove them, and to show the greatness of his power and grace. When we look off from Christ, and look at the greatness of opposing difficulties, we shall begin to fall; but when we call to him, he will stretch out his arm, and save us. Christ is the great Saviour; those who would be saved, must come to him, and cry to him, for salvation; we are never brought to this, till we find ourselves sinking: the sense of need drives us to him. He rebuked Peter. Could we but believe more, we should suffer less. The weakness of faith, and the prevailing of our doubts, displease our Lord Jesus, for there is no good reason why Christ's disciples should be of a doubtful mind. Even in a stormy day he is to them a very present help. None but the world's Creator could multiply the loaves, none but its Governor could tread upon the waters of the sea: the disciples yield to the evidence, and confess their faith. They were suitably affected, and worshipped Christ. He that comes to God, must believe; and he that believes in God, will come, Heb 11:6.
Study Bible
Jesus Walks on Water
24but the boat was already far from land, buffeted by the waves because the wind was against it. 25During the fourth watch of the night, Jesus went out to them, walking on the sea. 26When the disciples saw Him walking on the sea, they were terrified. “It’s a ghost!” they said, and cried out in fear.…
Cross References
Matthew 24:43
But understand this: If the owner of the house had known in which watch of the night the thief was coming, he would have kept watch and would not have let his house be broken into.

Mark 13:35
Therefore keep watch, because you do not know when the master of the house will return--whether in the evening, at midnight, when the rooster crows, or in the morning.
Treasury of Scripture

And in the fourth watch of the night Jesus went to them, walking on the sea.

the fourth watch. The Jews at this time divided the night into four watches; the first was from six o'clock in the evening till nine, the second from nine to twelve, the third from twelve till three, and the fourth from three till six; so that it probably began to be daylight before our Lord came to his disciples.

Matthew 24:43 But know this, that if the manager of the house had known in what …

Luke 12:38 And if he shall come in the second watch, or come in the third watch, …

walking. This suspension of the laws of gravitation was a proper manifestation of omnipotence.

Job 9:8 Which alone spreads out the heavens, and treads on the waves of the sea.

Psalm 93:3,4 The floods have lifted up, O LORD, the floods have lifted up their …

Psalm 104:3 Who lays the beams of his chambers in the waters: who makes the clouds …

Mark 6:48 And he saw them toiling in rowing; for the wind was contrary to them: …

John 6:19 So when they had rowed about five and twenty or thirty furlongs, …

Revelation 10:2,5,8 And he had in his hand a little book open: and he set his right foot …

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