New International Version
When they had done so, they caught such a large number of fish that their nets began to break.
King James Bible
And when they had this done, they inclosed a great multitude of fishes: and their net brake.
Darby Bible Translation
And having done this, they enclosed a great multitude of fishes. And their net broke.
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,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Their net brake - Or, began to break, διερῥηγνυτο, or, was likely to be broken. Had it broke, as our version states, they could have caught no fish. Grammarians give the following rule concerning words of this kind. Verba completiva inchoative intelligenda. Verbs which signify the accomplishment of a thing, are often to be understood as only signifying the beginning of that accomplishment. Raphelius gives some very pertinent examples of this out of Herodotus.
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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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So they signaled 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.
He said, "Throw your net on the right side of the boat and you will find some." When they did, they were unable to haul the net in because of the large number of fish.
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