Matthew 4:21
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English Standard Version
And going on from there he saw two other brothers, James the son of Zebedee and John his brother, in the boat with Zebedee their father, mending their nets, and he called them.

King James Bible
And going on from thence, he saw other two brethren, James the son of Zebedee, and John his brother, in a ship with Zebedee their father, mending their nets; and he called them.

American Standard Version
And going on from thence he saw two other brethren, James the'son of Zebedee, and John his brother, in the boat with Zebedee their father, mending their nets; and he called them.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And going on from thence, he saw other two brethren, James the son of Zebedee, and John his brother, in a ship with Zebedee their father, mending their nets: and he called them.

English Revised Version
And going on from thence he saw other two brethren, James the son of Zebedee, and John his brother, in the boat with Zebedee their father, mending their nets; and he called them.

Webster's Bible Translation
And going on from thence, he saw other two brethren, James the son of Zebedee, and John his brother, in a boat with Zebedee their father, mending their nets: and he called them.

Weymouth New Testament
He saw two other brothers, James the son of Zabdi and his brother John, in the boat with their father Zabdi mending their nets; and He called them.

Matthew 4:21 Parallel
Commentary
Vincent's Word Studies

Mending (καταρτίζοντας)

Not necessarily repairing; the word means to adjust, to "put to rights." It may mean here preparing the nets for the next fishing.

Matthew 4:21 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

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Matthew 10:2 Now the names of the twelve apostles are these; The first, Simon, who is called Peter, and Andrew his brother; James the son of Zebedee...

Matthew 17:1 And after six days Jesus takes Peter, James, and John his brother, and brings them up into an high mountain apart,

Matthew 20:20,21 Then came to him the mother of Zebedees children with her sons, worshipping him, and desiring a certain thing of him...

Matthew 26:37 And he took with him Peter and the two sons of Zebedee, and began to be sorrowful and very heavy.

Mark 1:19,20 And when he had gone a little farther there, he saw James the son of Zebedee, and John his brother...

Mark 3:17 And James the son of Zebedee, and John the brother of James; and he surnamed them Boanerges, which is, The sons of thunder:

Mark 5:37 And he suffered no man to follow him, save Peter, and James, and John the brother of James.

Luke 5:10,11 And so was also James, and John, the sons of Zebedee, which were partners with Simon. And Jesus said to Simon, Fear not...

John 21:2 There were together Simon Peter, and Thomas called Didymus, and Nathanael of Cana in Galilee, and the sons of Zebedee...

Acts 12:2 And he killed James the brother of John with the sword.

Cross References
Matthew 4:20
Immediately they left their nets and followed him.

Matthew 4:22
Immediately they left the boat and their father and followed him.

Matthew 10:2
The names of the twelve apostles are these: first, Simon, who is called Peter, and Andrew his brother; James the son of Zebedee, and John his brother;

Matthew 20:20
Then the mother of the sons of Zebedee came up to him with her sons, and kneeling before him she asked him for something.

Matthew 26:37
And taking with him Peter and the two sons of Zebedee, he began to be sorrowful and troubled.

Mark 1:19
And going on a little farther, he saw James the son of Zebedee and John his brother, who were in their boat mending the nets.

John 21:2
Simon Peter, Thomas (called the Twin), Nathanael of Cana in Galilee, the sons of Zebedee, and two others of his disciples were together.

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