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After these things Jesus went over the sea of Galilee, which is the sea of Tiberias.
And Jesus took the loaves; and when he had given thanks, he distributed to the disciples, and the disciples to them that were set down; and likewise of the fishes as much as they would.
When they were filled, he said unto his disciples, Gather up the fragments that remain, that nothing be lost.
Therefore they gathered them together, and filled twelve baskets with the fragments of the five barley loaves, which remained over and above unto them that had eaten.
Then those men, when they had seen the miracle that Jesus did, said, This ° is of a truth that prophet that should come into the world.

New Defender's Study Bible Notes

6:7 two hundred pennyworth. The Greek word for “penny” is denarius. One denarius was a day’s wage for an unskilled laborer (Matthew 20:2), so that two hundred denarii would represent about seven months’ wages.

6:14 the miracle. This is the fourth of the seven great miracles of creation described by John (see John 20:31), to demonstrate the deity of Christ. In this case, Jesus superseded the law of conservation of matter by creating a great amount of bread and meat for the multitude. This law, considered one of the most basic and universal laws of physics, states that matter (or “mass”) can neither be created nor destroyed. The miraculous feeding of the multitude is one of the few events described in all four gospels (see Matthew 14:13-21; Mark 6:32-44; Luke 9:10-17).

6:14 that prophet. The “prophet” mentioned here was the subject of one of the instances in which, as Jesus said, “Moseswrote of me” (John 5:46). In Deuteronomy 18:15,18, God had said to Moses: “I will raise them up a Prophet,…and will put my words in His mouth.”

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