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John 6:56 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— He that eateth my flesh and drinketh my blood abideth in me, and I in him.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— He that eateth my flesh, and drinketh my blood, dwelleth in me, and I in him.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “He who eats My flesh and drinks My blood abides in Me, and I in him.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— He that eateth my flesh, and drinketh my blood, dwelleth in me, and I in him.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— He that eats my flesh and drinks my blood dwells in me and I in him.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— He that feedeth upon my flesh, and drinketh my blood, in me, abideth, and, I, in him.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— he who is eating my flesh, and is drinking my blood, doth remain in me, and I in him.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— He that eateth my flesh and drinketh my blood abideth in me: and I in him.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— He that eateth my flesh, and drinketh my blood, dwelleth in me, and I in him.
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— He who eateth my body, and drinketh my blood, abideth in me, and I in him.
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— He that eateth my body, and drinketh my blood, abideth in me, and I in him

Strong's Numbers & Red-LettersGreek New TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
He that eateth 5176
{5176} Prime
τρώγω
trogo
{tro'-go}
Probably strengthened from a collateral form of the base of G5134 and G5147 through the idea of corrosion or wear; or perhaps rather of a base of G5167 and G5149 through the idea of a craunching sound; to gnaw or chew, that is, (genitive case) to eat.
z5723
<5723> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Participle (See G5796)
Count - 2549
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).
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.
drinketh 4095
{4095} Prime
πίνω
pino
{pee'-no}
The first is a prolonged form of the second, which (together with the third form) occurs only as an alternate in certain tenses; to imbibe (literally or figuratively).
z5723
<5723> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Participle (See G5796)
Count - 2549
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.
dwelleth 3306
{3306} Prime
μένω
meno
{men'-o}
A primary verb; to stay (in a given place, state, relation or expectancy).
z5719
<5719> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 3019
in 1722
{1722} Prime
ἐν
en
{en}
A primary preposition denoting (fixed) position (in place, time or state), and (by implication) instrumentality (medially or constructively), that is, a relation of rest (intermediate between G1519 and G1537); 'in', at, (up-) on, by, etc.
me, 1698
{1698} Prime
ἐμοί
emoi
{em-oy'}
A prolonged form of G3427; to me.
and I 2504
{2504} Prime
κἀγώ
kago
{kag-o'}
So also the dative (second form) and accusative (third form); from G2532 and G1473; and (or also, even, etc.) I, (to) me.
in 1722
{1722} Prime
ἐν
en
{en}
A primary preposition denoting (fixed) position (in place, time or state), and (by implication) instrumentality (medially or constructively), that is, a relation of rest (intermediate between G1519 and G1537); 'in', at, (up-) on, by, etc.
him. 846
{0846} Prime
αὐτός
autos
{ow-tos'}
From the particle αὖ [[au]] (perhaps akin to the base of G0109 through the idea of a baffling wind; backward); the reflexive pronoun self, used (alone or in the compound of G1438) of the third person, and (with the proper personal pronoun) of the other persons.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on John 6:53-58.


John 6:56

_ _ He that eateth ... dwelleth in me and I in him — As our food becomes incorporated with ourselves, so Christ and those who eat His flesh and drink His blood become spiritually one life, though personally distinct.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on John 6:28-59.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
He that:

Lamentations 3:24 The LORD [is] my portion, saith my soul; therefore will I hope in him.

dwelleth:

John 14:20 At that day ye shall know that I [am] in my Father, and ye in me, and I in you.
John 14:23 Jesus answered and said unto him, If a man love me, he will keep my words: and my Father will love him, and we will come unto him, and make our abode with him.
John 15:4-5 Abide in me, and I in you. As the branch cannot bear fruit of itself, except it abide in the vine; no more can ye, except ye abide in me. ... I am the vine, ye [are] the branches: He that abideth in me, and I in him, the same bringeth forth much fruit: for without me ye can do nothing.
John 17:21-23 That they all may be one; as thou, Father, [art] in me, and I in thee, that they also may be one in us: that the world may believe that thou hast sent me. ... I in them, and thou in me, that they may be made perfect in one; and that the world may know that thou hast sent me, and hast loved them, as thou hast loved me.
Psalms 90:1 [[A Prayer of Moses the man of God.]] Lord, thou hast been our dwelling place in all generations.
Psalms 91:1 He that dwelleth in the secret place of the most High shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty.
Psalms 91:9 Because thou hast made the LORD, [which is] my refuge, [even] the most High, thy habitation;
2 Corinthians 6:16 And what agreement hath the temple of God with idols? for ye are the temple of the living God; as God hath said, I will dwell in them, and walk in [them]; and I will be their God, and they shall be my people.
Ephesians 3:17 That Christ may dwell in your hearts by faith; that ye, being rooted and grounded in love,
1 John 3:24 And he that keepeth his commandments dwelleth in him, and he in him. And hereby we know that he abideth in us, by the Spirit which he hath given us.
1 John 4:12 No man hath seen God at any time. If we love one another, God dwelleth in us, and his love is perfected in us.
1 John 4:15-16 Whosoever shall confess that Jesus is the Son of God, God dwelleth in him, and he in God. ... And we have known and believed the love that God hath to us. God is love; and he that dwelleth in love dwelleth in God, and God in him.
Revelation 3:20 Behold, I stand at the door, and knock: if any man hear my voice, and open the door, I will come in to him, and will sup with him, and he with me.
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Ps 90:1; 91:1, 9. Lm 3:24. Jn 14:20, 23; 15:4; 17:21. 2Co 6:16. Ep 3:17. 1Jn 3:24; 4:12, 15. Rv 3:20.

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