New King James Version
Jesus Institutes the Lord’s Supper(A)
27 Then He took the cup, and gave thanks, and gave it to them, saying, (E)“Drink from it, all of you.Read full chapter
- Matthew 26:26 M gave thanks for
New Living Translation
26 As they were eating, Jesus took some bread and blessed it. Then he broke it in pieces and gave it to the disciples, saying, “Take this and eat it, for this is my body.”
27 And he took a cup of wine and gave thanks to God for it. He gave it to them and said, “Each of you drink from it,Read full chapter
The Lord’s Supper Instituted
26 Now as they were eating Jesus took bread, and after [a]blessing it, He broke it and gave it to the disciples, and said, “Take, eat; this is My body.”(A) 27 And when He had taken a cup and [b]given thanks, He gave it to them, saying, “Drink from it, all of you;Read full chapter
- Matthew 26:26 The customary blessing spoken over the bread in the Passover meal was, “Blessed are you, O Lord our God, King of the universe, who brings forth bread from the earth.”
- Matthew 26:27 Giving thanks consisted of two benedictions, one over the wine (“Blessed are You, Lord our God, who has created the fruit of the vine!”) and one for the return of the Feast Day with all it implied, as well as being allowed once more to witness it.
New International Version
King James Version
26 And as they were eating, Jesus took bread, and blessed it, and brake it, and gave it to the disciples, and said, Take, eat; this is my body.
27 And he took the cup, and gave thanks, and gave it to them, saying, Drink ye all of it;Read full chapter