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Matthew 15:35 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And he commanded the multitude to sit down on the ground;
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And he commanded the multitude to sit down on the ground.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— And He directed the people to sit down on the ground;
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And he commanded the multitude to sit on the ground.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And he commanded the crowds to lie down on the ground;
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— And, sending word to the multitude to recline upon the ground,
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— And he commanded the multitudes to sit down upon the ground,
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And he commanded the multitude to sit down upon the ground.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And hee commaunded the multitude to sit downe on the ground.
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— And he directed that the multitudes should recline upon the ground.
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— And he commanded the multitudes to recline on the ground.

Strong's Numbers & Red-LettersGreek New TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And 2532
{2532} Prime
καί
kai
{kahee}
Apparently a primary particle, having a copulative and sometimes also a cumulative force; and, also, even, so, then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words.
he commanded 2753
{2753} Prime
κελεύω
keleuo
{kel-yoo'-o}
From a primary word κέλλω [[kello]] (to urge on); 'hail'; to incite by word, that is, order.
z5656
<5656> Grammar
Tense - Aorist (See G5777)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 2319
the x3588
(3588) Complement

ho
{ho}
The masculine, feminine (second) and neuter (third) forms, in all their inflections; the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom).
multitude 3793
{3793} Prime
ὄχλος
ochlos
{okh'-los}
From a derivative of G2192 (meaning a vehicle); a throng (as borne along); by implication the rabble; by extension a class of people; figuratively a riot.
to sit down 377
{0377} Prime
ἀναπίπτω
anapipto
{an-ap-ip'-to}
From G0303 and G4098; to fall back, that is, lie down, lean back.
z5629
<5629> Grammar
Tense - Second Aorist (See G5780)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Infinitive (See G5795)
Count - 454
on 1909
{1909} Prime
ἐπί
epi
{ep-ee'}
A primary preposition properly meaning superimposition (of time, place, order, etc.), as a relation of distribution [with the genitive case], that is, over, upon, etc.; of rest (with the dative case) at, on, etc.; of direction (with the accusative case) towards, upon, etc.
the x3588
(3588) Complement

ho
{ho}
The masculine, feminine (second) and neuter (third) forms, in all their inflections; the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom).
ground. 1093
{1093} Prime
γῆ
ge
{ghay}
Contracted from a primary word; soil; by extension a region, or the solid part or the whole of the terrene globe (including the occupants in each application).
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Matthew 15:29-39.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Matthew 15:29-39.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Matthew 15:35

And he commanded the multitude to (k) sit down on the ground.

(k) Literally, "to lie down backwards", as rowers do in rowing, when they draw their oars to themselves.

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to sit:

Matthew 14:19-21 And he commanded the multitude to sit down on the grass, and took the five loaves, and the two fishes, and looking up to heaven, he blessed, and brake, and gave the loaves to [his] disciples, and the disciples to the multitude. ... And they that had eaten were about five thousand men, beside women and children.
Mark 6:39-40 And he commanded them to make all sit down by companies upon the green grass. ... And they sat down in ranks, by hundreds, and by fifties.
Luke 9:14-16 For they were about five thousand men. And he said to his disciples, Make them sit down by fifties in a company. ... Then he took the five loaves and the two fishes, and looking up to heaven, he blessed them, and brake, and gave to the disciples to set before the multitude.
John 6:10 And Jesus said, Make the men sit down. Now there was much grass in the place. So the men sat down, in number about five thousand.
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