New International Version
Philip answered him, "It would take more than half a year's wages to buy enough bread for each one to have a bite!"
King James Bible
Philip answered him, Two hundred pennyworth of bread is not sufficient for them, that every one of them may take a little.
Darby Bible Translation
Philip answered him, Loaves for two hundred denarii are not sufficient for them, that each may have some little [portion].
World English Bible
Philip answered him, "Two hundred denarii worth of bread is not sufficient for them, that everyone of them may receive a little."
Young's Literal Translation
Philip answered him, 'Two hundred denaries' worth of loaves are not sufficient to them, that each of them may receive some little;'
John 6:7 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Two hundred pennyworth - This sum, rating the denarius at 7 3/4d., would amount to 6. 9s. 2d. of our money, and appears to have been more than our Lord and all his disciples were worth of this world's goods. See the notes on Matthew 18:28.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Two. This sum, rating the denarius at
?d., would amount to
5s.: or, reckoning the denarius, with some at
3/4d., it would amount to
2d. of our money; which appears to have been more than our Lord and all his disciples were worth of this world's goods.
LibraryMay 9 Evening
It is I; be not afraid.--JOHN 6:20. When I saw him, I fell at his feet as dead. And he laid his right hand upon me, saying unto me, Fear not; I am the first and the last: I am he that liveth, and was dead; and, behold, I am alive for evermore, Amen; and have the keys of hell and of death.--I, even I, am he that blotteth out thy transgressions for mine own sake, and will not remember thy sins. Woe is me! for I am undone; . . . mine eyes have seen the King, the Lord of hosts. Then flew one of the seraphims …
Anonymous—Daily Light on the Daily Path
November 21 Morning
June 22. "This is that Bread which came Down from Heaven" (John vi. 58).
The Fourth Miracle in John's Gospel
"But when that servant went out, he found one of his fellow servants who owed him a hundred silver coins. He grabbed him and began to choke him. 'Pay back what you owe me!' he demanded.
But he answered, "You give them something to eat." They said to him, "That would take more than half a year's wages! Are we to go and spend that much on bread and give it to them to eat?"
The next day Jesus decided to leave for Galilee. Finding Philip, he said to him, "Follow me."
Philip, like Andrew and Peter, was from the town of Bethsaida.
Philip found Nathanael and told him, "We have found the one Moses wrote about in the Law, and about whom the prophets also wrote--Jesus of Nazareth, the son of Joseph."
"Nazareth! Can anything good come from there?" Nathanael asked. "Come and see," said Philip.
"How do you know me?" Nathanael asked. Jesus answered, "I saw you while you were still under the fig tree before Philip called you."
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