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John 21:5

    John 21:5 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Then Jesus saith unto them, Children, have ye any meat? They answered him, No.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Then Jesus said to them, Children, have you any meat? They answered him, No.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Jesus therefore saith unto them, Children, have ye aught to eat? They answered him, No.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    So Jesus said to them, Children, have you taken any fish? They made answer, No.

    Webster's Revision

    Jesus therefore saith unto them, Children, have ye aught to eat? They answered him, No.

    World English Bible

    Jesus therefore said to them, "Children, have you anything to eat?" They answered him, "No."

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Jesus therefore saith unto them, Children, have ye aught to eat? They answered him, No.

    Definitions for John 21:5

    Meat - Food.

    Clarke's Commentary on John 21:5

    Children - Παιδια, a term of familiarity and affectionate kindness: it is the vocative case plural of παιδιον, which is the diminutive of παις, and literally signifies little children, or beloved children. How the margin has made sirs out of it I cannot conceive.

    Any meat - Προσφαγιον from προς, besides, and φαγω, I eat; any thing that is eaten with bread, or such like solid substances, to make the deglutition the more easy: here it evidently means any kind of fish; and our Lord seems to have appeared at first in the character of a person who wished to purchase a part of what they had caught: see the note on John 6:9.

    Barnes' Notes on John 21:5

    Children - A term of affection and friendship, 1 John 2:18.

    Any meat - This word (Greek) means anything eaten with bread. It was used by the Greeks especially to denote fish (Schleusner).