Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

And He directed the people to sit down on the ground;

King James Version

And he commanded the multitude to sit down on the ground.

Holman Bible

After commanding the crowd to sit down on the ground,

International Standard Version

Ordering the crowd to sit down on the ground,

A Conservative Version

And he commanded the multitudes to sit down on the ground.

American Standard Version

And he commanded the multitude to sit down on the ground;

Amplified

He directed the crowd to sit down on the ground,

An Understandable Version

Then He ordered the crowd to sit down on the ground,

Anderson New Testament

And he commanded the multitude to recline on the ground.

Bible in Basic English

Then he gave an order to the people to be seated on the earth,

Common New Testament

He told the crowd to sit down on the ground.

Daniel Mace New Testament

and he bid the people sit down on the ground.

Darby Translation

And he commanded the crowds to lie down on the ground;

Godbey New Testament

He having commanded the multitudes to sit down upon the ground,

Goodspeed New Testament

Then he ordered the people to take their places on the ground,

John Wesley New Testament

They said, Seven, and a few small fishes. And he commanded the multitude to sit down on the grass.

Julia Smith Translation

And he encouraged the crowd to recline upon the earth.

King James 2000

And he commanded the multitude to sit down on the ground.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And commanding the crowd to recline for a meal on the ground,

Modern King James verseion

And He commanded the crowd to sit on the ground.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And he commanded the people to sit down on the ground;

Moffatt New Testament

So he ordered the crowd to recline on the ground.

Montgomery New Testament

So when he had summoned the crowd, and seated them upon the ground,

NET Bible

After instructing the crowd to sit down on the ground,

New Heart English Bible

He commanded the crowd to sit down on the ground;

Noyes New Testament

And bidding the multitude to lie down on the ground,

Sawyer New Testament

And he commanded the people to sit down on the ground,

The Emphasized Bible

And, sending word to the multitude to recline upon the ground,

Thomas Haweis New Testament

And he commanded the multitude to sit down on the ground.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Telling the crowd to sit down on the ground,

Webster

And he commanded the multitude to sit on the ground.

Weymouth New Testament

So He bade all the people sit down on the ground,

Williams New Testament

Then He ordered the crowd to sit down on the ground,

World English Bible

He commanded the multitude to sit down on the ground;

Worrell New Testament

And, having commanded the multitude to recline on the ground,

Worsley New Testament

Then He bid the people sit down on the ground;

Youngs Literal Translation

And he commanded the multitudes to sit down upon the ground,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And

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

κελεύω 
Keleuo 
Usage: 26

the multitude
ὄχλος 
Ochlos 
Usage: 172

to sit down
ἀναπίπτω 
Anapipto 
Usage: 8

on
ἐπί 
Epi 
on, in, upon, unto, to,
Usage: 644

References

American

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Context Readings

The Feeding Of Four Thousand

34 And Jesus *said to them, “How many loaves do you have?” And they said, “Seven, and a few small fish.” 35 And He directed the people to sit down on the ground; 36 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.


Cross References

Matthew 14:19-21

Ordering the people to sit down on the grass, He took the five loaves and the two fish, and looking up toward heaven, He blessed the food, and breaking the loaves He gave them to the disciples, and the disciples gave them to the crowds,

Mark 6:39-40

And He commanded them all to sit down by groups on the green grass.

Luke 9:14-16

(For there were about five thousand men.) And He said to His disciples, “Have them sit down to eat in groups of about fifty each.”

John 6:10

Jesus said, “Have the people sit down.” Now there was much grass in the place. So the men sat down, in number about five thousand.

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