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One of his difciples, Andrew, Near BethfaiSimon Peter's brother, faith unto him, da. There is a lad here, which hath five 8. Joh. vi. barley loaves, and two Jmall fifhes: but Mar. vi.38. what are they among fo many? Luk.ix. 13. bring them hither to me.


He faid, 18. Mat. xiv.

i Mat. xiv.

*And he faid to his difciples, Make 14. Luk. ix. them fit down in a company by fifties




40. Mar. vi.



upon the green grafs. Now there 39. Mar. vi. was much grafs in the place, and they 10. Joh. vi. did fo, and made them all fit down, and 15. Luk. ix. they fat down in ranks by hundreds and * Mat. xiv. by fifties. And when he had taken the five loaves and the two fishes, he lookLuk.ix. 16. ed up to heaven, and bleffed them; 16. Luk. ix. Joh. vi 11. * and when he had given thanks [be] 11. Joh. vi. ' brake the loaves* [and] he diftribu-41. Mar. vi. ted to his difciples, and the difciples 11. Joh. vi. to them that were fet down, and the 41. Mar. vi. two fishes divided he among them all




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Mar. vi. as much as they would, and they 11. Joh. vi. did all eat, and were filled: *when 20. Mat. xiv. Luk. ik.17. they were filled, he faid unto his dif- Miracle.


Etat. 32. Minift. 3. h Mat. xiv.


Mar. vi. 39.
Joh. vi. 1o.

ciples, gather up the fragments that re- 12. Joh. vi. main, that nothing be loft. Therefore 13.



Mat. xiv. they gathered them together, and filled twelve baskets with the fragments


Mar. vi.43. Luk. ix.17. of the five barley loaves, which remained over and above unto them that had * * and of the fishes. Luk. ix.14. eaten, And they Joh. that had eaten were about five thousand men, befides women and children. * Then those men when they had seen the miracle that Jefus did, faid, This is of a truth that Prophet that should come into Mar. vi. the world. And ftraightway Jefus con- 22. Mat. xiv,

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ftrained his difciples to get into a ship, Anno and to go before him unto the other fide, Etat. 32. unto Bethfaida * while he fent the Minift. 3. 23. multitudes away. And when he had 15. fent the multitudes away, [He] perceived that they would come and take him by force, to make him a king, he departed again into a mountain himself Mat. xiv. 23. alone to pray.


Near Bethfaida.

Mar. vi.45


Joh. vi.


Sea of Galilee. Jesus walks upon the Sea, ftils the
Wind, and cures feveral fick.


a Mat. xiv.



Mar. vi. Joh. vi. Mar. vi.

ND, when even was now come, [Fefus's] difciples went down 17. unto the fea, and entred into a fhip, and Mar. vi.47. went over the fea towards Capernaum. The fhip was in the midst of the fea, 17. and [Fefus] alone on the land, and it 48. was now dark, and Jefus was not come Mat. xiv. 24. to them, and he faw them toiling in rowing: [and] the thip was now in the midit of the fea, toffed with waves, 18. for the wind was contrary: and the fea arofe, by reafon of a great wind that 19. blew. So when they had rowed about five and twenty, or thirty furlongs

Joh. vi.


(a) in the fourth watch of the Night, Marvi.48. Jefus went unto them walking on the lea,

and would have paffed by them. Mat. xiv.


Joh. vi.19.

Joh. vi.

Mat. xiv.


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Mar. vi. 4



(a) Fourth watch of the night, The last quarter of the night, commonly reckoned from ccck-crowing. to day-breaking.


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Anno But when they faw him walking upon Sea of Galilee. Etat. 33: the fea, they fuppofed it had been a Minift. 3. fpirit, and cryed out (for they all faw so. Mar. vi. Joh. vi.20. him, and were troubled.) ** But straight- 27. Mat. xiv. way Jefus fpake unto them, saying, Be of good cheer, it is I, be not affraid. And 28. Peter anfwered him, and faid, Lord, if it be thou, bid me come unto thee on the water; and he faid, come. And when 29. Peter was come down out of the ship, he walked on the water to go to Jefus. But when he faw the wind boiftrous, 30. he was affraid and beginning to fink, he cryed, faying, Lord fave me. And 31. immediately Jefus ftretched forth his hand, and caught him, and said unto him, O thou of little faith, wherefore did thou doubt? and when they were 33. come into the fhip, the wind ceafed. *Then they willingly received him into 21. Joh. vi. the fhip and immediately the ship was at the Land whither they went. *And 51. Mar. vi. they were fore amazed in themselves beyond measure, and wondred. For they confidered not the miracle of the Loaves, for their heart was hardned. *Then they that were in the fhip, came and worshipped him, faying, of a truth 33. Mat. xiv. thou art the Son of God.




Mar. vi.

* And when they had paffed over they came into the land of Gennezareth, and drew to the fhore. And when Gennezareth. they were come out of the fhip ftraight- 54. way they knew him. * And when the men of that place had knowledge of him, they fent out into all that country

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Gennezareth. try round about, and ran through that Anno Mar. vi. 55 whole region round about, and began tat. 32. Minift. 3. to carry about in beds thofe that were ʼn Mat. xiv. 56. fick, where they heard he was. And 35. whitherfoever he entred into villages or cities, or country, they laid the fick in the streets, and befought him that they might touch, if it were but the border of his garment and as many as touched Mat. xiv. 36. him, were made perfectly whole.


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A Multitude follow Jefus from the
other fide of the Lake whom Jefus
inftructs. Some of his Difciples
offended at bis Difcourfes, leave
him. Peter in the name of the
twelve, affures him of their con-
Stancy, &c.

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22.HE day following, when the peo-
ple which stood on the other fide
of the fea, faw that there was none o-
ther boat there, fave that one wherein-
to his difciples were entred, and that
Jefus went not with his difciples into
the boat, but that his difciples were
23. gone away alone: (Howbeit there came
other boats from Tiberias, nigh unto
the place where they did eat bread, af-
ter that the Lord had given thanks.)
24. When the people therefore faw that Je-
fus was not there, neither his difciples,



they alfo took shipping, and came to Capernaum. Etat. 32. Capernaum feeking for Jefus. And 25. Joh. vi, Minift. 3. when they had found him on the other fide of the fea, they faid to him, Rabbi, when cameft thou hither? Jefus answered 26. them and faid; Verily, verily, I fay unto you, ye feek me not becaufe ye faw the miracles, but becaufe ye did eat of the Loaves, and were filled. Labour not for the meat that perisheth, but for that meat which indureth unto everlasting life, which the fon of man fhall give unto you: for him bath God the Father Sealed.


Then faid they unto him, What shall 28.
we do, that we might work the works
of God?

Jefus anfwered and faid unto them, 29.
This is the work of God, that ye believe
on him whom he hath fent.

They faid therefore unto him, What 30,
fign fheweft thou then, that we may
fee and believe thee? What doft thou
work? Our fathers did eat manna in 31.
the defert, as it is written, "He gave
"them bread from heaven to eat. [Pfal.
lxxviii. 24.]

Then Jefus faid unto them, "Verily 32.
"verily, I fay unto you, Mofes gave
<< you not that bread from heaven, but
my Father giveth you the true bread
" from heaven. For the bread of God 33.


"is he which cometh down from hea

ven, and giveth life unto the world.
Then faid they unto him, Lord ever- 34.
more give us this bread.

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