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

  • 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 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
  • Titilayo Agbomeji
    Jesus Christ perform a lot of miracles and there is a lot of controversy about. Who actually is Christ that all things obey him
  • Arthur chacon
    We must obey the smallest of requests of the lord, if we dont obey the small things how can he trust use us with larger requests. I also think by the leper disobeying, it alerted the kng sooner and shortened his ministry on earth. You know if jesus convinced the priests heads of the church of the power of god, and that he was the messiah, the people would follow jesus
  • Geraldine cole
    Yes Steve's to answer your question when the Lord Jesus tell u to do something u must do that now he told him to go show himself to the Priest and offer those hings which Moses had commanded for his cleaning for a testimony unto them that what he needed to do. O yes I am sure he wanted to run and tell everyone what God had done
  • Steve
    Was it wrong sinful for the man with leprosy to proclaim what Jesus had done when he was asked to say nothing? or would you want to tell every one about Jesus?

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