New Living Translation
This disciple is the one who testifies to these events and has recorded them here. And we know that his account of these things is accurate.
King James Bible
This is the disciple which testifieth of these things, and wrote these things: and we know that his testimony is true.
Darby Bible Translation
This is the disciple who bears witness concerning these things, and who has written these things; and we know that his witness is true.
World English Bible
This is the disciple who testifies about these things, and wrote these things. We know that his witness is true.
Young's Literal Translation
this is the disciple who is testifying concerning these things, and he wrote these things, and we have known that his testimony is true.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
21:24 This is the disciple who testifieth - Being still alive after he had wrote. And we know that his testimony is true - The Church added these words to St. John's, Gospel, as Tertius did those to St. Paul's Epistle to the Romans, Rom 16:22.
Library'They Also Serve who Only Stand and Wait'
'Peter, seeing him, saith to Jesus, Lord, and what shall this man do! Jesus saith unto him, If I will that he tarry till I come, what is that to thee? Follow thou Me.'--John xxi. 21, 22. We have seen in a former sermon that the charge of the risen Christ to Peter, which immediately precedes these verses, allotted to him service and suffering. The closing words of that charge 'Follow Me!' had a deep significance, as uniting both parts of his task in the one supreme command of imitation of his Master. …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture: St. John Chaps. XV to XXI
November the Thirteenth a Transformed Fisherman
Love and Service.
On the Same Words of the Gospel of John. xxi. 15, "Simon, Son of John, Lovest Thou Me More than These?" Etc.
And you must also testify about me because you have been with me from the beginning of my ministry.
(This report is from an eyewitness giving an accurate account. He speaks the truth so that you also can believe.)
3 John 1:12
Everyone speaks highly of Demetrius, as does the truth itself. We ourselves can say the same for him, and you know we speak the truth.
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