Luke 5:11

“And when they had brought their ships to land, they forsook all, and followed him.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And when they had brought their ships to land, they forsooke all, and followed him.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

When they had brought their boats to land, they left everything and followed Him.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And when they had brought their boats to land, they left all, and followed him.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And when they had got their boats to the land, they gave up everything and went after him.
- Basic English Bible

And having run the ships on shore, leaving all they followed him.
- Darby Bible

And when they had brought their boats to land, they forsook all, and followed him.
- Webster's Bible

Then, after bringing their boats to land, they left everything and followed Him.
- Weymouth Bible

When they had brought their boats to land, they left everything, and followed him.
- World English Bible

And whanne the bootis weren led vp to the loond, thei leften alle thingis, and thei sueden hym.
- Wycliffe Bible

and they, having brought the boats upon the land, having left all, did follow him.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Luke 5:11


5:11 They forsook all and followed him - They had followed him before, #John 1:43|, but not so as to forsake all. Till now, they wrought at their ordinary calling.


People's Bible Notes for Luke 5:11


Lu 5:11 They forsook all. The four just named: Simon, Andrew, James, and John. Before this all were disciples; henceforth they follow Jesus personally. These all together cast the gospel net on Pentecost and had a mighty draught (Ac 2:14,41).

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