Matthew 15:36

“And he took the seven loaves and the fishes, and gave thanks, and brake them, and gave to his disciples, and the disciples to the multitude.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And he tooke the seuen loaues and the fishes, and gaue thankes, and brake them, and gaue to his disciples, and the disciples to the multitude.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

and He took the seven loaves and the fish; and giving thanks, He broke them and started giving them to the disciples, and the disciples {gave them} to the people.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

and he took the seven loaves and the fishes; and he gave thanks and brake, and gave to the disciples, and the disciples to the multitudes.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And he took the seven cakes of bread and the fishes; and having given praise, he gave the broken bread to the disciples, and the disciples gave it to the people.
- Basic English Bible

and having taken the seven loaves and the fishes, having given thanks, he broke [them] and gave [them] to his disciples, and the disciples to the crowd.
- Darby Bible

And he took the seven loaves and the fishes, and gave thanks, and broke them, and gave to his disciples, and the disciples to the multitude.
- Webster's Bible

and He took the seven loaves and the fish, and after giving thanks He broke them up and then distributed them to the disciples, and they to the people.
- Weymouth Bible

and he took the seven loaves and the fish. He gave thanks and broke them, and gave to the disciples, and the disciples to the multitudes.
- World English Bible

And he took seuene looues and fyue fischis, and dide thankyngis, and brak, and yaf to hise disciplis; and the disciplis yauen to the puple.
- Wycliffe Bible

and having taken the seven loaves and the fishes, having given thanks, he did break, and gave to his disciples, and the disciples to the multitude.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Matthew 15:36


15:36 He gave thanks, or blessed the food - That is, he praised God for it, and prayed for a blessing upon it.


Discussion for Matthew 15:36

  • Karen White for verse 36
    Jesus gave thanks unto God who multiplied that which was blessed. God will multiply our little when we give thanks and gratitude.

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