Luke 22:17
Good News Translation
Then Jesus took a cup, gave thanks to God, and said, "Take this and share it among yourselves.

New Revised Standard Version
Then he took a cup, and after giving thanks he said, “Take this and divide it among yourselves;

Contemporary English Version
Jesus took a cup of wine in his hands and gave thanks to God. Then he told the apostles, "Take this wine and share it with each other.

New American Bible
Then he took a cup, gave thanks, and said, “Take this and share it among yourselves;

Douay-Rheims Bible
And having taken the chalice, he gave thanks and said: Take and divide it among you.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

And having taken the chalice, he gave thanks and said: Take and divide it among you.


Psalm 23:5 Thou hast prepared a table before me against them that afflict me. Thou hast anointed my head with oil; and my chalice which inebreateth me, how goodly is it!

Psalm 116:13 I will take the chalice of salvation; and I will call upon the name of the Lord.

Jeremiah 16:7 And they shall not break bread among them to him that mourneth, to comfort him for the dead: neither shall they give them for their father and mother.


Luke 22:19 And taking bread, he gave thanks and brake and gave to them, saying: This is my body, which is given for you. Do this for a commemoration of me.

Luke 9:16 And taking the five loaves and the two fishes, he looked up to heaven and blessed them: and he broke and distributed to his disciples, to set before the multitude.

Deuteronomy 8:10 That when thou hast eaten, and art full, thou mayst bless the Lord thy God for the excellent land which he hath given thee.

1 Samuel 9:13 As soon as you come into the city, you shall immediately find him, before he go up to the high place to eat: for the people will not eat till he come; because he blesseth the victim, and afterwards they eat that are invited. Now, therefore, go up, for to day you shall find him.

Romans 14:6 He that regardeth the day regardeth it unto the Lord. And he that eateth eateth to the Lord: for he giveth thanks to God. And he that eateth not, to the Lord he eateth not and giveth thanks to God.

1 Timothy 4:4,5 For every creature of God is good, and nothing to be rejected that is received with thanksgiving: . . .

The Last Supper
16For I say to you that from this time I will not eat it, till it be fulfilled in the kingdom of God. 17And having taken the chalice, he gave thanks and said: Take and divide it among you. 18For I say to you that I will not drink of the fruit of the vine, till the kingdom of God come.…
Cross References
Matthew 14:19
And when he had commanded the multitude to sit down upon the grass, he took the five loaves and the two fishes, and looking up to heaven, he blessed, and brake, and gave the loaves to his disciples, and the disciples to the multitudes.

Matthew 15:36
And taking the seven loaves and the fishes, and giving thanks, he brake, and gave to his disciples, and the disciples gave to the people.

Matthew 26:26
And whilst they were at supper, Jesus took bread and blessed and broke and gave to his disciples and said: Take ye and eat. This is my body.

Mark 14:22
And whilst they were eating, Jesus took bread; and blessing, broke and gave to them and said: Take ye. This is my body.

1 Corinthians 10:16
The chalice of benediction which we bless, is it not the communion of the blood of Christ? And the bread which we break, is it not the partaking of the body of the Lord?

1 Corinthians 11:23
For I have received of the Lord that which also I delivered unto you, that the Lord Jesus, the same night in which he was betrayed, took bread,

Luke 22:16
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