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31 And He said unto them, “Come ye yourselves apart into a desert place, and rest a while.” For there were many coming and going, and they had no leisure, even so much as to eat.

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Supper for Five Thousand

30-31 The apostles then rendezvoused with Jesus and reported on all that they had done and taught. Jesus said, “Come off by yourselves; let’s take a break and get a little rest.” For there was constant coming and going. They didn’t even have time to eat.

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31 And He *said to them, “Come away by yourselves to a secluded place and rest a little while.” (For there were many people coming and going, and (A)they did not even have time to eat.)

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31 But so many people were coming and going that Jesus and the apostles did not even have a chance to eat. Then Jesus said, “Let’s go to a place[a] where we can be alone and get some rest.”

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Footnotes

  1. 6.31 a place: This was probably northeast of Lake Galilee (see verse 45).

31 And he said to them, “Come away by yourselves to a desolate place and rest a while.” For many were coming and going, and (A)they had no leisure even to eat.

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