1 Corinthians 11:26

“For as often as ye eat this bread, and drink this cup, ye do shew the Lord's death till he come.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

For as often as ye eate this bread, and drinke this cup, yee doe shew the Lords death till he come.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

For as often as you eat this bread and drink the cup, you proclaim the Lord's death until He comes.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For as often as ye eat this bread, and drink the cup, ye proclaim the Lord's death till he come.
- American Standard Version (1901)

For whenever you take the bread and the cup you give witness to the Lord's death till he comes.
- Basic English Bible

For as often as ye shall eat this bread, and drink the cup, ye announce the death of the Lord, until he come.
- Darby Bible

For as often as ye eat this bread, and drink this cup, ye do show the Lord's death till he shall come.
- Webster's Bible

For every time that you eat this bread and drink from the cup, you are proclaiming the Lord's death--until He returns.
- Weymouth Bible

For as often as you eat this bread and drink this cup, you proclaim the Lord's death until he comes.
- World English Bible

For as ofte as ye schulen ete this breed, and schulen drynke the cuppe, ye schulen telle the deth of the Lord, til that he come.
- Wycliffe Bible

for as often as ye may eat this bread, and this cup may drink, the death of the Lord ye do shew forth -- till he may come;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 Corinthians 11:26


11:26 Ye show forth the Lord's death - Ye proclaim, as it were, and openly avow it to God, and to all the world. Till he come - In glory.


People's Bible Notes for 1 Corinthians 11:26


1Co 11:26 Ye do shew the Lord's death till he come. The observance points to two great facts--the Lord's death, and to his second coming; one past, the other future. The observance is to continue "till he come".

Discussion for 1 Corinthians 11:26

  • Sue Edwards for verse 26
    I believe that when God says "as often as you eat... ", he means Every Time you eat and drink. Therefore, rather than communion being a ceremony performed once a week or once a month in the church, when all come together to eat and drink the bread and wine, which The Word prohibits, vs 20 22 it is a private appreciation of and thanks giving for the sacrificial death of Jesus.

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