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THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO JOHN - Chapter 21 - Verse 1

Verse 1. The sea of Tiberias. Called also the Sea of Galilee, being situated in Galilee. See Barnes "Mt 4:18".

In this place Jesus had promised to meet them, Mr 14:28; 16:7; Mt 26:32; 28:10.

This interview of Jesus is but just mentioned by Matthew (Mt 28:16), and is omitted by both Mark and Luke. This is the reason why John relates so particularly what occurred there. Galilee was a retired place where they would be free from danger, and was therefore a safe and convenient situation for Jesus to meet them, in order to give them his last instructions.

On this wise. Thus. In this manner.

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