Four Fishermen Called as Disciples(A)

18 (B)And Jesus, walking by the Sea of Galilee, saw two brothers, Simon (C)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 (D)I will make you fishers of men.” 20 (E)They immediately left their nets and followed Him.

21 (F)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.

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Four Fishermen Called as Disciples(A)

16 (B)And as He walked by the Sea of Galilee, He saw Simon and Andrew his brother casting a net into the sea; for they were fishermen. 17 Then Jesus said to them, “Follow Me, and I will make you become (C)fishers of men.” 18 (D)They immediately left their nets and followed Him.

19 When He had gone a little farther from there, He saw James the son of Zebedee, and John his brother, who also were in the boat mending their nets. 20 And immediately He called them, and they left their father Zebedee in the boat with the hired servants, and went after Him.

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40 One of the two who heard John speak, and followed Him, was (A)Andrew, Simon Peter’s brother. 41 He first found his own brother Simon, and said to him, “We have found the [a]Messiah” (which is translated, the Christ). 42 And he brought him to Jesus.

Now when Jesus looked at him, He said, “You are Simon the son of [b]Jonah. (B)You shall be called Cephas” (which is translated, [c]A Stone).

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Footnotes

  1. John 1:41 Lit. Anointed One
  2. John 1:42 NU John
  3. John 1:42 Gr. Petros, usually translated Peter