Jesus Institutes the Lord’s Supper

14 (A)When the hour had come, He sat down, and the [a]twelve apostles with Him. 15 Then He said to them, “With fervent desire I have desired to eat this Passover with you before I suffer; 16 for I say to you, I will no longer eat of it (B)until it is fulfilled in the kingdom of God.”

17 Then He took the cup, and gave thanks, and said, “Take this and divide it among yourselves; 18 for (C)I say to you, [b]I will not drink of the fruit of the vine until the kingdom of God comes.”

19 (D)And He took bread, gave thanks and broke it, and gave it to them, saying, “This is My (E)body which is given for you; (F)do this in remembrance of Me.”

20 Likewise He also took the cup after supper, saying, (G)“This cup is the new covenant in My blood, which is shed for you.

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  1. Luke 22:14 NU omits twelve
  2. Luke 22:18 NU adds from now on

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