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What does it mean that the people were “satisfied” at the feeding of 5,000?

They all ate and were satisfied, and the disciples picked up twelve basketfuls of broken pieces that were left over.  Matthew 14:20

            The word used here means full, their hunger satisfied.  It has a deeper meaning, that you get when you had enough to eat, but feel content, happy.  It is a satisfaction both physically and emotionally.  The miracle is incredible not only because 5,000 got something to eat, but that they got plenty to eat, feeding body and soul.