John 20:21
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New International Version
Again Jesus said, "Peace be with you! As the Father has sent me, I am sending you."

King James Bible
Then said Jesus to them again, Peace be unto you: as my Father hath sent me, even so send I you.

Darby Bible Translation
[Jesus] said therefore again to them, Peace [be] to you: as the Father sent me forth, I also send you.

World English Bible
Jesus therefore said to them again, "Peace be to you. As the Father has sent me, even so I send you."

Young's Literal Translation
Jesus, therefore, said to them again, 'Peace to you; according as the Father hath sent me, I also send you;'

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Even so send I you - As I was sent to proclaim the truth of the Most High, and to convert sinners to God, I send you for the very same purpose, clothed with the very same authority, and influenced by the very same Spirit.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Peace.

John 14:27 Peace I leave with you, my peace I give to you: not as the world gives, give I to you. Let not your heart be troubled...

as.

John 13:20 Truly, truly, I say to you, He that receives whomsoever I send receives me; and he that receives me receives him that sent me.

John 17:18,19 As you have sent me into the world, even so have I also sent them into the world...

John 21:15-17 So when they had dined, Jesus said to Simon Peter, Simon, son of Jonas, love you me more than these? He said to him, Yes...

Isaiah 63:1-3 Who is this that comes from Edom, with dyed garments from Bozrah? this that is glorious in his apparel...

Matthew 10:16,40 Behold, I send you forth as sheep in the middle of wolves: be you therefore wise as serpents, and harmless as doves...

Matthew 28:18-20 And Jesus came and spoke to them, saying, All power is given to me in heaven and in earth...

Mark 16:15-18 And he said to them, Go you into all the world, and preach the gospel to every creature...

Luke 24:47-49 And that repentance and remission of sins should be preached in his name among all nations, beginning at Jerusalem...

Acts 1:8 But you shall receive power, after that the Holy Ghost is come on you: and you shall be witnesses to me both in Jerusalem...

2 Timothy 2:2 And the things that you have heard of me among many witnesses, the same commit you to faithful men...

Hebrews 3:1 Why, holy brothers, partakers of the heavenly calling, consider the Apostle and High Priest of our profession, Christ Jesus;

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May 20 Evening
Jesus saith unto her, Mary.--JOHN 20:16. Fear not: for I have redeemed thee, I have called thee by name: Thou art mine.--The sheep hear his voice: and he calleth his own sheep by name. And the sheep follow him: for they know his voice. Behold, I have graven thee upon the palms of my hands; thy walls are continually before me. The foundation of God standeth sure, having this seal, The Lord knoweth them that are his.--We have a great high priest, that is passed into the heavens, Jesus the Son of God.
Anonymous—Daily Light on the Daily Path

Thomas and Jesus
'And after eight days, again His disciples were within, and Thomas with them. Then came Jesus.'--JOHN xx. 26. There is nothing more remarkable about the narrative of the resurrection, taken as a whole, than the completeness with which our Lord's appearances met all varieties of temperament, condition, and spiritual standing. Mary, the lover; Peter, the penitent; the two disciples on the way to Emmaus, the thinkers; Thomas, the stiff unbeliever--the presence of the Christ is enough for them all; it
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture: St. John Chaps. XV to XXI

Sermon for Thursday in Easter Week
How we ought to love God, and how Christ is a Master of the Eternal Good, wherefore we ought to love Him above all things; a Master of the Highest Truth, wherefore we ought to contemplate Him; and a Master of the Highest Perfectness, wherefore we ought to follow after Him without let or hindrance. John xx. 16.--"She turned herself and said unto Him, Rabboni; which is to say, Master." WHEN our Lord had risen from the dead, Mary Magdalene desired with her whole heart to behold our blessed Lord; and
Susannah Winkworth—The History and Life of the Reverend Doctor John Tauler

Sermon for the First Sunday after Easter
(From the Gospel for the day) How we are to ascend by three stages to true peace and purity of heart. John xx. 19.--"Peace be to you." PEACE be with you," said our beloved Lord to His disciples after His resurrection. All men by nature desire rest and peace, and are ever striving after it in all their manifold actions, efforts, and labours; and yet to all eternity they will never attain to true peace, unless they seek it where alone it is to be found,--in God. What, then, are the means and ways to
Susannah Winkworth—The History and Life of the Reverend Doctor John Tauler

Cross References
Luke 24:36
While they were still talking about this, Jesus himself stood among them and said to them, "Peace be with you."

John 3:17
For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but to save the world through him.

John 14:27
Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid.

John 17:18
As you sent me into the world, I have sent them into the world.

John 20:19
On the evening of that first day of the week, when the disciples were together, with the doors locked for fear of the Jewish leaders, Jesus came and stood among them and said, "Peace be with you!"

John 20:22
And with that he breathed on them and said, "Receive the Holy Spirit.

John 20:26
A week later his disciples were in the house again, and Thomas was with them. Though the doors were locked, Jesus came and stood among them and said, "Peace be with you!"

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