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

 
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17 Now in giving these instructions I do not praise you, since you come together not for the better but for the worse. 17 In the following directives I have no praise for you, for your meetings do more harm than good.
18 For first of all, when you come together as a church, I hear that there are divisions among you, and in part I 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 For there must also be factions among you, that those who are approved may be recognized among you. 19 No doubt there have to be differences among you to show which of you have God's approval.
20 Therefore when you come together in one place, it is not to eat the Lord's Supper. 20 When you come together, it is not the Lord's Supper you eat,
21 For in eating, each one takes his own supper ahead of others; and one is hungry and 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 What! Do you not have houses to eat and drink in? Or do you despise the church of God and shame those who have nothing? What shall I say to you? Shall I praise you in this? I do not praise you. 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 For I received from the Lord that which I also delivered to you: that the Lord Jesus on the same night in which He was betrayed 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 and when He had given thanks, He broke it and said, "Take, eat; this is My body which is broken for you; do this in remembrance of 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 In the same manner He also took the cup after supper, saying, "This cup is the new covenant in My blood. This do, as often as you drink it, in remembrance of 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 For as often as you eat this bread and drink this cup, you proclaim the Lord's death till He comes. 26 For whenever you eat this bread and drink this cup, you proclaim the Lord's death until he comes.
27 Therefore whoever eats this bread or drinks this cup of the Lord in an unworthy manner will be guilty of the body and blood of the Lord. 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 But let a man examine himself, and so let him eat of the bread and drink of the cup. 28 A man ought to examine himself before he eats of the bread and drinks of the cup.
29 For he who eats and drinks in an unworthy manner eats and drinks judgment to himself, not discerning the Lord's body. 29 For anyone who eats and drinks without recognizing the body of the Lord eats and drinks judgment on himself.
30 For this reason many are weak and sick among you, and many sleep. 30 That is why many among you are weak and sick, and a number of you have fallen asleep.
31 For if we would judge ourselves, we would not be judged. 31 But if we judged ourselves, we would not come under judgment.
32 But when we are judged, we are chastened by the Lord, that we may not be condemned with the world. 32 When we are judged by the Lord, we are being disciplined so that we will not be condemned with the world.
33 Therefore, my brethren, when you come together to eat, wait for one another. 33 So then, my brothers, when you come together to eat, wait for each other.
34 But if anyone is hungry, let him eat at home, lest you come together for judgment. And the rest I will set in order 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.