At daybreak he left and went to a deserted place, while the crowds kept looking for him. When they came to him, they tried to keep him from leaving them.
When Jesus came back, the crowd welcomed him, because everyone was expecting him.
The next day, when they had come down from the mountain, a large crowd met Jesus.
The crowd was going out to meet Jesus because they had heard that he had performed this sign.
The whole crowd was very surprised to see Jesus and ran to welcome him.
Large crowds came to him, bringing with them the lame, the blind, the crippled, those unable to talk, and many others. They placed them at his feet, and he healed them.
Jerusalem, Idumea, from across the Jordan, and from the region around Tyre and Sidon followed him. They came to him because they kept hearing about everything he was doing.
So the crowd came and began to request that Pilate do for them what he always did.
While Jesus was still speaking, a crowd arrived. The man called Judas, one of the Twelve, was leading them, and he came close to Jesus to kiss him.
When the large crowd of Jews realized that he was there, they came not only because of Jesus but also to see Lazarus, whom he had raised from the dead.
The crowds kept asking him, "What, then, should we do?"
At every festival the governor had a custom of releasing to the crowd any prisoner whom they wanted.
Now as the crowds continued to throng around Jesus, he went on to say, "This people living today are an evil generation. It craves a sign, but no sign will be given to it except the sign of Jonah,
While Jesus was still speaking to the crowds, his mother and brothers stood outside, wanting to speak to him.
A crowd was sitting around him. They told him, "Look! Your mother and your brothers are outside asking for you."
When the crowd saw that neither Jesus nor his disciples were there, they got into these boats and went to Capernaum to look for Jesus.
He was trying to see who Jesus was, but he couldn't do so due to the crowd, since he was a short man.
Jesus replied to them, "Truly, I tell all of you emphatically, you are looking for me, not because you saw signs, but because you ate the loaves and were completely satisfied.