Luke 5:6
New International Version
When they had done so, they caught such a large number of fish that their nets began to break.

New Living Translation
And this time their nets were so full of fish they began to tear!

English Standard Version
And when they had done this, they enclosed a large number of fish, and their nets were breaking.

Berean Study Bible
When they had done so, they caught such a large number of fish that their nets began to tear.

Berean Literal Bible
And having done this, they enclosed a great multitude of fishes; and their nets were breaking.

King James Bible
And when they had this done, they inclosed a great multitude of fishes: and their net brake.

New King James Version
And when they had done this, they caught a great number of fish, and their net was breaking.

New American Standard Bible
And when they had done this, they caught a great quantity of fish, and their nets began to tear;

NASB 1995
When they had done this, they enclosed a great quantity of fish, and their nets began to break;

NASB 1977
And when they had done this, they enclosed a great quantity of fish; and their nets began to break;

Amplified Bible
When they had done this, they caught a great number of fish, and their nets were [at the point of] breaking;

Christian Standard Bible
When they did this, they caught a great number of fish, and their nets began to tear.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
When they did this, they caught a great number of fish, and their nets began to tear.

American Standard Version
And when they had done this, they inclosed a great multitude of fishes; and their nets were breaking;

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And when they had done this, they caught very many fish and the net was breaking.

Contemporary English Version
They did this and caught so many fish that their nets began ripping apart.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And when they had done this, they enclosed a very great multitude of fishes, and their net broke.

English Revised Version
And when they had this done, they enclosed a great multitude of fishes; and their nets were breaking;

Good News Translation
They let them down and caught such a large number of fish that the nets were about to break.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
After the men had done this, they caught such a large number of fish that their nets began to tear.

International Standard Version
After the men had done this, they caught so many fish that the nets began to tear.

Literal Standard Version
And having done this, they enclosed a great multitude of fishes, and their net was breaking,

NET Bible
When they had done this, they caught so many fish that their nets started to tear.

New Heart English Bible
When they had done this, they caught a great multitude of fish, and their net was breaking.

Weymouth New Testament
This they did, and enclosed a vast number of fish; and their nets began to break.

World English Bible
When they had done this, they caught a great multitude of fish, and their net was breaking.

Young's Literal Translation
And having done this, they enclosed a great multitude of fishes, and their net was breaking,

Additional Translations ...
Context
The First Disciples
5“Master,” Simon replied, “we have worked hard all night without catching anything. But because You say so, I will let down the nets.” 6When they had done so, they caught such a large number of fish that their nets began to tear. 7So they signaled to their partners in the other boat to come and help them, and they came and filled both boats so full that they began to sink.…

Cross References
Luke 5:7
So they signaled to their partners in the other boat to come and help them, and they came and filled both boats so full that they began to sink.

John 21:6
He told them, "Cast the net on the right side of the boat, and you will find some." So they cast it there, and they were unable to haul it in because of the great number of fish.


Treasury of Scripture

And when they had this done, they enclosed a great multitude of fishes: and their net broke.

they inclosed.

2 Kings 4:3-7
Then he said, Go, borrow thee vessels abroad of all thy neighbours, even empty vessels; borrow not a few…

Ecclesiastes 11:6
In the morning sow thy seed, and in the evening withhold not thine hand: for thou knowest not whether shall prosper, either this or that, or whether they both shall be alike good.

John 21:6-11
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…









(6) Their net brake.--Better, their nets were breaking, the tense being the imperfect.

Verse 6. - And their net brake. Augustine beautifully compares the broken and torn net to the Church that now is, full of divisions and rents; the net unrent and untorn will be the Church of the future, which will know no schisms.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Greek
When
καὶ (kai)
Conjunction
Strong's 2532: And, even, also, namely.

they had done
ποιήσαντες (poiēsantes)
Verb - Aorist Participle Active - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's 4160: (a) I make, manufacture, construct, (b) I do, act, cause. Apparently a prolonged form of an obsolete primary; to make or do.

so,
τοῦτο (touto)
Demonstrative Pronoun - Accusative Neuter Singular
Strong's 3778: This; he, she, it.

they caught
συνέκλεισαν (synekleisan)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Active - 3rd Person Plural
Strong's 4788: To enclose, shut in, make subject to. From sun and kleio; to shut together, i.e. Include or embrace in a common subjection to.

[such] a large
πολύ (poly)
Adjective - Accusative Neuter Singular
Strong's 4183: Much, many; often.

number
πλῆθος (plēthos)
Noun - Accusative Neuter Singular
Strong's 4128: A multitude, crowd, great number, assemblage. From pletho; a fulness, i.e. A large number, throng, populace.

of fish
ἰχθύων (ichthyōn)
Noun - Genitive Masculine Plural
Strong's 2486: A fish. Of uncertain affinity; a fish.

[that]
δὲ (de)
Conjunction
Strong's 1161: A primary particle; but, and, etc.

their
αὐτῶν (autōn)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Genitive Masculine 3rd Person Plural
Strong's 846: He, she, it, they, them, same. From the particle au; the reflexive pronoun self, used of the third person, and of the other persons.

nets
δίκτυα (diktya)
Noun - Nominative Neuter Plural
Strong's 1350: A fishing-net. Probably from a primary verb diko; a seine.

began to tear.
διερρήσσετο (dierrēsseto)
Verb - Imperfect Indicative Middle or Passive - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 1284: To tear asunder, burst, rend. From dia and rhegnumi; to tear asunder.


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