13 When Jesus had heard it, he withdrew from there by boat, to a deserted place by himself. And when the crowds had heard of it, they followed him on foot from the cities.
14 And going out, he saw a great multitude, and he took pity on them, and he cured their sick.
15 And when evening had arrived, his disciples approached him, saying: "This is a deserted place, and the hour has now passed. Dismiss the crowds, so that, by going into the towns, they may buy food for themselves."
16 But Jesus said to them: "They have no need to go. Give them something to eat yourselves."
17 They answered him, "We have nothing here, except five loaves and two fish."
18 He said to them, "Bring them here to me."
19 And when he had ordered the multitude to sit down upon the grass, he took the five loaves and the two fish, and gazing up to heaven, he blessed and broke and gave the bread to the disciples, and then the disciples to the multitudes.
20 And they all ate and were satisfied. And they took up the remnants: twelve baskets full of fragments.
21 Now the number of those who ate was five thousand men, besides women and children.
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