John 21:4

“But when the morning was now come, Jesus stood on the shore: but the disciples knew not that it was Jesus.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

But when the morning was now come, Iesus stood on the shore: but the disciples knewe not that it was Iesus.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

But when the day was now breaking, Jesus stood on the beach; yet the disciples did not know that it was Jesus.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

But when day was now breaking, Jesus stood on the beach: yet the disciples knew not that it was Jesus.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Now very early in the morning Jesus was there by the edge of the sea (though the disciples were not conscious that it was Jesus).
- Basic English Bible

And early morn already breaking, Jesus stood on the shore; the disciples however did not know that it was Jesus.
- Darby Bible

But when the morning had now come, Jesus stood on the shore: but the disciples knew not that it was Jesus.
- Webster's Bible

When, however, day was now dawning, Jesus stood on the beach, though the disciples did not know that it was Jesus.
- Weymouth Bible

But when day had already come, Jesus stood on the beach, yet the disciples didn't know that it was Jesus.
- World English Bible

But whanne the morewe was comun, Jhesus stood in the brenke; netheles the disciplis knewen not, that it was Jhesus.
- Wycliffe Bible

And morning being now come, Jesus stood at the shore, yet indeed the disciples did not know that it is Jesus;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for John 21:4


21:4 They knew not that it was Jesus - Probably their eyes were holden.


People's Bible Notes for John 21:4


Joh 21:4 When the morning was now come. The Revised Version is correct: "When day was now breaking".

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