66 occurrences in 17 translations

'Large Crowd' in the Bible

Even though a large crowd of people from as far away as Ephraim, Manasseh, Issachar, and Zebulun had not completed consecrating themselves, they still ate the Passover in a manner not proscribed by the Law, because Hezekiah had prayed like this for them: "May the good LORD extend a pardon on behalf of

Now while Ezra was praying and confessing in tears, having prostrated himself to the ground before the Temple of God, a very large crowd of Israelis men, women, and children gathered around him. Indeed, the people were crying bitterly.

Have I feared large crowds? Has my family's contempt ever terrified me so that I remained silent and wouldn't go outside?"

Then I will give you thanks in the great assembly; I will praise you before a large crowd of people!

His body resembled yellow jasper, and his face had an appearance like lightning. His eyes were like blazing torches; his arms and feet had the gleam of polished bronze. His voice thundered forth like the sound of a large crowd.

And large crowds followed him from Galilee, Decapolis, Jerusalem, Judea, and from the other side of the Jordan.

Seeing the large crowds, Jesus went up in a mountain [i.e., probably a hill near Capernaum] and when He sat down, His disciples came to Him.

When Jesus saw large crowds around Him, He gave the order to go to the other side [of the sea].

But when the large crowds saw [what had happened], they were filled with deep reverence and gave honor to God for giving such authority to men.

While Jesus was still speaking to the large crowds, His mother and [half-] brothers were standing outside [of the large house. See 13:1] wanting to speak to Him.

And large crowds gathered close around him, so that he got into a boat to sit down, and all the crowd was standing on the shore.

Jesus' disciples came and said to Him, "Why are you speaking to them [i.e., the large crowds] by using parables?"

And large crowds came to him, having with them [the] mute, blind, lame, crippled, and many others, and they put them down at his feet, and he healed them.

The disciples said to Him, "Where would we get so many loaves in this desolate place to satisfy such a large crowd?"

And [as] they were going out of Jericho, a large crowd followed him.

And a very large crowd spread their cloaks on the road, and others were cutting branches from the trees and spreading [them] on the road.

And [while] he was still speaking, behold, Judas--one of the twelve--arrived, and with him a large crowd with swords and clubs, from the chief priests and elders of the people.

Such a large crowd gathered that there wasn't room for them, even in front of the door. Jesus was speaking his message to them

So Jesus withdrew with his disciples to the sea. A large crowd from Galilee, Judea,

He told His disciples to have a small boat waiting for Him [i.e., from which He could address the people. See 4:1], to prevent His being thronged by the large crowd.

Then he went home. Such a large crowd gathered again that Jesus and his disciples couldn't even eat.

Someone in the large crowd that was sitting around Him said to Him, "Look, your mother and your brothers are outside looking for you."

And again he began to teach beside the sea, and a very large crowd was gathered to him, so that he got into a boat [and] sat on the sea, and the whole crowd was at the sea on the land.

And [after] Jesus had crossed over again in the boat to the other side, a large crowd gathered to him, and he was beside the sea.

And His disciples said to Him, "You see the large crowd thronging you and yet you ask 'Who touched me'?"

In those days there was again a large crowd, and they did not have anything they could eat. Summoning the disciples, he said to them,

And [when they] came to the disciples, they saw a large crowd around them and scribes arguing with them.

And they come to Jericho, and as he was going out from Jericho, and his disciples and a large crowd, the son of Timaeus, Bartimaeus, the blind man, sat by the wayside begging.

David himself calls him 'Lord,' and how is he his son?" And the large crowd was listening to him gladly.

But the report about him spread even more, and large crowds were gathering to hear [him] and to be healed of their illnesses.

And Levi gave a great banquet for him in his house, and there was a large crowd of tax collectors and others who were reclining for the meal with them.

And he came down with them [and] stood on a level place, and a large crowd of his disciples and a great multitude of people from all of Judea and Jerusalem and the seacoast district of Tyre and Sidon,

So, Jesus went with them. And when He got close to the military officer's house, the officer sent [his] friends to Jesus, saying to Him [i.e., speaking on behalf of the military officer], "Sir, do not trouble yourself, for I do not deserve for you to come into my house;

And it happened that on the next [day] he went to a town called Nain, and his disciples and a large crowd went with him.

And as he approached the gate of the town, behold, a man who had died was being carried out, his mother's only son, and she was a widow. And a large crowd from the town was with her.

And [while] a large crowd was gathering and [they] were going to him from town [after town], he spoke by means of a parable:

for the official's only daughter, who was about twelve years old, was dying. As Jesus was going, large crowds pressed in on Him.

Now it happened that on the next day, [when] they had come down from the mountain, a large crowd met him.

Now large crowds were going along with him, and he turned around [and] said to them,

He was trying to see which one was Jesus, but could not due to the large crowd and [because] he was so short.

A large crowd of people followed him, including some women who kept mourning and wailing for him.

{Then Jesus, when he looked up} and saw that a large crowd was coming to him, said to Philip, "Where can we buy bread so that these [people] can eat?"

So, when the people saw the [miraculous] sign that Jesus had performed [i.e., the feeding of the large crowd with such a small amount of food], they said, "Truly, this is the prophet who was to come into the world." [Note: This was probably a reference to the promise made in Deut. 18:15-19].

Now a large crowd of Jews found out that he was there, and they came, not only because of Jesus, but so that they could see Lazarus also, whom he raised from the dead.

On the next day the large crowd who had come to the feast, [when they] heard that Jesus was coming to Jerusalem,

Large crowds also came from the towns surrounding Jerusalem, bringing people who were sick and those troubled by evil spirits, and all of them were [miraculously] healed.

And having found him, he brought him to Antioch. And so it was with them that for a whole year they were gathered together in the assembly and taught a large crowd: and the disciples were first called Christians in Antioch.

But when the Jews saw the large crowds [gathered to hear the Gospel] they became very jealous and took sharp issue with the things Paul said, and [even] spoke against them.

But the large crowd in the city [who heard them] became divided [over how to respond to it]; some sided with the [unbelieving] Jews and some with the apostles.

Then the large crowd began attacking them, and the city officials had their clothes ripped off and ordered them to be beaten.

Some of them were persuaded and began to be associated with Paul and Silas, especially a large crowd of devout Greeks and the wives of many prominent men.

But some became stubborn and refused to obey [the message], saying false things about "the Way" [Note: This was a term used to designate the early church] in front of the large crowds. So, Paul left [the synagogue] and took the disciples and began holding discussions every day at Tyrannus' school [house].

and you see and hear that not only in Ephesus but in almost all of Asia this man Paul has persuaded [and] turned away a large crowd [by] saying that the [gods] made by hands are not gods.

When the seven days were almost over, the Jews from Asia, seeing Paul in the Temple, stirred up a large crowd. They grabbed Paul,

After these things, I heard what sounded like the loud voice of a large crowd in heaven, saying, "Hallelujah! Salvation, glory, and power belong to our God.

Then I heard what sounded like the voice of a large crowd, like the sound of raging waters, and like the sound of powerful thunderclaps, saying, "Hallelujah! The Lord our God, the Almighty, is reigning.



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