New International Version
But he said to them, "It is I; don't be afraid."
King James Bible
But he saith unto them, It is I; be not afraid.
Darby Bible Translation
But he says to them, It is I: be not afraid.
World English Bible
But he said to them, "It is I. Don't be afraid."
Young's Literal Translation
and he saith to them, 'I am he, be not afraid;'
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Had rowed - Their vessel was a small one only, something of the boat kind: as to sails, if they had any, they could not now venture to carry them, because of the storm.
Five and twenty or thirty furlongs - Between three and four miles. The sea of Tiberias, on which they now were, was, according to Josephus, War, book iii. chap. 25, forty furlongs, or five miles in breadth; and one hundred and forty furlongs, or eighteen miles, in length. Pliny, lib. v. chap. 15, makes it about six miles broad, and sixteen long.
They see Jesus - See the notes on Matthew 14:25, etc.
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It is I; be not afraid.--JOHN 6:20. When I saw him, I fell at his feet as dead. And he laid his right hand upon me, saying unto me, Fear not; I am the first and the last: I am he that liveth, and was dead; and, behold, I am alive for evermore, Amen; and have the keys of hell and of death.--I, even I, am he that blotteth out thy transgressions for mine own sake, and will not remember thy sins. Woe is me! for I am undone; . . . mine eyes have seen the King, the Lord of hosts. Then flew one of the seraphims …
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But Jesus immediately said to them: "Take courage! It is I. Don't be afraid."
When they had rowed about three or four miles, they saw Jesus approaching the boat, walking on the water; and they were frightened.
Then they were willing to take him into the boat, and immediately the boat reached the shore where they were heading.
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