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Christ declareth himself Chap. vi. to his disciples.
45 It is written in the

56 He that eateth

my flesh, phets, And they shall be all and drinketh my blood, dweltaught of God. Every man, leth in me, and I in him. therefore, that hath heard, and 57 As the living Father hath learned of the Father, hath sent me, and I live by the cometh unto me.

Father; so he that eateth me, 46 Not that any man hath even he shall live by me. seen the Father, save he which 58 This is that bread which is of God, he hath seen the

own from heaven; not Father.

as your fathers did eat manna, 47 Verily, verily, I say unto and are dead. He that eateth you, He that believeth on me of this bread, shall live forever. hath everlasting life.

59 These things said he in 48 I am that bread of life. the synagogue, as he taught in

49 Your fathers did eat Capernaum. manna in the wilderness, and 60 | Many, therefore, of are dead.

his disciples, when they had 50 This is the bread which heard this, said, This is an cometh down from heaven, that hard saying; who can hear it? a man may eat thereof, and 61 When Jesus knew in not die.

himself, that his disciples mur51 I am the living bread mured at it, he said unto them, which came down from heaven. Doth this offend you ? If any man eat of this bread he 62 What and if


shall see shall live forever; and the the Son of man ascend up bread that I will give is my where he was before ? flesh, which I will give for the 63 It is the spirit that quicklife of the world.

eneth ; the flesh profiteth no52 The Jews, therefore, thing, the words that I speak strove among themselves, saya unto you, they are spirit, and ing, How can this man give us they are life. his flesh to eat?

64 But there are some of 53 Then Jesus said unto you that believe not. For Jethem, Verily, verily, I say unto

sus knew from the beginning you, Except ye eat the flesh of who they were that believed the Son of man, and drink his not,and who should betray him. blood, ye have no life in


65 And he said, Therefore 54 Whoso eateth my fesh, said I unto you, That no man and drinketh my blood, hath can come unto me, except it eternal life; and I will raise were given unto him of my him up at the last day

Father. 55 For my flesh is meat

66 | From that time many indeed, and my blood is drink of his disciples went back, and indeed,

walked no more with him.



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Christ reproveth

S. John.

his kinsmen: 67 Then said Jesus unto 6 Then Jesus said unto the twelve, Will ye also go them, My time is not yet come;

but your time is always ready. 68 Then Simon Peter an 7. The world cannot hate swered him, Lord, to whom you; but me it hateth, because shall we go : thou hast the I testify of it, that the works words of eternal life.

thereof are evil. 69 And we believe, and are 8 Go ye up unto this feast; sure, that thou art that Christ, I go not up yet unto this feast; the Son of the living God. for my time is not yet full

To Jesus answered them, Have not I chosen you twelve, 9 When he had said these and one of you is a devil ? words unto them, he abode

71 He spake of Judas Isca- still in Galilee. riot, the son of Simon; for he 10 But when his brethren it was that should betray him, were gone up, then went he albeing one of the twelve. so up unto the feast, not open

ly, but as it were in secret. CHAP. VII.

11 Then the Jews sought 1 Jesus reproveth his kinsmen, him at the feast, and said,

10' goeth unto the feast of ta- Where is he?
bernacles, 14 teacheth in the 12 And there was much
temple. 40 Divers opinions murmuring among the people
of Christ. 45 The Phari. concerning him; for some
sees are angry at their offi- said, He is a good man: others
cers, and at Nicodemus.

said, Nay; but he deceiveth
AFTER these things Jesus the people.
walked in Galilee; for he 13 Howbeit, no man spake
would not walk in Jewry, be- openly of him for fear of the
cause the Jews sought to kill Jews.

14 | Now, about the midst 2 Now the Jews' feast of of the fcast, Jesus went up intabernacles was at hand. to the temple and taught.

3 His brethren, therefore, 15 And the Jews marvelled, said unto him, Depart hence, saying, How knoweth this man and go into Judea, that thý letters, having never learned ? disciples also may see the 16 Jesus answered them, works that thou doest.

and said, My doctrine is not 4 For there is no man that mine, but his that sent me. doeth any thing in secret, and 17 If any man will do his he himself seeketh to be known will, he shall know of the docopenly; if thou do these things, trine, whether it be of God, shew thyself to the world. or whether I speak of myself.

5 For neither did his breth 18 He that speaketh of himren believe in him.

self seeketh his own glory;


He teacheth

Chap. vii,

in the temple. but he that seeketh his glory whence I am, and I am not that sent him, the same is true, come of myself, but he that sent and no unrighteousness is in me is true, whom


know not. him.

29 But I know him; for I 19 Did not Moses give you am from him, and he hath sent the law, and yet none of you keepeth the law? Why go ye

30 Then they sought to take about to kill me ?

him ; but no man laid hands 20 The people answered, & on him, because his hour was said, Thou hast a devil; who not yet come. goeth about to kill thee

31 And many of the people 21 Jesus answered, and said believed on him, & said, When unto them, I have done one Christ cometh will he do more work, and ye all marvel. miracles, than these which this

22 Moses, therefore, gave man hath done ? unto you circumcision, (not 32 | The Pharisees heard because it is of Moses, but of that the people murmured such the fathers,) and ye on the things concerning him ; & the sabbath-day circumcise a man. Pharisees and the chief priests

23 If a man on the sabbath- sent officers to take him. day receive circumcision, that 33 Then said Jesus unto the law of Moses should not be them, Yet a little while am I broken; are ye angry at me


and then I go unto because I have made a man

him that sent me. every whit whole on the sab 34 Ye shall seek me, & shall bath-day?

not find me ; and where I am, 24 Judge not according to thither ye cannot come. the appearance, but judge

35 Then said the Jews &righteous judgment.

mong themselves, Whither will 25 Then said some of them he go that we shall not find of Jerusalem, Is not this he him? will he go unto the diswhom they seek to kill ? persed among the Gentiles, and

26 But, lo, he speaketh teach the Gentiles ? boldly, and they say nothing

36 What manner of saying unto him. Do the rulers know is this that he said, Ye shall indeed that this is the very seek me, and shall not find Christ?

me; and where I am, thither ye 27 Howbeit, we know this cannot come ? man whence he is; but when 37 In the last day, that great Christ cometh, no man know- day of the feast

, Jesus stood eth whence he is.

and cried, saying, If any man 28 Then cried Jesus in the thirst, let him come unto me temple as he taught, saying, and drink.


know 38 He that believeth on me

Ye both know me,

Divers opinions of Christ. S. John. Plaxisees offended, đc. as the scripture hath said, out or of the Pharisees believed on of his belly shall flow rivers of him ? living water.

49 But this people, who 39 (But this spake he of the knoweth not the law, are. Spirit, which they that believe cursed. on him, should receive; for the 50 Nicodemus saith unto Holy Ghost was not yet given; them, (he that came to Jesus because that Jesus was not yet by night, being one of them,) glorified.)

51 Doth our law judge any 40 4 Many of the people, man before it hear him, and therefore, when they heard know what he doeth ? this saying, said, Of a truth 52 They answered, & said this is the Prophet.

unto him, Art thou also of Gal41 Others said, This is the ilee ? Search, & look; for out Christ. But some said, Shall of Galilee ariseth no prophet. Christ come out of Galilee ? 53 And every man went

42 Hath not the scripture unto his own house. said, That Christ cometh of the seed of David, and out of

CHAP. VIII. the town of Beth-lehem, where 1 Christ delivereth the woman David was?

taken in adultery; 12 he 43 So there was a division preacheth himself the light among the people because of of the world, and justifieth him.

his doctrine. 44 And some of them would JESUS went unto the mount have taken him ; but no man of Olives. laid hands on him.

2 And early in the morning 45 Then came the cfficers he came again into the temple, to the chief priests and Phari- and all the people came unto sees; and they said unto them, him; and he sat down, and Why have ye not brought him: taught them.

46 The officers answered, 3 And the scribes and PhariNeverman spake like this man. sees brought unto him a woman

47 Then answered thema taken in adultery; and, when the Pharisees, Are ye also de- they had set her in the midst, ceived ?

4 They say unto him, Mas48 Have any of the rulers b ter, this woman was taken in

adultery, in the very act. a Then answered them, &c. Then Ō Now Moses in the law the Pharisees answered them.

b Have any of the rulers, &c. 48 & on this new teacher, then might you 49th verses. Look to your rulers and with propriety. 49th verse. But this the Pharisees whose example you people are so fickle and regardless of should follow ; had you seen them the law, they are justly forsaken of forsake the law of Moses, and believe God and left under his curse.

Christ the light
Chap. viii.

of the world. commanded us, that such unto them, Though I bear reshould be stoned; but what cord of myself, yet my record sayest thou

is true; for I know whence I 6 This they said, tempting came, and whither I go; but him, that they might have to ye cannot tell whence I come, accuse him. But Jesus stooped and whither I go. down, and with his finger wrote 15 Ye judge after the flesh; on the ground, as though he I judge no man. heard them not.

16 And yet if I judge, my 7 So when they continued judgment is true; for I am not asking him, he lifted up him- alone, but I and the Father self, and said unto them, He that sent me. that is without sin among you,

17 It is also written in your let him first cast a stone at her. law, that the testimony of two

8 And again he stooped men is true. down, and wrote on the ground. 18 I am one that bear wit

9 And they which heard it, ness of myself, and the Father being convicted by their own that sent me beareth witness conscience, went out one by of me. one, beginning at the eldest 19 Then said they unto him, even unto the last; and Jesus Where is thy Father ? Jesus was left alone, and the woman answered, Ye neither know me standing in the midst.

nor my Father; if ye had 10 When Jesus had lifted known me, ye should have up himself, and saw none but known my Father also. the woman, he said unto her, 20 These words spake Jesus Woman, where are those thine in the treasury, as he taught accusers ?' hath no man con- in the temple; and no man demned thee?

laid hands on him; for his 11 She said, no man, Lord. hour was not yet come. And Jesus said unto her, Nei 21 Then said Jesus again ther do I condemn thee; go, unto them, I go-nly way, and and sin no more.

ye shall seek me, and shall die 12 | Then spake Jesus in your sins; whither I

go ye again unto them, saying, I am

cannot come. the Light of the world; he 22 Then said the Jews, that followeth me shall not Will he kill himself? because walk in darkness, but shall he saith, Whither I go ye canhave the light of life.

not come. 13 The Pharisees, therefore, 23 And he said unto them, said unto him, Thou bearest Ye are from beneath ; I am record of thyself; thy record from above; ye are of this is not true.

world; I am not of this world. 14 Jesus answered, and said 24 I said, therefore, unte

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