Fare for Cerebration: The only real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes. (Marcel Proust)


Feeding of the 5,000
(Mt 14.13–21; Mk 6.30–44; Lk 9.10–17; Jn 6.1–15)


Mark:
parables (4.1–33)
miracles (4.35–5.43)
Jesus’ rejection at Nazareth (6.1–6)
mission of 12 (6.7–13)
John’s beheading (6.14–29)
Feeding of the 5,000 (6.30–44; cf. 8.1–10; 19–20)
miracles (6.45–56)
tradition of the elders (7.1–23)

Matthew:
parables (13.1–53)
— no miracles
Jesus’ rejection at Nazareth (13.54–57)
— no mission of 12
John’s beheading (14.1–12)
Feeding of the 5,000 (14.13–21; cf. 15.32–39; 16.9–10)
miracles (14.22–36)
tradition of the elders (15.1–20)

Luke:
parables (8.1–18)
* true family (9.19–21) — no rejection at Nazareth
* miracles (8.22–56)
mission of 12 (9.1–6)
Herod is puzzled about Jesus (9.7–9) — no John’s beheading
Feeding of the 5,000 (9.10–17)
Peter’s confession (9.18–22) — no miracles
— no tradition of the elders

John:
more details: Sea of Galilee, season, disciples’ names, testing disciples, boy with food, crowd response
different details: on mountain
missing details: take-bless-break-give
agreement with Mk against Mt & Lk: 200 dinarii (6.7); fish (6.11)