4 The Jewish Passover Festival was near.

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5 When Jesus looked up and saw a great crowd coming toward him, he said to Philip, “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, “It would take more than half a year’s wagesa to buy enough bread for each one to have a bite!”

References for John 6:7

    • ~ 6:7 - Greek "take two hundred denarii"
      8 Another of his disciples, Andrew, Simon Peter’s brother, spoke up,

      References for John 6:8

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

      References for John 6:9

      10 Jesus said, “Have the people sit down.” There was plenty of grass in that place, and they sat down (about five thousand men were there).