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Divers opinions of Christ. Chap. xi. He proveth who he is.

24 Then came the Jews came, and the scripture cannot round about him, and said un be broken; to him, How long dost thou 36 Say ye of him, whom the make us to doubt? If thou be Father hatu sanctified, & sent the Christ, tell us plainly. into the world, Thou blasphe

25 Jesus answered them, I mest; because I said, I am the told you, and ye

believed not; Son of God ? the works that I do in


Fa 37 If I do not the works of ther's name, they bear witness my Father, believe me not.

38 But if I do, though ye 26 But

ye believe not; be- believe not me, believe the cause ye are not of my sheep, works ; that ye may know and as I said unto you.

and believe, that the Father is 27 My sheep hear my voice, in me, and I in him. & I know them, and they fol 39 Therefore they sought

again to take him; but he es28 And I give unto them caped out of their hand, eternal life ; & they shall nev 40 And went away again er perish, neither shall any man beyond Jordan into the place pluck them out of my hand. where John at first baptized;

29 My Father, which gave and there he abode. them me, is greater than all; 41 And many resorted unto and no man is able to pluck him and said, John did no mirthem out of my Father's hand. acle ; but all things that John

30 I and my Father are one. spake of this man were true. 31 ( Then the Jews took up

42 And


believed on stones again to stone him. him there.

32 Jesus answered them, Many good works have I shew

CHAP. XI. ed you from my Father; for Christ raiseth Lazarus four which of those works do ye

days buried.

49 Caiaphas

prophesieth. 33 The Jews answered him,

NOW a certain man was saying, For a good work wé sick, named Lazarus, of Bethstone thee not, but for blasphe- any, the town of Mary and her my; and because that thou, sister Martha. being a man, makest thyself 2 (It was that Mary which

anointed the Lord with oint34 Jesus answered them, Is ment, and wiped his feet with it not written in your law,b I her hair, whose brother Lazasaid, Ye are gods ?

rus was sick.) 35 If he called them gods

3 Therefore his sisters sent unto whom the word of God unto him, saying, Lord, behold, 6 In your law, see Psalm lxxxii

. 6. he whom thou lovest is sick.

stone me?


that we may

Judea again.

Lazarus' sickness

S. John.

and death, &c. 4 When Jesus heard that, 16 Then said Thomas, he said, This sickness is not which is called Didymus,b ununto death, but for the glory to his fellow-disciples, Let us of God, that the son of God also


die with might be glorified thereby. him.

5 Now Jesus loved Martha, 17 Then when Jesus came, and her sister, and Lazarus. he found that he had lain in

6 When he had heard there. the grave four days already. fore, that he was sick, he a 18 (Now Bethany was nigh bode two days still in the same unto Jerusalem, about fifteen place where he was.

furlongs c off.) hy Then after that saith he 19 And many of the Jews to his disciples, Let us go into came to Martha and Mary, to

comfort them concerning their 8 His disciples say unto brother. him, Master, the Jews of late 20 Then Martha, as soon sought to stone thee; and go as she heard that Jesus was est thou thither again? coming, went and met him;

9 Jesus answered, Are there but Mary sat still in the house. not twelve hours in the day? 21 Then said Martha unto If any man walk in the day he Jesus, Lord, if thou hadst been stumbleth not, because he seeth here, my brother had not died. the light of this world.

22 But I know, that even 10 But if a man walk in the now, whatsoever thou wilt ask night he stumbleth, because of God, God will give it thee. there is no light in him.

23 Jesus saith unto her, 11 These things said he; Thy brother shall rise again. and after that he saith unto 24 Martha saith unto him, them, Our friend Lazarus I know that he shall rise again sleepeth ; but I go, that I in the resurrection at the last may awake him out of sleep. day.

i2 Then said his disciples, 25 Jesus said unto her, I am Lord, if he sleep he shall do the resurrection, and the life ; well.

he that believeth in me, though 13 Kowbeit, Jesus spake of he were dead, yet shall he live; his death ; 'but they thought

26 And whosoever liveth, that he had spoken of taking and believeth in me, shall nev. of rest in sleep.

er die. Believest thou this? 14 Then said Jesus unto 27 She saith unto him, Yea, them plainly, Lazarus is dead. Lord ; I believe that thou art

15 And I am glad for your sakes that I was not there, to Didymus in the Greek, both signify

ab Thomas in the Chaldee, and the intent ye may believe; trupins. nevertheless, let us go unto Fifteen furlongs near two miles. him.

Lazarus raised, after Chap. xi. being four days buried. the Christ, the Son of God, 38 Jesus, therefore, again which should come into the groaning in himself, cometh to world.

the grave. It was a cave, and 28 And, when she had so a stone lay upon

it. said, she went her way,

and 39 Jesus said, Take ye called Mary her sister secret- away the stone. Martha, the ly, saying, the Master is come, sister of him that was dead, and calleth for thee.

saith unto him, Lord, by this 29 As soon as she heard time he stinketh ; for he has that, she arose quickly, and been dead four days. came unto him.

40 Jesus saith unto her, Said 30 Now Jesus was not yet I not unto thee, that, if thou come into the town, but was wouldest believe, thou shouldin that place, where Martha est see the glory of God? met him.

41 Then they took away 31 The Jews then which the stone from the place, where were with her in the house, the dead was laid. And Jesus and comforted her, when they lifted up his eyes, and said, saw Mary, that she rose up Father, I thank thee that thou hastily, and went out, followed hast heard me. her, saying, She goeth unto 42 And I knew that thou grave to weep there.

hearest me always; but be32 Then when Mary was cause of_the people which come where Jesus was, and stand by I said it, that they saw him, she fell down at his may believe that thou hast sent feet, saying unto him, Lord, if me. thou hadst been here, my bro 43 And when he thus had ther had not died.

spoken he cried with a loud 33 When Jesus, therefore, voice, Lazarus, come forth. saw her weeping, and the Jews 44 And he that was dead also weeping, which came came forth, bound hand and with her, he groaned in the foot with grave-clothes; and spirit, and was troubled, his face was bound about with

34 And said, Where have a napkin. Jesus saith unto ye laid him? They say unto them, Loose him, and let him him, Lord, come and see. go. 35 Jesus wept.

45 Then many of the Jews 36 Then said the Jews, Be which came to Mary, and had hold how he loved him! seen the things which Jesus

37 And some of them said, did, believed on him. Could not this man, which o 46 But some of them went pened the eyes of the blind, their ways to the Pharisees, have caused that even this man and told them what things Jeshould not have died ?

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Caiaphas prophesieth. S. John. Christ's feet anointed.

47 | Then gathered the selves, as they stood in the chief priests and the Pharisees temple, What think ye, that a council, and said, What do he will not come to the feast? we: for this man doeth many 57 Now both the chief priests miracles.

and the Pharisees had given a 48 If we let him thus alone, commandment, that if any man all men will believe on him; knew where he were, he should and the Romans shall come shew it, that they might take and take away both our place him. and nation.

CHAP. XII. 49 And one of them, named 1 Jesus excuseth Mary anointCaiaphas, being the high priest ing his feet: 10 the chief that same year, said unto them, priests consult to kill LazăYe know nothing at all,

50 Nor consider that it is THEN Jesus, six days beexpedient for us, that one man fore the passover, came to should die for the people, and Bethany, where Lazarus was, that the whole nation perish not. which had been dead, whom

51 And this spake he not of he raised from the dead. himself; but, being high priest 2 There they made him & that year, he prophesied that supper; and Martha served; Jesus should die for that nation; but Lazarus was one of them

52 And not for that nation that sat at the table with him. only, but that also he should 3 Then took Mary a pound gather together in one the of ointment of spikenard, very children of God, that were costly, and anointed the feet of scattered abroad.

Jesus, and wiped his feet with 53 Then, from that day her hair; and the house was forth, they took counsel toge- filled with the odour of the ther for to put him to death. ointment.

64 Jesus, therefore, walked 4 Then saith one of his disno more openly among the ciples, Judas Iscariot, Simon's Jews; but went thence unto a son, which should betray him, country near to the wilderness, 5 Why was not this ointinto a city called Ephraim, & ment sold for three hundred there continued with his dis- pence, and given to the poor? ciples.

6 This he said, not that he 55 And the Jews' passover cared for the poor; but because was nigh at hand; and many he was a thief, and had the went out of the country up to bag, and bare what was put Jerusalem before the passover, therein. to purify themselves.

van Then said Jesus, Let her 56 Then sought they for Je. alone; against the day of my sus, and spake among them- burying hath she kept this.

He rideth to Jerusalem : Chap. xii. foretels his death, 8 For the poor always ye

18 For this cause the people have with you; but me ye also met him, for that they have not always.

heard, that he had done this 9 4 Much people of the miracle. Jews, therefore, knew that he 19 The Pharisees, therefore, was there; and they came, not said among themselves, Perfor Jesus' sakė only, but that ceive ye how ye prevail nothey might see Lazarus also, thing. behold, the world is whom he had raised from the gone after him. dead.

20 I And there were cer10 But the chief priests tain Greeks

among them, that consulted, that they might put came up to worship at the feast: Lazarus also to death ;

21 The same came there. 11 Because that by reason fore, to Philip, which was of of him many of the Jews went Bethsaida of Galilee, and deaway, and believed on Jesus. sired him, saying, Sir, we

12 On the next day, much would see Jesus. people, that were come to the 22 Philip cometh and telleth feast, when they heard that Je- Andrew; and again Andrew sus was coming to Jerusalem, and Philip tell Jesus.

13 Took branches of palm 23 q And Jesus answered trees, and went forth to meet them, saying, The hour is bim, and cried, Hosanna ; come, that the Son of man Blessed is the King of Israel should be glorified. that cometh in the name of the 24 Verily, verily, I say unLord.

to you, Except a corn of wheat 14 And Jesus, when he had fall into the ground and die, found a young ass, sat thereon; it abideth alone; but if it die, as it is written,

it bringeth forth much fruit. 15 Fear not, daughter of 25 He that loveth his life Sion; behold, thy King com- shall lose it; and he that hateth, sitting on an ass's colt. eth his life in this world, shall

16 These things understood keep it unto life eternal. not his disciples at the first; 26 If any man serve me let but when Jesus was glorified, him follow me; and where I then remembered they, that am, there shall also my serthese things were written of vant be; if any man serve me, him, and that they had done him will my Father honour. these things unto him.

27 Now is my soul troubled; 17 The people, therefore, and what shall I say? Father, that was with hin when he save me from this hour; but called Lazarus ont of his grave,

for this cause came I unto this and raised hiin from the dead, hour. bare record.

28 Father, glorify thy name.

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