Modern Literal Version
[John 6]




     {Mar 6:30-32 & Mat 14:13 & Luk 9:10 & Joh 6:1 East shore of Galilee.}



     6:1 After these things, Jesus went away to the area beyond-that of the sea of Galilee, to the seaof Tiberias.




     {Mar 6:33-44 & Mat 14:13-21 & Luk 9:11-17 & Joh 6:2-14.}



     6:2 And a large crowd was following him, because they were seeing the signs from him which he was doing upon those who were sick.



     6:3 Now Jesus went up into the mountain and was sitting there with his disciples. 6:4 Now the Passover, the feast of the Jews, was near. 6:5 Therefore Jesus, having lifted up his eyes and having seen that a large crowd is coming toward him, says to Philip, From where will we be buying bread, in order that these might eat?6:6 But he said this, testing him; for* he himself knew what he was about to do.



     6:7 Philip answered him, Two hundred denarii' worth of loaves is not enough for them, in order that each of them might take some bit.



     6:8 One out of his disciples, Andrew, Simon Peter's brother, says to him, 6:9 There is one child here, who has five barley loaves and two little-fish, but what are these things among so-many?



     6:10 But Jesus said, Make the people lean-back. Now much grass was in the place. Therefore the men reclined, approximately five thousand in number. 6:11 Now Jesus took the loaves, and having given-thanks, he distributed it to the disciples and then to the disciples who had reclined; also likewise from the little-fish as many as they were wishing to eat. 6:12 Now as they weregetting filled, he says to his disciples, GatherĎ up the broken pieces which was leftover, in order that not anything might perish.6:13 Therefore they gathered together and filled twelve baskets from the broken pieces from the five barley loaves, which were leftover by those who had been fed.



     6:14 Therefore, when* the people saw the sign which Jesus did, they were saying, This truly is the prophet who is coming into the world.




     {Mar 6:45-56 & Mat 14:22-36 & Joh 6:15-21.}



     6:15 Therefore Jesus, having known that they are about to come and seize him, in order that they might make* him king, departed by himself into the mountain alone.




     6:16 Now as it became evening, his disciples went down upon the sea coast; 6:17 and having stepped into the ship and they were going beyond-that area of the sea to Capernaum. And it had already become dark and Jesus had not yet come to them. 6:18 And the sea was being aroused by a great blowing wind. 6:19 Therefore, having rowed approximately twenty five or thirty furlongs, they view Jesus walking upon the sea and happening to be near the ship and they were afraid. 6:20But he says to them, I am here. DoĎ not be afraid. 6:21 Therefore they were willing to receive him into the ship and immediately the ship happened to be upon the land in which they were going.




     {Joh 6:22-71 Synagogue in Capernaum; no parallel.}



     6:22 On the next-day the crowd which is standing beyond-that area of the sea, saw that no other small-boat was there, except this one in which his disciples had stepped into, and that Jesus did not enter together with his disciples into the small-boat, but his disciples alone 6:23 (but other small-boats came from Tiberias near to the place where they ate the bread after the Lord had given-thanks). 6:24 Therefore, when the crowd saw that Jesus was not there, nor his disciples, they themselves also stepped into the ships and came to Capernaum, seeking Jesus. 6:25 And when*they found him beyond-that area of the sea, they said to him, Rabbi, when did you come* here?



     6:26 Jesus answered them and said, Assuredly, assuredly, I say to youĎ, YouĎ are seeking me, not because youĎ saw signs, but because youĎ ate from the loaves and were fed.6:27DoĎ not workfor the food which perishes, but for the food which remains to everlasting life, which the Son of Man will be giving to youĎ; for* God, the Father, has sealed this one.



     6:28 Therefore they said to him, What should we do, in order that we may work the works of God?



     6:29 Jesus answered and said to them, This is the work of God, in order that youĎ might believe in the one whom that one has sent.



     6:30 Therefore they said to him, Therefore what are you doing for a sign, in order that we may see it and should believe in you? What are you working for us? 6:31 Our fathers ate the manna in the wilderness; as it has been written, He gave them bread from heaven to eat. {Exo 16:21, Num. 11:8}



     6:32 Therefore Jesus said to them, Assuredly, assuredly, I am saying to youĎ, Moses has not given the bread from heavento youĎ, but my Father is the one giving the true bread from heaven to youĎ. 6:33For* the bread of God is what is coming down from heaven and is giving life to the world.



     6:34 Therefore they said to him, Lord, give this bread to us always.



     6:35 But Jesus said to them, I am the bread of life. He who is coming to me may never* hunger and he who believes in me may never* be thirsty at anytime.6:36But I said to youĎ, That youĎhave seen me and yet do not believe.6:37All that the Father gives me will be coming to me, and the one who is coming to me I may never* cast outside.6:38Because I have come down from heaven, not in order that I should do my own will, but do the will of the one who sent me.6:39But this is the will of my Father who sent me, that* of all that he has given me, I should not lose any out of it, but will raise* it up in the last day.6:40But this is the will of the one who sent me, in order that everyone who views the Son and believes in him, may have everlasting life, and I will raise* him up in the last day.




     6:41 Therefore the Jews were murmuring concerning him, because he said, I am the bread which came down from heaven. 6:42 And they were saying, Is this not Jesus, the son of Joseph, whose father and mother we know? How does he now say, I have come down from heaven?



     6:43 Therefore Jesus answered and said to them, DoĎ not murmur with one another. 6:44No one is able to come to me, if the Father who sent me does not attract him and I will raise* him up in the last day.6:45It has been written in the prophets, 'And they will all be taught from God.'{Isa 54:13}Therefore, everyone who hears from the Father and has learned, is coming to me.6:46Not that anyone has seen the Father, except he who is from God, this one has seen the Father.6:47Assuredly, assuredly, I am saying to youĎ, He who believes in me has everlasting life.6:48I am the bread of life.6:49YourĎ fathers ate the manna in the wilderness and they died. 6:50This is the bread which is coming down from heaven, in order that anyone may eat from it and may not die.6:51I am the living bread which came down from heaven; if anyone eats from this bread, he will be living forever and also the bread which I will be giving is my flesh, which I will be giving on behalf of the life of the world.



     6:52 Therefore the Jews were quarreling with one another, saying, How is this one able to give us his flesh to eat?



     6:53 Therefore Jesus said to them, Assuredly, assuredly, I am saying to youĎ, If youĎ do not eat the flesh of the Son of Man and drink his blood, youĎ do not have life in yourselves.6:54He who eats my flesh and drinks my blood has everlasting life and I will raise* him up in the last day.6:55For* my flesh is truly food and my blood is truly drink. 6:56He who eats my flesh and drinks my blood abides in me and I in him.6:57Just-as the living Father sent me and I live because of the Father; so he who eats me, he will also be living because of me.6:58This is the bread which came down from heaven not like the manna your fathers ate and died; he who is eating this bread will be living forever. 6:59 He said these things in the synagogue, while teaching in Capernaum.



     6:60 Therefore many out of his disciples, having heard this, said, This is a harsh speech; who is able to hear it?



     6:61 But Jesus knowing in himself that his disciples murmured concerning this, said to them, Is this offending youĎ?6:62 Therefore what if youĎ view the Son of Man ascending where he was beforehand? 6:63It is the spirit who is giving-life; the flesh profits nothing. The words that I speak to youĎ are spirit and are life. 6:64But there are some out of youĎ who do not believe. For* Jesus knew from the beginning who they are who do not believe and who is one who will be giving him up. 6:65 And he said, Because ofthis, I have said to youĎ, that no one is able to come to me, if it has not been given to him from my Father.




     6:66 Many of his disciples went away from this speech to things left behind and were walking no more with him. 6:67 Therefore Jesus said to the twelve, YouĎ will not also be going away, will youĎ?



     6:68 Therefore Simon Peter answered him, Lord, to whom will we go? You have the words of everlasting life. 6:69 And we have believed and have known that you are the Christ the Son of the living God.



     6:70 He answered them, Did I not choose youĎ the twelve and one out of youĎ is a slanderer?6:71Now he was speaking of Judas Iscariot, Simon's son, being one out of the twelve, for* he was about to give him up to the Jews.





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