321And Jesuscalled His disciples to Him, and said, "2I feelcompassion for the apeople, because they bhave remained with Me nowthreedays and havenothing to eat ; and I do not want to send them awayhungry, for they might faint on the way."33
The disciplessaid to Him, "Where would we get somanyloaves in this desolateplace to satisfysuch a largecrowd ?"
And Jesussaid to them, "Howmanyloaves do you have ?" And they said, "Seven, and a fewsmallfish."
And He directed the cpeople to dsitdown on the ground ;
and He took the sevenloaves and the fish ; and 3givingthanks, He broke them and started giving them to the disciples, and the disciples gave them to the people.
And they allate and were satisfied, and they picked up what was leftover of the brokenpieces, sevenlarge4basketsfull.
And those who ate were fourthousandmen, besideswomen and children.
And sendingaway the crowds, Jesus got into 5the boat and came to the region of 6Magadan.