1 Corinthians

1611 King James Version (KJV)

1 Corinthians 11:20

“When yee come together therefore into one place, this is not to eate the Lords Supper.”

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Other Translations

When ye come together therefore into one place, [this] is not to eat the Lord's supper.
- King James Version

Therefore when you meet together, it is not to eat the Lord's Supper,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

When therefore ye assemble yourselves together, it is not possible to eat the Lord's supper:
- American Standard Version (1901)

But now, when you come together, it is not possible to take the holy meal of the Lord:
- Basic English Bible

When ye come therefore together into one place, it is not to eat [the] Lord's supper.
- Darby Bible

When therefore ye come together in one place, this is not to eat the Lord's supper.
- Webster's Bible

When, however, you meet in one place, there is no eating the Supper of the Lord;
- Weymouth Bible

When therefore you assemble yourselves together, it is not the Lord's supper that you eat.
- World English Bible

Therfor whanne ye comen togidere in to oon, now it is not to ete the Lordis soper;
- Wycliffe Bible

ye, then, coming together at the same place -- it is not to eat the Lord's supper;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 Corinthians 11:20


11:20 Therefore - That is, in consequence of those schisms. It is not eating the Lord's supper - That solemn memorial of his death; but quite another thing.


People's Bible Notes for 1 Corinthians 11:20


1Co 11:20 When therefore ye come together in one place. When they assembled these heresies and divisions were manifest. There was a Paulite group, an Apolloite group, and a Petrine group, who sat apart from each other. See PNT "1Co 1:12". [This] is not to eat the Lord's supper. Coming in such a spirit they were in no fit mind to eat the Lord's supper.

Discussion for 1 Corinthians 11

  • Richard Harvie
    We must remember that St.paul was NOT divine and that his commandment to shave off a womans hair who prays without her head being covered is plainly ridiculous. Indeed it behoves Christians to return to Christ's commandments of non-judgemental unconditional love if Christianity has any chance of surviving into the future--and foresake their sin-seeing habits!
  • Teri
    Let everything be done decently and in order. i think that we are getting back to bare bones times ahead, gathering in homes or small groups is the way the church began. We can believe for miracles and see the Holy Spirit move wherever three or more agree...let's stay strong.
  • Ivy Johnson
    Our Lord s Supper: should be: Revered: Respect: Reverence: Home: House of God: Even a Shack: Building does not Matter: GOD s HOLY: AWESOME:PRESENCE IS THERE! Old Days: Brush Arbour Meetings: was held in Dirt Floor Shacks: God always Showed-up: Miracles: Healings: Holy Spirit Baptism: Demons Cast Out: etc: God the Holy Spirit has Left these MEGA BUILDINGS: The Falling Away is now RAMPANT APOSTASY!
  • Kaneleus
    i think that it is talking about how a woman should cover their head because if you are a woman if you do not cover their head their should be shame are be shave or shorn
  • Bonita
    The Bible says as often as you do this it’s not just for pass over
  • Cate mansfield
    Yes I would have the same understanding as Ray Smith in that eat drink and be merry at home if you so wish. Not in the house of our Lord. In his house its done as a rememberance to God and Jesus Christ in whom we respect.

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