The First Disciples

18 (A)Now as Jesus was walking by (B)the Sea of Galilee, He saw two brothers, (C)Simon, who was called Peter, and his brother Andrew, casting a net into the sea; for they were fishermen. 19 And He *said to them, [a]Follow Me, and I will make you fishers of people.” 20 Immediately they left their nets and followed Him. 21 Going on from there He saw two other brothers, [b](D)James the son of Zebedee, and his brother [c]John, in the boat with their father Zebedee, mending their nets; and He called them. 22 Immediately they left the boat and their father, and followed Him.

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Footnotes

  1. Matthew 4:19 Or Come after Me
  2. Matthew 4:21 Or Jacob
  3. Matthew 4:21 Gr Joannes, for Heb Johanan