John 6:59

59 He said these things while teaching in the meeting place in Capernaum.

John 6:59 Meaning and Commentary

John 6:59

These things said he in the synagogue
Openly and publicly, in the place of divine worship, where the Jews resorted for that purpose:

as he taught in Capernaum;
his own city, and where there was a synagogue, into which he often went and taught his doctrines, and wrought miracles; see ( Matthew 3:13 ) ( Matthew 8:5 Matthew 8:14 ) ( Matthew 9:1 Matthew 9:2 ) ( 12:9 ) .

John 6:59 In-Context

57 In the same way that the fully alive Father sent me here and I live because of him, so the one who makes a meal of me lives because of me.
58 This is the Bread from heaven. Your ancestors ate bread and later died. Whoever eats this Bread will live always."
59 He said these things while teaching in the meeting place in Capernaum.
60 Many among his disciples heard this and said, "This is tough teaching, too tough to swallow."
61 Jesus sensed that his disciples were having a hard time with this and said, "Does this throw you completely?