John 6:51-61 NIV

51 I am the living bread1 that came down from heaven.2 If anyone eats of this bread, he will live forever. This bread is my flesh, which I will give for the life of the world."3

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      52 Then the Jews4 began to argue sharply among themselves,5 "How can this man give us his flesh to eat?"

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      53 Jesus said to them, "I tell you the truth, unless you eat the flesh6 of the Son of Man7 and drink his blood,8 you have no life in you.

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      54 Whoever eats my flesh and drinks my blood has eternal life, and I will raise him up at the last day.9

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          55 For my flesh is real food and my blood is real drink.
          56 Whoever eats my flesh and drinks my blood remains in me, and I in him.10

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          57 Just as the living Father sent me11 and I live because of the Father, so the one who feeds on me will live because of me.

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          58 This is the bread that came down from heaven. Your forefathers ate manna and died, but he who feeds on this bread will live forever."12

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              59 He said this while teaching in the synagogue in Capernaum.

              Many Disciples Desert Jesus

              60 On hearing it, many of his disciples13 said, "This is a hard teaching. Who can accept it?"14

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                  61 Aware that his disciples were grumbling about this, Jesus said to them, "Does this offend you?15

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