10 In those days the multitude being very great, and having
nothing to eat, Joshua called his disciples unto him, and saith unto them,
11 I have compassion on the
multitude, because they have now been with me three days, and have nothing to
12 And if I send them away
fasting to their own houses, they will faint by the way: for divers of them came
13 And his disciples say unto him, Whence should we have so
much bread in the wilderness, as to fill so great a multitude?
14 And he asked them, How many
loaves have ye? And they said, Seven.
15 And he commanded the people to sit down on the ground: and he
took the seven loaves, and gave thanks, and brake, and gave to his disciples to
set before them; and they did set them before the people.
16 And they had a few small fishes: and he blessed, and
commanded to set them also before them.
17 So they did eat, and were filled: and they took up of the
broken meat that was left seven baskets.
18 And they that did eat were four thousand men, beside women
and children. And he sent away the multitude,
19 And straightway he entered into a ship with his disciples, and came into the coasts of Magdala. into the parts of Dalmanutha.