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Mark 1:16 NIV

Jesus Calls His First Disciples

16 As Jesus walked beside the Sea of Galilee, he saw Simon and his brother Andrew casting a net into the lake, for they were fishermen.

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      • a 1:1 - Or "Jesus Christ." "Messiah" (Hebrew) and "Christ" (Greek) both mean "Anointed One."
      • b 1:1 - Some manuscripts do not have "the Son of God."
      • c 1:2 - Mal. 3:1
      • d 1:3 - Isaiah 40:3
      • e 1:8 - Or "in"
      • f 1:8 - Or "in"
      • g 1:13 - The Greek for "tempted" can also mean "tested" .
      • h 1:40 - The Greek word traditionally translated "leprosy" was used for various diseases affecting the skin.
      • i 1:41 - Many manuscripts "Jesus was filled with compassion"