Peter and Andrew, his brother, were practising fishermen. James and his brother John were sons of Zebedee who was also a fisherman, so it is most probable that both of these young boys would have gone into their father's business.
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What were the names of the first 4 disciples and what were they doing when Jesus met them?
The name of the first four disciples were Andrew, Peter, James and john. These four were fishermen. ...
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How many disciples were fishermen?
Many people in Jesus' area and time period were fishermen, and undoubtedly many of Jesus' disciples were too, though the Bible doesn't say exactly. Atleast four of his apostles, Peter, Andrew(Matthew 4:18, 19), James and John (Matthew 4:21, 22) were fishermen by trade . ...