Mark 8:7
New International Version
They had a few small fish as well; he gave thanks for them also and told the disciples to distribute them.

New Living Translation
A few small fish were found, too, so Jesus also blessed these and told the disciples to distribute them.

English Standard Version
And they had a few small fish. And having blessed them, he said that these also should be set before them.

Berean Study Bible
They also had a few small fish, and Jesus blessed them and ordered that these be set before them as well.

Berean Literal Bible
And they had a few small fish. And having blessed them, He ordered these also to be set before them.

New American Standard Bible
They also had a few small fish; and after He had blessed them, He ordered these to be served as well.

King James Bible
And they had a few small fishes: and he blessed, and commanded to set them also before them.

Christian Standard Bible
They also had a few small fish, and after he had blessed them, he said these were to be served as well.

Contemporary English Version
They also had a few little fish, and after Jesus had blessed these, he told the disciples to pass them around.

Good News Translation
They also had a few small fish. Jesus gave thanks for these and told the disciples to distribute them too.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
They also had a few small fish, and when He had blessed them, He said these were to be served as well.

International Standard Version
They also had a few small fish. He blessed them and said that the fish should also be distributed.

NET Bible
They also had a few small fish. After giving thanks for these, he told them to serve these as well.

New Heart English Bible
They had a few small fish. Having blessed them, he said to serve these also.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And there were a few fish also for them, and he blessed them, and he said to set them out.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
They also had a few small fish. He blessed them and said that the fish should also be served to the people.

New American Standard 1977
They also had a few small fish; and after He had blessed them, He ordered these to be served as well.

Jubilee Bible 2000
And they also had a few small fishes; and he blessed them and commanded to set them also before them.

King James 2000 Bible
And they had a few small fishes: and he blessed, and commanded to set them also before them.

American King James Version
And they had a few small fishes: and he blessed, and commanded to set them also before them.

American Standard Version
And they had a few small fishes: and having blessed them, he commanded to set these also before them.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And they had a few little fishes; and he blessed them, and commanded them to be set before them.

Darby Bible Translation
And they had a few small fishes, and having blessed them, he desired these also to be set before [them].

English Revised Version
And they had a few small fishes: and having blessed them, he commanded to set these also before them.

Webster's Bible Translation
And they had a few small fishes: and he blessed, and commanded to set them also before them.

Weymouth New Testament
They had also a few small fish. He blessed them, and He told His disciples to distribute these also.

World English Bible
They had a few small fish. Having blessed them, he said to serve these also.

Young's Literal Translation
And they had a few small fishes, and having blessed, he said to set them also before them;
Study Bible
The Feeding of the Four Thousand
6And He directed 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. 7They also had a few small fish, and Jesus blessed them and ordered that these be set before them as well. 8The people ate and were satisfied, and the disciples picked up seven basketfuls of broken pieces that were left over.…
Cross References
Matthew 14:19
And He instructed the crowds to sit down on the grass. Taking the five loaves and the two fish and looking up to heaven, He spoke a blessing. Then He broke the loaves and gave them to the disciples, and the disciples to the people.

Mark 8:6
And He directed 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.

Treasury of Scripture

And they had a few small fishes: and he blessed, and commanded to set them also before them.

fishes.

Luke 24:41,42
And while they yet believed not for joy, and wondered, he said unto them, Have ye here any meat? …

John 21:5,8,9
Then Jesus saith unto them, Children, have ye any meat? They answered him, No…

he blessed.

Luke 6:41
And why beholdest thou the mote that is in thy brother's eye, but perceivest not the beam that is in thine own eye?

Matthew 14:19
And he commanded the multitude to sit down on the grass, and took the five loaves, and the two fishes, and looking up to heaven, he blessed, and brake, and gave the loaves to his disciples, and the disciples to the multitude.







Lexicon
They also had
εἶχον (eichon)
Verb - Imperfect Indicative Active - 3rd Person Plural
Strong's Greek 2192: To have, hold, possess. Including an alternate form scheo skheh'-o; a primary verb; to hold.

a few
ὀλίγα (oliga)
Adjective - Accusative Neuter Plural
Strong's Greek 3641: Puny; especially neuter somewhat.

small fish,
ἰχθύδια (ichthydia)
Noun - Accusative Neuter Plural
Strong's Greek 2485: A small fish. Diminutive from ichthus; a petty fish.

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

[Jesus] blessed
εὐλογήσας (eulogēsas)
Verb - Aorist Participle Active - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 2127: (lit: I speak well of) I bless; pass: I am blessed. From a compound of eu and logos; to speak well of, i.e. to bless.

them
αὐτὰ (auta)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Accusative Neuter 3rd Person Plural
Strong's Greek 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.

[and] ordered that
εἶπεν (eipen)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 2036: Answer, bid, bring word, command. A primary verb; to speak or say.

these
ταῦτα (tauta)
Demonstrative Pronoun - Accusative Neuter Plural
Strong's Greek 3778: This; he, she, it.

be set before [them]
παρατιθέναι (paratithenai)
Verb - Present Infinitive Active
Strong's Greek 3908: From para and tithemi; to place alongside, i.e. Present; by implication, to deposit.

as well.
καὶ (kai)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 2532: And, even, also, namely.
8:1-10 Our Lord Jesus encouraged the meanest to come to him for life and grace. Christ knows and considers our frames. The bounty of Christ is always ready; to show that, he repeated this miracle. His favours are renewed, as our wants and necessities are. And those need not fear want, who have Christ to live upon by faith, and do so with thanksgiving.
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