Matthew 4:22

“And they immediately left the ship and their father, and followed him.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And they immediatly left the shippe and their father, and followed him.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Immediately they left the boat and their father, and followed Him.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

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

And they went straight from the boat and their father and came after him.
- Basic English Bible

and they, having left the ship and their father, immediately followed him.
- Darby Bible

And they immediately left the boat, and their father, and followed him.
- Webster's Bible

And they at once left the boat and their father, and followed Him.
- Weymouth Bible

They immediately left the boat and their father, and followed him.
- World English Bible

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

and they, immediately, having left the boat and their father, did follow him.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for Matthew 4:22


Mt 4:22 They immediately left . . . their father. At once. They had received a higher call. No earthly preference can excuse a rejection of the call of Christ.

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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