Luke 5:6

“And when they had this done, they inclosed a great multitude of fishes: and their net brake.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And when they had this done, they inclosed a great multitude of fishes, and their net brake:
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

When they had done this, they enclosed a great quantity of fish, and their nets {began} to break;
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And when they had done this, they inclosed a great multitude of fishes; and their nets were breaking;
- American Standard Version (1901)

And when they had done this, they got such a great number of fish that it seemed as if their nets would be broken;
- Basic English Bible

And having done this, they enclosed a great multitude of fishes. And their net broke.
- Darby Bible

And when they had done this, they inclosed a great multitude of fishes: and their net broke.
- Webster's Bible

This they did, and enclosed a vast number of fish; and their nets began to break.
- Weymouth Bible

When they had done this, they caught a great multitude of fish, and their net was breaking.
- World English Bible

And whanne thei hadden do this thing, thei closiden togidir a greet multitude of fischis; and her net was brokun.
- Wycliffe Bible

And having done this, they enclosed a great multitude of fishes, and their net was breaking,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Luke 5:6


5:6 Their net brake - Began to tear.


People's Bible Notes for Luke 5:6


Lu 5:6 Their net brake. Tristam ("Land of Israel") says of the fish in the Sea of Galilee: ``The shoals are marvelous, black masses, many hundred yards long, with their black fins projecting out of the water as thick as they could pack. Any net would break at enclosed such a shoal.''

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