Matthew 15:32-39 LEB

The Feeding of Four Thousand

32 And Jesus summoned his disciples [and]a said, "I have compassion on the crowd, because they have remained with me three days already and do not have anything to eat, and I do not want to send them away hungry lest they give out on the way."

References for Matthew 15:32

    • ǃ 15:32 - *Here "[and]" is supplied because the previous participle ("summoned") has been translated as a finite verb
      33 And the disciples said to him, "Where in [this] desolate place {can we get}b so much bread that such a great crowd could be satisfied?"

      References for Matthew 15:33

        • DŽ 15:33 - Literally "for us"
          34 And Jesus said to them, "How many loaves do you have?" So they said, "Seven, and a few little fish."
          35 And commanding the crowd to recline for a meal on the ground,
          36 he took the seven loaves and the fish and [after he]c had given thanks, he broke [them]d and began givinge [them]f to the disciples, and the disciples [gave them] to the crowds.

          References for Matthew 15:36

            • Dž 15:36 - *Here "[after]" is supplied as a component of the participle ("had given thanks") which is understood as temporal
            • dž 15:36 - *Here the direct object is supplied from context in the English translation
            • LJ 15:36 - The imperfect tense has been translated as ingressive here ("began giving")
            • Lj 15:36 - *Here the direct object is supplied from context in the English translation
              37 And they all ate and were satisfied, and they picked up what was left over of the broken pieces, seven baskets full.
              38 Now those who ate were four thousand men, in addition to women and children.
              39 And [after he]g sent away the crowds, he got into the boat and went to the region of Magadan.

              References for Matthew 15:39

                • lj 15:39 - *Here "[after]" is supplied as a component of the participle ("had given thanks") which is understood as temporal