Matthew 4:12-23

12 When Jesus heard that John had been put in prison, he went away to Galilee.

13 He did not stay in Nazareth, but went to live in Capernaum, a town by Lake Galilee, in the territory of Zebulun and Naphtali.

14 This was done to make what the prophet Isaiah had said come true:

15 “Land of Zebulun and land of Naphtali,on the road to the sea, on the other side of the Jordan, Galilee, land of the Gentiles!

16 The people who live in darkness will see a great light. On those who live in the dark land of death the light will shine.”

17 From that time Jesus began to preach his message: “Turn away from your sins, because the Kingdom of Heaven is near!”

18 As Jesus walked along the shore of Lake Galilee, he saw two brothers who were fishermen, Simon (called Peter) and his brother Andrew, catching fish in the lake with a net.

19 Jesus said to them, “Come with me, and I will teach you to catch people.”

20 At once they left their nets and went with him.

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