John 6:10
Parallel Verses
New International Version
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).

New Living Translation
"Tell everyone to sit down," Jesus said. So they all sat down on the grassy slopes. (The men alone numbered about 5,000.)

English Standard Version
Jesus said, “Have the people sit down.” Now there was much grass in the place. So the men sat down, about five thousand in number.

Berean Study Bible
"Have the people sit down," Jesus said. There was plenty of grass in that place, so the men sat down, about five thousand of them.

Berean Literal Bible
Jesus said, "Make the men to recline." Now there was much grass in the place; therefore the men reclined, about five thousand in number.

New American Standard Bible
Jesus said, "Have the people sit down." Now there was much grass in the place. So the men sat down, in number about five thousand.

King James Bible
And Jesus said, Make the men sit down. Now there was much grass in the place. So the men sat down, in number about five thousand.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Then Jesus said, "Have the people sit down." There was plenty of grass in that place, so they sat down. The men numbered about 5,000.

International Standard Version
Jesus said, "Have the people sit down." Now there was plenty of grass in that area, so they sat down, numbering about 5,000 men.

NET Bible
Jesus said, "Have the people sit down." (Now there was a lot of grass in that place.) So the men sat down, about five thousand in number.

New Heart English Bible
Jesus said, "Have the people sit down." Now there was much grass in that place. So the men sat down, in number about five thousand.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Yeshua said to them: “Have all the people be seated.” And there was much grass in that place and they were seated, the number of men being five thousand.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Jesus said, "Have the people sit down." The people had plenty of grass to sit on. (There were about 5,000 men in the crowd.)

New American Standard 1977
Jesus said, “Have the people sit down.” Now there was much grass in the place. So the men sat down, in number about five thousand.

Jubilee Bible 2000
Then Jesus said, Make the men sit down. Now there was much grass in the place. So the men sat down, in number about five thousand.

King James 2000 Bible
And Jesus said, Make the men sit down. Now there was much grass in the place. So the men sat down, in number about five thousand.

American King James Version
And Jesus said, Make the men sit down. Now there was much grass in the place. So the men sat down, in number about five thousand.

American Standard Version
Jesus said, Make the people sit down. Now there was much grass in the place. So the men sat down, in number about five thousand.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Then Jesus said: Make the men sit down. Now there was much grass in the place. The men therefore sat down, in number about five thousand.

Darby Bible Translation
[And] Jesus said, Make the men sit down. Now there was much grass in the place: the men therefore sat down, in number about five thousand.

English Revised Version
Jesus said, Make the people sit down. Now there was much grass in the place. So the men sat down, in number about five thousand.

Webster's Bible Translation
And Jesus said, Make the men sit down. (Now there was much grass in the place.) So the men sat down in number about five thousand.

Weymouth New Testament
"Make the people sit down," said Jesus. The ground was covered with thick grass; so they sat down, the adult men numbering about 5,000.

World English Bible
Jesus said, "Have the people sit down." Now there was much grass in that place. So the men sat down, in number about five thousand.

Young's Literal Translation
And Jesus said, 'Make the men to sit down;' and there was much grass in the place, the men then sat down, in number, as it were, five thousand,
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
6:1-14 John relates the miracle of feeding the multitude, for its reference to the following discourse. Observe the effect this miracle had upon the people. Even the common Jews expected the Messiah to come into the world, and to be a great Prophet. The Pharisees despised them as not knowing the law; but they knew most of Him who is the end of the law. Yet men may acknowledge Christ as that Prophet, and still turn a deaf ear to him.
Study Bible
The Feeding of the Five Thousand
9“Here is a boy with five barley loaves and two small fish. But what difference will these make among so many?” 10“Have the people sit down,” Jesus said. There was plenty of grass in that place, so the men sat down, about five thousand of them. 11Then Jesus took the loaves and the fish, gave thanks, and distributed to those who were seated as much as they wanted.…
Cross References
Matthew 14:21
About five thousand men were fed, in addition to women and children.

Mark 6:39
Then Jesus directed them to have the people sit in groups on the green grass.
Treasury of Scripture

And Jesus said, Make the men sit down. Now there was much grass in the place. So the men sat down, in number about five thousand.

Make.

Matthew 14:18,19 He said, Bring them here to me…

Matthew 15:35,36 And he commanded the multitude to sit down on the ground…

Mark 6:39-41 And he commanded them to make all sit down by companies on the green grass…

Mark 8:6,7 And he commanded the people to sit down on the ground: and he took …

Luke 9:14-16 For they were about five thousand men. And he said to his disciples, …

Now. No wonder, since it was the spring, being near the passover; and, from the plenty of grass, it would be a place much more suitable to the purpose. This circumstance, says Dr. Paley, is plainly the remark of an eye-witness.

Jump to Previous
Adult Covered Five Grass Ground Jesus Numbering Plenty Sat Seated Sit Thick Thousand
Jump to Next
Adult Covered Five Grass Ground Jesus Numbering Plenty Sat Seated Sit Thick Thousand
Links
John 6:10 NIV
John 6:10 NLT
John 6:10 ESV
John 6:10 NASB
John 6:10 KJV

John 6:10 Biblia Paralela
John 6:10 Chinese Bible
John 6:10 French Bible
John 6:10 German Bible

Alphabetical: about and down five grass Have in Jesus men much Now number of people place plenty said sat sit So that the them There thousand was

NT Gospels: John 6:10 Jesus said Have the people sit down (Jhn Jo Jn) Christian Bible Study Resources, Dictionary, Concordance and Search Tools
John 6:9
Top of Page
Top of Page