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The symbolic language Jesus used in John 6:53 strongly points to Leviticus 17:10-11. Lev 17:10 “‘Any man of the house of Israel, or of the strangers who live as foreigners among them, who eats any kind of blood, I will set my face against that soul who eats blood, and will cut him off from among his people. Lev 17:11 For the life of the flesh is in the ...


The Greek tenses apropos the Passover, are Present - here the idea of a repeated act act consonant with repeating weekly. The Greek tenses in Jhn.6 are aorist, consonant with one-off action. Also 'flesh' (Jhn.6: Gk. sarx) does not equal 'body' (Mt.26: Gk. sōma). Jhn.6 carries the idea of one-off conversion to messiah; the Passover passages (Synoptics + ...

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