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John 6:55 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— For my flesh is meat indeed, and my blood is drink indeed.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— For my flesh is meat indeed, and my blood is drink indeed.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “For My flesh is true food, and My blood is true drink.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— For my flesh is food indeed, and my blood is drink indeed.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— for my flesh is truly food and my blood is truly drink.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— For, my flesh, is, true, food, and, my blood, is, true, drink:
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— for my flesh truly is food, and my blood truly is drink;
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— For my flesh is meat indeed: and my blood is drink indeed.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— For my flesh is meate indeed, and my blood is drinke indeed.
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— For my body is truly food, and my blood is truly drink.
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— For my body truly is food, and my blood truly is drink.

Strong's Numbers & Red-LettersGreek New TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
For 1063
{1063} Prime
γάρ
gar
{gar}
A primary particle; properly assigning a reason (used in argument, explanation or intensification; often with other particles).
my 3450
{3450} Prime
μοῦ
mou
{moo}
The simpler from of G1700; of me.
flesh 4561
{4561} Prime
σάρξ
sarx
{sarx}
Probably from the base of G4563; flesh (as stripped of the skin), that is, (strictly) the meat of an animal (as food), or (by extension) the body (as opposed to the soul (or spirit), or as the symbol of what is external, or as the means of kindred, or (by implication) human nature (with its frailties (physically or morally) and passions), or (specifically) a human being (as such).
is 2076
{2076} Prime
ἐστί
esti
{es-tee'}
Third person singular present indicative of G1510; he (she or it) is; also (with neuter plural) they are.
z5748
<5748> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - No Voice Stated (See G5799)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 1612
meat 1035
{1035} Prime
βρῶσις
brosis
{bro'-sis}
From the base of G0977; (abstractly) eating (literally or figuratively); by extension (concretely) food (literally or figuratively).
indeed, 230
{0230} Prime
ἀληθῶς
alethos
{al-ay-thoce'}
Adverb from G0227; truly.
and 2532
{2532} Prime
καί
kai
{kahee}
Apparently a primary particle, having a copulative and sometimes also a cumulative force; and, also, even, so, then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words.
my 3450
{3450} Prime
μοῦ
mou
{moo}
The simpler from of G1700; of me.
blood 129
{0129} Prime
αἷμα
haima
{hah'-ee-mah}
Of uncertain derivation; blood, literally (of men or animals), figuratively (the juice of grapes) or specifically (the atoning blood of Christ); by implication bloodshed, also kindred.
is 2076
{2076} Prime
ἐστί
esti
{es-tee'}
Third person singular present indicative of G1510; he (she or it) is; also (with neuter plural) they are.
z5748
<5748> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - No Voice Stated (See G5799)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 1612
drink 4213
{4213} Prime
πόσις
posis
{pos'-is}
From the alternate of G4095; a drinking (the act), that is, (concretely) a draught.
indeed. 230
{0230} Prime
ἀληθῶς
alethos
{al-ay-thoce'}
Adverb from G0227; truly.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on John 6:53-58.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on John 6:28-59.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

John 6:55

Meat — drink indeed — With which the soul of a believer is as truly fed, as his body with meat and drink.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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meat:

John 6:32 Then Jesus said unto them, Verily, verily, I say unto you, Moses gave you not that bread from heaven; but my Father giveth you the true bread from heaven.
John 1:9 [That] was the true Light, which lighteth every man that cometh into the world.
John 1:47 Jesus saw Nathanael coming to him, and saith of him, Behold an Israelite indeed, in whom is no guile!
John 8:31 Then said Jesus to those Jews which believed on him, If ye continue in my word, [then] are ye my disciples indeed;
John 8:36 If the Son therefore shall make you free, ye shall be free indeed.
John 15:1 I am the true vine, and my Father is the husbandman.
Psalms 4:7 Thou hast put gladness in my heart, more than in the time [that] their corn and their wine increased.
Hebrews 8:2 A minister of the sanctuary, and of the true tabernacle, which the Lord pitched, and not man.
1 John 5:20 And we know that the Son of God is come, and hath given us an understanding, that we may know him that is true, and we are in him that is true, [even] in his Son Jesus Christ. This is the true God, and eternal life.
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