Luke 9:14
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English Standard Version
For there were about five thousand men. And he said to his disciples, “Have them sit down in groups of about fifty each.”

King James Bible
For they were about five thousand men. And he said to his disciples, Make them sit down by fifties in a company.

American Standard Version
For they were about five thousand men. And he said unto his disciples, Make them sit down in companies, about fifty each.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Now there were about five thousand men. And he said to his disciples: Make them sit down by fifties in a company.

English Revised Version
For they were about five thousand men. And he said unto his disciples, Make them sit down in companies, about fifty each.

Webster's Bible Translation
For they were about five thousand men. And he said to his disciples, Make them sit down by fifties in a company.

Weymouth New Testament
But He said to His disciples, "Make them sit down in parties of about fifty each."

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Vincent's Word Studies

In a company (κλισίας)

The plural, in companies. Lit., table-companies. The word is also used in classical Greek of a couch for reclining at table. Only here in New Testament. See on Mark 6:39.

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Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Make.

Mark 6:39,40 And he commanded them to make all sit down by companies on the green grass...

Mark 8:6 And he commanded the people to sit down on the ground: and he took the seven loaves, and gave thanks, and broke...

1 Corinthians 14:40 Let all things be done decently and in order.

Cross References
Mark 6:39
Then he commanded them all to sit down in groups on the green grass.

Luke 9:13
But he said to them, "You give them something to eat." They said, "We have no more than five loaves and two fish--unless we are to go and buy food for all these people."

Luke 9:15
And they did so, and had them all sit down.

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