English Standard Version
You cannot drink the cup of the Lord and the cup of demons. You cannot partake of the table of the Lord and the table of demons.
King James Bible
Ye cannot drink the cup of the Lord, and the cup of devils: ye cannot be partakers of the Lord's table, and of the table of devils.
American Standard Version
Ye cannot drink the cup of the Lord, and the cup of demons: ye cannot partake of the table of the Lord, and of the table of demons.
You cannot drink the chalice of the Lord, and the chalice of devils: you cannot be partakers of the table of the Lord, and of the table of devils.
English Revised Version
Ye cannot drink the cup of the Lord, and the cup of devils: ye cannot partake of the table of the Lord, and of the table of devils.
Webster's Bible Translation
Ye cannot drink the cup of the Lord, and the cup of demons: ye cannot be partakers of the Lord's table, and of the table of demons.
Weymouth New Testament
You cannot drink the Lord's cup and the cup of demons: you cannot be joint-partakers both in the table of the Lord and in the table of demons.
1 Corinthians 10:21 Parallel
CommentaryVincent's Word Studies
The cup of devils
Representing the heathen feast. The special reference may be either to the drinking-cup, or to that used for pouring libations.
The Lord's table
Representing the Lord's Supper. See 1 Corinthians 11:20 sqq. The Greeks and Romans, on extraordinary occasions, placed images of the gods reclining on couches, with tables and food beside them, as if really partakers of the things offered in sacrifice. Diodorus, describing the temple of Bel at Babylon, mentions a large table of beaten gold, forty feet by fifteen, standing before the colossal statues of three deities. Upon it were two drinking-cups. See, also, the story of "Bel and the Dragon," vv. 10-15. The sacredness of the table in heathen worship is apparent from the manner in which it is combined with the altar in solemn formulae; as ara et mensa. Allusions to the table or to food and drink-offerings in honor of heathen deities occur in the Old Testament: Isaiah 65:11; Jeremiah 7:18; Ezekiel 16:18, Ezekiel 16:19; Ezekiel 23:41. In Malachi 1:7, the altar of burnt-offering is called "the table of the Lord."
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
But you who forsake the LORD, who forget my holy mountain, who set a table for Fortune and fill cups of mixed wine for Destiny,
Why do you provoke me to anger with the works of your hands, making offerings to other gods in the land of Egypt where you have come to live, so that you may be cut off and become a curse and a taunt among all the nations of the earth?
2 Corinthians 6:15
What accord has Christ with Belial? Or what portion does a believer share with an unbeliever?
2 Corinthians 6:16
What agreement has the temple of God with idols? For we are the temple of the living God; as God said, "I will make my dwelling among them and walk among them, and I will be their God, and they shall be my people.
Jump to PreviousCup Demons Devils Drink Evil Joint-Partakers Lord's Part Partake Partakers Possible Spirits Table Time
Jump to NextCup Demons Devils Drink Evil Joint-Partakers Lord's Part Partake Partakers Possible Spirits Table Time
Links1 Corinthians 10:21 NIV
1 Corinthians 10:21 NLT
1 Corinthians 10:21 ESV
1 Corinthians 10:21 NASB
1 Corinthians 10:21 KJV
1 Corinthians 10:21 Bible Apps
1 Corinthians 10:21 Biblia Paralela
1 Corinthians 10:21 Chinese Bible
1 Corinthians 10:21 French Bible
1 Corinthians 10:21 German Bible
ESV Text Edition 2011: The Holy Bible, English Standard Version® copyright © 2001 by Crossway Bibles, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers.