So when they had dined, Jesus said to Simon Peter, Simon, son of Jonas, love you me more than these? He said to him, Yes…
A lad named Hoopoo, a South Sea Islander, was sent to America to be trained, that he might be useful in the Mission. One day he was in a large company, and was asked many questions about his birthplace. The lad spoke wisely, but some of his sayings made a gentleman laugh. "I am a poor heathen boy," said Hoopoo; "it is not strange that my blunders in English should amuse you, but soon there will be a larger meeting than this, and if we should then be asked, 'Do you love the Lord Jesus Christ?' I think I shall be able to say, 'Yes.' What will you say, sir?" The gentleman felt the force of the words, and found no rest till he also could say, "Yes"
(J. L. Nye.)
Parallel VersesKJV: So when they had dined, Jesus saith to Simon Peter, Simon, son of Jonas, lovest thou me more than these? He saith unto him, Yea, Lord; thou knowest that I love thee. He saith unto him, Feed my lambs.
WEB: So when they had eaten their breakfast, Jesus said to Simon Peter, "Simon, son of Jonah, do you love me more than these?" He said to him, "Yes, Lord; you know that I have affection for you." He said to him, "Feed my lambs."