Jesus Begins to Preach

12 When Jesus heard that John had been put in prison, he withdrew to Galilee.
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13 Leaving Nazareth, he went and lived in Capernaum, which was by the lake in the area of Zebulun and Naphtali—
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14 to fulfill what was said through the prophet Isaiah:
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15 “Land of Zebulun and land of Naphtali, the Way of the Sea, beyond the Jordan, Galilee of the Gentiles—
16 the people living in darkness have seen a great light; on those living in the land of the shadow of death a light has dawned.”a
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17 From that time on Jesus began to preach, “Repent, for the kingdom of heaven has come near.”
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Jesus Calls His First Disciples

18 As Jesus was walking beside the Sea of Galilee, he saw two brothers, Simon called Peter and his brother Andrew. They were casting a net into the lake, for they were fishermen.
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19 “Come, follow me,” Jesus said, “and I will send you out to fish for people.”
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20 At once they left their nets and followed him.
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    • 24 4:20 - S ver 19
      21 Going on from there, he saw two other brothers, James son of Zebedee and his brother John. They were in a boat with their father Zebedee, preparing their nets. Jesus called them,
      22 and immediately they left the boat and their father and followed him.
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        • 26 4:22 - S ver 19