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- Mark 1:18
KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)
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“And straightway they forsook their nets, and followed him.”
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Mark 1:18 Translation & Meaning
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|KJV Verse ||Original Greek ||Meaning/ Definition |
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|“And” ||καὶ ||And, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words ||And |
|“straightway” ||εὐθέως ||Directly, i.e., at once or soon ||straightway |
|“they forsook” ||ἀφέντες ||To send forth, in various applications (as follow) || forsook |
|“their” ||αὐτῶν, ||The reflexive pronoun self, used (alone or in the comparative G1438) of the third person, and (with the proper personal pronoun) of the other persons ||their |
|“nets,” ||δίκτυα ||A seine (for fishing) ||nets |
|“and followed” ||ἠκολούθησαν ||Properly, to be in the same way with, i.e., to accompany (specially, as a disciple) || followed |
|“him.” ||αὐτῷ ||The reflexive pronoun self, used (alone or in the comparative G1438) of the third person, and (with the proper personal pronoun) of the other persons ||him |
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16 Now as he walked by the sea of Galilee, he saw Simon and Andrew his brother casting a net into the sea: for they were fishers.
17 And Jesus said unto them, Come ye after me, and I will make you to become fishers of men.
18 And straightway they forsook their nets, and followed him.
19 And when he had gone a little farther thence, he saw James the son of Zebedee, and John his brother, who also were in the ship mending their nets.
20 And straightway he called them: and they left their father Zebedee in the ship with the hired servants, and went after him.
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