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2. Then a great multitude followed Him, because they saw His signs which He performed on those who were diseased.
5. Then Jesus lifted up His eyes, and seeing a great multitude coming toward Him, He said to Philip, "Where shall we buy bread, that these may eat?"
7. Philip answered Him, "Two hundred denarii worth of bread is not sufficient for them, that every one of them may have a little."
9. There is a lad here who has five barley loaves and two small fish, but what are they among so many?"
10. Then Jesus said, "Make the people sit down." Now there was much grass in the place. So the men sat down, in number about five thousand.
11. And Jesus took the loaves, and when He had given thanks He distributed them to the disciples, and the disciples to those sitting down; and likewise of the fish, as much as they wanted.
12. So when they were filled, He said to His disciples, "Gather up the fragments that remain, so that nothing is lost."
13. Therefore they gathered them up, and filled twelve baskets with the fragments of the five barley loaves which were left over by those who had eaten.
14. Then those men, when they had seen the sign that Jesus did, said, "This is truly the Prophet who is to come into the world."
15. Therefore when Jesus perceived that they were about to come and take Him by force to make Him king, He departed again to the mountain by Himself alone.
17. got into the boat, and went over the sea toward Capernaum. And it was already dark, and Jesus had not come to them.
19. So when they had rowed about three or four miles, they saw Jesus walking on the sea and drawing near the boat; and they were afraid.
21. Then they willingly received Him into the boat, and immediately the boat was at the land where they were going.
22. On the following day, when the people who were standing on the other side of the sea saw that there was no other boat there, except that one which His disciples had entered, and that Jesus had not entered the boat with His disciples, but His disciples had gone away alone--
23. however, other boats came from Tiberias, near the place where they ate bread after the Lord had given thanks--
24. when the people therefore saw that Jesus was not there, nor His disciples, they also got into boats and came to Capernaum, seeking Jesus.
25. And when they found Him on the other side of the sea, they said to Him, "Rabbi, when did You come here?"
26. Jesus answered them and said, "Most assuredly, I say to you, you seek Me, not because you saw the signs, but because you ate of the loaves and were filled.
27. Do not labor for the food which perishes, but for the food which endures to everlasting life, which the Son of Man will give you, because God the Father has set His seal on Him."
29. Jesus answered and said to them, "This is the work of God, that you believe in Him whom He sent."
30. Therefore they said to Him, "What sign will You perform then, that we may see it and believe You? What work will You do?
31. Our fathers ate the manna in the desert; as it is written, 'He gave them bread from heaven to eat.' "
32. Then Jesus said to them, "Most assuredly, I say to you, Moses did not give you the bread from heaven, but My Father gives you the true bread from heaven.
35. And Jesus said to them, "I am the bread of life. He who comes to Me shall never hunger, and he who believes in Me shall never thirst.
37. All that the Father gives Me will come to Me, and the one who comes to Me I will by no means cast out.
39. This is the will of the Father who sent Me, that of all He has given Me I should lose nothing, but should raise it up at the last day.
40. And this is the will of Him who sent Me, that everyone who sees the Son and believes in Him may have everlasting life; and I will raise him up at the last day."
41. The Jews then complained about Him, because He said, "I am the bread which came down from heaven."
42. And they said, "Is not this Jesus, the son of Joseph, whose father and mother we know? How is it then that He says, 'I have come down from heaven'?"
44. No one can come to Me unless the Father who sent Me draws him; and I will raise him up at the last day.
45. It is written in the prophets, 'And they shall all be taught by God.' Therefore everyone who has heard and learned from the Father comes to Me.
51. I am the living bread which came down from heaven. If anyone eats of this bread, he will live forever; and the bread that I shall give is My flesh, which I shall give for the life of the world."
52. The Jews therefore quarreled among themselves, saying, "How can this Man give us His flesh to eat?"
53. Then Jesus said to them, "Most assuredly, I say to you, unless you eat the flesh of the Son of Man and drink His blood, you have no life in you.
54. Whoever eats My flesh and drinks My blood has eternal life, and I will raise him up at the last day.
57. As the living Father sent Me, and I live because of the Father, so he who feeds on Me will live because of Me.
58. This is the bread which came down from heaven--not as your fathers ate the manna, and are dead. He who eats this bread will live forever."
60. Therefore many of His disciples, when they heard this, said, "This is a hard saying; who can understand it?"
61. When Jesus knew in Himself that His disciples complained about this, He said to them, "Does this offend you?
63. It is the Spirit who gives life; the flesh profits nothing. The words that I speak to you are spirit, and they are life.
64. But there are some of you who do not believe." For Jesus knew from the beginning who they were who did not believe, and who would betray Him.
65. And He said, "Therefore I have said to you that no one can come to Me unless it has been granted to him by My Father."