Matthew 16:7

7 They discussed this among themselves and said, “It is because we didn’t bring any bread.”

Read Matthew 16:7 Using Other Translations

And they reasoned among themselves, saying, It is because we have taken no bread.
And they began discussing it among themselves, saying, "We brought no bread."
At this they began to argue with each other because they hadn’t brought any bread.

What does Matthew 16:7 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
Ver. 7 And they reasoned among themselves
Either what should be the meaning of this caution of Christ's, and upon what account he should say this to them; or they were anxiously concerned what they should do for provision:

saying, because we have taken no bread;
for the phrase, "it is", is a supplement, and is not in the original text, which confines the sense to the first way of interpretation; the words may be read without it, and confirms the other sense, and which receives strength from what follows.

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