Matthew 4:19

“And he saith unto them, Follow me, and I will make you fishers of men.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And he saith vnto them, Follow mee: and I will make you fishers of men.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

And He *said to them, "Follow Me, and I will make you fishers of men."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And he saith unto them, Come ye after me, and I will make you fishers of men.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And he said to them, Come after me, and I will make you fishers of men.
- Basic English Bible

and he says to them, Come after me, and I will make you fishers of men.
- Darby Bible

And he saith to them, Follow me, and I will make you fishers of men.
- Webster's Bible

And He said to them, "Come and follow me, and I will make you fishers of men."
- Weymouth Bible

He said to them, "Come after me, and I will make you fishers for men."
- World English Bible

And he seide to hem, Come ye aftir me, and Y shal make you to be maad fisscheris of men.
- Wycliffe Bible

and he saith to them, `Come ye after me, and I will make you fishers of men,'
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for Matthew 4:19


Mt 4:19 Follow me. Already disciples, they were now called to preparation for apostleship.

Discussion for Matthew 4

  • God's Handmaiden
    Many times people are born into the Kingdom of God and are asked to be witnesses and lead people to Jesus. What is to be understood is effective witnessing has to be taught. Jesus told his disciples to follow him, and that he would "make" them fishers of men.
  • Henry
    Mathew 4 , is one of greatest vetse in the Bible it makes me to understand how Jesus care about us , his love towards us and caring are forever and forever glorified in Jesus name amen.
  • Eric
    And Jesus went about all the cities and villages, teaching in their synagogues, and preaching the gospel of the kingdom, and healing every sickness and every disease among the people. And the people, when they knew it, followed him: and he received them, and spake unto them of the kingdom of God, and healed them that had need of healing. And they departed, and went through the towns, preaching the gospel, and healing every where. Pleasant words are as an honeycomb, sweet to the soul, and health to the bones. For they are life unto those that find them, and health to all their flesh. Turn again to the most High, and turn away from iniquity: for he will lead thee out of darkness into the light of health, and hate thou abomination vehemently. For the eyes of the Lord are upon them that love him, he is their mighty protection and strong stay, a defence from heat, and a cover from the sun at noon, a preservation from stumbling, and an help from falling. He raiseth up the soul, and lighteneth the eyes: he giveth health, life, and blessing.
  • Okoh terry
    thank yu very much for yu just made me understand clearly matthew 4 very well thank yu
  • Pat Gibbs
    I'm tying to find out the time frame of the parables, especially from Matthew Chapt. 4, thru Chapt. 18. How much time did Jesus spend in Galilee?
    Can you help. thanks, Pat Gibbs
  • James
    Thank you Jesus for all you have done for us and thank you GOD for having your word put down so that we may have a better understanding of what we need to do