While they were reclining and eating, Jesus said, “I assure you: One of you will betray Me—one who is eating with Me!”
Then He commanded the crowd to sit down on the ground. Taking the seven loaves, He gave thanks, broke the loaves, and kept on giving them to His disciples to set before the people. So they served the loaves to the crowd.
Then He commanded the crowds to sit down on the grass. He took the five loaves and the two fish, and looking up to heaven, He blessed them. He broke the loaves and gave them to the disciples, and the disciples gave them to the crowds.
After commanding the crowd to sit down on the ground,
Then He instructed them to have all the people sit down in groups on the green grass.
They did so, and had them all sit down.
Then Jesus said, “Have the people sit down.”There was plenty of grass in that place, so they sat down. The men numbered about 5,000.
So they sat down in ranks of hundreds and fifties.
(For about 5,000 men were there.)Then He told His disciples, “Have them sit down in groups of about 50 each.”
While He was reclining at the table in the house, many tax collectors and sinners came as guests to eat with Jesus and His disciples.
a woman approached Him with an alabaster jar of very expensive fragrant oil. She poured it on His head as He was reclining at the table.
While He was in Bethany at the house of Simon who had a serious skin disease, as He was reclining at the table, a woman came with an alabaster jar of pure and expensive fragrant oil of nard. She broke the jar and poured it on His head.
As He was speaking, a Pharisee asked Him to dine with him. So He went in and reclined at the table.
It was as He reclined at the table with them that He took the bread, blessed and broke it, and gave it to them.
When evening came, He was reclining at the table with the Twelve.
When the hour came, He reclined at the table, and the apostles with Him.
Those who were at the table with Him began to say among themselves, “Who is this man who even forgives sins?”
While He was reclining at the table in Levi’s house, many tax collectors and sinners were also guests with Jesus and His disciples, because there were many who were following Him.
So they gave a dinner for Him there; Martha was serving them, and Lazarus was one of those reclining at the table with Him.
When one of those who reclined at the table with Him heard these things, he said to Him, “The one who will eat bread in the kingdom of God is blessed!”
One of His disciples, the one Jesus loved, was reclining close beside Jesus.
So he leaned back against Jesus and asked Him, “Lord, who is it?”
So Peter turned around and saw the disciple Jesus loved following them. That disciple was the one who had leaned back against Jesus at the supper and asked, “Lord, who is the one that’s going to betray You?”
I tell you that many will come from east and west, and recline at the table with Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob in the kingdom of heaven.
Later, He appeared to the Eleven themselves as they were reclining at the table. He rebuked their unbelief and hardness of heart, because they did not believe those who saw Him after He had been resurrected.
Then one of the Pharisees invited Him to eat with him. He entered the Pharisee’s house and reclined at the table.
And a woman in the town who was a sinner found out that Jesus was reclining at the table in the Pharisee’s house. She brought an alabaster jar of fragrant oil
Those slaves the master will find alert when he comes will be blessed. I assure you: He will get ready, have them recline at the table, then come and serve them.
They will come from east and west, from north and south, and recline at the table in the kingdom of God.
“But when you are invited, go and recline in the lowest place, so that when the one who invited you comes, he will say to you, ‘Friend, move up higher.’ You will then be honored in the presence of all the other guests.
“Which one of you having a slave tending sheep or plowing will say to him when he comes in from the field, ‘Come at once and sit down to eat’?
For who is greater, the one at the table or the one serving? Isn’t it the one at the table? But I am among you as the One who serves.
Therefore, they will now go into exile
as the first of the captives,
and the feasting of those who sprawl out
will come to an end.