**6:51. I am the living bread which came down from heaven. **
6:52. If any man eat of this bread, he shall live for ever: and the bread that I will give is my flesh, for the life of the world.
6:53. The Jews therefore strove among themselves, saying: How can this man give us his flesh to eat?
6:54. Then **Jesus said **to them: Amen, amen, I say unto you: except you eat the flesh of the Son of man and drink his blood, you shall not have life in you.
6:55. He that eateth my flesh and drinketh my blood hath everlasting life: and I will raise him up in the last day.
**6:56. For my flesh is meat indeed: and my blood is drink indeed. **
6:57. **He that eateth my flesh and drinketh my blood abideth in me: and I in him. **
6:58. As the living Father hath sent me and I live by the Father: so he that eateth me, the same also shall live by me.
6**:59. This is the bread that came down from heaven. Not as your fathers did eat manna and are dead. He that eateth this bread shall live for ever. **
6:60. These things he said, teaching in the synagogue, in Capharnaum.
**6:61. Many therefore of his disciples, hearing it, said: This saying is hard; and who can hear it? **