Ketuvim Netzarim / Apostolic Writing:

The Besorah According to Loukas / Luke Chapter 5

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Power Through Training Others: Talmidim Called (5:1-11)

The Great Catch of Fish

5:1 And it came to pass, that, as the people pressed upon him to hear the Dvar Elohim, He stood by the lake Kinneret,

5:2 And saw two ships standing by the lake: but the fishermen were gone out of them, and were washing [their] nets.

5:3 And He entered into one of the ships, which was Shimon's, and prayed him that He would thrust out a little from the land. And He sat down, and taught the people out of the ship.

5:4 Now when He had left speaking, He said to Shimon, Launch out into the deep, and let down your nets for a draught.

5:5 And Shimon answering said to him, Master, we have toiled all the night, and have taken nothing: nevertheless at thy word I will let down the net.

5:6 And when they had this done, they inclosed a great multitude of fishes: and their net brake.

5:7 And they beckoned to [their] partners, which were in the other ship, that they should come and help them. And they came, and filled both the ships, so that they began to sink.

5:8 When Shimon Kefa saw [it], He fell down at Yeshua (ישוע) ' knees, saying:

Depart from me; for I am a sinful man, O Master.

5:9 For He was astonished, and all that were with him, at the draught of the fishes which they had taken:

5:10 And so [was] also Ya'akov, and Yochanan, banim Zavdai, which were partners with Shimon. And Yeshua (ישוע) said to Shimon, Fear not; from henceforth you shalt catch men.

5:11 And when they had brought their ships to land, they forsook all, and followed him.

Yeshua Cleanses a Leper

5:12 And it came to pass, when He was in a certain city, Hinei a man  who was a metzorah full of leprosy: who seeing Yeshua (ישוע) fell on [his] face, and besought him, saying, Master, if you wilt, you canst make me clean.

5:13 And He put forth [his] hand, and touched him, saying:

I will: Be you clean. And immediately the leprosy departed from him.

5:14 And He charged him to tell no man: but go, and shew yourself to the Kohen, and offer for thy cleansing, according as Mosheh commanded, for a testimony to them.

5:15 But so much the more went there a fame abroad of him: and great multitudes came together to hear, and to be healed by Him of their infirmities.

5:16 And He withdrew himself into the wilderness, and prayed.

Yeshua Heals a Palsied man

5:17 And it came to pass on a certain day, as He was teaching, that there were Prushim and doctors of the Torah sitting by, which were come out of every town of Galil, and Yehudah, and Yerushalayim: and the power of YHVH (יהוה) was [present] to heal them.

5:18 And, Hinnei, men brought in a bed a man which was taken with a palsy: and they sought [means] to bring him in, and to lay [him] before him.

5:19 And when they could not find by what [way] they might bring him in because of the multitude, they went upon the housetop, and let him down through the tiling with [his] couch into the midst before Yeshua (ישוע).

5:20 And when He saw their faith, He said to him, Man, thy sins are forgiven you.

5:21 And the Sofrim and the Prushim began to reason, saying, Who is this which speaketh blasphemies? Who can forgive sins, but Elohim alone?

5:22 But when Yeshua (ישוע) perceived their thoughts, He answering said to them, What reason you in your hearts?

5:23 Whether is easier, to say, Your sins be forgiven thee; or to say, Rise up and walk?

5:24 But that you may know that the Son of man has power upon earth to forgive sins, (he said to the sick of the palsy,) I say to you, Arise, and take up thy couch, and go into thine house.

5:25 And immediately He rose up before them, and took up that whereon He lay, and departed to his own house, glorifying Elohim.

5:26 And they were all amazed, and they glorified Elohim, and were filled with fear, saying, We have seen strange things to day.

The Call of Levi

5:27 And after these things He went forth, and saw a publican, named Levi, sitting at the receipt of custom: and He said to him, Follow Me.

5:28 And He left all, rose up, and followed Him.

5:29 And Levi made him a great feast in his own house: and there was a great company of publicans and of others that sat down with them.

5:30 But their Sofrim and Prushim murmured against his Talmidim, saying:

Why do you eat and drink with publicans and sinners?

5:31 And Yeshua (ישוע) answering said to them:

They that are whole need not a physician; but they that are sick.

5:32 I came not to call the righteous, but sinners to repentance.

5:33 And they said to Him:

Why do the Talmidim of Yochanan fast often, and make prayers, and likewise [the Talmidim] of the Prushim; but thine eat and drink?

5:34 And He said to them:

"Can you make the children of the bridechamber fast, while the bridegroom is with them?"

5:35 But the days will come, when the bridegroom shall be taken away from them, and then shall they fast in those days.

5:36 And He spoke also a parable to them:

No man putteth a piece of a new garment upon an old; if otherwise, then both the new maketh a rent, and the piece that was [taken] out of the new agreeth not with the old.

5:37 And no man puts new wine into old bottles; else the new wine will burst the bottles, and be spilled, and the bottles shall perish.

5:38 But new wine must be put into new bottles; and both are preserved.

5:39 No man also having drunk old [wine] straightway desireth new: for He saith, The old is better.

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Lake Kinneret (Hebrew ים כנרת) (Bamidbar 34:11; Yehoshua 12:3; 13:27)加利利湖又稱「革尼撒勒湖」 is also called the Yam Galil or Sea of Galilee (MattitYahu 4:18; 15:29), also Sea of Genneseret, Lake Kinneret or Lake Tiberius (Yochanan 6:1; 21:1), the name used by the natives at this time-Bahr Tarbariyeh (بحيرة طبريا) , is Yisrael's largest freshwater lake this name originate from the Hebrew word kinnor ("harp" or "lyre") in view of the shape of the lake. The Kinneret is situated deep in the Yarden Great Rift Valley, the valley caused by the separation of the African and Arabian Plates and is fed partly by underground springs although its main source is the Yarden River which flows through it from north to south. Consequently the area is subject to earthquakes and, in the past, volcanic activity. This is evidenced by the abundant basalt and other igneous rocks that define the geology of the Galil region. Due to its low-lying position in the rift valley, surrounded by hills, the sea is prone to sudden violent storms; hence the Brit Hadashah account of Yeshua calming the storm. Indeed, the main feature of the lake seems to be its ever-changing character. It is still noted, for its rich fish stocks.