New International Version
His disciples answered, "Where could we get enough bread in this remote place to feed such a crowd?"
King James Bible
And his disciples say unto him, Whence should we have so much bread in the wilderness, as to fill so great a multitude?
Darby Bible Translation
And his disciples say to him, Whence should we have so many loaves in [the] wilderness as to satisfy so great a crowd?
World English Bible
The disciples said to him, "Where should we get so many loaves in a deserted place as to satisfy so great a multitude?"
Young's Literal Translation
And his disciples say to him, 'Whence to us, in a wilderness, so many loaves, as to fill so great a multitude?'
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Whence should we have so much bread in the wilderness, etc. - Human foresight, even in the followers of Christ, is very short. In a thousand instances, if we supply not its deficiency by faith, we shall be always embarrassed, and often miserable. This world is a desert, where nothing can be found to satisfy the soul of man, but the salvation which Christ has procured.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Eversley, Second Sunday in Lent, 1872. St Matthew xv. 22-28. "And, behold, a woman of Canaan came out of the same coasts, and cried unto him, saying, Have mercy on me, O Lord, thou son of David; my daughter is grievously vexed with a devil. But he answered her not a word. And his disciples came and besought him, saying, Send her away; for she crieth after us. But he answered and said, I am not sent but unto the lost sheep of the house of Israel. Then came she and worshipped him, saying, …
Charles Kingsley—All Saints' Day and Other Sermons
The Perseverance of Faith
The Deaf Stammerer Healed and Four Thousand Fed.
Third Withdrawal from Herod's Territory.
Jesus called his disciples to him and said, "I have compassion for these people; they have already been with me three days and have nothing to eat. I do not want to send them away hungry, or they may collapse on the way."
"How many loaves do you have?" Jesus asked. "Seven," they replied, "and a few small fish."
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