John 21:15-17 The Passion Translation (TPT)
Jesus Restores Peter
Peter answered, “Yes, Lord! You know that I have great affection for you!”
“Then take care of my lambs,”[d] Jesus said.
16 Jesus repeated his question the second time, “Simon, son of John, do you burn with love for me?”
Peter answered, “Yes, my Lord! You know that I have great affection for you!”
“Then take care of my sheep,” Jesus said.
17 Then Jesus asked him again, “Peter, son of John, do you have great affection for me?”
Peter was saddened by being asked the third time[e] and said, “My Lord, you know everything. You know that I burn with love for you!”
Jesus replied, “Then feed my lambs!