New American Standard Bible
and He saw two boats lying at the edge of the lake; but the fishermen had gotten out of them and were washing their nets.
King James Bible
And saw two ships standing by the lake: but the fishermen were gone out of them, and were washing their nets.
Darby Bible Translation
and he saw two ships standing by the lake, but the fishermen, having come down from them, were washing their nets.
World English Bible
He saw two boats standing by the lake, but the fishermen had gone out of them, and were washing their nets.
Young's Literal Translation
and he saw two boats standing beside the lake, and the fishers, having gone away from them, were washing the nets,
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Two ships - The ships used on so small a lake were probably no more than fishing-boats without decks, and easily drawn up on the beach. Josephus says there were 230 of them on the lake, attended by four or five men each. That they were small is also clear from the account commonly given of them. A single large draught of fishes endangered them and came near sinking them.
Standing by the lake - Anchored by the lake, or drawn up upon the beach.
LibraryDecember 9. "Launch Out into the Deep" (Luke v. 4).
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Fear and Faith
The Call by the Sea
"Thou Canst Make Me Clean"
Now as Jesus was walking by the Sea of Galilee, He saw two brothers, Simon who was called Peter, and Andrew his brother, casting a net into the sea; for they were fishermen.
As He was going along by the Sea of Galilee, He saw Simon and Andrew, the brother of Simon, casting a net in the sea; for they were fishermen.
Now it happened that while the crowd was pressing around Him and listening to the word of God, He was standing by the lake of Gennesaret;
And He got into one of the boats, which was Simon's, and asked him to put out a little way from the land. And He sat down and began teaching the people from the boat.
One of the two who heard John speak and followed Him, was Andrew, Simon Peter's brother.
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