John 21:9
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New International Version
When they landed, they saw a fire of burning coals there with fish on it, and some bread.

King James Bible
As soon then as they were come to land, they saw a fire of coals there, and fish laid thereon, and bread.

Darby Bible Translation
When therefore they went out on the land, they see a fire of coals there, and fish laid on it, and bread.

World English Bible
So when they got out on the land, they saw a fire of coals there, and fish laid on it, and bread.

Young's Literal Translation
when, therefore, they came to the land, they behold a fire of coals lying, and a fish lying on it, and bread.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

They saw a fire, etc. - This appears to have been a new miracle. It could not have been a fire which the disciples had there, for it is remarked as something new; besides, they had caught no fish, John 21:5, and here was a small fish upon the coals, and a loaf of bread provided to eat with it. The whole appears to have been miraculously prepared by Christ.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

they saw.

1 Kings 19:5,6 And as he lay and slept under a juniper tree, behold, then an angel touched him, and said to him, Arise and eat...

Matthew 4:11 Then the devil leaves him, and, behold, angels came and ministered to him.

Mark 8:3 And if I send them away fasting to their own houses, they will faint by the way: for divers of them came from far.

Luke 12:29-31 And seek not you what you shall eat, or what you shall drink, neither be you of doubtful mind...

Library
November 20. "The Disciple whom Jesus Loved Leaned on his Breast" (John xxi. 20).
"The disciple whom Jesus loved leaned on His breast" (John xxi. 20). An American gentleman once visited the saintly Albert Bengel. He was very desirous to hear him pray. So one night he lingered at his door, hoping to overhear his closing devotions. The rooms were adjoining and the doors ajar. The good man finished his studies, closed his books, knelt down for a moment and simply said: "Dear Lord Jesus, things are still the same between us," and then sweetly fell asleep. So close was his communion
Rev. A. B. Simpson—Days of Heaven Upon Earth

The Beach and the Sea
'When the morning was now come, Jesus stood on the shore; but the disciples knew not that it was Jesus.'--JOHN xxi. 4. The incident recorded in this appendix to John's Gospel is separated from the other appearances of our risen Lord in respect of place, time, and purpose. They all occurred in and about Jerusalem; this took place in Galilee. The bulk of them happened on the day of the Resurrection, one of them a week after. This, of course, to allow time for the journey, must have been at a considerably
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture: St. John Chaps. XV to XXI

Lovest Thou Me?
Without preface, for we shall have but little time this morning--may God help us to make good use of it!--we shall mention three things: first a solemn question--"Lovest thou me?" secondly, a discreet answer, "Yes, Lord, thou knowest that I love thee;" and thirdly, a required demonstration of the fact, "He saith unto him, Feed my lambs;" or, again, "Feed my sheep." I. First, then, here was A SOLEMN QUESTION, which our Saviour put to Peter, not for his own information, for, as Peter said, "Thou knowest
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 3: 1857

Christ among the Common Things of Life
William James Dawson, Congregational preacher and evangelist, was born in Towcester, Northamptonshire, in 1854. He was educated at Kingswood School, Bath, and Didsbury College, Manchester. He has long been known as an author of originality and pure literary style. In 1906 he received the pastorate of Highbury Quadrant Congregational Church, London, and accepted an invitation to do general evangelistic work under the auspices of the National Council of the Congregational churches of the United States.
Various—The World's Great Sermons, Volume 10

Cross References
John 6:9
"Here is a boy with five small barley loaves and two small fish, but how far will they go among so many?"

John 6:11
Jesus then took the loaves, gave thanks, and distributed to those who were seated as much as they wanted. He did the same with the fish.

John 18:18
It was cold, and the servants and officials stood around a fire they had made to keep warm. Peter also was standing with them, warming himself.

John 21:8
The other disciples followed in the boat, towing the net full of fish, for they were not far from shore, about a hundred yards.

John 21:10
Jesus said to them, "Bring some of the fish you have just caught."

John 21:13
Jesus came, took the bread and gave it to them, and did the same with the fish.

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