Luke 5:5

“And Simon answering said unto him, Master, we have toiled all the night, and have taken nothing: nevertheless at thy word I will let down the net.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And Simon answering, said vnto him, Master, wee haue toiled all the night, and haue taken nothing: neuerthelesse at thy word I will let downe the net.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Simon answered and said, "Master, we worked hard all night and caught nothing, but I will do as You say {and} let down the nets."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And Simon answered and said, Master, we toiled all night, and took nothing: but at thy word I will let down the nets.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And Simon, answering, said, Master, we were working all night and we took nothing: but at your word I will let down the nets.
- Basic English Bible

And Simon answering said to him, Master, having laboured through the whole night we have taken nothing, but at thy word I will let down the net.
- Darby Bible

And Simon answering said to him, Master, we have toiled all the night, and have taken nothing; nevertheless, at thy word I will let down the net.
- Webster's Bible

Rabbi, replied Peter, "all night long we have worked hard and caught nothing; but at your command I will let down the nets."
- Weymouth Bible

Simon answered him, "Master, we worked all night, and took nothing; but at your word I will let down the net."
- World English Bible

And Symount answeride, and seide to hym, Comaundoure, we traueliden al the nyyt, and token no thing, but in thi word Y schal leye out the net.
- Wycliffe Bible

and Simon answering said to him, `Master, through the whole night, having laboured, we have taken nothing, but at thy saying I will let down the net.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for Luke 5:5


Lu 5:5 At thy word. Though he had fished all night in vain, at Christ's word he would try again. He already was a disciple of Christ (Joh 1:40-42).

Discussion for Luke 5:5

  • Gregory for verse 5
    Just do as the Lord says. Don 't try to control a situation or problem. It won 't work our way no matter how much you try, just trust and do like He GOD says in his word and you will see it will work...

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