10 and so also were James and John, sons of Zebedee, who were partners with Simon. And Jesus said to Simon, “Do not be afraid; from now on you will be catching men.”[a] 11 And when they had brought their boats to land, (A)they left everything and followed him.

Jesus Cleanses a Leper

12 While he was in one of the cities, (B)there came a man full of leprosy.[b] And when he saw Jesus, he (C)fell on his face and begged him, “Lord, (D)if you will, you can make me clean.”

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Footnotes

  1. Luke 5:10 The Greek word anthropoi refers here to both men and women
  2. Luke 5:12 Leprosy was a term for several skin diseases; see Leviticus 13

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