John 6:19
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English Standard Version
When they had rowed about three or four miles, they saw Jesus walking on the sea and coming near the boat, and they were frightened.

King James Bible
So when they had rowed about five and twenty or thirty furlongs, they see Jesus walking on the sea, and drawing nigh unto the ship: and they were afraid.

American Standard Version
When therefore they had rowed about five and twenty or thirty furlongs, they behold Jesus walking on the sea, and drawing nigh unto the boat: and they were afraid.

Douay-Rheims Bible
When they had rowed therefore about five and twenty or thirty furlongs, they see Jesus walking upon the sea, and drawing nigh to the ship, and they were afraid.

English Revised Version
When therefore they had rowed about five and twenty or thirty furlongs, they behold Jesus walking on the sea, and drawing nigh unto the boat: and they were afraid.

Webster's Bible Translation
So when they had rowed about five and twenty or thirty furlongs, they see Jesus walking on the sea, and drawing nigh to the boat: and they were afraid.

Weymouth New Testament
When, however, they had rowed three or four miles, they saw Jesus walking on the water and coming near the boat.

John 6:19 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

Had rowed (ἐληλακότες)

Literally, had driven or propelled (the boat).

Five and twenty, etc.

The lake being about forty furlongs, six miles, at its broadest, they had gone only a little more than half-way.

They see (θεωροῦσι)

Rev., behold; with an intent gaze. See on John 1:18. Both Luke and John use this word frequently.

Drawing nigh

Literally, becoming nigh. Wyc., to be made next to the boat. Mark adds, He would have passed by them, and Luke that they thought Him a phantom.

John 6:19 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

had rowed.

Ezekiel 27:26 Your rowers have brought you into great waters: the east wind has broken you in the middle of the seas.

Jonah 1:13 Nevertheless the men rowed hard to bring it to the land; but they could not: for the sea worked, and was tempestuous against them.

Mark 6:47,48 And when even was come, the ship was in the middle of the sea, and he alone on the land...

furlongs.

John 11:18 Now Bethany was near to Jerusalem, about fifteen furlongs off:

Luke 24:13 And, behold, two of them went that same day to a village called Emmaus, which was from Jerusalem about three score furlongs.

Revelation 14:20 And the wine press was trodden without the city, and blood came out of the wine press, even to the horse bridles...

Revelation 21:16 And the city lies foursquare, and the length is as large as the breadth: and he measured the city with the reed...

walking.

John 14:18 I will not leave you comfortless: I will come to you.

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

Psalm 29:10 The LORD sits on the flood; yes, the LORD sits King for ever.

Psalm 93:4 The LORD on high is mightier than the noise of many waters, yes, than the mighty waves of the sea.

Matthew 14:25,26 And in the fourth watch of the night Jesus went to them, walking on the sea...

Mark 6:49 But when they saw him walking on the sea, they supposed it had been a spirit, and cried out:

Luke 24:36-39 And as they thus spoke, Jesus himself stood in the middle of them, and said to them, Peace be to you...

Cross References
Luke 9:42
While he was coming, the demon threw him to the ground and convulsed him. But Jesus rebuked the unclean spirit and healed the boy, and gave him back to his father.

John 6:18
The sea became rough because a strong wind was blowing.

John 6:20
But he said to them, "It is I; do not be afraid."

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