Who forgot the bread?

Perhaps it was James. Or maybe Andrew. Some might have suspected Andrew's impetuous brother, Peter. At any rate, the disciples were discussing the issue—maybe even arguing over who was at fault. They felt Jesus was rebuking their neglect.

J. B. Phillips describes the incident:

Then his disciples came to him on the other side of the lake, forgetting to bring any bread with them. "Keep your eyes open," said Jesus to them, "and be on your guard against the 'yeast' of the Pharisees and Sadducees!" But they were arguing with each other, and saying, "We forgot to bring the bread." Matt. 16:5-7;

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