16 The cup of [a]blessing which we bless, is it not the [b]communion of the blood of Christ? The bread which we break, is it not the communion of the body of Christ?

17 For we that are many, are one bread and one body, because we all are partakers of one bread.

18 Behold Israel, which is after the [c]flesh: are not they which eat of the sacrifices [d]partakers of the Altar?

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  1. 1 Corinthians 10:16 Of thanksgiving: whereupon, that holy banquet was called Eucharist, that is, a thanksgiving.
  2. 1 Corinthians 10:16 A most effectual pledge and note of our knitting together with Christ, and ingrafting to him.
  3. 1 Corinthians 10:18 That is, as yet observe their ceremonies.
  4. 1 Corinthians 10:18 Are consenting and guilty, both of that worship and sacrifice.

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