Luke 5:1
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English Standard Version
On one occasion, while the crowd was pressing in on him to hear the word of God, he was standing by the lake of Gennesaret,

King James Bible
And it came to pass, that, as the people pressed upon him to hear the word of God, he stood by the lake of Gennesaret,

American Standard Version
Now it came to pass, while the multitude pressed upon him and heard the word of God, that he was standing by the lake of Gennesaret;

Douay-Rheims Bible
AND it came to pass, that when the multitudes pressed upon him to hear the word of God, he stood by the lake of Genesareth,

English Revised Version
Now it came to pass, while the multitude pressed upon him and heard the word of God, that he was standing by the lake of Gennesaret;

Webster's Bible Translation
And it came to pass, that as the people pressed upon him to hear the word of God, he stood by the lake of Gennesaret.

Weymouth New Testament
On one occasion the crowd was pressing on Him and listening to God's Message, while He was standing by the Lake of Gennesaret.

Luke 5:1 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

Pressed (ἐπικεῖσθαι)

Lit., were laid upon.

To hear

The A. V. is correct according to the reading τοῦ ἀκούειν, which it follows. The true reading is καὶ ἀκούειν, and heard. So Rev.

He stood (αὐτὸς ἦν ἑστὼς)

The pronoun distinguishes him from the crowd which pressed upon him: he on his part stood. Render the participle and finite verb as Rev., was standing.

Lake (λίμνην)

An illustration of the more classical style of Luke as compared with Matthew and Mark. They and John also use θάλασσα, sea. See on Matthew 4:18.

Luke 5:1 Parallel Commentaries

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it.

Luke 8:45 And Jesus said, Who touched me? When all denied, Peter and they that were with him said, Master, the multitude throng you and press you...

Luke 12:1 In the mean time, when there were gathered together an innumerable multitude of people, so that they stepped one on another...

Matthew 4:18 And Jesus, walking by the sea of Galilee, saw two brothers, Simon called Peter, and Andrew his brother, casting a net into the sea...

*etc:

Matthew 11:12 And from the days of John the Baptist until now the kingdom of heaven suffers violence, and the violent take it by force.

Mark 1:16 Now as he walked by the sea of Galilee, he saw Simon and Andrew his brother casting a net into the sea: for they were fishers.

*etc:

Mark 3:9 And he spoke to his disciples, that a small ship should wait on him because of the multitude, lest they should throng him.

Mark 5:24 And Jesus went with him; and much people followed him, and thronged him.

the lake.

Numbers 34:11 And the coast shall go down from Shepham to Riblah, on the east side of Ain; and the border shall descend...

Chinnereth.

Joshua 12:3 And from the plain to the sea of Chinneroth on the east, and to the sea of the plain, even the salt sea on the east...

Chinneroth.

Matthew 14:34 And when they were gone over, they came into the land of Gennesaret.

Mark 6:53 And when they had passed over, they came into the land of Gennesaret, and drew to the shore.

Cross References
Numbers 34:11
And the border shall go down from Shepham to Riblah on the east side of Ain. And the border shall go down and reach to the shoulder of the Sea of Chinnereth on the east.

Deuteronomy 3:17
the Arabah also, with the Jordan as the border, from Chinnereth as far as the Sea of the Arabah, the Salt Sea, under the slopes of Pisgah on the east.

Joshua 12:3
and the Arabah to the Sea of Chinneroth eastward, and in the direction of Beth-jeshimoth, to the Sea of the Arabah, the Salt Sea, southward to the foot of the slopes of Pisgah;

Joshua 13:27
and in the valley Beth-haram, Beth-nimrah, Succoth, and Zaphon, the rest of the kingdom of Sihon king of Heshbon, having the Jordan as a boundary, to the lower end of the Sea of Chinnereth, eastward beyond the Jordan.

Matthew 4:18
While walking by the Sea of Galilee, he saw two brothers, Simon (who is called Peter) and Andrew his brother, casting a net into the sea, for they were fishermen.

Matthew 14:34
And when they had crossed over, they came to land at Gennesaret.

Mark 1:16
Passing alongside the Sea of Galilee, he saw Simon and Andrew the brother of Simon casting a net into the sea, for they were fishermen.

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