Matthew 14:21

“And they that had eaten were about five thousand men, beside women and children.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And they that had eaten, were about fiue thousand men, beside women and children.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

There were about five thousand men who ate, besides women and children.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And they that did eat were about five thousand men, besides women and children.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And those who had food were about five thousand men, in addition to women and children.
- Basic English Bible

But those that had eaten were about five thousand men, besides women and children.
- Darby Bible

And they that had eaten were about five thousand men, besides women and children.
- Webster's Bible

Those who had eaten were about 5,000 adult men, without reckoning women and children.
- Weymouth Bible

Those who ate were about five thousand men, besides women and children.
- World English Bible

And the noumbre of men that eten was fyue thousynde of men, outakun wymmen and lytle children.
- Wycliffe Bible

and those eating were about five thousand men, apart from women and children.
- Youngs Literal Bible

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People's Bible Notes for Matthew 14:21


Mt 14:21 Five thousand men. Thus there was one loaf to every thousand men. Christ is the bread if life, satisfying the hunger of the soul for love, forgiveness, immortality, usefulness, progress, knowledge. He gives that bread to his disciples and bids them to distribute it to the multitude. Such is its blessed and divine nature that the more they distribute to hungry, famishing souls, the more they have remaining for themselves.

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