John 6:1-9 NIV

Jesus Feeds the Five Thousand

6:1-13pp -- Mt 14:13-21; Mk 6:32-44; Lk 9:10-17

1 Some time after this, Jesus crossed to the far shore of the Sea of Galilee (that is, the Sea of Tiberias),

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      2 and a great crowd of people followed him because they saw the miraculous signs1 he had performed on the sick.

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      3 Then Jesus went up on a mountainside2 and sat down with his disciples.

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        • 2 6:3 - ver 15
          4 The Jewish Passover Feast3 was near.

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          5 When Jesus looked up and saw a great crowd coming toward him, he said to Philip,4 "Where shall we buy bread for these people to eat?"

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          6 He asked this only to test him, for he already had in mind what he was going to do.
          7 Philip answered him, "Eight months' wagesa would not buy enough bread for each one to have a bite!"

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            • a 6:7 - Greek "two hundred denarii"
              8 Another of his disciples, Andrew, Simon Peter's brother,5 spoke up,

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              9 "Here is a boy with five small barley loaves and two small fish, but how far will they go among so many?"6

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