a time to rend, and a time to sew; a time to keep silence, and a time to speak;
And going on from there, he saw another two brothers, James the son of Zebedee and John his brother, in a ship with Zebedee their father, mending their nets, and he called them.
And he also spoke a parable unto them: No one takes a piece of a new garment to mend an old one; if otherwise, then the new one is rent, and the piece that was taken out of the new does not agree with the old.
they worked with prudence and went and made as if they had been ambassadors and took old sacks upon their asses, and wine bottles, old and rent and bound up, and old patched shoes upon their feet, and old garments upon them, and all the bread of their provision was dry and mouldy.
And when he had gone a little further from there, he saw James the son of Zebedee and John his brother, who also were in the ship mending their nets.
being diligent to guard the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.