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1 Some time later, Yeshua went over to the far side of Lake Kinneret (that is, Lake Tiberias), 1 Some time after this, Jesus crossed to the far shore of the Sea of Galilee (that is, the Sea of Tiberias),
2 and a large crowd followed him, because they had seen the miracles he had performed on the sick. 2 and a great crowd of people followed him because they saw the miraculous signs he had performed on the sick.
3 Yeshua went up into the hills and sat down there with his talmidim. 3 Then Jesus went up on a mountainside and sat down with his disciples.
4 Now the Judean festival of Pesach was coming up; 4 The Jewish Passover Feast was near.
5 so when Yeshua looked up and saw that a large crowd was approaching, he said to Philip, "Where will we be able to buy bread, so that these people can eat?" 5 When Jesus looked up and saw a great crowd coming toward him, he said to Philip, "Where shall we buy bread for these people to eat?"
6 (Now Yeshua said this to test Philip, for Yeshua himself knew what he was about to do.) 6 He asked this only to test him, for he already had in mind what he was going to do.
7 Philip answered, "Half a year's wages wouldn't buy enough bread for them -- each one would get only a bite!" 7 Philip answered him, "Eight months' wages would not buy enough bread for each one to have a bite!"
8 One of the talmidim, Andrew the brother of Shim`on Kefa, said to him, 8 Another of his disciples, Andrew, Simon Peter's brother, spoke up,
9 "There's a young fellow here who has five loaves of barley bread and two fish. But how far will they go among so many?" 9 "Here is a boy with five small barley loaves and two small fish, but how far will they go among so many?"
10 Yeshua said, "Have the people sit down." There was a lot of grass there, so they sat down. The number of men was about five thousand. 10 Jesus said, "Have the people sit down." There was plenty of grass in that place, and the men sat down, about five thousand of them.
11 Then Yeshua took the loaves of bread, and, after making a b'rakhah, gave to all who were sitting there, and likewise with the fish, as much as they wanted. 11 Jesus then took the loaves, gave thanks, and distributed to those who were seated as much as they wanted. He did the same with the fish.
12 After they had eaten their fill, he told his talmidim, "Gather the leftover pieces, so that nothing gets wasted." 12 When they had all had enough to eat, he said to his disciples, "Gather the pieces that are left over. Let nothing be wasted."
13 They gathered them and filled twelve baskets with the pieces from the five barley loaves left by those who had eaten. 13 So they gathered them and filled twelve baskets with the pieces of the five barley loaves left over by those who had eaten.
14 When the people saw the miracle he had performed, they said, "This has to be `the prophet' who is supposed to come into the world." 14 After the people saw the miraculous sign that Jesus did, they began to say, "Surely this is the Prophet who is to come into the world."
15 Yeshua knew that they were on the point of coming and seizing him, in order to make him king; so he went back to the hills again. This time he went by himself. 15 Jesus, knowing that they intended to come and make him king by force, withdrew again to a mountain by himself.
16 When evening came, his talmidim went down to the lake, 16 When evening came, his disciples went down to the lake,
17 got into a boat and set out across the lake toward K'far-Nachum. By now it was dark, Yeshua had not yet joined them, 17 where they got into a boat and set off across the lake for Capernaum. By now it was dark, and Jesus had not yet joined them.
18 and the sea was getting rough, because a strong wind was blowing. 18 A strong wind was blowing and the waters grew rough.
19 They had rowed three or four miles when they saw Yeshua approaching the boat, walking on the lake! They were terrified; 19 When they had rowed three or three and a half miles, they saw Jesus approaching the boat, walking on the water; and they were terrified.
20 but he said to them, "Stop being afraid, it is I." 20 But he said to them, "It is I; don't be afraid."
21 Then they were willing to take him into the boat, and instantly the boat reached the land they were heading for. 21 Then they were willing to take him into the boat, and immediately the boat reached the shore where they were heading.
22 The next day, the crowd which had stayed on the other side of the lake noticed that there had been only one boat there, and that Yeshua had not entered the boat with his talmidim, but that the talmidim had been alone when they sailed off. 22 The next day the crowd that had stayed on the opposite shore of the lake realized that only one boat had been there, and that Jesus had not entered it with his disciples, but that they had gone away alone.
23 Then other boats, from Tiberias, came ashore near the place where they had eaten the bread after the Lord had made the b'rakhah. 23 Then some boats from Tiberias landed near the place where the people had eaten the bread after the Lord had given thanks.
24 Accordingly, when the crowd saw that neither Yeshua nor his talmidim were there, they themselves boarded the boats and made for K'far-Nachum in search of Yeshua. 24 Once the crowd realized that neither Jesus nor his disciples were there, they got into the boats and went to Capernaum in search of Jesus.
25 When they found him on the other side of the lake, they asked him, "Rabbi, when did you get here?" 25 When they found him on the other side of the lake, they asked him, "Rabbi, when did you get here?"
26 Yeshua answered, "Yes, indeed! I tell you, you're not looking for me because you saw miraculous signs, but because you ate the bread and had all you wanted! 26 Jesus answered, "I tell you the truth, you are looking for me, not because you saw miraculous signs but because you ate the loaves and had your fill.
27 Don't work for the food which passes away but for the food that stays on into eternal life, which the Son of Man will give you. For this is the one on whom God the Father has put his seal." 27 Do not work for food that spoils, but for food that endures to eternal life, which the Son of Man will give you. On him God the Father has placed his seal of approval."
28 So they said to him, "What should we do in order to perform the works of God?" 28 Then they asked him, "What must we do to do the works God requires?"
29 Yeshua answered, "Here's what the work of God is: to trust in the one he sent!" 29 Jesus answered, "The work of God is this: to believe in the one he has sent."
30 They said to him, "Nu, what miracle will you do for us, so that we may see it and trust you? What work can you perform? 30 So they asked him, "What miraculous sign then will you give that we may see it and believe you? What will you do?
31 Our fathers ate manna in the desert -- as it says in the Tanakh, 'He gave them bread from heaven to eat.' 31 Our forefathers ate the manna in the desert; as it is written: 'He gave them bread from heaven to eat.' "
32 Yeshua said to them, "Yes, indeed! I tell you it wasn't Moshe who gave you the bread from heaven. But my Father is giving you the genuine bread from heaven; 32 Jesus said to them, "I tell you the truth, it is not Moses who has given you the bread from heaven, but it is my Father who gives you the true bread from heaven.
33 for God's bread is the one who comes down out of heaven and gives life to the world." 33 For the bread of God is he who comes down from heaven and gives life to the world."
34 They said to him, "Sir, give us this bread from now on." 34 "Sir," they said, "from now on give us this bread."
35 Yeshua answered, "I am the bread which is life! Whoever comes to me will never go hungry, and whoever trusts in me will never be thirsty. 35 Then Jesus declared, "I am the bread of life. He who comes to me will never go hungry, and he who believes in me will never be thirsty.
36 I told you that you have seen but still don't trust. 36 But as I told you, you have seen me and still you do not believe.
37 Everyone the Father gives me will come to me, and whoever comes to me I will certainly not turn away. 37 All that the Father gives me will come to me, and whoever comes to me I will never drive away.
38 For I have come down from heaven to do not my own will but the will of the One who sent me. 38 For I have come down from heaven not to do my will but to do the will of him who sent me.
39 And this is the will of the One who sent me: that I should not lose any of all those he has given me but should raise them up on the Last Day. 39 And this is the will of him who sent me, that I shall lose none of all that he has given me, but raise them up at the last day.
40 Yes, this is the will of my Father: that all who see the Son and trust in him should have eternal life, and that I should raise them up on the Last Day." 40 For my Father's will is that everyone who looks to the Son and believes in him shall have eternal life, and I will raise him up at the last day."
41 At this the Judeans began grumbling about him because he said, "I am the bread which has come down from heaven." 41 At this the Jews began to grumble about him because he said, "I am the bread that came down from heaven."
42 They said, "Isn't this Yeshua Ben-Yosef? We know his father and mother! How can he now say, `I have come down from heaven'?" 42 They said, "Is this not Jesus, the son of Joseph, whose father and mother we know? How can he now say, 'I came down from heaven'?"
43 Yeshua answered them, "Stop grumbling to each other! 43 "Stop grumbling among yourselves," Jesus answered.
44 No one can come to me unless the Father -- the One who sent me -- draws him. And I will raise him up on the Last Day. 44 "No one can come to me unless the Father who sent me draws him, and I will raise him up at the last day.
45 It is written in the Prophets, `They will all be taught by ADONAI. Everyone who listens to the Father and learns from him comes to me. 45 It is written in the Prophets: 'They will all be taught by God.' Everyone who listens to the Father and learns from him comes to me.
46 Not that anyone has seen the Father except the one who is from God -- he has seen the Father. 46 No one has seen the Father except the one who is from God; only he has seen the Father.
47 Yes, indeed! I tell you, whoever trusts has eternal life: 47 I tell you the truth, he who believes has everlasting life.
48 I am the bread which is life. 48 I am the bread of life.
49 Your fathers ate the manna in the desert; they died. 49 Your forefathers ate the manna in the desert, yet they died.
50 But the bread that comes down from heaven is such that a person may eat it and not die. 50 But here is the bread that comes down from heaven, which a man may eat and not die.
51 I am the living bread that has come down from heaven; if anyone eats this bread, he will live forever. Furthermore, the bread that I will give is my own flesh; and I will give it for the life of the world." 51 I am the living bread that came down from heaven. If anyone eats of this bread, he will live forever. This bread is my flesh, which I will give for the life of the world."
52 At this, the Judeans disputed with one another, saying, "How can this man give us his flesh to eat?" 52 Then the Jews began to argue sharply among themselves, "How can this man give us his flesh to eat?"
53 Then Yeshua said to them, "Yes, indeed! I tell you that unless you eat the flesh of the Son of Man and drink his blood, you do not have life in yourselves. 53 Jesus said to them, "I tell you the truth, unless you eat the flesh of the Son of Man and drink his blood, you have no life in you.
54 Whoever eats my flesh and drinks my blood has eternal life -- that is, I will raise him up on the Last Day. 54 Whoever eats my flesh and drinks my blood has eternal life, and I will raise him up at the last day.
55 For my flesh is true food, and my blood is true drink. 55 For my flesh is real food and my blood is real drink.
56 Whoever eats my flesh and drinks my blood lives in me, and I live in him. 56 Whoever eats my flesh and drinks my blood remains in me, and I in him.
57 Just as the living Father sent me, and I live through the Father, so also who ever eats me will live through me. 57 Just as the living Father sent me and I live because of the Father, so the one who feeds on me will live because of me.
58 So this is the bread that has come down from heaven -- it is not like the bread the fathers ate; they're dead, but whoever eats this bread will live forever!" 58 This is the bread that came down from heaven. Your forefathers ate manna and died, but he who feeds on this bread will live forever."
59 He said these things as he was teaching in a synagogue in K'far-Nachum. 59 He said this while teaching in the synagogue in Capernaum.
60 On hearing it, many of his talmidim said, "This is a hard word -- who can bear to listen to it?" 60 On hearing it, many of his disciples said, "This is a hard teaching. Who can accept it?"
61 But Yeshua, aware that his talmidim were grumbling about this, said to them, "This is a trap for you? 61 Aware that his disciples were grumbling about this, Jesus said to them, "Does this offend you?
62 Suppose you were to see the Son of Man going back up to where he was before? 62 What if you see the Son of Man ascend to where he was before!
63 It is the Spirit who gives life, the flesh is no help. The words I have spoken to you are Spirit and life, 63 The Spirit gives life; the flesh counts for nothing. The words I have spoken to you are spirit and they are life.
64 yet some among you do not trust." (For Yeshua knew from the outset which ones would not trust him, also which one would betray him.) 64 Yet there are some of you who do not believe." For Jesus had known from the beginning which of them did not believe and who would betray him.
65 "This," he said, "is why I told you that no one can come to me unless the Father has made it possible for him." 65 He went on to say, "This is why I told you that no one can come to me unless the Father has enabled him."
66 From this time on, many of his talmidim turned back and no longer traveled around with him. 66 From this time many of his disciples turned back and no longer followed him.
67 So Yeshua said to the Twelve, "Don't you want to leave too?" 67 "You do not want to leave too, do you?" Jesus asked the Twelve.
68 Shim`on Kefa answered him, "Lord, to whom would we go? You have the word of eternal life. 68 Simon Peter answered him, "Lord, to whom shall we go? You have the words of eternal life.
69 We have trusted, and we know that you are the Holy One of God." 69 We believe and know that you are the Holy One of God."
70 Yeshua answered them, "Didn't I choose you, the Twelve? Yet one of you is an adversary." 70 Then Jesus replied, "Have I not chosen you, the Twelve? Yet one of you is a devil!"
71 (He was speaking of Y'hudah Ben-Shim`on, from K'riot; for this man -- one of the Twelve! -- was soon to betray him.) 71 (He meant Judas, the son of Simon Iscariot, who, though one of the Twelve, was later to betray him.)