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Matthew 4:22

22 and immediately they left the boat and their father and followed him.

Read Matthew 4:22 Using Other Translations

And they immediately left the ship and their father, and followed him.
Immediately they left the boat and their father and followed him.
They immediately followed him, leaving the boat and their father behind.

What does Matthew 4:22 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
Matthew 4:22

And they immediately left the ship
More is expressed here than before, for they not only left their nets, but their ship too; which was of much more value; nay, even "their father" also, "with the hired servants", ( Mark 1:20 ) and so complied with the call of Christ to his people, ( Psalms 45:10 ) and thereby proved, that they were sincerely his followers, ( Luke 14:26 ) and might expect the gracious promise of Christ to be made good unto them, ( Matthew 19:28 Matthew 19:29 ) .

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