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John 21:4

    John 21:4 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

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

    American King James Version (AKJV)

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

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    But when day was now breaking, Jesus stood on the beach: yet the disciples knew not that it was Jesus.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    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).

    Webster's Revision

    But when day was now breaking, Jesus stood on the beach: yet the disciples knew not that it was Jesus.

    World English Bible

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

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    But when day was now breaking, Jesus stood on the beach: howbeit the disciples knew not that it was Jesus.

    Clarke's Commentary on John 21:4

    Knew not that it was Jesus - Probably because it was either not light enough, or he was at too great a distance, or he had assumed another form, as in Mark 16:12; otherwise his person was so remarkable that all his disciples readily knew him when he was at hand: see John 21:12.

    Barnes' Notes on John 21:4

    Knew not that it was Jesus - Probably it was yet twilight, and in the distance they could not distinctly recognize him.

    Wesley's Notes on John 21:4

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