New International Version
If I send them home hungry, they will collapse on the way, because some of them have come a long distance."
King James Bible
And if I send them away fasting to their own houses, they will faint by the way: for divers of them came from far.
Darby Bible Translation
and if I should dismiss them to their home fasting, they will faint on the way; for some of them are come from far.
World English Bible
If I send them away fasting to their home, they will faint on the way, for some of them have come a long way."
Young's Literal Translation
and if I shall let them away fasting to their home, they will faint in the way, for certain of them are come from far.'
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
For divers of them came from far - And they could not possibly reach their respective homes without perishing, unless they got food.
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'Do ye not remember!'--Mark viii. 18. The disciples had misunderstood our Lord's warning 'against the leaven of the Pharisees,' which they supposed to have been occasioned by their neglect to bring with them bread. Their blunder was like many others which they committed, but it seems to have singularly moved our Lord, who was usually so patient with His slow scholars. The swift rain of questions, like bullets rattling against a cuirass, of which my text is one, shows how much He was moved, if not …
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"I have compassion for these people; they have already been with me three days and have nothing to eat.
His disciples answered, "But where in this remote place can anyone get enough bread to feed them?"
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