John 6:52
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English Standard Version
The Jews then disputed among themselves, saying, “How can this man give us his flesh to eat?”

King James Bible
The Jews therefore strove among themselves, saying, How can this man give us his flesh to eat?

American Standard Version
The Jews therefore strove one with another, saying, How can this man give us his flesh to eat?

Douay-Rheims Bible
The Jews therefore strove among themselves, saying: How can this man give us his flesh to eat?

English Revised Version
The Jews therefore strove one with another, saying, How can this man give us his flesh to eat?

Webster's Bible Translation
The Jews therefore contended among themselves, saying, How can this man give us his flesh to eat?

Weymouth New Testament
This led to an angry debate among the Jews. "How can this man," they argued, "give us his flesh to eat?"

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Strove (ἐμάχοντο)

The murmuring (John 6:41) now breaks out into open contention among the Jews themselves.

John 6:52 Parallel Commentaries

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strove.

John 6:41 The Jews then murmured at him, because he said, I am the bread which came down from heaven.

John 7:40-43 Many of the people therefore, when they heard this saying, said, Of a truth this is the Prophet...

John 9:16 Therefore said some of the Pharisees, This man is not of God, because he keeps not the sabbath day. Others said...

John 10:19 There was a division therefore again among the Jews for these sayings.

How.

John 3:4,9 Nicodemus said to him, How can a man be born when he is old? can he enter the second time into his mother's womb, and be born...

John 4:11 The woman said to him, Sir, you have nothing to draw with, and the well is deep: from where then have you that living water?

Acts 17:32 And when they heard of the resurrection of the dead, some mocked: and others said, We will hear you again of this matter.

1 Corinthians 2:14 But the natural man receives not the things of the Spirit of God: for they are foolishness to him: neither can he know them...

Cross References
John 1:19
And this is the testimony of John, when the Jews sent priests and Levites from Jerusalem to ask him, "Who are you?"

John 6:41
So the Jews grumbled about him, because he said, "I am the bread that came down from heaven."

John 6:60
When many of his disciples heard it, they said, "This is a hard saying; who can listen to it?"

John 9:16
Some of the Pharisees said, "This man is not from God, for he does not keep the Sabbath." But others said, "How can a man who is a sinner do such signs?" And there was a division among them.

John 10:19
There was again a division among the Jews because of these words.

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