New International Version
He saw at the water's edge two boats, left there by the fishermen, who were washing their nets.
King James Bible
And saw two ships standing by the lake: but the fishermen were gone out of them, and were washing their nets.
Darby Bible Translation
and he saw two ships standing by the lake, but the fishermen, having come down from them, were washing their nets.
World English Bible
He saw two boats standing by the lake, but the fishermen had gone out of them, and were washing their nets.
Young's Literal Translation
and he saw two boats standing beside the lake, and the fishers, having gone away from them, were washing the nets,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Two ships - Δυο πλοια, Two vessels, It is highly improper to term these ships. They appear to have been only such small boats as are used to manage nets on flat smooth beaches: one end of the net is attached to the shore; the fishermen row out, and drop the net as they go, making a kind of semicircle from the shore; they return, and bring the rope attached to the other end with them, and then the net is hauled on shore; and, as it was sunk with weights to the bottom, and floated with corks at the top, all the fish in that compass were included, and drawn to shore.
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Master, we have toiled all the night, and have taken nothing; nevertheless at thy word I will let down the net.--LUKE 5:5. All power is give unto me in heaven and in earth. Go ye therefore and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost: . . . and, lo, I am with you alway, even unto the end of the world. The kingdom of heaven is like unto a net, that was cast into the sea. Though I preach the gospel, I have nothing to glory of: necessity is laid …
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Christ the Great Physician.
Jesus, Still Lead On.
As Jesus was walking beside the Sea of Galilee, he saw two brothers, Simon called Peter and his brother Andrew. They were casting a net into the lake, for they were fishermen.
As Jesus walked beside the Sea of Galilee, he saw Simon and his brother Andrew casting a net into the lake, for they were fishermen.
One day as Jesus was standing by the Lake of Gennesaret, the people were crowding around him and listening to the word of God.
He got into one of the boats, the one belonging to Simon, and asked him to put out a little from shore. Then he sat down and taught the people from the boat.
Andrew, Simon Peter's brother, was one of the two who heard what John had said and who had followed Jesus.
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