Mark 1:16

“Now as he walked by the sea of Galilee, he saw Simon and Andrew his brother casting a net into the sea: for they were fishers.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Now as he walked by the Sea of Galilee, he saw Simon, and Andrew his brother, casting a net into the Sea (for they were fishers.)
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

As He was going along by the Sea of Galilee, He saw Simon and Andrew, the brother of Simon, casting a net in the sea; for they were fishermen.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And passing along by the sea of Galilee, he saw Simon and Andrew the brother of Simon casting a net in the sea; for they were fishers.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And going by the sea of Galilee, he saw Simon, and Andrew, the brother of Simon, putting a net into the sea: for they were fishermen.
- Basic English Bible

And walking by the sea of Galilee, he saw Simon, and Andrew, [Simon's] brother, casting out a net in the sea, for they were fishers.
- Darby Bible

Now as he was walking by the sea of Galilee, he saw Simon, and Andrew his brother, casting a net into the sea: for they were fishers.
- Webster's Bible

One day, passing along the shore of the Lake of Galilee, He saw Simon and Andrew, Simon's brother, throwing their nets in the Lake; for they were fisherman.
- Weymouth Bible

Passing along by the sea of Galilee, he saw Simon and Andrew the brother of Simon casting a net into the sea, for they were fishermen.
- World English Bible

And as he passide bisidis the see of Galilee, he say Symount, and Andrew, his brother, castynge her nettis in to the see; for thei weren fisscheris.
- Wycliffe Bible

And, walking by the sea of Galilee, he saw Simon, and Andrew his brother, casting a drag into the sea, for they were fishers,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Mark 1:16


1:16 #Mt 4:18|; Lu 5:1.


People's Bible Notes for Mark 1:16


Mr 1:16 He saw Simon and Andrew. For notes on the call of the four apostles see Mt 4:18-22.

Discussion for Mark 1

  • Geraldine cole
    U cannot serve Jesus and the devil u will hate one of them the devil cannot just enter a child of God now he can try why Jesus tells us to resist the devil in Jesus Name he will flee from U he cannot live in a Holy Ghost fill child of Jesus Christ he tried Jesus he came upon him he did not get in him and Jesus reburk. him Jesus told the devil U shall not temp the Lord they God Amen
  • Gamaliel
    This book speaks of the purpose of our King. Jesus came out preaching to repent! Change your way of thinking for the Kingdom of God is here. Not somewhere else in some other place but right here right now. What do you want to go to heaven for? Well Jesus said heaven has come to you....Now believe and Flow!!
  • DemondBarker
    I thankfully that I am alive

  • Sandra
    Shows that god can do all things I he heal the sick he raise the dead he cleanse the leper .so once u trust him he will do it for you too.
  • My name is deacon Aaron Hawthorne
    Mark talks about John the Baptist the cousin of Jesus who was spoken by Isaiah the prophet about the one crying in the Wilderness making way for the coming of Jesus, John and Luke chapter 1 talks about the life of John the Baptist, about him eating locust, which was one of the insects that was allowed eat in Lev. Chapter 11 that speaks of the unclean foods and clean they could
  • Shirley m Smith
    First given honor to Lord and Saviour Jahshua. Cause its all about hlm any way.amen well my thougjts only true way to the father God of heaven is repent for no unclean shall dwell in heaven God is looking for a righteous nation not a disobedient nation like Isreal was.in Romans 10:21but of Isreal he says;all day long I have stretched out my hands to a people unyielding and disobedience and self wi

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