Five Thousand Fed

1 After these things 1Jesus went away to the other side of 2the Sea of Galilee (or 3Tiberias ).

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2 A large crowd followed Him, because they saw the 4signs which He was performing on those who were sick.

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3 Then 5Jesus went up on the mountain, and there He sat down with His disciples.

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4 Now 6the Passover, the feast of the Jews, was near.

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5 Therefore Jesus, lifting up His eyes and seeing that a large crowd was coming to Him, said to 7Philip, "Where are we to buy bread, so that these may eat?"

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6 This He was saying to 8test him, for He Himself knew what He was intending to do.

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7 9Philip answered Him, "10Two hundred denarii worth of bread is not sufficient for them, for everyone to receive a little."

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    • b 6:7 - The denarius was equivalent to a day's wages
      8 One of His 11disciples, 12Andrew, Simon Peter's brother, said to Him,

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      9 "There is a lad here who has five barley loaves and two 13fish, but what are these for so many people?"

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      10 Jesus said, "Have the people sit down." Now there was 14much grass in the place. So the men sat down, in number about 15five thousand.

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        • c 6:10 - Lit "recline(d)"
        • d 6:10 - Lit "recline(d)"
          11 Jesus then took the loaves, and 16having given thanks, He distributed to those who were seated; likewise also of the 17fish as much as they wanted.

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          12 When they were filled, He said to His 18disciples, "Gather up the leftover fragments so that nothing * will be lost."

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          13 So they gathered them up, and filled twelve 19baskets with fragments from the five barley loaves which were left over by those who had eaten.

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          14 Therefore when the people saw the sign which He had performed, they said, "This is truly the 20Prophet who is to come into the world."

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            • e 6:14 - Or "attesting miracle"