1And Jesus called His disciples to Him, and said, "2I feel compassion for the people, because they have remained with Me now three days and have nothing to eat; and I do not want to send them away hungry, for they might faint on the way."
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The disciples said to Him, "Where would we get so many loaves in this desolate place to satisfy such a large crowd?"
And Jesus said to them, "How many loaves do you have?" And they said, "Seven, and a few small fish."
And He directed the people to sit down on the ground;
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and He took the seven loaves and the fish; and 3giving thanks, He broke them and started giving them to the disciples, and the disciples gave them to the people.
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And they all ate and were satisfied, and they picked up what was left over of the broken pieces, seven large 4baskets full.
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And those who ate were four thousand men, besides women and children.
And sending away the crowds, Jesus got into 5the boat and came to the region of 6Magadan.
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