John 6:12

“When they were filled, he said unto his disciples, Gather up the fragments that remain, that nothing be lost.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

When they were filled, he said vnto his disciples, Gather vp the fragments that remaine, that nothing be lost.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

When they were filled, He *said to His disciples, "Gather up the leftover fragments so that nothing will be lost."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And when they were filled, he saith unto his disciples, Gather up the broken pieces which remain over, that nothing be lost.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And when they had had enough, Jesus said to his disciples, Take up the broken bits which are over, so that nothing may be wasted.
- Basic English Bible

And when they had been filled, he says to his disciples, Gather together the fragments which are over and above, that nothing may be lost.
- Darby Bible

When they were satisfied, he said to his disciples, Gather the fragments that remain, that nothing may be lost.
- Webster's Bible

When all were fully satisfied, He said to His disciples, "Gather up the broken portions that remain over, so that nothing be lost."
- Weymouth Bible

When they were filled, he said to his disciples, "Gather up the broken pieces which are left over, that nothing be lost."
- World English Bible

And whanne thei weren fillid, he seide to hise disciplis, Gadir ye the relifs that ben left, that thei perischen not.
- Wycliffe Bible

And when they were filled, he saith to his disciples, `Gather together the broken pieces that are over, that nothing may be lost;'
- Youngs Literal Bible

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People's Bible Notes for John 6:12


Joh 6:12 Gather up the fragments that remain. God does not allow wastefulness. Nature wastes nothing, not an ounce of matter. It is the waste of man that causes want. There is food enough for all. The waste of our nation is appalling;--$800,000,000 per year in liquor; $200,000,000 on tobacco, besides all the extravagance of life. Christ bids us save; save the fragments. It is by wasting the fragments that the great wastes occurs.

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