John 6:55

“For my flesh is meate indeed, and my blood is drinke indeed.”

1611 King James Version (KJV)




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Other Translations

For my flesh is meat indeed, and my blood is drink indeed.
- King James Version

"For My flesh is true food, and My blood is true drink.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For my flesh is meat indeed, and my blood is drink indeed.
- American Standard Version (1901)

My flesh is true food and my blood is true drink.
- Basic English Bible

for my flesh is truly food and my blood is truly drink.
- Darby Bible

For my flesh is food indeed, and my blood is drink indeed.
- Webster's Bible

For my flesh is true food, and my blood is true drink.
- Weymouth Bible

For my flesh is food indeed, and my blood is drink indeed.
- World English Bible

He that etith my fleisch, and drynkith my blood, hath euerlastynge lijf, and Y schal ayen reise hym in the laste dai.
- Wycliffe Bible

for my flesh truly is food, and my blood truly is drink;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for John 6:55


6:55 Meat - drink indeed - With which the soul of a believer is as truly fed, as his body with meat and drink.


People's Bible Notes for John 6:55


Joh 6:55 My flesh is meat indeed. For the soul, hence partaken of by faith.

Discussion for John 6

  • 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
  • Sally
    It is the spirit that quickeneth; the flesh profiteth nothing: the words that I speak unto you, they are spirit, and they are life.
  • Foxy what does it have to do with this
    jesus was tell what is true. and we had better believe it true .that he came from heaven.and is god son . that is the differ in us. he what us to be like him. he give us our faith to live by. and our love to live by and our hope. in jesus
  • Lilian
    Amen thank you Jesus for your words

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