Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

But when even was come, his disciples came to him saying, The place is desert, and much of the day time already gone by; dismiss the crowds, that they may go into the villages and buy food for themselves.

New American Standard Bible

When it was evening, the disciples came to Him and said, "This place is desolate and the hour is already late; so send the crowds away, that they may go into the villages and buy food for themselves."

King James Version

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.

Holman Bible

When evening came, the disciples approached Him and said, “This place is a wilderness, and it is already late. Send the crowds away so they can go into the villages and buy food for themselves.”

International Standard Version

When evening had come, the disciples went to him and said, "This is a deserted place, and it's already late. Send the crowds away so that they can go into the villages and buy food for themselves."

A Conservative Version

And having become evening, his disciples came to him, saying, The place is desolate, and the hour is now past. Send the multitudes away, so that having gone into the villages, they may buy food for themselves.

American Standard Version

And when even was come, the disciples came to him, saying, The place is desert, and the time is already past; send the multitudes away, that they may go into the villages, and buy themselves food.

Amplified

When evening came, the disciples came to Him and said, This is a remote and barren place, and the day is now over; send the throngs away into the villages to buy food for themselves.

An Understandable Version

When it became evening, the disciples came to Him and said, "This place is deserted and it is getting late. Send the crowds away so they can go into the towns and buy food [for their supper]."

Anderson New Testament

And when it was evening, his disciples came to him, and said: This is a desert place, and the hour is now past; send the multitudes away, that they may go into the villages, and buy themselves food.

Bible in Basic English

And when evening had come, the disciples came to him, saying, This place is waste land, and the time is now past; send the people away so that they may go into the towns and get themselves food.

Common New Testament

When it was evening, the disciples came to him and said, "This is a remote place, and it's already getting late. Send the crowds away, so they can go to the villages and buy themselves some food."

Daniel Mace New Testament

At evening his disciples came to him, saying, this is a desert place, and dinner-time is now past; send the multitude away, that they may go to buy themselves provisions in the villages.

Godbey New Testament

And it being evening, His disciples came to Him saying, It is a desert place, and the hour is already advanced; therefore send away the multitudes, that they having gone into the villages, may purchase for themselves victuals.

Goodspeed New Testament

And when it was evening, the disciples came up to him and said, "This is a lonely place and the day is over. Send the crowds off to the villages to buy themselves food."

John Wesley New Testament

And in the evening his disciples came to him, saying, This is a desert place, and the time is now past: send the multitude away, that going into the villages, they may buy themselves victuals.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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 food.

Julia Smith Translation

And being evening, his disciples came to him, saying, It is a desert place, and the time has passed already; loose the crowds, that, having gone into towns, they might purchase food for themselves.

King James 2000

And when it was evening, his disciples came to him, saying, This is a desert place, and the time is now late; send the multitude away, that they may go into the villages, and buy themselves food.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Now [when it] was evening, the disciples came to him saying, "The place is desolate and the hour {is late}. Release the crowds so that they can go away into the villages [and] purchase food for themselves."

Modern King James verseion

And evening coming on, His disciples came to Him, saying, The place is deserted and the time has already gone by. Send the crowd away so that they may go into the villages and buy food for themselves.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

When even was come, his disciples came to him saying, "This is a desert place, and the day is spent, let the people depart that they may go in to the towns, and buy them victuals."

Moffatt New Testament

When evening fell, the disciples came up to him and said, "It is a desert place and the day is now gone; send off the crowds to buy food for themselves in the villages."

Montgomery New Testament

As twilight fell, his disciples came to him and said: "This is a lonely spot, and the day is far spent; send the crowds away, so that they may go into the villages and buy themselves food."

NET Bible

When evening arrived, his disciples came to him saying, "This is an isolated place and the hour is already late. Send the crowds away so that they can go into the villages and buy food for themselves."

New Heart English Bible

Now when evening had come, the disciples came to him, saying, "This place is desolate, and the hour is already late. Send the crowds away, that they may go into the villages, and buy themselves food."

Noyes New Testament

And when it was evening, the disciples came to him, saying, This is a desert place, and it is now late; send the multitudes away therefore, that they may go to the villages and buy themselves victuals.

Sawyer New Testament

And when it was evening his disciples came to him, saying, The place is solitary, and the hour is already past; dismiss the multitudes that they may go to the villages and buy themselves food.

The Emphasized Bible

And, evening, arriving, the disciples came unto him, saying - The place is, a desert, and, the hour, hath already passed, - dismiss the multitudes, that they may go away into the villages, and buy themselves food.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

But when evening was come, his disciples came unto him, saying, The place is desert, and the day is far advanced; send the multitude away, that they may go into the villages, and buy themselves provisions.

Twentieth Century New Testament

In the evening the disciples came up to him, and said: " This is a lonely spot, and the day is now far advanced; send the crowds away, that they may go to the villages, and buy themselves food."

Webster

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.

Weymouth New Testament

But when evening was come, the disciples came to Him and said, "This is an uninhabited place, and the best of the day is now gone; send the people away to go into the villages and buy something to eat."

Williams New Testament

But when it was evening, His disciples came to Him and said, "This is a destitute place, and the day is over; send the crowds off to the villages to buy themselves food."

World English Bible

When evening had come, his disciples came to him, saying, "This place is deserted, and the hour is already late. Send the multitudes away, that they may go into the villages, and buy themselves food."

Worrell New Testament

And, evening coming on, the disciples came to Him, saying, "The place is desert, and the time already passed by: dismiss the multitudes, that, having gone into the villages, they may buy food for themselves."

Worsley New Testament

Now when it was evening his disciples came to Him and said, This is a desert place, and meal-time is now past; dismiss the people, that they may go away to the towns, and buy themselves victuals.

Youngs Literal Translation

and evening having come, his disciples came to him, saying, 'The place is desolate, and the hour hath now past, let away the multitudes that, having gone to the villages, they may buy to themselves food.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

when it was
γίνομαι 
Ginomai 
be, come to pass, be made, be done, come, become, God forbid , arise, have, be fulfilled, be married to, be preferred, not tr, , vr done
Usage: 531

ὄψίος 
Opsios 
even, evening, in the evening 9, eventide , at even 9
Usage: 13

his

Usage: 0

μαθητής 
Mathetes 
Usage: 254

προσέρχομαι 
Proserchomai 
come, come to, come unto, go to, go unto, draw near,
Usage: 79

to him

Usage: 0

λέγω 
Lego 
Usage: 1045

This is
ἐστί 
Esti 
is, are, was, be, have, not tr, , vr is
Usage: 585

a desert
ἔρημος 
Eremos 
Usage: 41

τόπος 
Topos 
Usage: 75

and

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

the time
ὥρα 
Hora 
Usage: 67

is
παρέρχομαι 
Parerchomai 
Usage: 13

now
ἤδη 
Ede 
Usage: 45

παρέρχομαι 
Parerchomai 
Usage: 13

ἀπολύω 
Apoluo 
Usage: 52

the multitude
ὄχλος 
Ochlos 
Usage: 172

ἀπολύω 
Apoluo 
Usage: 52

ἵνα 
Hina 
that, to,
Usage: 472

G59
ἀγοράζω 
Agorazo 
Usage: 21

go
ἀπέρχομαι 
Aperchomai 
go, depart, go, go away, come,
Usage: 97

εἰς 
Eis 
into, to, unto, for, in, on, toward, against,
Usage: 1267

the villages
κώμη 
Kome 
Usage: 22

and buy
G59
ἀγοράζω 
Agorazo 
Usage: 21

ἑαυτοῦ 
heautou 
Usage: 249

References

Context Readings

The Feeding Of Five Thousand

14 And going out he saw a great crowd, and was moved with compassion about them, and healed their infirm. 15 But when even was come, his disciples came to him saying, The place is desert, and much of the day time already gone by; dismiss the crowds, that they may go into the villages and buy food for themselves. 16 But Jesus said to them, They have no need to go: give ye them to eat.


Cross References

Matthew 15:23

But he did not answer her a word. And his disciples came to him and asked him, saying, Dismiss her, for she cries after us.

Mark 6:35-36

And when it was already late in the day, his disciples coming to him say, The place is desert, and it is already late in the day;

Mark 8:3

and if I should dismiss them to their home fasting, they will faint on the way; for some of them are come from far.

Luke 9:12

But the day began to decline, and the twelve came and said to him, Send away the crowd that they may go into the villages around, and into the fields, and lodge and find victuals, for here we are in a desert place.

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