Parallel Bible results for John 6:1-21

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John 6:1-21

GNT 1 After this, Jesus went across Lake Galilee (or, Lake Tiberias, as it is also called). NIV 1 Some time after this, Jesus crossed to the far shore of the Sea of Galilee (that is, the Sea of Tiberias), GNT 2 A large crowd followed him, because they had seen his miracles of healing the sick. NIV 2 and a great crowd of people followed him because they saw the signs he had performed by healing the sick. GNT 3 Jesus went up a hill and sat down with his disciples. NIV 3 Then Jesus went up on a mountainside and sat down with his disciples. GNT 4 The time for the Passover Festival was near. NIV 4 The Jewish Passover Festival was near. GNT 5 Jesus looked around and saw that a large crowd was coming to him, so he asked Philip, "Where can we buy enough food to feed all these people? NIV 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?” GNT 6 (He said this to test Philip; actually he already knew what he would do.) NIV 6 He asked this only to test him, for he already had in mind what he was going to do. GNT 7 Philip answered, "For everyone to have even a little, it would take more than two hundred silver coins to buy enough bread." NIV 7 Philip answered him, “It would take more than half a year’s wages to buy enough bread for each one to have a bite!” GNT 8 Another one of his disciples, Andrew, who was Simon Peter's brother, said, NIV 8 Another of his disciples, Andrew, Simon Peter’s brother, spoke up, GNT 9 "There is a boy here who has five loaves of barley bread and two fish. But they will certainly not be enough for all these people." NIV 9 “Here is a boy with five small barley loaves and two small fish, but how far will they go among so many?” GNT 10 "Make the people sit down," Jesus told them. (There was a lot of grass there.) So all the people sat down; there were about five thousand men. NIV 10 Jesus said, “Have the people sit down.” There was plenty of grass in that place, and they sat down (about five thousand men were there). GNT 11 Jesus took the bread, gave thanks to God, and distributed it to the people who were sitting there. He did the same with the fish, and they all had as much as they wanted. NIV 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. GNT 12 When they were all full, he said to his disciples, "Gather the pieces left over; let us not waste a bit." NIV 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.” GNT 13 So they gathered them all and filled twelve baskets with the pieces left over from the five barley loaves which the people had eaten. NIV 13 So they gathered them and filled twelve baskets with the pieces of the five barley loaves left over by those who had eaten. GNT 14 Seeing this miracle that Jesus had performed, the people there said, "Surely this is the Prophet who was to come into the world!" NIV 14 After the people saw the sign Jesus performed, they began to say, “Surely this is the Prophet who is to come into the world.” GNT 15 Jesus knew that they were about to come and seize him in order to make him king by force; so he went off again to the hills by himself. NIV 15 Jesus, knowing that they intended to come and make him king by force, withdrew again to a mountain by himself. GNT 16 When evening came, Jesus' disciples went down to the lake, NIV 16 When evening came, his disciples went down to the lake, GNT 17 got into a boat, and went back across the lake toward Capernaum. Night came on, and Jesus still had not come to them. NIV 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. GNT 18 By then a strong wind was blowing and stirring up the water. NIV 18 A strong wind was blowing and the waters grew rough. GNT 19 The disciples had rowed about three or four miles when they saw Jesus walking on the water, coming near the boat, and they were terrified. NIV 19 When they had rowed about three or four miles, they saw Jesus approaching the boat, walking on the water; and they were frightened. GNT 20 "Don't be afraid," Jesus told them, "it is I!" NIV 20 But he said to them, “It is I; don’t be afraid.” GNT 21 Then they willingly took him into the boat, and immediately the boat reached land at the place they were heading for. NIV 21 Then they were willing to take him into the boat, and immediately the boat reached the shore where they were heading.

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