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An impotent

S. John.

man cured. and told him, saying, Thy son there, which had an infirmity liveth.

thirty and eight years. 52 Then inquired he of them 6 When Jesus saw him lie, the hour, when he began to a. and knew that he had been mend. And they said unto him, now a long time in that case, Yesterday at the seventh hour he saith unto him, Wilt thou the fever left him.

be made whole ? 53 So the father knew, that The impotent_man anit was at the same hour, in the swered him, Sir, I have no which Jesus said unto him, Thy man, when the water is trouson liveth; and himself be- bled, to put me into the pool : lieved, and his whole house. but, while I am coming, ano

54 This is again the second ther steppeth down before me. miracle that Jesus did, when 8 Jesus saith unto him, he was come out of Judea into

Rise, take up thy bed and Galilee.

walk. CHAP. V.

9 And immediately the man 1Jesus on the sabbath-day cureth was made whole, and took up

him that was diseased eight his bed and walked ; and on & thirty years ; 10 the Jews the same day was the sabbath. cavil, & persecute him for it. 10 | The Jews, therefore,

AFTER this there was a said unto him that was cured, feast of the Jews; and Jesus It is the sabbath day; it is not went up to Jerusalem. lawful for thee to carry thy

2 Now there is at Jerusalem, bed. by the sheep-market, a pool, 11 He answered them, He which is called in the Hebrew that made me whole, the same tongue Bethesda,a having five said unto me, Take up thy bed porches.b

and walk. 3 In these lay a great mul 12 Then asked they him, titude of impotent c folk, of What man is that which said blind, halt, withered, waiting unto thee, Take up thy bed, for the moving of the water. and walk.

4 For an angel went down 13 And he that was healed at a certain season into the wist not d who it was; for Jepool, and troubled the water: sus had conveyed himself whosoever then first, after the away, a multitude being in that troubling of the water, stepped place. in, was made whole of whatso 14 Afterward Jesus findeth ever disease he had.

him in the temple, and said 5 And a certain man was unto him, Behold, thou art a Bethesda signifies house of mercy.

made whole; sin no more, lest b Porches means here covered walks. a worse thing come unto thee. 6 Impotent, sick.

d Wist not, knew not.

Christ reproveth
Chap. iv.

the Jews. 15 The man departed, and 24 Verily, verily, I say unto told the Jews that it was Jesus, you, He that heareth my word, which had made him whole. and believeth on him that sent

16 And therefore did the me, hath everlasting life, and Jews persecute Jesus, and shall not come into condemnasought to slay him, because he tion; but is passed from death had done these things on the unto life. sabbath-day.

25 Verily, verily, I say unto 17 ( But Jesus answered you. The hour is coming, and them, My Father worketh now is, when the dead shall hitherto, and I work.

hear the voice of the Son of 18 Therefore the Jews God; and they that hear shall sought the more to kill him, live. because he not only had broken 26 For as the Father hath the sabbath, but said also that life in himself, so hath he givGod was his Father, making en to the Son to have life in himself equal with God. himself;

19 I Then answered Jesus, 27 And hath given him auand said unto them, Verily, ver- thority to execute judgment ily, I

say unto you, The Son also, because he is the Son of can do nothing of himself, but man. what he seeth the Father do ; 28 Marvel not at this; for for what things soever he do- the hour is coming, in the eth, these also doeth the Son which all that are in the graves, likewise.

shall hear his voice, 20 For the Father loveth 29 And shall come forth; the Son, and sheweth him all they that have done good, unthings that himself doeth ; and to the resurrection of life; and he will shew him greater works they that have done evil, unto than these, that ye may mar- the resurrection of damnation. vel.

30 I can of mine own self 21 For as the Father raiseth do nothing; as I hear I judge ; up the dead, and quickeneth and my judgment is just; bethem ?; even so the Son quick- cause I seek not mine

own will, eneth whom he will.

but the will of the Father, 22 For the Father judgeth which hath sent me. no man; but hath committed 31 If I bear witness of all judgment unto the Son : myself, my witness is not true.

23 That all men should hon 32 There is another, that our the Son, even as they hon- beareth witness of me; and I our the Father. He that hon- know that the witness, which oureth not the Son, honoureth he witnesseth of me, is true. not the Father which hath sent 33 Ye sent unto John, and him.

be bear witness unto the truth.

Christ sheueth
S. John

who he is. 34 But I receive not testi- accuse you to the Father ; mony from man; but these there is one that accuseth you, things I say, that ye might be even Moses, in whom ye trust. saved.

46 For had ye believed Mo35 He was a burning and a ses ye would have believed me; shining light; and ye were for he wrote of me. willing for a season to rejoice 47 But if ye believe not his in his light.

writings, how shall ye believe 36 4 But I have greater my words ? witness than that of John; for the works which the Father

CHAP. VI. hath given me to finish, the 1 Christ feedeth five thousand same works that I do, bear with five loaves & two fishes: witness of me, that the Father 26 he reproveth the fleshly hath sent me.

hearers of his word, 35 and 37 And the Father himself, declareth himself to be the which hath sent me, hath borne bread of life. witness of me. Ye have nei AFTER these things Jesus ther heard his voice at any went over the sea of Galilee, time, nor seen his shape. which is the sea of Tiberias.

38 And ye have not his 2 And a great multitude folword abiding in you; for whom lowed him, because they saw he hath sent, him ye believe his miracles which he did on not.

them that were diseased. 39 [ Search the scriptures; 3 And Jesus went up

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have a mountain, and there he sat eternal life; and they are they, with his disciples. which testify of me.

4 And the passover,a a feast 40 And ye will not come to of the Jews, was nigh. me, that ye might have life. 5 F When Jesus then lifted

41 I receive not honour up his eyes, and saw a great from men.

company come unto him, he 42 But I know, that ye saith unto Philip, Whence have not the love of God in you. shall we buy bread, that these

43 Lam come in my Fa- may eat ? ther's name, and ye receive .6 (And this he said to prove me not; if another shall come him; for he himself knew in his own name, him ye will what he would do.) receive.

Philip answered him, 44 How can ye believe, Two hundred pennyworth of which receive honour one of bread is not sufficient for them, another, and seek not the hon- that every one of them may our that cometh from God only? take a little.

45 Do not think that I will a Passover: See Matt. xxvi. Za

Five thousand fed. Chap. vi. Christ walketh on the sea.

8 One of his disciples, An- and went over the sea toward drew, Simon Peter's brother, Capernaum; and it was now saith unto him,

dark, and Jesus was not come 9 There is a lad here, which to them. hath five barley-loaves, and

18 And the sea arose, by two small fishes; but what reason of a great wind that are they among so many ? blew.

10 And Jesus said, Make 19 So, when they had rowthe men sit down. Now there ed about five and twenty or was much grass in the place. thirty furlongs, they see Jesus so the meu sat down, in number walking on the sea, and drawabout five thousand.

ing nigh unto the ship; and 11 And Jesus took the they were afraid. loaves; and when he had giv 20 But he saith unto them, en thanks, he distributed to It is I; be not afraid. the disciples, and the disciples 21 Then they willingly reto them, that were set down; ceived him into the ship; and and likewise of the fishes as immediately the ship was at much as they would.

the land whither they went. 12 When they were filled, 22 4 The day following, he said unto his disciples, Ga- when the people which stood ther up the fragments that re on the other side of the sea, main, that nothing be lost. saw that there was none other

13. Therefore they gathered boat there, save that one them together, and filled twelve whereinto his disciples were baskets with the fragments of entered, and that Jesus went the five barley-loaves, which not with his disciples into the remained over and above unto boat, but that his disciples them, that had eaten.

were gone away alone; 14 Then those men, when 23 (Howbeit there came they had seen the miracle that other boats from Tiberias, Jesus did, said, This is of a nigh unto the place, where truth that prophet, that should they did eat bread, after that come into the world.

the Lord had given thanks ;) 15 9 When Jesus, therefore, 24 When the people, thereperceived that they would fore, saw that Jesus was not come and take him by force to there, neither his disciples, make him a king, he departed they also took shipping, and again into a mountain himself came to Capernaum, seeking alone.

for Jesus. 16 And when even was now 25 And, when they had come. his disciples went down found bim on the other side of

the sea, they said unto him, 17 And entered into a ship, Rabbi, when camest thou bi

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The people reprored. S. John. Christ the bread of life.

26 Jesus answered them, he that cometh to me, shall and said, Verily, verily, I say never hunger; and he that unto you, Ye seek me, not be- believeth on ine, shall never cause ye saw the miraeles, but thirst. because ye did eat of the 36 But I said unto you, loaves, and were filled. That

ye

also have seen me, 27 Labour not for the meat and believe not. which perisheth, but for that 37 All that the Father givmeat which endureth unto ev eth me, shall come to me; and erlasting life, which the Son him that cometh to me, I will of man shall give unto you; in no wise cast out. for him hath God the Father 38 For.I came down from sealed.

heaven, not to do mine own 28 Then said they unto him, will, but the will of him that What shall we do, that we sent me. might work the works of God? 39 And this is the Father's

29 Jesus answered, and said will which hath sent me, that unto them, This is the work of all which he hath given me, of God, that ye believe on him, I should lose nothing, but whom he hath sent.

should raise it up again

at the 30 They said therefore, un last day. to him, What sign shewest 40 And this is the will of thou then, that we may see

him that sent me, that every and believe thee? what doest one which seeth the Son, and thou work?

believeth on him, may have 31 Our fathers did eat man- everlasting life, and I will na in the desert; as it is writ- raise him up at the last day.

gave

them bread from 41 The Jews then murmurheaven to eat.

ed at him, because he said, I 32 Then Jesus said unto am the bread which came down them, Verily, verily, I say un- from heaven. to you, Moses gave you not 42 And they said, is not that bread from heaven; but this Jesus the son of Joseph, my Father giveth you the true whose father and mother we bread from heaven.

know ? how is it then that he 33 For the bread of God is saith, I came down from he, which cometh down from heaven? heaven, and giveth life unto 43 Jesus, therefore, answer. the world.

ed, and said unto them, Mur34 Then said they unto him, mur not among yourselves, Lord, evermore give us this 44 No man can come to me, bread.

except the Father, which hath 35 And Jesus said unto sent me, draw him; and I will them, I am the bread of life; raise him up at the last day.

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