Mark 1:17
New International Version
"Come, follow me," Jesus said, "and I will send you out to fish for people."

New Living Translation
Jesus called out to them, “Come, follow me, and I will show you how to fish for people!”

English Standard Version
And Jesus said to them, “Follow me, and I will make you become fishers of men.”

Berean Study Bible
“Come, follow Me,” Jesus said, “and I will make you fishers of men.”

Berean Literal Bible
And Jesus said to them, "Come after Me, and I will make you to become fishers of men."

New American Standard Bible
And Jesus said to them, "Follow Me, and I will make you become fishers of men."

New King James Version
Then Jesus said to them, “Follow Me, and I will make you become fishers of men.”

King James Bible
And Jesus said unto them, Come ye after me, and I will make you to become fishers of men.

Christian Standard Bible
"Follow me," Jesus told them, "and I will make you fish for people."

Contemporary English Version
Jesus said to them, "Follow me! I will teach you how to bring in people instead of fish."

Good News Translation
Jesus said to them, "Come with me, and I will teach you to catch people."

Holman Christian Standard Bible
"Follow Me," Jesus told them, "and I will make you fish for people!"

International Standard Version
Jesus told them, "Follow me, and I'll make you fishers of people!"

NET Bible
Jesus said to them, "Follow me, and I will turn you into fishers of people."

New Heart English Bible
Jesus said to them, "Come, follow me, and I will make you into fishers of people."

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And Yeshua said to them, “Come after me, and I will make you fishers of men.”

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Jesus said to them, "Come, follow me! I will teach you how to catch people instead of fish."

New American Standard 1977
And Jesus said to them, “Follow Me, and I will make you become fishers of men.”

King James 2000 Bible
And Jesus said unto them, Come after me, and I will make you to become fishers of men.

American King James Version
And Jesus said to them, Come you after me, and I will make you to become fishers of men.

American Standard Version
And Jesus said unto them, Come ye after me, and I will make you to become fishers of men.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And Jesus said to them: Come after me, and I will make you to become fishers of men.

Darby Bible Translation
And Jesus said to them, Come after me, and I will make you become fishers of men;

English Revised Version
And Jesus said unto them, Come ye after me, and I will make you to become fishers of men.

Webster's Bible Translation
And Jesus said to them, Come ye after me, and I will make you to become fishers of men.

Weymouth New Testament
"Come and follow me," said Jesus, "and I will make you fishers for men."

World English Bible
Jesus said to them, "Come after me, and I will make you into fishers for men."

Young's Literal Translation
and Jesus said to them, 'Come ye after me, and I shall make you to become fishers of men;'
Study Bible
The First Disciples
16As Jesus was walking beside the Sea of Galilee, He saw Simon and his brother Andrew. They were casting a net into the sea, for they were fishermen. 17“Come, follow Me,” Jesus said, “and I will make you fishers of men.” 18And at once they left their nets and followed Him.…
Cross References
Mark 1:16
As Jesus was walking beside the Sea of Galilee, He saw Simon and his brother Andrew. They were casting a net into the sea, for they were fishermen.

Mark 1:18
And at once they left their nets and followed Him.

Treasury of Scripture

And Jesus said to them, Come you after me, and I will make you to become fishers of men.

fishers.

Ezekiel 47:10
And it shall come to pass, that the fishers shall stand upon it from Engedi even unto Eneglaim; they shall be a place to spread forth nets; their fish shall be according to their kinds, as the fish of the great sea, exceeding many.

Matthew 4:19,20
And he saith unto them, Follow me, and I will make you fishers of men…

Luke 5:10
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.





Lexicon
“Come, follow
Δεῦτε (Deute)
Verb - Imperative - 2nd Person Plural
Strong's Greek 1205: Come hither, come, hither, an exclamatory word. From deuro and an imperative form of eimi; come hither!

Me,”
μου (mou)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Genitive 1st Person Singular
Strong's Greek 1473: I, the first-person pronoun. A primary pronoun of the first person I.

Jesus
Ἰησοῦς (Iēsous)
Noun - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 2424: Of Hebrew origin; Jesus, the name of our Lord and two other Israelites.

said,
εἶπεν (eipen)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 2036: Answer, bid, bring word, command. A primary verb; to speak or say.

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

I will make
ποιήσω (poiēsō)
Verb - Future Indicative Active - 1st Person Singular
Strong's Greek 4160: (a) I make, manufacture, construct, (b) I do, act, cause. Apparently a prolonged form of an obsolete primary; to make or do.

you
ὑμᾶς (hymas)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Accusative 2nd Person Plural
Strong's Greek 4771: You. The person pronoun of the second person singular; thou.

fishers
ἁλιεῖς (halieis)
Noun - Accusative Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 231: A fisherman. From hals; a sailor, i.e. a fisher.

of men.”
ἀνθρώπων (anthrōpōn)
Noun - Genitive Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 444: A man, one of the human race. From aner and ops; man-faced, i.e. A human being.
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