34 When Jesus went ashore, He saw a large crowd [waiting], and He was moved with compassion for them because they were like sheep without a shepherd [lacking guidance]; and He began to teach them many things.35 When the day was nearly gone, His disciples came to Him and said, “This is an isolated place, and it is already late;36 send the crowds away so that they may go into the surrounding countryside and villages and buy themselves something to eat.”37 But He replied, “You give them something to eat!” And they asked Him, “Shall we go and buy 200 [a]denarii worth of bread and give it to them to eat?”38 He said to them, “How many loaves do you have? Go look!” And when they found out, they said, “Five [loaves], and two fish.”39 Then Jesus commanded them all to sit down by groups on the green grass.40 They sat down in groups of hundreds and of fifties [so that the crowd resembled an orderly arrangement of colorful garden plots].41 Taking the five loaves and two fish, He looked up to heaven and said a blessing [of praise and thanksgiving to the Father]. Then He broke the loaves and [repeatedly] gave them to the disciples to set before the people; and He divided up the two fish among them all.42 They all ate and were satisfied.43 And the disciples picked up twelve full baskets of the broken pieces [of the loaves], and of the fish.44 Those who ate the loaves were five thousand men [not counting the women and children].
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