They had also a few small fish; and after blessing them, he ordered that these too should be distributed.
They ate and were filled; and they took up the broken pieces left over, seven baskets full.
Now there were about four thousand people. And he sent them away.
And immediately he got into the boat with his disciples and went to the district of Dalmanutha. a11
The Pharisees came and began to argue with him, asking him for a sign from heaven, to test him.
And he sighed deeply in his spirit and said, "Why does this generation ask for a sign? Truly I tell you, no sign will be given to this generation."
And he left them, and getting into the boat again, he went across to the other side.
Now the disciples b had forgotten to bring any bread; and they had only one loaf with them in the boat.
And he cautioned them, saying, "Watch out—beware of the yeast of the Pharisees and the yeast of Herod." c16
They said to one another, "It is because we have no bread."
And becoming aware of it, Jesus said to them, "Why are you talking about having no bread? Do you still not perceive or understand? Are your hearts hardened?
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