John 21:6
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English Standard Version
He said to them, “Cast the net on the right side of the boat, and you will find some.” So they cast it, and now they were not able to haul it in, because of the quantity of fish.

King James Bible
And he said unto them, Cast the net on the right side of the ship, and ye shall find. They cast therefore, and now they were not able to draw it for the multitude of fishes.

American Standard Version
And he said unto them, Cast the net on the right side of the boat, and ye shall find. They cast therefore, and now they were not able to draw it for the multitude of fishes.

Douay-Rheims Bible
He saith to them: Cast the net on the right side of the ship, and you shall find. They cast therefore; and now they were not able to draw it, for the multitude of fishes.

English Revised Version
And he said unto them, Cast the net on the right side of the boat, and ye shall find. They cast therefore, and now they were not able to draw it for the multitude of fishes.

Webster's Bible Translation
And he said to them, Cast the net on the right side of the boat, and ye shall find. They cast therefore, and now they were not able to draw it for the multitude of fishes.

Weymouth New Testament
"Throw the net in on the right hand side," He said, "and you will find fish." So they threw the net in, and now they could scarcely drag it along for the quantity of fish.

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Vincent's Word Studies

The net (δίκτυον)

See on Matthew 4:18; see on Matthew 13:47.

Were not able (οὐκ ἴσχυσαν)

See on Luke 14:30; see on Luke 16:3; see on James 5:16.

To draw (ἑλκῦσαι)

Into the boat. Compare σύροντες, John 21:8, dragging the net behind the boat.

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Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Cast.

Matthew 7:27 And the rain descended, and the floods came, and the winds blew, and beat on that house; and it fell: and great was the fall of it.

Luke 5:4-7 Now when he had left speaking, he said to Simon, Launch out into the deep, and let down your nets for a draught...

They cast.

John 2:5 His mother said to the servants, Whatever he said to you, do it.

Psalm 8:8 The fowl of the air, and the fish of the sea, and whatever passes through the paths of the seas.

Hebrews 2:6-9 But one in a certain place testified, saying, What is man, that you are mindful of him? or the son of man that you visit him...

the multitude.

Acts 2:41 Then they that gladly received his word were baptized: and the same day there were added to them about three thousand souls.

Acts 4:4 However, many of them which heard the word believed; and the number of the men was about five thousand.

Cross References
Ezekiel 47:10
Fishermen will stand beside the sea. From Engedi to Eneglaim it will be a place for the spreading of nets. Its fish will be of very many kinds, like the fish of the Great Sea.

Luke 5:4
And when he had finished speaking, he said to Simon, "Put out into the deep and let down your nets for a catch."

Luke 5:6
And when they had done this, they enclosed a large number of fish, and their nets were breaking.

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