New International Version
They discussed this among themselves and said, "It is because we didn't bring any bread."
King James Bible
And they reasoned among themselves, saying, It is because we have taken no bread.
Darby Bible Translation
And they reasoned among themselves, saying, Because we have taken no bread.
World English Bible
They reasoned among themselves, saying, "We brought no bread."
Young's Literal Translation
and they were reasoning in themselves, saying, 'Because we took no loaves.'
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
They reasoned - For, as Lightfoot observes, the term leaven was very rarely used among the Jews to signify doctrine, and therefore the disciples did not immediately apprehend his meaning. In what a lamentable state of blindness is the human mind? Bodily wants are perceived with the utmost readiness, and a supply is sought with all speed. But the necessities of the soul are rarely discovered, though they are more pressing than those of the body, and the supply of them of infinitely more importance.
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LibraryOctober 14. "Get Thee, Behind Me, Satan" (Matt. xvi. 23).
"Get thee, behind me, Satan" (Matt. xvi. 23). When your old self comes back, if you listen to it, fear it, believe it, it will have the same influence upon you as if it were not dead; it will control you and destroy you. But if you will ignore it and say: "You are not I, but Satan trying to make me believe that the old self is not dead; I refuse you, I treat you as a demon power outside of me, I detach myself from you"; if you treat it as a wife would her divorced husband, saying: "You are nothing …
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The Unity of the Church.
Edwards -- Spiritual Light
"Be careful," Jesus said to them. "Be on your guard against the yeast of the Pharisees and Sadducees."
Aware of their discussion, Jesus asked, "You of little faith, why are you talking among yourselves about having no bread?
John's baptism--where did it come from? Was it from heaven, or of human origin?" They discussed it among themselves and said, "If we say, 'From heaven,' he will ask, 'Then why didn't you believe him?'
They discussed this with one another and said, "It is because we have no bread."
As they talked and discussed these things with each other, Jesus himself came up and walked along with them;
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