Matthew 14:17
New International Version
“We have here only five loaves of bread and two fish,” they answered.

New Living Translation
“But we have only five loaves of bread and two fish!” they answered.

English Standard Version
They said to him, “We have only five loaves here and two fish.”

Berean Study Bible
“We have here only five loaves of bread and two fish,” they answered.

Berean Literal Bible
And they say to Him, "We have here only five loaves and two fish."

King James Bible
And they say unto him, We have here but five loaves, and two fishes.

New King James Version
And they said to Him, “We have here only five loaves and two fish.”

New American Standard Bible
They said to Him, “We have nothing here except five loaves and two fish.”

NASB 1995
They said to Him, “We have here only five loaves and two fish.”

NASB 1977
And they said to Him, “We have here only five loaves and two fish.”

Amplified Bible
They replied, “We have nothing here except five loaves and two fish.”

Christian Standard Bible
“But we only have five loaves and two fish here,” they said to him.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
But we only have five loaves and two fish here,” they said to Him.

American Standard Version
And they say unto him, We have here but five loaves, and two fishes.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
But they said to him, “There is nothing here with us but five loaves and two fish.”

Contemporary English Version
But they said, "We have only five small loaves of bread and two fish."

Douay-Rheims Bible
They answered him: We have not here, but five loaves, and two fishes.

English Revised Version
And they say unto him, We have here but five loaves, and two fishes.

Good News Translation
"All we have here are five loaves and two fish," they replied.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
They told him, "All we have here are five loaves of bread and two fish."

International Standard Version
They told him, "We don't have anything here except five loaves of bread and two fish."

Literal Standard Version
And they say to Him, “We have nothing here except five loaves and two fishes.”

NET Bible
They said to him, "We have here only five loaves and two fish."

New Heart English Bible
And they told him, "We only have here five loaves and two fish."

Weymouth New Testament
"We have nothing here," they said, "but five loaves and a couple of fish."

World English Bible
They told him, "We only have here five loaves and two fish."

Young's Literal Translation
And they say to him, 'We have not here except five loaves, and two fishes.'

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Feeding of the Five Thousand
16“They do not need to go away,” Jesus replied. “You give them something to eat.” 17 We have here only five loaves of bread and two fish,” they answered. 18“Bring them here to Me,” Jesus said.…

Cross References
Matthew 14:16
"They do not need to go away," Jesus replied. "You give them something to eat."

Matthew 14:18
"Bring them here to Me," Jesus said.

Matthew 16:9
Do you still not understand? Do you not remember the five loaves for the five thousand, and how many basketfuls you gathered?

John 6:9
"Here is a boy with five barley loaves and two small fish. But what difference will these make among so many?"


Treasury of Scripture

And they say to him, We have here but five loaves, and two fishes.

Matthew 15:33,34
And his disciples say unto him, Whence should we have so much bread in the wilderness, as to fill so great a multitude? …

Numbers 11:21-23
And Moses said, The people, among whom I am, are six hundred thousand footmen; and thou hast said, I will give them flesh, that they may eat a whole month…

Psalm 78:19,20
Yea, they spake against God; they said, Can God furnish a table in the wilderness? …









Verse 17. - And they say unto him, We have here (ῶδε) but five loaves (Matthew 4:3, note), and two fishes (Matthew 7:9, note). St. Matthew omits the question, "Shall we go and buy?" etc., which comes in Mark and Luke, and essentially in John (ver. 5).

Parallel Commentaries ...


Greek
“We have
ἔχομεν (echomen)
Verb - Present Indicative Active - 1st Person Plural
Strong's 2192: To have, hold, possess. Including an alternate form scheo skheh'-o; a primary verb; to hold.

here
ὧδε (hōde)
Adverb
Strong's 5602: From an adverb form of hode; in this same spot, i.e. Here or hither.

only
εἰ (ei)
Conjunction
Strong's 1487: If. A primary particle of conditionality; if, whether, that, etc.

five
πέντε (pente)
Adjective - Accusative Masculine Plural
Strong's 4002: Five. A primary number; 'five'.

loaves of bread
ἄρτους (artous)
Noun - Accusative Masculine Plural
Strong's 740: Bread, a loaf, food. From airo; bread or a loaf.

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

two
δύο (dyo)
Adjective - Accusative Masculine Plural
Strong's 1417: Two. A primary numeral; 'two'.

fish,”
ἰχθύας (ichthyas)
Noun - Accusative Masculine Plural
Strong's 2486: A fish. Of uncertain affinity; a fish.

they answered.
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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