Luke 5:1-7 NLT

1 One day as Jesus was preaching on the shore of the Sea of Galilee, a great crowds pressed in on him to listen to the word of God.

References for Luke 5:1

    • { 5:1 - Greek <I>Lake Gennesaret,</I> another name for the Sea of Galilee.
      2 He noticed two empty boats at the water's edge, for the fishermen had left them and were washing their nets.
      3 Stepping into one of the boats, Jesus asked Simon, b its owner, to push it out into the water. So he sat in the boat and taught the crowds from there.

      References for Luke 5:3

        • | 5:3 - <I>Simon</I> is called <I>Peter</I> in 6:14 and thereafter.
          4 When he had finished speaking, he said to Simon, "Now go out where it is deeper and let down your nets, and you will catch many fish."
          5 "Master," Simon replied, "we worked hard all last night and didn't catch a thing. But if you say so, we'll try again."
          6 And this time their nets were so full they began to tear!
          7 A shout for help brought their partners in the other boat, and soon both boats were filled with fish and on the verge of sinking.