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And Jesus, walking by the sea of Galilee, saw two brethren, Simon called Peter, and Andrew his brother, casting a net into the sea: for they were fishers. (4:18)

And he saith unto them, Follow me, and I will make you fishers of men. (4:19)

And they straightway left [their] nets, and followed him. (4:20)

And going on from thence, he saw other two brethren, James [the son] of Zebedee, and John his brother, in a ship with Zebedee their father, mending their nets; and he called them. (4:21)

And they immediately left the ship and their father, and followed him. (4:22)


Now as he walked by the sea of Galilee, he saw Simon and Andrew his brother casting a net into the sea: for they were fishers. (1:16)

And Jesus said unto them, Come ye after me, and I will make you to become fishers of men. (1:17)

And straightway they forsook their nets, and followed him. (1:18)

And when he had gone a little farther thence, he saw James the [son] of Zebedee, and John his brother, who also were in the ship mending their nets. (1:19)

And straightway he called them: and they left their father Zebedee in the ship with the hired servants, and went after him. (1:20)


And it came to pass, that, as the people pressed upon him to hear the word of God, he stood by the lake of Gennesaret, (5:1)

And saw two ships standing by the lake: but the fishermen were gone out of them, and were washing [their] nets. (5:2)

And he entered into one of the ships, which was Simon's, and prayed him that he would thrust out a little from the land. And he sat down, and taught the people out of the ship. (5:3)

Now when he had left speaking, he said unto Simon, Launch out into the deep, and let down your nets for a draught. (5:4)

And Simon answering said unto him, Master, we have toiled all the night, and have taken nothing: nevertheless at thy word I will let down the net. (5:5)

And when they had this done, they enclosed a great multitude of fishes: and their net brake. (5:6)

And they beckoned unto [their] partners, which were in the other ship, that they should come and help them. And they came, and filled both the ships, so that they began to sink. (5:7)

When Simon Peter saw [it], he fell down at Jesus' knees, saying, Depart from me; for I am a sinful man, O Lord. (5:8)

For he was astonished, and all that were with him, at the draught of the fishes which they had taken: (5:9)

And so [was] also James, and John, the sons of Zebedee, which were partners with Simon. And Jesus said unto Simon, Fear not; from henceforth thou shalt catch men. (5:10)

And when they had brought their ships to land, they forsook all, and followed him. (5:11)

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