Luke 9:8-18 NLT/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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8 Others were saying, "It is Elijah or some other ancient prophet risen from the dead." 8 others that Elijah had appeared, and still others that one of the prophets of long ago had come back to life.
9 "I beheaded John," Herod said, "so who is this man about whom I hear such strange stories?" And he tried to see him. 9 But Herod said, "I beheaded John. Who, then, is this I hear such things about?" And he tried to see him.
10 When the apostles returned, they told Jesus everything they had done. Then he slipped quietly away with them toward the town of Bethsaida. 10 When the apostles returned, they reported to Jesus what they had done. Then he took them with him and they withdrew by themselves to a town called Bethsaida,
11 But the crowds found out where he was going, and they followed him. And he welcomed them, teaching them about the Kingdom of God and curing those who were ill. 11 but the crowds learned about it and followed him. He welcomed them and spoke to them about the kingdom of God, and healed those who needed healing.
12 Late in the afternoon the twelve disciples came to him and said, "Send the crowds away to the nearby villages and farms, so they can find food and lodging for the night. There is nothing to eat here in this deserted place." 12 Late in the afternoon the Twelve came to him and said, "Send the crowd away so they can go to the surrounding villages and countryside and find food and lodging, because we are in a remote place here."
13 But Jesus said, "You feed them." "Impossible!" they protested. "We have only five loaves of bread and two fish. Or are you expecting us to go and buy enough food for this whole crowd?" 13 He replied, "You give them something to eat." They answered, "We have only five loaves of bread and two fish--unless we go and buy food for all this crowd."
14 For there were about five thousand men there. "Just tell them to sit down on the ground in groups of about fifty each," Jesus replied. 14 (About five thousand men were there.) But he said to his disciples, "Have them sit down in groups of about fifty each."
15 So the people all sat down. 15 The disciples did so, and everybody sat down.
16 Jesus took the five loaves and two fish, looked up toward heaven, and asked God's blessing on the food. Breaking the loaves into pieces, he kept giving the bread and fish to the disciples to give to the people. 16 Taking the five loaves and the two fish and looking up to heaven, he gave thanks and broke them. Then he gave them to the disciples to set before the people.
17 They all ate as much as they wanted, and they picked up twelve baskets of leftovers! 17 They all ate and were satisfied, and the disciples picked up twelve basketfuls of broken pieces that were left over.
18 One day as Jesus was alone, praying, he came over to his disciples and asked them, "Who do people say I am?" 18 Once when Jesus was praying in private and his disciples were with him, he asked them, "Who do the crowds say I am?"