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

  • Stan-Ivoke Pleroma
    Olu: Jesus (oh I love that name Jesus) is God but he lived his life as a man on earth. He has all the attributes of a man on earth. He became a man in other to qualify to save man. He came to teach us how to activate God's word to get result. Verse 12 shows that He prepared well before starting the soul winning job. Imagine, He just say "follow me" and its done. The job is easier when prepared.
  • A disciple
    Olu william; Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea of His mother Mary...Jesus Christ came in the flesh to save us all from our sins and the power of darkness, reconciling us to God BY HIS BLOOD! The Apostles were chosen from among MANY witnesses to testify the Glad Tidings of the grace of God THROUGH JESUS DYING ON THE CROSS FOR US! JESUS IS A PERSON!
  • Olu william
    Joy olubunmi. Jesus Christ is not a person. He is the son of God. God himself
  • Pastor AB Parker
    The same Jesus......mark 1(25-28) Sodom and Gomorrah Times ....was not paying God any attention....serve God all the way.....can’t do and go certain places when u are saved....it’s not over God turned it around for my good.....he’s the same God this the created and deliver....encouraging your self enough power to rebuke the devil and enemies
  • BSP
    Verse 11: Jehovah God openly acknowledged his son and his approval of his son Jesus Christ.
  • Geraldine cole
    Jesus is my everything I could do Nothing without knowing Him I would still be on my way. To A Burning Hell.I thank Jesus for Drawing me to him and filling me with his Holy Ghost .Jesus Spirit The Holy Ghost He leads and guides me to all Truth he is a Gentleman U know without Jesus Spirit U don't Belong to him Amen I am Bless to No Him

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