Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Then Jesus called his disciples unto him, and said, I have compassion on the multitude, because they continue with me now three days, and have nothing to eat: and I will not send them away fasting, lest they faint in the way.
Seeing the people, He felt compassion for them, because they were distressed and dispirited like sheep without a shepherd.
When He went
ashore, He saw a large crowd, and felt compassion for them and healed their sick.
Moved with compassion, Jesus touched their eyes; and immediately they regained their sight and followed Him.
In those days, when there was again a large crowd and they had nothing to eat,
Jesus called His disciples and *said to them,
It has often thrown him both into the fire and into the water to destroy him. But if You can do anything, take pity on us and help us!”
the Lord saw her, He felt compassion for her, and said to her, “ Do not weep.”
For we do not have
a high priest who cannot sympathize with our weaknesses, but One who has been tempted in all things as we are, yet without sin.
for just as Jonah was three days and three nights in the belly of the sea monster, so will the Son of Man be three days and three nights in the heart of the earth.
and said, “Sir, we remember that when He was still alive that deceiver said, ‘
After three days I am to rise again.’
Until the day was about to dawn, Paul was encouraging them all to take some food, saying, “Today is the fourteenth day that you have been constantly watching and going without eating, having taken nothing.
For the Gentiles eagerly seek all these things; for your heavenly Father knows that you need all these things.
And do not seek what you will eat and what you will drink, and do not keep worrying.
1 Samuel 14:28
Then one of the people said, “Your father strictly put the people under oath, saying, ‘Cursed be the man who eats food today.’” And the people were weary.
1 Samuel 30:11
Now they found an Egyptian in the field and brought him to David, and gave him bread and he ate, and they provided him water to drink.
If I send them away hungry to their homes, they will faint on the way; and some of them have come from a great distance.”