John 6:51

“I am the liuing bread, which came downe from heauen. If any man eate of this bread, he shall liue for euer: and the bread that I will giue, is my flesh, which I will giue for the life of the world.”

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Other Translations

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.
- King James Version

"I am the living bread that came down out of heaven; if anyone eats of this bread, he will live forever; and the bread also which I will give for the life of the world is My flesh."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

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.
- American Standard Version (1901)

I am the living bread which has come from heaven: if any man takes this bread for food he will have life for ever: and more than this, the bread which I will give is my flesh which I will give for the life of the world.
- Basic English Bible

I am the living bread which has come down out of heaven: if any one shall have eaten of this bread he shall live for ever; but the bread withal which I shall give is my flesh, which I will give for the life of the world.
- Darby Bible

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.
- Webster's Bible

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."
- Weymouth Bible

I am the living bread which came down out of heaven. If anyone eats of this bread, he will live forever. Yes, the bread which I will give for the life of the world is my flesh."
- World English Bible

Y am lyuynge breed, that cam doun fro heuene.
- Wycliffe Bible

`I am the living bread that came down out of the heaven; if any one may eat of this bread he shall live -- to the age; and the bread also that I will give is my flesh, that I will give for the life of the world.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for John 6:51


6:51 If any eat of this bread - That is, believe in me: he shall live for ever - In other words, he that believeth to the end shall be saved. My flesh which I will give you - This whole discourse concerning his flesh and blood refers directly to his passion, and but remotely, if at all, to the Lord's Supper.


Discussion for John 6

  • Steve morrow
    JOHN 6:48 I am that bread of life 6:49 your fathers did eat manna in the wilderness and are dead 6:50 this is the bread which cometh down from heaven that a man may eat thereof and not die 6:51 I am the living bread which came down from heaven if any man eat of this bread he shall live forever and the bread that I will give is --- MY FLESH --- which I will give for the life of the world
  • Steve morrow
    JOHN 6:53 then said JESUS unto them verily verily I say unto you except you eat the flesh of THE SON OF MAN and drink HIS blood you have no life in you 6:54 whoso eateth MY flesh and drinketh MY blood hath eternal life and I will raise him up the last day 6:55 for MY flesh is meat indeed and MY blood is drink indeed 6:56 he that eateth MY flesh and drinketh MY blood dwelleth in ME and I in him
  • Teri
    1 cor 13 for now we see through a glass darkly, one day we will see clearly and begin to understand..
  • Steve morrow
    JOHN6:68THEN SIMON PETER ANSWERED HIM LORD TO WHOM SHALL WE GO THOU HAST THE WORDS OF ETERNAL LIFE JOHN10:28AND I GIVE UNTO THEM ETERNAL LIFE AND THEY SHALL NEVER PERISH NEITHER SHALL ANY MAN PLUCK THEM OUT OF MY HANDS TITUS 3:7 that being justified by HIS grace we should be made heirs according to the HOPE of eternal life PSALM 71:5 for thou art my HOPE O LORD GOD thou art my trust from my youth
  • Obbie Beal
    1-71 above, we again see Jesus is focused on preparing the 'WAY' for you and I to secure
    Eternal-Life through HIM.
  • Steve morrow
    JOHN 6:63 IT IS THE SPIRIT THAT QUICKENETH THE FLESH PROFITETH NOTHING THE WORDS THAT I SPEAK UNTO YOU THEY ARE SPIRIT AND THEY ARE LIFE GALATIANS 6:8 FOR HE THAT SOWETH TO HIS FLESH SHALL OF THE FLESH REAP CORRUPTION BUT HE THAT SOWETH TO THE SPIRIT SHALL OF THE SPIRIT REAP LIFE EVERLASTING

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