2 “I have compassion for these people; they have already been with me three days and have nothing to eat.

Read Mark 8:2 Using Other Translations

I have compassion on the multitude, because they have now been with me three days, and have nothing to eat:
"I have compassion on the crowd, because they have been with me now three days and have nothing to eat.
“I feel sorry for these people. They have been here with me for three days, and they have nothing left to eat.