Luke 9:10-17 CSB

Feeding 5,000

10 When the apostles returned, they reported to Jesus all that they had done. He took them along and withdrew privately to aa town called Bethsaida.

References for Luke 9:10

    • b 9:10 - Other mss add deserted place near a
      11 When the crowds found out, they followed Him. He welcomed them, spoke to them about the kingdom of God, and curedb those who needed healing.

      References for Luke 9:11

        • c 9:11 - Or healed; in this passage, different Gk words are translated as heal. In Eng, "to heal" or "to cure" are synonyms with little distinction in meaning. Technically, we do not heal or cure diseases. People are healed or cured from diseases.
          12 Late in the day,c the Twelve approached and said to Him, "Send the crowd away, so they can go into the surrounding villages and countryside to find food and lodging, because we are in a deserted place here."

          References for Luke 9:12

            • d 9:12 - Lit When the day began to decline
              13 "You give them something to eat," He told them. "We have no more than five loaves and two fish," they said, "unless we go and buy food for all these people."
              14 (For about 5,000 men were there.) Then He told His disciples, "Have them sit down d in groups of about 50 each."

              References for Luke 9:14

                • e 9:14 - Lit them recline
                  15 They did so, and had them all sit down.
                  16 Then He took the five loaves and the two fish, and looking up to heaven, He blessed and broke them. He kept giving them to the disciples to set before the crowd.
                  17 Everyone ate and was filled. Then they picked upe 12 baskets of leftover pieces.

                  References for Luke 9:17

                    • f 9:17 - Lit Then were picked up by them