John 6:26
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New International Version
Jesus answered, "Very truly I tell you, you are looking for me, not because you saw the signs I performed but because you ate the loaves and had your fill.

New Living Translation
Jesus replied, "I tell you the truth, you want to be with me because I fed you, not because you understood the miraculous signs.

English Standard Version
Jesus answered them, “Truly, truly, I say to you, you are seeking me, not because you saw signs, but because you ate your fill of the loaves.

Berean Study Bible
Jesus replied, "Truly, truly, I tell you, it is not because you saw these signs that you are looking for Me, but because you ate the loaves and had your fill.

Berean Literal Bible
Jesus answered them and said, "Truly, truly, I say to you, you seek Me not because you saw signs, but because you ate of the loaves and were satisfied.

New American Standard Bible
Jesus answered them and said, "Truly, truly, I say to you, you seek Me, not because you saw signs, but because you ate of the loaves and were filled.

King James Bible
Jesus answered them and said, Verily, verily, I say unto you, Ye seek me, not because ye saw the miracles, but because ye did eat of the loaves, and were filled.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Jesus answered, "I assure you: You are looking for Me, not because you saw the signs, but because you ate the loaves and were filled.

International Standard Version
Jesus replied to them, "Truly, I tell all of you emphatically, you are looking for me, not because you saw signs, but because you ate the loaves and were completely satisfied.

NET Bible
Jesus replied, "I tell you the solemn truth, you are looking for me not because you saw miraculous signs, but because you ate all the loaves of bread you wanted.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Yeshua answered and said to them, “Timeless truth I speak to you: you seek me, not because you saw the signs but because you ate the bread and were filled.”

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Jesus replied to them, "I can guarantee this truth: You're not looking for me because you saw miracles. You are looking for me because you ate as much of those loaves as you wanted.

New American Standard 1977
Jesus answered them and said, “Truly, truly, I say to you, you seek Me, not because you saw signs, but because you ate of the loaves, and were filled.

Jubilee Bible 2000
Jesus answered them and said, Verily, verily, I say unto you, Ye seek me, not because ye have seen the signs, but because ye ate of the loaves and were filled.

King James 2000 Bible
Jesus answered them and said, Verily, verily, I say unto you, You seek me, not because you saw the miracles, but because you did eat of the loaves, and were filled.

American King James Version
Jesus answered them and said, Truly, truly, I say to you, You seek me, not because you saw the miracles, but because you did eat of the loaves, and were filled.

American Standard Version
Jesus answered them and said, Verily, verily, I say unto you, Ye seek me, not because ye saw signs, but because ye ate of the loaves, and were filled.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Jesus answered them, and said: Amen, amen I say to you, you seek me, not because you have seen miracles, but because you did eat of the loaves, and were filled.

Darby Bible Translation
Jesus answered them and said, Verily, verily, I say to you, Ye seek me not because ye have seen signs, but because ye have eaten of the loaves and been filled.

English Revised Version
Jesus answered them and said, Verily, verily, I say unto you, Ye seek me, not because ye saw signs, but because ye ate of the loaves, and were filled.

Webster's Bible Translation
Jesus answered them and said, Verily, verily, I say to you, Ye seek me, not because ye saw the miracles, but because ye ate of the loaves, and were satisfied.

Weymouth New Testament
"In most solemn truth I tell you," replied Jesus, "that you are searching for me not because you have seen miracles, but because you ate the loaves and had a hearty meal.

World English Bible
Jesus answered them, "Most certainly I tell you, you seek me, not because you saw signs, but because you ate of the loaves, and were filled.

Young's Literal Translation
Jesus answered them and said, 'Verily, verily, I say to you, Ye seek me, not because ye saw signs, but because ye did eat of the loaves, and were satisfied;
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
6:22-27 Instead of answering the inquiry how he came there, Jesus blamed their asking. The utmost earnestness should be employed in seeking salvation, in the use of appointed means; yet it is to be sought only as the gift of the Son of man. Him the Father has sealed, proved to be God. He declared the Son of man to be the Son of God with power.
Study Bible
Jesus the Bread of Life
25When they found Him on the other side of the sea, they asked Him, “Rabbi, when did You get here?” 26Jesus replied, “Truly, truly, I tell you, it is not because you saw these signs that you are looking for Me, but because you ate the loaves and had your fill. 27Do not work for food that perishes, but for food that endures to eternal life, which the Son of Man will give you. For God the Father has placed His seal of approval on Him.”…
Cross References
John 6:2
A large crowd followed Him because they saw the signs He had performed on the sick.

John 6:14
When the people saw the sign that Jesus had performed, they began to say, "Truly this is the prophet who is to come into the world."

John 6:24
So when the crowd saw that neither Jesus nor His disciples were there, they got into the boats and went to Capernaum to look for Him.

John 6:36
But as I told you, you have seen Me and still you do not believe.
Treasury of Scripture

Jesus answered them and said, Truly, truly, I say to you, You seek me, not because you saw the miracles, but because you did eat of the loaves, and were filled.

Verily.

John 6:47,53 Truly, truly, I say to you, He that believes on me has everlasting life…

John 3:3,5 Jesus answered and said to him, Truly, truly, I say to you, Except …

Ye seek.

John 6:15,64 When Jesus therefore perceived that they would come and take him …

Psalm 78:37 For their heart was not right with him, neither were they steadfast …

Psalm 106:12-14 Then believed they his words; they sang his praise…

Ezekiel 33:31 And they come to you as the people comes, and they sit before you …

Acts 8:18-21 And when Simon saw that through laying on of the apostles' hands …

Romans 16:18 For they that are such serve not our Lord Jesus Christ, but their own belly…

Philippians 2:21 For all seek their own, not the things which are Jesus Christ's.

Philippians 3:19 Whose end is destruction, whose God is their belly, and whose glory …

1 Timothy 6:5 Perverse disputings of men of corrupt minds, and destitute of the …

James 4:3,4 You ask, and receive not, because you ask amiss, that you may consume …

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