New International Version
But he said to them, "I have food to eat that you know nothing about."
King James Bible
But he said unto them, I have meat to eat that ye know not of.
Darby Bible Translation
But he said to them, I have food to eat which ye do not know.
World English Bible
But he said to them, "I have food to eat that you don't know about."
Young's Literal Translation
and he said to them, 'I have food to eat that ye have not known.'
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
I have meat to eat that ye know not of - Our blessed Lord seizes every opportunity to raise the minds of his apostles to heavenly things, through the medium of earthly matters. Nor does he force these things into such service. Properly understood, earthly substances are the types, representatives, and shadows of heavenly things.
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Meanwhile his disciples urged him, "Rabbi, eat something."
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