New International Version
"Come, follow me," Jesus said, "and I will send you out to fish for people."
King James Bible
And Jesus said unto them, Come ye after me, and I will make you to become fishers of men.
Darby Bible Translation
And Jesus said to them, Come after me, and I will make you become fishers of men;
World English Bible
Jesus said to them, "Come after me, and I will make you into fishers for men."
Young's Literal Translation
and Jesus said to them, 'Come ye after me, and I shall make you to become fishers of men;'
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
As he walked by the sea, etc. - See on Matthew 4:18-22 (note).
Andrew his brother - Instead of the common reading, αδελφον αυτου, his brother, the best MSS. and versions have αδελφου του Σιμωνος, the brother of Simon, which should be received into the text. The most eminent critics approve of this reading.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
LibraryWhat 'the Gospel' Is
The beginning of the gospel of Jesus Christ.--Mark i. 1 My purpose now is to point out some of the various connections in which the New Testament uses that familiar phrase, 'the gospel,' and briefly to gather some of the important thoughts which these suggest. Possibly the process may help to restore freshness to a word so well worn that it slips over our tongues almost unnoticed and excites little thought. The history of the word in the New Testament books is worth notice. It seldom occurs in those …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
Mighty in Word and Deed
Answer to Mr. W's First Objection.
The Fellowship of Prayer
As Jesus walked beside the Sea of Galilee, he saw Simon and his brother Andrew casting a net into the lake, for they were fishermen.
At once they left their nets and followed him.
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