And straightway Jesus constrained his
disciples to get into a ship, and to go before him unto the other
side, while he sent the multitudes away. And when he had sent
the multitudes away, he went up into a mountain apart to pray: and
when the evening was come, he was there alone.
But the ship was now in the midst of the sea, tossed with waves: for
the wind was contrary. And in the fourth watch of the night
Jesus went unto them, walking on the sea. And when the
disciples saw him walking on the sea, they were troubled, saying,
"It is a spirit;" and they cried out for fear. But straightway
Jesus spake unto them, saying, "Be of good cheer; it is I; be not
And Peter answered him and said, "Lord, if it be thou, bid me come
unto thee on the water." And he said, "Come." And when
Peter was come down out of the ship, he walked on the water, to go
to Jesus. But when he saw the wind boisterous, he was afraid;
and beginning to sink, he cried, saying, "Lord, save me." And
immediately Jesus stretched forth his hand, and caught him, and said
unto him, "O thou of little faith, wherefore didst thou doubt?"
And when they were come into the ship, the wind ceased. Then
they that were in the ship came and worshipped him, saying, "Of a
truth thou art the Son of God."