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."

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 after 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.”

Jubilee Bible 2000
And Jesus said unto them, Follow me, and I will make you 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.
1:14-22 Jesus began to preach in Galilee, after that John was put in prison. If some be laid aside, others shall be raised up, to carry on the same work. Observe the great truths Christ preached. By repentance we give glory to our Creator whom we have offended; by faith we give glory to our Redeemer who came to save us from our sins. Christ has joined these two together, and let no man think to put them asunder. Christ puts honour upon those who, though mean in this world, are diligent in their business and kind to one another. Industry and unity are good and pleasant, and the Lord Jesus commands a blessing on them. Those whom Christ calls, must leave all to follow him; and by his grace he makes them willing to do so. Not that we must needs go out of the world, but we must sit loose to the world; forsake every thing that is against our duty to Christ, and that cannot be kept without hurt to our souls. Jesus strictly kept the sabbath day, by applying himself unto, and abounding in the sabbath work, in order to which the sabbath rest was appointed. There is much in the doctrine of Christ that is astonishing; and the more we hear it, the more cause we see to admire it.
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