Mark 1:18

“And straightway they forsook their nets, and followed him.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And straightway they forsooke their nets, and followed him.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Immediately they left their nets and followed Him.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And straightway they left the nets, and followed him.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And they went straight from their nets, and came after him.
- Basic English Bible

and straightway leaving their trawl-nets they followed him.
- Darby Bible

And immediately they forsook their nets, and followed him.
- Webster's Bible

At once they left their nets and followed Him.
- Weymouth Bible

Immediately they left their nets, and followed him.
- World English Bible

And anoon thei leften the nettis, and sueden hym.
- Wycliffe Bible

and immediately, having left their nets, they followed him.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Mark 1:18


1:18 Straightway leaving their nets, they followed him - From this time they forsook their employ, and constantly attended him. Happy they who follow Christ at the first call!


Discussion for Mark 1

  • Irene123
    To M. Balatiheng - Where do you see that John the Baptist at a later time ate people ate? The Bible has NOTHING to say about what he ate a ta later time. Be careful - Rev. 22:18-19.
  • Bruce
    Maipelo: He's poor. He wears what is easiest to come by. The food he ate was his choice. The honey made eating locusts a lot easier, something you could swallow! He ate and dressed the same all the way to death.
    He was filled with The Spirit before birth. The Holy Spirit Surely helped him with life choices. Put on Christ! Feed on the Word only! That's the message. Be like John. Don't change!
  • Bruce
    Zielski: Elijah was here before Christ and died before Christ he was, John the Baptist:Matthew17:10-13, Luke1:17( talking about John the Baptist) Soon the Trump will sound! Today? A million years from now makes no difference he's coming for the "Called" John 6:44, Cleansed: 1John1:9. Baptized by the HolyGhost and Fire! Matthew3:11. Changed! You will know! 2Corinthians5:17. Impossible not to know!
  • Sandra Perry-Williams
    In the name of Jesus, We can be made Whole!
  • Buyelwa
    Comment*In verse 30-31 Jesus showed his very power as the Son of God.Is amazing that other Christian's they do not believe or even know that they have power to trade over serpents and scorpion
  • Lois
    Jesus heart overshadow by so many lost soul. It is a great book and I enjoy reading the book ofmark

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