Mark 8:20
New International Version
"And when I broke the seven loaves for the four thousand, how many basketfuls of pieces did you pick up?" They answered, "Seven."

New Living Translation
“And when I fed the 4,000 with seven loaves, how many large baskets of leftovers did you pick up?” “Seven,” they said.

English Standard Version
“And the seven for the four thousand, how many baskets full of broken pieces did you take up?” And they said to him, “Seven.”

Berean Study Bible
“And when I broke the seven loaves for the four thousand, how many basketfuls of broken pieces did you collect?” “Seven,” they said.

Berean Literal Bible
"And when the seven were to the four thousand, how many baskets full of fragments did you take up?" And they said, "Seven."

King James Bible
And when the seven among four thousand, how many baskets full of fragments took ye up? And they said, Seven.

New King James Version
“Also, when I broke the seven for the four thousand, how many large baskets full of fragments did you take up?” And they said, “Seven.”

New American Standard Bible
“When I broke the seven for the four thousand, how many large baskets full of broken pieces did you pick up?” And they said to Him, “Seven.”

NASB 1995
"When I broke the seven for the four thousand, how many large baskets full of broken pieces did you pick up?" And they said to Him, "Seven."

NASB 1977
“And when I broke the seven for the four thousand, how many large baskets full of broken pieces did you pick up?” And they said to Him, “Seven.”

Amplified Bible
“And [when I broke] the seven [loaves] for the four thousand, how many large baskets full of broken pieces did you pick up?” And they answered, “Seven.”

Christian Standard Bible
“When I broke the seven loaves for the four thousand, how many baskets full of pieces did you collect? ” “Seven,” they said.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
"When I broke the seven loaves for the 4,000, how many large baskets full of pieces of bread did you collect?"" Seven," they said.

American Standard Version
And when the seven among the four thousand, how many basketfuls of broken pieces took ye up? And they say unto him, Seven.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
He said to them, “And when the seven to the 4000, after they were filled, how many baskets of fragments did you take up?” They said, “Seven.”

Contemporary English Version
Jesus then asked, "And how many baskets of leftovers did you pick up when I broke seven small loaves of bread for those 4,000 people?" "Seven," they answered.

Douay-Rheims Bible
When also the seven loaves among four thousand, how many baskets of fragments took you up? And they say to him, Seven.

English Revised Version
And when the seven among the four thousand, how many basketfuls of broken pieces took ye up? And they say unto him, Seven.

Good News Translation
"And when I broke the seven loaves for the four thousand people," asked Jesus, "how many baskets full of leftover pieces did you take up?" "Seven," they answered.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
"When I broke the seven loaves for the four thousand, how many large baskets did you fill with leftover pieces?" They answered him, "Seven."

International Standard Version
"When I broke the seven loaves for the 4,000, how many large baskets did you fill with the leftover pieces?" They told him, "Seven."

Literal Standard Version
“And when the seven to the four thousand, how many hand-baskets full of broken pieces did you take up?” And they said, “Seven.”

NET Bible
"When I broke the seven loaves for the four thousand, how many baskets full of pieces did you pick up?" They replied, "Seven."

New Heart English Bible
"When the seven loaves fed the four thousand, how many baskets full of broken pieces did you take up?" And they said, "Seven."

Weymouth New Testament
"And when the seven for the 4,000, how many hampers full of portions did you take away?" "Seven," they answered.

World English Bible
"When the seven loaves fed the four thousand, how many baskets full of broken pieces did you take up?" They told him, "Seven."

Young's Literal Translation
'And when the seven to the four thousand, how many hand-baskets full of broken pieces took ye up?' and they said, 'Seven.'

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Leaven to Beware
19When I broke the five loaves for the five thousand, how many basketfuls of broken pieces did you collect?” “Twelve,” they answered. 20“And when I broke the seven loaves for the four thousand, how many basketfuls of broken pieces did you collect?” “Seven,” they said. 21Then He asked them, “Do you still not understand?”…

Cross References
Matthew 14:20
They all ate and were satisfied, and the disciples picked up twelve basketfuls of broken pieces that were left over.

Matthew 15:37
They all ate and were satisfied, and the disciples picked up seven basketfuls of broken pieces that were left over.

Mark 8:6
And He instructed the crowd to sit down on the ground. Then He took the seven loaves, gave thanks and broke them, and gave them to His disciples to set before the people. And they distributed them to the crowd.

Mark 8:8
The people ate and were satisfied, and the disciples picked up seven basketfuls of broken pieces that were left over.


Treasury of Scripture

And when the seven among four thousand, how many baskets full of fragments took you up? And they said, Seven.

Mark 8:1-9
In those days the multitude being very great, and having nothing to eat, Jesus called his disciples unto him, and saith unto them, …

Matthew 15:34-38
And Jesus saith unto them, How many loaves have ye? And they said, Seven, and a few little fishes…











Parallel Commentaries ...


Greek
“And
καὶ (kai)
Conjunction
Strong's 2532: And, even, also, namely.

when [I broke]
Ὅτε (Hote)
Adverb
Strong's 3753: When, at which time. From hos and te; at which too, i.e. When.

the
τοὺς (tous)
Article - Accusative Masculine Plural
Strong's 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

seven [loaves]
ἑπτὰ (hepta)
Adjective - Accusative Masculine Plural
Strong's 2033: Seven. A primary number; seven.

for
εἰς (eis)
Preposition
Strong's 1519: A primary preposition; to or into, of place, time, or purpose; also in adverbial phrases.

the
τοὺς (tous)
Article - Accusative Masculine Plural
Strong's 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

four thousand,
τετρακισχιλίους (tetrakischilious)
Adjective - Accusative Masculine Plural
Strong's 5070: Four thousand. From the multiplicative adverb of tessares and chilioi; four times a thousand.

how many
πόσων (posōn)
Interrogative / Indefinite Pronoun - Genitive Feminine Plural
Strong's 4214: How much, how great, how many. From an absolute pos and hos; interrogative pronoun how much (plural) many).

basketfuls
σπυρίδων (spyridōn)
Noun - Genitive Feminine Plural
Strong's 4711: A plaited basket. From speiro; a hamper or lunch-receptacle.

of broken pieces
κλασμάτων (klasmatōn)
Noun - Genitive Neuter Plural
Strong's 2801: A fragment, broken piece. From klao; a piece.

did you collect?”
ἤρατε (ērate)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Active - 2nd Person Plural
Strong's 142: To raise, lift up, take away, remove.

“Seven,”
Ἑπτά (Hepta)
Adjective - Accusative Feminine Plural
Strong's 2033: Seven. A primary number; seven.

they
αὐτῷ (autō)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Dative Masculine 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 846: He, she, it, they, them, same. From the particle au; the reflexive pronoun self, used of the third person, and of the other persons.

said.
λέγουσιν (legousin)
Verb - Present Indicative Active - 3rd Person Plural
Strong's 3004: (a) I say, speak; I mean, mention, tell, (b) I call, name, especially in the pass., (c) I tell, command.


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