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Matthew 16:7

    Matthew 16:7 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And they reasoned among themselves, saying, It is because we have taken no bread.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And they reasoned among themselves, saying, It is because we have taken no bread.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And they reasoned among themselves, saying, We took no bread.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And they were reasoning among themselves, saying, We took no bread.

    Webster's Revision

    And they reasoned among themselves, saying, We took no bread.

    World English Bible

    They reasoned among themselves, saying, "We brought no bread."

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And they reasoned among themselves, saying, We took no bread.

    Clarke's Commentary on Matthew 16:7

    They reasoned - For, as Lightfoot observes, the term leaven was very rarely used among the Jews to signify doctrine, and therefore the disciples did not immediately apprehend his meaning. In what a lamentable state of blindness is the human mind? Bodily wants are perceived with the utmost readiness, and a supply is sought with all speed. But the necessities of the soul are rarely discovered, though they are more pressing than those of the body, and the supply of them of infinitely more importance.

    Wesley's Notes on Matthew 16:7

    16:7 They reasoned among themselves - What must we do then for bread, since we have taken no bread with us?