"Whedon's Commentary on the Bible". Only here and 1 Timothy 6:9, of drowning men in destruction. With blazing torch the boat glides over the flashing sea, and the men stand gazing keenly into it until their prey is sighted, when, quick as lightning, they fling their net or fly their spear; and often you see the tired fishermen come sullenly into harbor in the morning, having toiled all night in vain. Lit., take hold with. A. Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers. And they came and... - Verse-by-Verse Commentary Jump to Previous. (7) Their partners, which were in the other ship.—These are named in Luke 5:10 as “James, and John, the sons of Zebedee.”. Often, among the members of one society or family, there may be many pious men.— βυθίζεσθαι, to sink) They were being sunk low in the waters by the weight of the fishes. Compare the plenteousness of the Lord’s miracle, John 2:6, where see our note. Luke 5. Only here and 1 Timothy 6:9, of drowning men in destruction. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/rwp/luke-5.html. And then again, every throw is successful - every net is full; and frequently without any other apparent reason than that of throwing it on the right side of the ship instead of the left, as it happened to the disciples here at Tiberias.”. 1863-1878. 1896. See Luke 5:10. They - filled both the ships - Both the boats had as many as they could carry, and were so heavily laden that they were ready to sink. JESUS CALLS THE FIRST DISCIPLES Each of the four Gospels tells of the call of the first disciples: • In Mark 1:16-20, Jesus calls Peter and Andrew—and then, in a separate action, calls James and John. 1859. in. ἐν τῷ ἑτέρῳ πλοίῳ. "Schaff's Popular Commentary on the New Testament". Lit., take hold with. 1. And they came and filled both of the boats, so that they began to sink. They aided in pulling in the seine, and took a share of the fishes into their ship and returned to their own side of the cove. All … But miraculous power, perhaps, gathered in more than the nets; just as the divine aid in the conversion of souls does more than the human means. From βυθός ,the depth. St Luke uses ἕτερος for ‘another of two,’ much more frequently and with stricter accuracy than the other Evangelists. And they came and filled both of the boats, so that they began to sink. And they came, and filled both the ships, so that they began to sink. They beckoned - They gave signs. But they were far too capable to actually allow the boats to sink. W. McGarvey and Philip Y. Pendleton. See Luke 5:10. BibliographyHaydock, George Leo. They beckoned, on account of the distance; or perhaps for the reason given by Euthym(47): μὴ δυνάμενοι λαλῆσαι ἀπὸ τῆς ἐκπλήξεως καὶ τοῦ φόβου. Observe the duties taught and recommended to us by the history of the paralytic. The word originally means to nod assent, and so, generally, to make a sign. Their partners - James and John. "Commentary on Luke 5:7". David Guzik :: Study Guide for Luke 7 [A new version of this page can be found here] The Sick Healed, the Dead Raised, the Sinner Forgiven. Luke 1:5-7. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/egt/luke-5.html. 1874-1909. It is an intolerable pride to think nothing well done but what we do ourselves; and a diabolic envy to be afraid lest others should be more successful than we are. Trench refers to a shoal of mackerel, at Brighton, in 1808, so great that the net could not be brought in, and fishes and net remained in the sea together. Began to sink; to sink near to the water's edge, so as to be in danger of being overturned. Abilene Christian University Press, Abilene, Texas, USA. Wyc., they were almost drenched. "Commentary on Luke 5:7". BibliographyBullinger, Ethelbert William. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/bcc/luke-5.html. New American Standard Version. p. 80, 81) will furnish a good illustration of this passage. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/jtc/luke-5.html. 1870. But the wall of separation is continually strengthened, each party fortifying it on his own side. 7. All other rights reserved. 1983-1999. BibliographyClarke, Adam. (Maldonatus) --- This also shews that Peter was to call in other co-labourers, and that all were to come into Peter's ship. It is a beautiful sight. "Commentary on Luke 5:7". Jump to: Adam Clarke Commentary; Copyright StatementThese files are public domain.Text Courtesy of BibleSupport.com. The word originally means to nod assent, and so, generally, to make a sign. The stories of the widow of Nain (7:11-16) and of Martha and Mary (10:38-42) are two examples of Luke’s sympathy for women. Luke 5:7. BibliographyTrapp, John. 1999. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/vnt/luke-5.html. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/tfg/luke-5.html. Peter here speaks of toiling all night; and there are certain kinds of fishing always carried on at night. Broadman Press 1932,33. 5 Poor people Luke knew the dangers of wealth and he sympathised with the poor. ‘Began to sink’ is not to be taken too literally. Luke 7 – The Sick Healed, the Dead Raised, the Sinner Forgiven A. Some will rather leave souls to perish than admit of partners in the sacred work. Simon alone had been ordered to put out into the deep. "Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers". "The Adam Clarke Commentary". BibliographyPoole, Matthew, "Commentary on Luke 5:7". The centurion's request. BibliographyEllicott, Charles John. Luke 5:7 - so they signaled to their partners in the other boat for them to come and help them. 1909-1922. Luke begins by laying some social, cultural, political, and religious groundwork. Copyright � Broadman Press 1932,33, Renewal 1960. Many believe the events are parallel, but there are enough differences between those accounts and this passage in Luke to lead one to believe the events are different (cf. Beckoned—Made signal to the other ship, whose distance was too great for voice to reach. (1-5) The centurion’s request. Perhaps they were at a considerable distance, so that they could not be easily heard. Verse-by-Verse Bible Commentary Luke 5:7. Luke 5:6. The point is that they were so low in the water because of the huge amount of fish that they seemed to be in danger of sinking. It is one of the inimitable touches of truthfulness in the narrative that the instinct of work prevails at first over the sense that a miraculous power has been exerted. BibliographyCoffman, James Burton. ii. "Commentary on Luke 5:7". https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/jab/luke-5.html. "Coffman Commentaries on the Old and New Testament". 1. "The New John Gill Exposition of the Entire Bible". Charles Schribner's Sons. so they signaled to their partners in the other boat for them to come and help them. 7. Possibly they were too far away for a call to be understood. Jump to Next. Filled both the ships—The light skiffs it seems could hardly hold as much as the seines! https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/pet/luke-5.html. Luke 5:1-11 records the selection of three of these. These files were made available by Mr. Ernie Stefanik. They made signs because of the distance of the other boat; hardly, as has been suggested, because they were too much amazed to speak. Bibliography"Commentary on Luke 5:7". And a certain centurion’s servant, who was dear to him, was sick and ready to die. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/whe/luke-5.html. "Commentary on Luke 5:7". And they beckoned to their partners in the other boat, that they should come and help them. Peter here speaks of toiling all night; and there are certain kinds of fishing always carried on at night. BibliographyAbbott, John S. C. & Abbott, Jacob. Now when He concluded all His sayings in the hearing of the people, He entered Capernaum.