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1 Corinthians 11:17-34 CEBA/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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17 Now I don't praise you as I give the following instruction because when you meet together, it does more harm than good. 17 In the following directives I have no praise for you, for your meetings do more harm than good.
18 First of all, when you meet together as a church, I hear that there are divisions among you, and I partly believe it. 18 In the first place, I hear that when you come together as a church, there are divisions among you, and to some extent I believe it.
19 It's necessary that there are groups among you, to make it clear who is genuine. 19 No doubt there have to be differences among you to show which of you have God's approval.
20 So when you get together in one place, it isn't to eat the Lord's meal. 20 When you come together, it is not the Lord's Supper you eat,
21 Each of you goes ahead and eats a private meal. One person goes hungry while another is drunk. 21 for as you eat, each of you goes ahead without waiting for anybody else. One remains hungry, another gets drunk.
22 Don't you have houses to eat and drink in? Or do you look down on God's churches and humiliate those who have nothing? What can I say to you? Will I praise you? No, I don't praise you in this. 22 Don't you have homes to eat and drink in? Or do you despise the church of God and humiliate those who have nothing? What shall I say to you? Shall I praise you for this? Certainly not!
23 I received a tradition from the Lord, which I also handed on to you: on the night on which he was betrayed, the Lord Jesus took bread. 23 For I received from the Lord what I also passed on to you: The Lord Jesus, on the night he was betrayed, took bread,
24 After giving thanks, he broke it and said, "This is my body, which is for you; do this to remember me." 24 and when he had given thanks, he broke it and said, "This is my body, which is for you; do this in remembrance of me."
25 He did the same thing with the cup, after they had eaten, saying, "This cup is the new covenant in my blood. Every time you drink it, do this to remember me." 25 In the same way, after supper he took the cup, saying, "This cup is the new covenant in my blood; do this, whenever you drink it, in remembrance of me."
26 Every time you eat this bread and drink this cup, you broadcast the death of the Lord until he comes. 26 For whenever you eat this bread and drink this cup, you proclaim the Lord's death until he comes.
27 This is why those who eat the bread or drink the cup of the Lord inappropriately will be guilty of the Lord's body and blood. 27 Therefore, whoever eats the bread or drinks the cup of the Lord in an unworthy manner will be guilty of sinning against the body and blood of the Lord.
28 Each individual should test himself or herself, and eat from the bread and drink from the cup in that way. 28 A man ought to examine himself before he eats of the bread and drinks of the cup.
29 Those who eat and drink without correctly understanding the body are eating and drinking their own judgment. 29 For anyone who eats and drinks without recognizing the body of the Lord eats and drinks judgment on himself.
30 Because of this, many of you are weak and sick, and quite a few have died. 30 That is why many among you are weak and sick, and a number of you have fallen asleep.
31 But if we had judged ourselves, we wouldn't be judged. 31 But if we judged ourselves, we would not come under judgment.
32 However, we are disciplined by the Lord when we are judged so that we won't be judged and condemned along with the whole world. 32 When we are judged by the Lord, we are being disciplined so that we will not be condemned with the world.
33 For these reasons, my brothers and sisters, when you get together to eat, wait for each other. 33 So then, my brothers, when you come together to eat, wait for each other.
34 If some of you are hungry, they should eat at home so that getting together doesn't lead to judgment. I will give directions about the other things when I come. 34 If anyone is hungry, he should eat at home, so that when you meet together it may not result in judgment. And when I come I will give further directions.