Mark 1:16
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English Standard Version
Passing alongside the Sea of Galilee, he saw Simon and Andrew the brother of Simon casting a net into the sea, for they were fishermen.

King James Bible
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.

American Standard Version
And passing along by the sea of Galilee, he saw Simon and Andrew the brother of Simon casting a net in the sea; for they were fishers.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And passing by the sea of Galilee, he saw Simon and Andrew his brother, casting nets into the sea (for they were fishermen).

English Revised Version
And passing along by the sea of Galilee, he saw Simon and Andrew the brother of Simon casting a net in the sea: for they were fishers.

Webster's Bible Translation
Now as he was walking by the sea of Galilee, he saw Simon, and Andrew his brother, casting a net into the sea: for they were fishers.

Weymouth New Testament
One day, passing along the shore of the Lake of Galilee, He saw Simon and Andrew, Simon's brother, throwing their nets in the Lake; for they were fisherman.

Mark 1:16 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

Casting a net (ἀμφιβάλλοντας)

See on Matthew 4:18. Mark here uses, more graphically, only the verb, without adding net. Lit., throwing about in the sea. Probably a fisher man's phrase, like a east, a haul.

Mark 1:16 Parallel Commentaries

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as he.

Matthew 4:18 And Jesus, walking by the sea of Galilee, saw two brothers, Simon called Peter, and Andrew his brother, casting a net into the sea...

*etc:

Luke 5:1,4 And it came to pass, that, as the people pressed on him to hear the word of God, he stood by the lake of Gennesaret...

*etc:

Simon.

Mark 3:16,18 And Simon he surnamed Peter...

Matthew 10:2 Now the names of the twelve apostles are these; The first, Simon, who is called Peter, and Andrew his brother; James the son of Zebedee...

Luke 6:14 Simon, (whom he also named Peter,) and Andrew his brother, James and John, Philip and Bartholomew,

John 1:40-42 One of the two which heard John speak, and followed him, was Andrew, Simon Peter's brother...

John 6:8 One of his disciples, Andrew, Simon Peter's brother, said to him,

John 12:22 Philip comes and tells Andrew: and again Andrew and Philip tell Jesus.

Acts 1:13 And when they were come in, they went up into an upper room, where stayed both Peter, and James, and John, and Andrew, Philip...

Cross References
Matthew 4:18
While walking by the Sea of Galilee, he saw two brothers, Simon (who is called Peter) and Andrew his brother, casting a net into the sea, for they were fishermen.

Mark 1:17
And Jesus said to them, "Follow me, and I will make you become fishers of men."

Luke 5:1
On one occasion, while the crowd was pressing in on him to hear the word of God, he was standing by the lake of Gennesaret,

Luke 5:2
and he saw two boats by the lake, but the fishermen had gone out of them and were washing their nets.

John 1:40
One of the two who heard John speak and followed Jesus was Andrew, Simon Peter's brother.

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