Jesus later crossed to the other side of the Sea of Galilee (or the Sea of Tiberias).
A large crowd followed him because they saw the miracles that he performed for the sick.
Jesus went up a mountain and sat with his disciples.
The time for the Jewish Passover festival was near.
As Jesus saw a large crowd coming to him, he said to Philip, "Where can we buy bread for these people to eat?"
Jesus asked this question to test him. He already knew what he was going to do.