Jesus Calls His First Disciples

1 One day as Jesus was standing by the Lake of Gennesaret,a the people were crowding around him and listening to the word of God.
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      2 He saw at the water’s edge two boats, left there by the fishermen, who were washing their nets.
      3 He got into one of the boats, the one belonging to Simon, and asked him to put out a little from shore. Then he sat down and taught the people from the boat.
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      4 When he had finished speaking, he said to Simon, “Put out into deep water, and let down the nets for a catch.”
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      5 Simon answered, “Master, we’ve worked hard all night and haven’t caught anything. But because you say so, I will let down the nets.”
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      6 When they had done so, they caught such a large number of fish that their nets began to break.
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