Matthew 4:18-22 LEB

Jesus Calls His First Disciples

18 Now [as he]a was walking beside the Sea of Galilee, he saw two brothers, Simon called Peter and his brother Andrew, throwing a casting net into the sea (for they were fishermen).

References for Matthew 4:18

    •   4:18 - *Here "[as]" is supplied as a component of the participle ("was walking") which is understood as temporal
      19 And he said to them, "{Follow me}b and I will make you fishers of people."

      References for Matthew 4:19

        • ¡ 4:19 - Literally "come behind me"
          20 And immediately they left their nets [and]c followed him.

          References for Matthew 4:20

            • ¢ 4:20 - *Here "[and]" is supplied because the previous participle ("left") has been translated as a finite verb
              21 And going on from there, he saw two other brothers, James the [son] of Zebedee and his brother John, in the boat with their father Zebedee, mending their nets, and he called them.
              22 And immediately they left the boat and their father [and]d followed him.

              References for Matthew 4:22

                • £ 4:22 - *Here "[and]" is supplied because the previous participle ("left") has been translated as a finite verb