Matthew 4:25

“And there followed him great multitudes of people from Galilee, and from Decapolis, and from Jerusalem, and from Judaea, and from beyond Jordan.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And there followed him great great multitudes of people, from Galilee, and from Decapolis, and from Hierusalem, and from Iudea, and from beyond Iordane.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Large crowds followed Him from Galilee and {the} Decapolis and Jerusalem and Judea and {from} beyond the Jordan.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And there followed him great multitudes from Galilee and Decapolis and Jerusalem and Judaea and `from' beyond the Jordan.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And there went after him great numbers from Galilee and Decapolis and Jerusalem and Judaea and from the other side of Jordan.
- Basic English Bible

And great crowds followed him from Galilee, and Decapolis, and Jerusalem, and Judaea, and beyond the Jordan.
- Darby Bible

And there followed him great multitudes of people from Galilee, and from Decapolis, and from Jerusalem, and from Judea, and from beyond Jordan.
- Webster's Bible

And great crowds followed Him, coming from Galilee, from the Ten Towns, from Jerusalem, and from beyond the district on the other side of the Jordan.
- Weymouth Bible

Great multitudes from Galilee, Decapolis, Jerusalem, Judea and from beyond the Jordan followed him.
- World English Bible

And ther sueden hym myche puple of Galile, and of Decapoli, and of Jerusalem, and of Judee, and of biyende Jordan.
- Wycliffe Bible

And there followed him many multitudes from Galilee, and Decapolis, and Jerusalem, and Judea, and beyond the Jordan.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Matthew 4:25


4:25 Decapolis - A tract of land on the east side of the sea of Galilee, in which were ten cities near each other.


People's Bible Notes for Matthew 4:25


Mt 4:25 Great multitudes of people from Galilee. The fame of his teaching and miracles cause great multitudes to gather from all Palestine. Decapolis. A district containing ten cities east of the Jordan and the Sea of Galilee. Notice, in the ministry of Jesus, (1) He was "active"; (2) He went "where people were"; (3) He went where the "busiest people were"--fisherman, those at work, Simon and Andrew--those preparing to work, James and John; (4) He went where "worshiping people" were; (5) He went where "needy people" were.

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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