Matthew 14:13

13 When Jesus got the news, he slipped away by boat to an out-of-the-way place by himself. But unsuccessfully - someone saw him and the word got around. Soon a lot of people from the nearby villages walked around the lake to where he was.

Matthew 14:13 In-Context

11 and presented to the girl on a platter. She in turn gave it to her mother.
12 Later, John's disciples got the body, gave it a reverent burial, and reported to Jesus.
13 When Jesus got the news, he slipped away by boat to an out-of-the-way place by himself. But unsuccessfully - someone saw him and the word got around. Soon a lot of people from the nearby villages walked around the lake to where he was.
14 When he saw them coming, he was overcome with pity and healed their sick.
15 Toward evening the disciples approached him. "We're out in the country and it's getting late. Dismiss the people so they can go to the villages and get some supper."
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