Last Supper


: the supper eaten by Jesus and his disciples on the night of his betrayal

Examples of Last Supper in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Maundy Thursday recognizes the day of Jesus' Last Supper with his disciples as described in the Gospel of Luke. Brenna Gauchat, The Arizona Republic, 28 Mar. 2024 This ends with Holy Week, which includes Holy Thursday (the celebration of Jesus' Last Supper with his Apostles) and Good Friday, on which Jesus' crucifixion is observed. Abigail Celaya, The Arizona Republic, 11 Feb. 2024 The world's largest Last Supper museumThanks to Slayer bassist Tom Araya A temporary or permanent closure? The Arizona Republic, 3 Jan. 2024 How a Last Supper museum came to be in Douglas, Arizona Phoenix Fan Fusion returns this summer. Bill Goodykoontz, The Arizona Republic, 11 May 2023 Trump, played by SNL's James Austin Johnson, recited his grievances during a Last Supper event, complete with Jesus Christ and a vengeful Judas. Justin Klawans, The Week, 9 Apr. 2023 Despite having Jay-Z with DJ Khaled, John Legend, Lil Wayne, Fridayy and Rick Ross under purple lights and seated at a Last Supper–type table, the majority of guests in the upper decks cleared out long before the show was over. Chris Gardner, The Hollywood Reporter, 6 Feb. 2023 The rest of the eight-minute segment took place on the street outside, where Jay-Z and the other guests gathered around a mock Last Supper table while sipping beverages from ornate glasses. Selena Fragassi, SPIN, 6 Feb. 2023 There’s already a Last Supper, a replica of Jesus’s empty tomb, and 14 sculptures of Jesus at the Stations of the Cross. Annalisa Quinn,, 30 Oct. 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

13th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Last Supper was in the 13th century

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“Last Supper.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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Last Supper

: the supper eaten by Jesus and his disciples on the night of his betrayal

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