17 (A)From that time Jesus began to preach and to say, (B)“Repent, for the kingdom of heaven [a]is at hand.”

Four Fishermen Called as Disciples(C)

18 (D)And Jesus, walking by the Sea of Galilee, saw two brothers, Simon (E)called Peter, and Andrew his brother, casting a net into the sea; for they were fishermen. 19 Then He said to them, “Follow Me, and (F)I will make you fishers of men.” 20 (G)They immediately left their nets and followed Him.

21 (H)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. He called them, 22 and immediately they left the boat and their father, and followed Him.

Jesus Heals a Great Multitude(I)

23 And Jesus went about all Galilee, (J)teaching in their synagogues, preaching (K)the gospel of the kingdom, (L)and healing all kinds of sickness and all kinds of disease among the people.

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