Mark 8:16
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New International Version
They discussed this with one another and said, "It is because we have no bread."

King James Bible
And they reasoned among themselves, saying, It is because we have no bread.

Darby Bible Translation
And they reasoned with one another, [saying], It is because we have no bread.

World English Bible
They reasoned with one another, saying, "It's because we have no bread."

Young's Literal Translation
and they were reasoning with one another, saying -- 'Because we have no loaves.'

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Now the disciples had forgotten to take bread - See all this, to Mark 8:21, explained at large on Matthew 16:4-12 (note). In the above chapter, an account is given of the Pharisees, Sadducees, and Herodians.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Matthew 16:7,8 And they reasoned among themselves, saying, It is because we have taken no bread...

Luke 9:46 Then there arose a reasoning among them, which of them should be greatest.

Luke 20:5 And they reasoned with themselves, saying, If we shall say, From heaven; he will say, Why then believed you him not?

The Religious Uses of Memory
'Do ye not remember!'--Mark viii. 18. The disciples had misunderstood our Lord's warning 'against the leaven of the Pharisees,' which they supposed to have been occasioned by their neglect to bring with them bread. Their blunder was like many others which they committed, but it seems to have singularly moved our Lord, who was usually so patient with His slow scholars. The swift rain of questions, like bullets rattling against a cuirass, of which my text is one, shows how much He was moved, if not
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

Christ's Cross, and Ours
'And Jesus went out, and His disciples, into the towns of Caesarea Philippi: and by the way He asked His disciples, saying unto them, Whom do men say that I am? 28. And they answered, John the Baptist: but some say, Elias; and others, One of the prophets. 29. And He saith unto them, But whom say ye that I am? And Peter answereth and saith unto Him, Thou art the Christ. 30. And He charged them that they should tell no man of Him. 31. And He began to teach them, that the Son of Man must suffer many
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

The Final Controversies in Jerusalem
177. The early Christians were greatly interested in the teachings of Jesus and in his deeds, but they thought oftenest of the victory which by his resurrection he won out of seeming defeat. This is proved by the fact that of the first two gospels over one third, of Luke over one fifth, and of the fourth gospel nearly one half are devoted to the story of the passion and resurrection. This preponderance is not strange in view of the shock which the death of Jesus caused his disciples, and the new
Rush Rhees—The Life of Jesus of Nazareth

Prayer --The All-Important Essence of Earthly Worship
Where the spiritual consciousness is concerned--the department which asks the question and demands the evidence--no evidence is competent or relevant except such as is spiritual. Only that which is above matter and above logic can be heard, because the very question at issue is the existence and personality of a spiritual and supernatural God. Only the Spirit himself beareth witness with our spirit. This must be done in a spiritual or supernatural way, or it cannot be done at all.--C.L. Chilton The
Edward M. Bounds—The Reality of Prayer

Cross References
Matthew 16:7
They discussed this among themselves and said, "It is because we didn't bring any bread."

Mark 8:15
"Be careful," Jesus warned them. "Watch out for the yeast of the Pharisees and that of Herod."

Mark 8:17
Aware of their discussion, Jesus asked them: "Why are you talking about having no bread? Do you still not see or understand? Are your hearts hardened?

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