Parallel Verses

King James Version

And he saith 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."

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 
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 brethren, Simon called Peter, and Andrew his brother, casting a net into the sea: for they were fishers. 19 And he saith unto them, Follow me, and I will make you fishers of men. 20 And they straightway left their nets, and followed him.



Cross References

Mark 1:17-18

And Jesus said unto them, Come ye 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 receipt of custom, 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, which were partners with Simon. And Jesus said unto Simon, Fear not; from henceforth thou shalt catch men.

Luke 5:27

And after these things he went forth, and saw a publican, named Levi, sitting at the receipt of custom: and he said unto him, Follow me.

Luke 9:59

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

John 1:43

The day following Jesus would go forth into Galilee, and findeth Philip, and saith unto him, Follow me.

John 12:26

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

John 21:22

Jesus saith unto him, If I will that he tarry till I come, what is that to thee? follow thou 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 caught you with guile.

Ezekiel 47:9-10

And it shall come to pass, that every thing that liveth, which moveth, whithersoever the rivers shall come, shall live: and there shall be a very great multitude of fish, because these waters shall come thither: for they shall be healed; and every thing shall live whither the river cometh.

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 thence, he saw a man, named Matthew, sitting at the receipt of custom: and he saith 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 thou wilt be perfect, go and sell that thou hast, and give to the poor, and thou shalt have treasure in heaven: and come and follow me.

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