New International Version
(About five thousand men were there.) But 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.
Darby Bible Translation
for they were about five thousand men. And he said to his disciples, Make them sit down in companies by fifties.
World English Bible
For they were about five thousand men. He said to his disciples, "Make them sit down in groups of about fifty each."
Young's Literal Translation
for they were about five thousand men. And he said unto his disciples, 'Cause them to recline in companies, in each fifty;'
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Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
LibrarySelf-Denial Versus Self-Assertion.
"If any man will come after Me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross daily, and follow Me.--LUKE ix. 23. We might naturally have thought that if there was one thing in the life of the LORD JESUS CHRIST which belonged to Him alone, it was His cross-bearing. To guard against so natural a mistake, the HOLY GHOST has taken care in gospel and in epistle to draw our special attention to the oneness of the believer with CHRIST in cross-bearing; and also to prevent misunderstanding as to the character …
J. Hudson Taylor—A Ribband of Blue
September 15 Evening
Christ's Cross and Ours
'In the Holy Mount'
Then Jesus directed them to have all the people sit down in groups on the green grass.
He replied, "You give them something to eat." They answered, "We have only five loaves of bread and two fish--unless we go and buy food for all this crowd."
The disciples did so, and everyone sat down.
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