Parallel Verses

King James 2000

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

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, Follow Me [as My disciples, accepting Me as your Master and Teacher and walking the same path of life that I walk], 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.

Julia Smith Translation

And he says to them, Come after me, and I will make you the fishermen 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 
Usage: 1045


Usage: 0

δεῦτε 
Deute 
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 And Jesus, walking by the sea of Galilee, saw two brothers, Simon called Peter, and Andrew his brother, casting a net into the sea: for they were fishers. 19 And he said unto them, Follow me, and I will make you fishers of men. 20 And they immediately left their nets, and followed him.



Cross References

Mark 1:17-18

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

Mark 2:14

And as he passed by, he saw Levi the son of Alphaeus sitting at the tax office, and said unto him, Follow me. And he arose and followed him.

Luke 5:10-11

And so was also James, and John, the sons of Zebedee, who were partners with Simon. And Jesus said unto Simon, Fear not; from now on you shall catch men.

Luke 5:27

And after these things he went forth, and saw a tax collector, named Levi, sitting at the tax office: and he said unto him, Follow me.

Luke 9:59

And he said unto another, Follow me. But he said, Lord, allow me first to go and bury my father.

John 1:43

The day following Jesus went forth into Galilee, and found Philip, and said unto him, Follow me.

John 12:26

If any man serves me, let him follow me; and where I am, there shall also my servant be: if any man serves me, him will my Father honor.

John 21:22

Jesus said unto him, If I will that he tarry till I come, what is that to you? you follow me.

1 Corinthians 9:20-22

And unto the Jews I became as a Jew, that I might gain the Jews; to them that are under the law, as under the law, that I might gain them that are under the law;

2 Corinthians 12:16

But be it so, I did not burden you: nevertheless, being crafty, I took you with guile.

Ezekiel 47:9-10

And it shall come to pass, that everything that lives, which moves, wherever the rivers shall come, shall live: and there shall be a very great multitude of fish, because these waters shall come there: for they shall be healed; and everything shall live where the river comes.

Matthew 8:22

But Jesus said unto him, Follow me; and let the dead bury their dead.

Matthew 9:9

And as Jesus passed forth from there, he saw a man, named Matthew, sitting at the receipt of custom: and he said unto him, Follow me. And he arose, and followed him.

Matthew 16:24

Then said Jesus unto his disciples, If any man will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow me.

Matthew 19:21

Jesus said unto him, If you will be perfect, go and sell what you have, and give to the poor, and you shall have treasure in heaven: and come and follow me.

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