13 They left and found things just as Jesus had told them.(A) So they prepared the Passover.

14 When the hour came, Jesus and his apostles(B) reclined at the table.(C) 15 And he said to them, “I have eagerly desired to eat this Passover with you before I suffer.(D) 16 For I tell you, I will not eat it again until it finds fulfillment in the kingdom of God.”(E)

17 After taking the cup, he gave thanks and said, “Take this and divide it among you. 18 For I tell you I will not drink again from the fruit of the vine until the kingdom of God comes.”

19 And he took bread, gave thanks and broke it,(F) and gave it to them, saying, “This is my body given for you; do this in remembrance of me.”

20 In the same way, after the supper he took the cup, saying, “This cup is the new covenant(G) in my blood, which is poured out for you.[a]

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Footnotes

  1. Luke 22:20 Some manuscripts do not have given for you … poured out for you.

23 For I received from the Lord(A) what I also passed on to you:(B) The Lord Jesus, on the night he was betrayed, took bread, 24 and when he had given thanks, he broke it and said, “This is my body,(C) which is for you; do this in remembrance of me.” 25 In the same way, after supper he took the cup, saying, “This cup is the new covenant(D) in my blood;(E) do this, whenever you drink it, in remembrance of me.” 26 For whenever you eat this bread and drink this cup, you proclaim the Lord’s death until he comes.(F)

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