Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And when it was evening, his disciples came to him, saying, This is a desert place, and the time is now past; send the multitude away, that they may go into the villages, and buy themselves victuals.
By this time it was late; so His disciples came to Him, and said, "This is a lonely place, and the hour is now late:
Now when the day began to decline, the Twelve came to Him and said, "Send the people away, that they may go to the villages and farms round about and find lodging and a supply of food; because here we are in an uninhabited district."
But He answered her not a word. Then the disciples interposed, and begged Him, saying, "Send her away because she keeps crying behind us."
If I were to send them home hungry, they would faint on the way, some of them having come a great distance."