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John 21:2-3

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21:2 Simon Peter, Thomas 1  (called Didymus), 2  Nathanael 3  (who was from Cana 4  in Galilee), the sons 5  of Zebedee, 6  and two other disciples 7  of his were together. 21:3 Simon Peter told them, “I am going fishing.” “We will go with you,” they replied. 8  They went out and got into the boat, but that night they caught nothing.

1 tn Grk “and Thomas.” The conjunction καί (kai, “and”) has not been translated here in keeping with the tendency of contemporary English style to use a coordinating conjunction only between the last two elements of a series.

2 sn Didymus means “the twin” in Greek.

3 tn Grk “and Nathanael.” The conjunction καί (kai, “and”) has not been translated here in keeping with the tendency of contemporary English style to use a coordinating conjunction only between the last two elements of a series.

4 map For location see Map1 C3; Map2 D2; Map3 C5.

5 tn Grk “and the sons.” The conjunction καί (kai, “and”) has not been translated here in keeping with the tendency of contemporary English style to use a coordinating conjunction only between the last two elements of a series.

6 sn The sons of Zebedee were James and John.

7 sn The two other disciples who are not named may have been Andrew and Philip, who are mentioned together in John 6:7-8 and 12:22.

8 tn Grk “they said to him.”



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