Mark 6:37
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New International Version
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?"

King James Bible
He answered and said unto them, Give ye them to eat. And they say unto him, Shall we go and buy two hundred pennyworth of bread, and give them to eat?

Darby Bible Translation
And he answering said to them, Give *ye* them to eat. And they say to him, Shall we go and buy two hundred denarii worth of bread and give them to eat?

World English Bible
But he answered them, "You give them something to eat." They asked him, "Shall we go and buy two hundred denarii worth of bread, and give them something to eat?"

Young's Literal Translation
And he answering said to them, 'Give ye them to eat,' and they say to him, 'Having gone away, may we buy two hundred denaries' worth of loaves, and give to them to eat?'

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Much people, etc. - See this miracle explained on Matthew 14:14 (note), etc.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

give.

Mark 8:2,3 I have compassion on the multitude, because they have now been with me three days, and have nothing to eat...

2 Kings 4:42-44 And there came a man from Baalshalisha, and brought the man of God bread of the first fruits, twenty loaves of barley...

Matthew 14:16 But Jesus said to them, They need not depart; give you them to eat.

Matthew 15:32 Then Jesus called his disciples to him, and said, I have compassion on the multitude, because they continue with me now three days...

Luke 9:13 But he said to them, Give you them to eat. And they said, We have no more but five loaves and two fishes...

John 6:4-10 And the passover, a feast of the Jews, was near...

Shall.

Numbers 11:13,21-23 From where should I have flesh to give to all this people? for they weep to me, saying, Give us flesh, that we may eat...

2 Kings 7:2 Then a lord on whose hand the king leaned answered the man of God, and said, Behold, if the LORD would make windows in heaven...

Matthew 15:33 And his disciples say to him, From where should we have so much bread in the wilderness, as to fill so great a multitude?

John 6:7 Philip answered him, Two hundred pennyworth of bread is not sufficient for them, that every one of them may take a little.

penny-worth. `The Roman penny is sevenpence halfpenny; as Mat.

18:28, marg.'

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The apostles gathered themselves together unto Jesus, and told him all things they had done.--MARK 6:30. There is a friend that sticketh closer than a brother.--The Lord spake unto Moses face to face, as a man speaketh unto his friend.--Ye are my friends, if ye do whatsoever I command you. Henceforth I call you not servants; for the servant knoweth not what his lord doeth: but I have called you friends; for all things that I have heard of my Father I have made known unto you. When ye shall have done
Anonymous—Daily Light on the Daily Path

Herod --A Startled Conscience
'But when Herod heard thereof, he said, It is John, whom I beheaded: he is risen from the dead.'--Mark vi. 16. The character of this Herod, surnamed Antipas, is a sufficiently common and a sufficiently despicable one. He was the very type of an Eastern despot, exactly like some of those half-independent Rajahs, whose dominions march with ours in India; capricious, crafty, as the epithet which Christ applied to him, 'That fox!' shows; cruel, as the story of the murder of John the Baptist proves; sensuous
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

Come Rest Awhile
On returning from their missionary tour, "the apostles gathered themselves together unto Jesus, and told Him all things, both what they had done, and what they had taught. And He said unto them, Come ye yourselves apart into a desert place, and rest awhile: for there were many coming and going, and they had no leisure so much as to eat." The disciples came to Jesus and told Him all things. Their intimate relationship with Him encouraged them to lay before Him their favorable and unfavorable experiences,
Ellen Gould White—The Desire of Ages

"Give Ye them to Eat"
Christ had retired to a secluded place with His disciples, but this rare season of peaceful quietude was soon broken. The disciples thought they had retired where they would not be disturbed; but as soon as the multitude missed the divine Teacher, they inquired, "Where is He?" Some among them had noticed the direction in which Christ and His disciples had gone. Many went by land to meet them, while others followed in their boats across the water. The Passover was at hand, and, from far and near,
Ellen Gould White—The Desire of Ages

Cross References
Matthew 18:28
"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.

Mark 6:36
Send the people away so that they can go to the surrounding countryside and villages and buy themselves something to eat."

Mark 6:38
"How many loaves do you have?" he asked. "Go and see." When they found out, they said, "Five--and two fish."

Luke 7:41
"Two people owed money to a certain moneylender. One owed him five hundred denarii, and the other fifty.

John 6:7
Philip answered him, "It would take more than half a year's wages to buy enough bread for each one to have a bite!"

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