Parallel Verses

John Wesley New Testament

And as the multitude pressed on him to hear the word of God, he stood by the lake of Gennesareth,

New American Standard Bible

Now it happened that while the crowd was pressing around Him and listening to the word of God, He was standing by the lake of Gennesaret;

King James Version

And it came to pass, that, as the people pressed upon him to hear the word of God, he stood by the lake of Gennesaret,

Holman Bible

As the crowd was pressing in on Jesus to hear God’s word, He was standing by Lake Gennesaret.

International Standard Version

One day, as the crowd was pressing in on him to listen to God's word, Jesus was standing by the lake of Gennesaret.

A Conservative Version

Now it came to pass, while the multitude pressed upon him to hear the word of God, and having stood still, he was beside the lake of Gennesaret.

American Standard Version

Now it came to pass, while the multitude pressed upon him and heard the word of God, that he was standing by the lake of Gennesaret;

Amplified

Now it happened that while Jesus was standing by the Lake of Gennesaret (Sea of Galilee), with the people crowding all around Him and listening to the word of God;

An Understandable Version

Now it happened while Jesus was standing on the shore of Lake Genneseret [i.e., Lake Galilee] that the crowd was pushing closer to Him to hear God's message.

Anderson New Testament

And it came to pass while the multitude was pressing on him to hear the word of God, and he was standing by the lake of Gennesaret,

Bible in Basic English

Now it came about that while the people came pushing to be near him, and to have knowledge of the word of God, he was by a wide stretch of water named Gennesaret;

Common New Testament

Now as the people pressed around him to hear the word of God, he was standing by the Lake of Gennesaret.

Daniel Mace New Testament

One day, as the people press'd after him to hear his divine preaching, he came near the lake of Gennesereth,

Darby Translation

And it came to pass, as the crowd pressed on him to hear the word of God, that he was standing by the lake of Gennesaret:

Godbey New Testament

And it came to pass, while the multitude is pressing on Him to hear the word of God, and He was standing by the lake of Gennesaret;

Goodspeed New Testament

Once as the crowd was pressing about him to hear God's message, he happened to be standing by the Lake of Gennesaret,

Julia Smith Translation

And it was the crowd pressing close upon him to hear the word of God, and he was standing near the lake of Gennesaret,

King James 2000

And it came to pass, that, as the people pressed upon him to hear the word of God, he stood by the lake of Gennesaret,

Lexham Expanded Bible

Now it happened that while the crowd was pressing around him and hearing the word of God, he was standing beside the lake of Gennesaret,

Modern King James verseion

And it happened that the crowd pressed on Him to hear the Word of God, He stood by the lake of Gennesaret.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

It came to pass as the people pressed upon him, to hear the word of God, that he stood by the lake of Gennesaret:

Moffatt New Testament

Now as the crowd were pressing on him to listen to the word of God, he saw, as he stood beside the lake of Gennesaret,

Montgomery New Testament

On one occasion when he was standing by the lake of Gennesaret, the crowd pressed upon him to listen to the word of God.

NET Bible

Now Jesus was standing by the Lake of Gennesaret, and the crowd was pressing around him to hear the word of God.

New Heart English Bible

Now it happened, while the crowd pressed on him and heard the word of God, that he was standing by the lake of Gennesaret.

Noyes New Testament

And it came to pass, as the multitude was pressing upon him and hearing the word of God, that he was standing by the lake of Gennesaret,

Sawyer New Testament

And as the multitude pressed upon him to hear the word of God, and he was standing by the lake of Gennesaret,

The Emphasized Bible

And it came to pass, while the multitude was pressing upon him, and was hearing the word of God, that, he, was standing near the lake of Gennesaret;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

AND it came to pass, as the multitude were thronging upon him, in order to hear the word of God, that he was standing by the lake of Gennesaret:

Twentieth Century New Testament

Once, when the people were pressing round Jesus as the listened to God's Message, he happened to be standing by the shore of the Lake of Gennesaret, and saw two boats close to the shore.

Webster

And it came to pass, that as the people pressed upon him to hear the word of God, he stood by the lake of Gennesaret.

Weymouth New Testament

On one occasion the crowd was pressing on Him and listening to God's Message, while He was standing by the Lake of Gennesaret.

Williams New Testament

Once as the crowd was pressing against Him to hear the message of God, He found Himself standing on the shore of Lake Gennesaret.

World English Bible

Now it happened, while the multitude pressed on him and heard the word of God, that he was standing by the lake of Gennesaret.

Worrell New Testament

Now it came to pass, as the multitude was pressing upon Him, and hearing the word of God, that He was standing by the lake Gennesaret;

Worsley New Testament

And when the people were pressing on Him to hear the word of God, as He stood by the lake of Gennesareth, seeing two vessels at the edge of the lake,

Youngs Literal Translation

And it came to pass, in the multitude pressing on him to hear the word of God, that he was standing beside the lake of Gennesaret,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

it came to pass
γίνομαι 
Ginomai 
be, come to pass, be made, be done, come, become, God forbid , arise, have, be fulfilled, be married to, be preferred, not tr, , vr done
Usage: 531

that, as
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128

the people
ὄχλος 
Ochlos 
Usage: 172

ἐπίκειμαι 
Epikeimai 
press upon, be instant, lie, be laid thereon, lie on, be laid upon, be imposed on
Usage: 7

him

Usage: 0

to hear
ἀκούω 
Akouo 
Usage: 313

the word
λόγος 
Logos 
word, saying, account, speech, Word , thing, not tr,
Usage: 256

of God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

he

Usage: 0

ἵστημι 
histemi 
Usage: 129

by
παρά 
Para 
of, with, from, by ... side, at, than,
Usage: 145

the lake
λίμνη 
Limne 
Usage: 8

Context Readings

Jesus Calls His First Disciples

1 And as the multitude pressed on him to hear the word of God, he stood by the lake of Gennesareth, 2 And saw two boats standing by the lake; but the fishermen were gone out of them, and were washing their nets.


Cross References

Matthew 4:18-22

And walking by the sea of Galilee, he saw two brethren, Simon called Peter, and Andrew his brother, casting a net into the sea, for they were fishers.

Matthew 14:34

And having crossed over, they came into the land of Gennesaret.

Mark 1:16-20

And walking by the sea of Galilee, he saw Simon and Andrew his brother,

Mark 1:16

And walking by the sea of Galilee, he saw Simon and Andrew his brother,

Matthew 11:12

And from the days of John the Baptist till now, the kingdom of heaven is entered by force, and they which strive with all their might take it by violence.

Mark 3:9

And he spake to his disciples, that a boat should wait on him, because of the multitude, lest they should throng him.

Mark 5:24

come and lay thy hands on her that she may be healed, and she shall live. And he went with him, and much people followed him and thronged him.

Mark 6:53

And having passed over, they came to the land of Gennesaret, and drew to shore.

Luke 8:45

And Jesus said, Who touched me? When all denied, Peter and they that were with him said, Master, the multitude throng thee and press thee, and sayest thou, Who touched me?

Luke 12:1

In the mean time, an innumerable multitude being gathered together, so that they trod one upon another, he said to his disciples first, Beware of the leaven of the Pharisees, which is hypocrisy.

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