1 Corinthians 11:21

21 for when you are eating, some of you go ahead with your own private suppers. As a result, one person remains hungry and another gets drunk.

1 Corinthians 11:21 in Other Translations

KJV
21 For in eating every one taketh before other his own supper: and one is hungry, and another is drunken.
ESV
21 For in eating, each one goes ahead with his own meal. One goes hungry, another gets drunk.
NLT
21 For some of you hurry to eat your own meal without sharing with others. As a result, some go hungry while others get drunk.
MSG
21 you bring in a lot of food from the outside and make pigs of yourselves. Some are left out, and go home hungry. Others have to be carried out, too drunk to walk. I can't believe it!
CSB
21 For in eating, each one takes his own supper ahead of others, and one person is hungry while another is drunk!

1 Corinthians 11:21 In-Context

19 No doubt there have to be differences among you to show which of you have God’s approval.
20 So then, when you come together, it is not the Lord’s Supper you eat,
21 for when you are eating, some of you go ahead with your own private suppers. As a result, one person remains hungry and another gets drunk.
22 Don’t you have homes to eat and drink in? Or do you despise the church of God by humiliating those who have nothing? What shall I say to you? Shall I praise you? Certainly not in this matter!
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,

Cross References 1

  • 1. 2 Peter 2:13; Jude 12
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