Matthew 4:20

“And they straightway left their nets, and followed him.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And they straightway left 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 they straightway left the nets, and followed him.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And straight away they let go the nets and went after him.
- Basic English Bible

And they, having left their trawl-nets, immediately followed him.
- Darby Bible

And they immediately left their nets, and followed him.
- Webster's Bible

So they immediately left their nets and followed Him. As He went further on,
- Weymouth Bible

They immediately left their nets and followed him.
- World English Bible

And anoon thei leften the nettis, and sueden hym.
- Wycliffe Bible

and they, immediately, having left the nets, did follow him.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for Matthew 4:20


Mt 4:20 Straightway left [their] nets. They obeyed at once. Thus Christ ought always to be obeyed. No excuses for delay were offered, or should ever be.

Discussion for Matthew 4

  • Steve morrow
    MATTHEW 4:4 BUT HE ANSWERED AND SAID IT IS WRITTEN MAN SHALL NOT LIVE BY BREAD ALONE BUT BY --- EVERY WORD --- THAT PROCEEDETH OUT OF THE MOUTH OF GOD *** JOHN 5:34 BUT I RECEIVE NOT TESTIMONY FROM MAN BUT THESE THINGS I SAY THAT --- YOU MIGHT BE SAVED --- ACTS 5:20 GO STAND AND SPEAK IN THE TEMPLE TO THE PEOPLE --- ALL THE WORDS OF THIS LIFE ---
  • Lilian
    Follow me and i will make you a fisher of man. Thank you Jesus for taking me and lifting me up when i am down help me Lord to be born again in Spirit every moment of my life. I will praise and worship you only for you are worthy amen
  • Wayne
    Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand. V. 17
  • BSP
    I'm verses 8 through 10 we see that Jesus did not let his eyes dominate him. He immediately rejected Satan.
  • Kenzie
    That is. Beautiful prayer James
  • 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.

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