Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

And his disciples say unto him, Whence should we have so much bread in the wilderness, as to fill so great a multitude?

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Bible References

Whence

Numbers 11:21
But Moses said, “The people, among whom I am, are 600,000 on foot; yet You have said, ‘I will give them meat, so that they may eat for a whole month.’
2 Kings 4:42
Now a man came from Baal-shalishah, and brought the man of God bread of the first fruits, twenty loaves of barley and fresh ears of grain in his sack. And he said, “Give them to the people that they may eat.”
Mark 6:37
But He answered them, “You give them something to eat!” And they *said to Him, “Shall we go and spend two hundred denarii on bread and give them something to eat?”
Mark 8:4
And His disciples answered Him, “Where will anyone be able to find enough bread here in this desolate place to satisfy these people?”
John 6:5
Therefore Jesus, lifting up His eyes and seeing that a large crowd was coming to Him, *said to Philip, “Where are we to buy bread, so that these may eat?”

To fill

Matthew 14:15
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.”
Luke 9:13
But He said to them, “You give them something to eat!” And they said, “We have no more than five loaves and two fish, unless perhaps we go and buy food for all these people.”
John 6:8
One of His disciples, Andrew, Simon Peter’s brother, *said to Him,

General references

Numbers 11:13
Where am I to get meat to give to all this people? For they weep before me, saying, ‘Give us meat that we may eat!’
Matthew 14:17
They *said to Him, “We have here only five loaves and two fish.”