John 6:51
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English Standard Version
I am the living bread that came down from heaven. If anyone eats of this bread, he will live forever. And the bread that I will give for the life of the world is my flesh.”

King James Bible
I am the living bread which came down from heaven: if any man eat of this bread, he shall live for ever: and the bread that I will give is my flesh, which I will give for the life of the world.

American Standard Version
I am the living bread which came down out of heaven: if any man eat of this bread, he shall live for ever: yea and the bread which I will give is my flesh, for the life of the world.

Douay-Rheims Bible
I am the living bread which came down from heaven. If any man eat of this bread, he shall live for ever; and the bread that I will give, is my flesh, for the life of the world.

English Revised Version
I am the living bread which came down out of heaven: if any man eat of this bread, he shall live for ever: yea and the bread which I will give is my flesh, for the life of the world.

Webster's Bible Translation
I am the living bread which came down from heaven: if any man shall eat of this bread, he shall live for ever: and the bread that I will give is my flesh, which I will give for the life of the world.

Weymouth New Testament
I am the living bread come down out of Heaven. If a man eats this bread, he shall live for ever. Moreover the bread which I will give is my flesh given for the life of the world."

John 6:51 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

The living bread (ὁ ἄρτος ὁ ζῶν)

Literally, the bread the living (bread). Wyc., quick bread.

I will give

The ἐγω, I, is emphatic, in contrast with Moses (John 6:32).

Flesh

See on John 1:14.

Which I will give

The best texts omit. Read, as Rev., my flesh for the life of the world.

John 6:51 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

living.

John 3:13 And no man has ascended up to heaven, but he that came down from heaven, even the Son of man which is in heaven.

John 4:10,11 Jesus answered and said to her, If you knew the gift of God, and who it is that said to you, Give me to drink...

John 7:38 He that believes on me, as the scripture has said, out of his belly shall flow rivers of living water.

1 Peter 2:4 To whom coming, as to a living stone, disallowed indeed of men, but chosen of God, and precious,

and the bread. This was one of the things which the Jews expected from the Messiah, as we learn from Midrash Koheleth. Rabbi Berechiah, in the name of Rabbi Issac said, As was the first Redeemer, so also shall be the latter. The first Redeemer made manna descend from heaven, as it is said in Ex.

John 16:4 But these things have I told you, that when the time shall come, you may remember that I told you of them...

, 'And I will rain bread from heaven for you.' So also the latter Redeemer shall make manna descend, as it is said, Ps.

72:16, 'There shall be a handful of corn in the earth.' etc.

my flesh.

John 6:52-57 The Jews therefore strove among themselves, saying, How can this man give us his flesh to eat...

Matthew 20:28 Even as the Son of man came not to be ministered to, but to minister, and to give his life a ransom for many.

Luke 22:19 And he took bread, and gave thanks, and broke it, and gave to them, saying, This is my body which is given for you...

Ephesians 5:2,25 And walk in love, as Christ also has loved us...

Titus 2:14 Who gave himself for us, that he might redeem us from all iniquity, and purify to himself a peculiar people, zealous of good works.

Hebrews 10:5-12,20 Why when he comes into the world, he said, Sacrifice and offering you would not, but a body have you prepared me...

the life.

John 6:33 For the bread of God is he which comes down from heaven, and gives life to the world.

John 1:29 The next day John sees Jesus coming to him, and said, Behold the Lamb of God, which takes away the sin of the world.

John 3:16 For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish...

2 Corinthians 5:19,21 To wit, that God was in Christ, reconciling the world to himself, not imputing their trespasses to them...

1 John 2:2 And he is the propitiation for our sins: and not for ours only, but also for the sins of the whole world.

1 John 4:14 And we have seen and do testify that the Father sent the Son to be the Savior of the world.

Cross References
John 1:29
The next day he saw Jesus coming toward him, and said, "Behold, the Lamb of God, who takes away the sin of the world!

John 3:14
And as Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, so must the Son of Man be lifted up,

John 3:36
Whoever believes in the Son has eternal life; whoever does not obey the Son shall not see life, but the wrath of God remains on him.

John 5:24
Truly, truly, I say to you, whoever hears my word and believes him who sent me has eternal life. He does not come into judgment, but has passed from death to life.

John 6:35
Jesus said to them, "I am the bread of life; whoever comes to me shall not hunger, and whoever believes in me shall never thirst.

John 6:41
So the Jews grumbled about him, because he said, "I am the bread that came down from heaven."

John 6:47
Truly, truly, I say to you, whoever believes has eternal life.

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