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Luke 22:15-17 New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)

15 He said to them, “I have eagerly desired to eat this Passover[a] with you before I suffer, 16 for, I tell you, I shall not eat it [again] until there is fulfillment in the kingdom of God.” 17 Then he took a cup,[b] gave thanks, and said, “Take this and share it among yourselves;

Footnotes:

  1. 22:15 This Passover: Luke clearly identifies this last supper of Jesus with the apostles as a Passover meal that commemorated the deliverance of the Israelites from slavery in Egypt. Jesus reinterprets the significance of the Passover by setting it in the context of the kingdom of God (Lk 22:16). The “deliverance” associated with the Passover finds its new meaning in the blood that will be shed (Lk 22:20).
  2. 22:17 Because of a textual problem in Lk 22:19–20 some commentators interpret this cup as the eucharistic cup.
New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)

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