When Jesus heard it, He withdrew from there privately in a boat to a solitary place. But when the crowds heard of it, they followed Him [by land] on foot from the towns
When Jesus came down from the boat and saw the crowds, Then He healed the sick people among them.
When evening came, the disciples came to Him and said, This is a remote and barren place, and the day is now over; send the throngs away into the villages to buy food for themselves.
Jesus said, They do not need to go away; you give them something to eat.
They said to Him, We have nothing here but five loaves and two fish.
He said, Bring them here to Me.
Then He ordered the crowds to recline on the grass; and He took the five loaves and the two fish, and, looking up to heaven, He gave thanks and blessed and broke the loaves and handed the pieces to the disciples, and the disciples gave them to the people.
And they all ate and were satisfied. And they picked up twelve [ small hand] baskets full of the broken pieces left over.
And those who ate were about 5,000 men, not including women and children.