Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

And He said to them, "Follow Me, and I will make you fishers of men."

King James Version

And he saith unto them, Follow me, and I will make you fishers of men.

Holman Bible

"Follow Me," He told them, "and I will make you fish for people!"

International Standard Version

"Follow me," he told them, "and I will make you fishers of people!"

A Conservative Version

And he says to them, Come behind me, and I will make you fishermen of men.

American Standard Version

And he saith unto them, Come ye after me, and I will make you fishers of men.

Amplified

And He said to them, Come after Me [as disciples -- "letting Me be your Guide], follow Me, and I will make you fishers of men!

An Understandable Version

And He said to them, "Come with me, and I will make you fishermen for people."

Anderson New Testament

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

Bible in Basic English

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

Common New Testament

And he said to them, "Follow me, and I will make you fishers of men."

Daniel Mace New Testament

and he said to them, follow me, and I will make you fishers of men:

Darby Translation

and he says to them, Come after me, and I will make you fishers of men.

Godbey New Testament

And He says to them, Follow after me, and I will make you fishers of men.

Goodspeed New Testament

He said to them, "Come and follow me, and I will make you fish for men!"

John Wesley New Testament

And he saith to them, Follow me, and I will make you fishers of men.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And he said unto them, Follow me, and I will make you fishers of men.

Julia Smith Translation

And he says to them, Come after me, and I will make you the fishermen of men.

King James 2000

And he said unto them, Follow me, and I will make you fishers of men.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And he said to them, "{Follow me} and I will make you fishers of people."

Modern King James verseion

And He said to them, Follow Me, and I will make you fishers of men.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And he said unto them, "Follow me, and I will make you fishers of men."

Moffatt New Testament

so he said to them, "Come, follow me, and I will make you fish for men."

Montgomery New Testament

"Come, follow me," said Jesus, "And I will make you fishers of men."

NET Bible

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

New Heart English Bible

And he said to them, "Come after me, and I will make you fishers for men."

Noyes New Testament

And he saith to them, Come after me, and I will make you fishers of men.

Sawyer New Testament

And he said to them, Come after me, and I will make you fishermen of men.

The Emphasized Bible

and he saith unto them, Come after me, - and I will make you fishers, of men.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

And he saith to them, Follow me, and I will make you fishers of men.

Twentieth Century New Testament

"Come and follow me," Jesus said, "and I will set you to fish for men."

Webster

And he saith to them, Follow me, and I will make you fishers of men.

Weymouth New Testament

And He said to them, "Come and follow me, and I will make you fishers of men."

Williams New Testament

He said to them, "Come! Follow me, and I will make you fishermen for catching men."

World English Bible

He said to them, "Come after me, and I will make you fishers for men."

Worrell New Testament

And He saith to them, "Come after Me, and I will make you fishers of men."

Worsley New Testament

and He saith unto them, Come with me, and I will make you fishers of men:

Youngs Literal Translation

and he saith to them, 'Come ye after me, and I will make you fishers of men,'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And

and , also , even , both , then , so , likewise , not tr. , , vr and
Usage: 0

he saith
λέγω 
Lego 
say , speak , call , tell ,
Usage: 1045


him , his , their , he , her , they , same , himself ,
Usage: 0

δεῦτε 
Deute 
come , follow 9
Usage: 3

me
μοῦ 
Mou 
my , me , mine , I , mine own
Usage: 313

and

and , also , even , both , then , so , likewise , not tr. , , vr and
Usage: 0

I will make
ποιέω 
Poieo 
do , make , bring forth , commit , cause , work , show , bear , keep , fulfil , deal , perform , not tr , , vr do
Usage: 372

you
ὑμᾶς 
Humas 
you , ye , for your sakes Trans , not tr ,
Usage: 314

ἁλιεύς 
Halieus 
Usage: 3

Context Readings

Jesus Calls His First Disciples

18 Now as Jesus was walking by the Sea of Galilee, He saw two brothers, Simon who was called Peter, and Andrew his brother, casting a net into the sea; for they were fishermen. 19 And He said to them, "Follow Me, and I will make you fishers of men." 20 Immediately they left their nets and followed Him.



Cross References

Mark 1:17-18

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

Mark 2:14

As He passed by, He saw Levi the son of Alphaeus sitting in the tax booth, and He said to him, "Follow Me!" And he got up and followed Him.

Luke 5:10-11

and so also were James and John, sons of Zebedee, who were partners with Simon. And Jesus said to Simon, "Do not fear, from now on you will be catching men."

Luke 5:27

After that He went out and noticed a tax collector named Levi sitting in the tax booth, and He said to him, "Follow Me."

Luke 9:59

And He said to another, "Follow Me." But he said, "Lord, permit me first to go and bury my father."

John 1:43

The next day He purposed to go into Galilee, and He found Philip And Jesus said to him, "Follow Me."

John 12:26

"If anyone serves Me, he must follow Me; and where I am, there My servant will be also; if anyone serves Me, the Father will honor him.

John 21:22

Jesus said to him, "If I want him to remain until I come, what is that to you? You follow Me!"

1 Corinthians 9:20-22

To the Jews I became as a Jew, so that I might win Jews; to those who are under the Law, as under the Law though not being myself under the Law, so that I might win those who are under the Law;

2 Corinthians 12:16

But be that as it may, I did not burden you myself; nevertheless, crafty fellow that I am, I took you in by deceit.

Ezekiel 47:9-10

"It will come about that every living creature which swarms in every place where the river goes, will live. And there will be very many fish, for these waters go there and the others become fresh; so everything will live where the river goes.

Matthew 8:22

But Jesus said to him, "Follow Me, and allow the dead to bury their own dead."

Matthew 9:9

As Jesus went on from there, He saw a man called Matthew, sitting in the tax collector's booth; and He said to him, "Follow Me!" And he got up and followed Him.

Matthew 16:24

Then Jesus said to His disciples, "If anyone wishes to come after Me, he must deny himself, and take up his cross and follow Me.

Matthew 19:21

Jesus said to him, "If you wish to be complete, go and sell your possessions and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven; and come, follow Me."

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