1 Corinthians 10:21

“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.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Yee cannot drinke the cup of the Lord, and the cup of deuils: ye cannot be partakers of the Lords Table, and of the table of deuils.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

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.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

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.
- American Standard Version (1901)

It is not possible for you, at the same time, to take the cup of the Lord and the cup of evil spirits; you may not take part in the table of the Lord and the table of evil spirits.
- Basic English Bible

Ye cannot drink [the] Lord's cup, and [the] cup of demons: ye cannot partake of [the] Lord's table, and of [the] table of demons.
- Darby Bible

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.
- Webster's Bible

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.
- Weymouth Bible

You can't both drink the cup of the Lord and the cup of demons. You can't both partake of the table of the Lord, and of the table of demons.
- World English Bible

ye moun not be parteneris of the boord of the Lord, and of the bord of feendis.
- Wycliffe Bible

Ye are not able the cup of the Lord to drink, and the cup of demons; ye are not able of the table of the Lord to partake, and of the table of demons;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 Corinthians 10:21


10:21 Ye cannot drink the cup of the Lord, and the cup of devils - You cannot have communion with both.


People's Bible Notes for 1 Corinthians 10:21


1Co 10:21 Ye cannot drink the cup of the Lord. So inconsistent are the two with each other that no man can commune with Christ who partakes of the feast of the demon. And the cup of devils. The libations offered at the idol sacrifices. A part of the cup was poured on the altar, and a part drunk by the offerers. See "Aeneid" 8:273. Table of devils. The table in the idol temple where a feast was spread.

Discussion for 1 Corinthians 10:21

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