John 6:52

“The Iewes therefore stroue amongst themselues, saying, How can this man giue vs his flesh to eate?”

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The Jews therefore strove among themselves, saying, How can this man give us [his] flesh to eat?
- King James Version

Then the Jews {began} to argue with one another, saying, "How can this man give us {His} flesh to eat?"
- New American Standard Version (1995)

The Jews therefore strove one with another, saying, How can this man give us his flesh to eat?
- American Standard Version (1901)

Then the Jews had an angry discussion among themselves, saying, How is it possible for this man to give us his flesh for food?
- Basic English Bible

The Jews therefore contended among themselves, saying, How can he give us this flesh to eat?
- Darby Bible

The Jews therefore contended among themselves, saying, How can this man give us his flesh to eat?
- Webster's Bible

This led to an angry debate among the Jews. "How can this man," they argued, "give us his flesh to eat?"
- Weymouth Bible

The Jews therefore contended with one another, saying, "How can this man give us his flesh to eat?"
- World English Bible

If ony man ete of this breed, he schal lyue withouten ende. And the breed that Y schal yyue, is my fleisch for the lijf of the world.
- Wycliffe Bible

The Jews, therefore, were striving with one another, saying, `How is this one able to give us [his] flesh to eat?'
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for John 6:52


6:52 Observe the degrees: the Jews are tried here; the disciples, #John 6:60 |- 66, the apostles, #John 6:67|.


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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