John 6:12
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English Standard Version
And when they had eaten their fill, he told his disciples, “Gather up the leftover fragments, that nothing may be lost.”

King James Bible
When they were filled, he said unto his disciples, Gather up the fragments that remain, that nothing be lost.

American Standard Version
And when they were filled, he saith unto his disciples, Gather up the broken pieces which remain over, that nothing be lost.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And when they were filled, he said to his disciples: Gather up the fragments that remain, lest they be lost.

English Revised Version
And when they were filled, he saith unto his disciples, Gather up the broken pieces which remain over, that nothing be lost.

Webster's Bible Translation
When they were satisfied, he said to his disciples, Gather the fragments that remain, that nothing may be lost.

Weymouth New Testament
When all were fully satisfied, He said to His disciples, "Gather up the broken portions that remain over, so that nothing be lost."

John 6:12 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

Fragments (κλάσματα)

From κλάω, to break. Rev., broken pieces.

That remain (περισσεύσαντα)

Rev., remain over. Literally, exceed the necessary supply. Only John gives the Lord's command to collect the fragments, and the reason for it, that nothing be lost.

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they.

Nehemiah 9:25 And they took strong cities, and a fat land, and possessed houses full of all goods, wells dig, vineyards, and olive groves...

Matthew 14:20,21 And they did all eat, and were filled: and they took up of the fragments that remained twelve baskets full...

Matthew 15:37,38 And they did all eat, and were filled: and they took up of the broken meat that was left seven baskets full...

Mark 6:42-44 And they did all eat, and were filled...

Mark 8:8,9 So they did eat, and were filled: and they took up of the broken meat that was left seven baskets...

Luke 1:53 He has filled the hungry with good things; and the rich he has sent empty away.

Luke 9:17 And they did eat, and were all filled: and there was taken up of fragments that remained to them twelve baskets.

that nothing.

Nehemiah 8:10 Then he said to them, Go your way, eat the fat, and drink the sweet, and send portions to them for whom nothing is prepared...

Proverbs 18:9 He also that is slothful in his work is brother to him that is a great waster.

Luke 15:13 And not many days after the younger son gathered all together, and took his journey into a far country...

Luke 16:1 And he said also to his disciples, There was a certain rich man, which had a steward...

Cross References
Matthew 14:20
And they all ate and were satisfied. And they took up twelve baskets full of the broken pieces left over.

John 2:2
Jesus also was invited to the wedding with his disciples.

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