At that time Jesus passed through the grainfields on the Sabbath. His disciples were hungry and began to pick and eat some heads of grain.
On the Sabbath He was going through the grainfields, and His disciples began to make their way picking some heads of grain.
On a Sabbath, He passed through the grainfields. His disciples were picking heads of grain, rubbing them in their hands, and eating them.
They observed that some of His disciples were eating their bread with unclean—that is, unwashed—hands.
But when the Pharisees saw it, they said to Him, “Look, Your disciples are doing what is not lawful to do on the Sabbath!”
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.
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 took the five loaves and the two fish, and looking up to heaven, He blessed and broke them. He kept giving them to the disciples to set before the crowd.
The disciples reached the other shore, and they had forgotten to take bread.
When Jesus knew that the Pharisees heard He was making and baptizing more disciples than John
(though Jesus Himself was not baptizing, but His disciples were),
As Jesus left and was going out of the temple complex, His disciples came up and called His attention to the temple buildings.
As He was going out of the temple complex, one of His disciples said to Him, “Teacher, look! What massive stones! What impressive buildings!”
I brought him to Your disciples, but they couldn’t heal him.”
Wherever it seizes him, it throws him down, and he foams at the mouth, grinds his teeth, and becomes rigid. So I asked Your disciples to drive it out, but they couldn’t.”
I begged Your disciples to drive it out, but they couldn’t.”
So the disciples did as Jesus had directed them and prepared the Passover.
From that moment many of His disciples turned back and no longer accompanied Him.
But all this has happened so that the prophetic Scriptureswould be fulfilled.” Then all the disciples deserted Him and ran away.
Therefore give orders that the tomb be made secure until the third day. Otherwise, His disciples may come, steal Him, and tell the people, ‘He has been raised from the dead.’ Then the last deception will be worse than the first.”
and told them, “Say this, ‘His disciples came during the night and stole Him while we were sleeping.’