22:19 Then 1 he took bread, and after giving thanks he broke it and gave it to them, saying, “This is my body 2 which is given for you. 3 Do this in remembrance of me.” 22:20 And in the same way he took 4 the cup after they had eaten, 5 saying, “This cup that is poured out for you is the new covenant 6 in my blood.
1 tn Here καί (kai) has been translated as “then” to indicate the implied sequence of events within the narrative.
2 tc Some important Western
3 sn The language of the phrase given for you alludes to Christ’s death in our place. It is a powerful substitutionary image of what he did for us.
5 tn The phrase “after they had eaten” translates the temporal infinitive construction μετὰ τὸ δειπνῆσαι (meta to deipnhsai), where the verb δειπνέω (deipnew) means “to eat a meal” or “to have a meal.”