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The Jews

S. John.

blindness, &c. Then came there a voice from hath believed our report ? and heaven, saying, I have both glo- to whom hath the arm of the rified it, & will glorify it again. Lord been revealed ?

29 The people, therefore, 39 Therefore they could not that stood by and heard it said, believe, because that Esaias that it thundered; others said, said again, An angel spake to him.

40 He hath blinded their 30 Jesus answered, & said, eyes, and hardened their heart; This voice came not because that they should not see with of me, but for


sakes. their eyes, nor understand with 31 Now is the judgment of their heart, and be converted, this world ; now shall the and I should heal them. prince of this world be cast out. 41 These things said Esaias,

82 And I, if I be lifted up when he saw his glory, and from the earth, will draw all spake of him. men unto me.

42 Nevertheless, among 33 (This he said, signifying the chief rulers also many bewhat death he should die.) lieved on him; but because of

34 The people answered the Pharisees they did not conhim, We have heard out of the fess him, lest they should be law, that Christ abideth for put out of the synagogue : ever; and how sayest thou, 43 For they loved the praise The Son of man must be lifted of men more than the praise np ? Who is the Son of man? of God.

35 Then Jesus said unto 44 4 Jesus cried, and said, them, Yet a little while is the He that believeth on me, belight with you; walk while lieveth not on me, but on him ye have the light, lest darkness that sent me. come upon you; for he that 45 And he that seeth me, walketh in darkness, knoweth seeth him that sent me. not whither he goeth.

46 I am come a light into 36 While ye have light, be- the world, that whosoever believe in the light, that ye may lieveth on me should not abide be the children of light. These in darkness. things spake Jesus, and de 47. And if any man hear my parted, and did hide himself words, and believe not, I judge from them.

him not; for I came not to 37 4 But though he had judge the world, but to save done so many miracles before the world. them, yet they believed not on 48 He that rejecteth me,

and receiveth not my words, 38 That the saying of Esaias hath one that judgeth him; the prophet might be fulfilled, the word that I have spoken, wbieh he spake, Lord, whó the same shall judge him in the

· last day,

him :

Christ washeth his

Chap. xiii.

disciples' feet, &c. 49 For I have not spoken him, Lord, dost thou wash my of myself; but the Father which feet! sent me, he gave me a com 7 Jesus answered, and said mandment what I should say, unto him, What I do thou and what I should speak. knowest not now; but thou

50 And I know that his shalt know hereafter. commandment is life everlast 8 Peter saith unto him, ing; whatsoever I speak, Thou shalt never wash my therefore, even as the Father feet. Jesus answered him, if said unto me, so I speak. I wash thee not, thou hast no

part with me.b CHAP: XIII.

9 Simon Peter saith unto 1 Jesus washeth his disciples' him, Lord, not my feet only,

feet, 14 and exhorteth them but also my hands and my head. to humility and charity. 10 Jesus saith to him, He

NOW, before the feast of that is washed needeth not,c the passover, when Jesus knew save to wash his feet, but is that his hour was come, that clean every whit; and ye aro he should depart out of this clean, but not all. world unto the Father, having

11 For he knew who should loved his own which were in betray him; therefore said he, the world, he loved them unto Ye are not all clean. the end.

12 So after he had washed 2 And supper being ended, their feet, and had taken his (the devil having now

put into garments, and was set down the heart of Judas Iscariot, again, he said unto them, Know Simon's son, to betray him,) ye what I have done to you? 3 Jesus knowing that the

13 Ye call me Master and Father had given all things Lord; and ye say well; for so into his hands, and that he I am.

come from God, and 14 If I then, your Lord and went a to God;

Master, have washed your 4 He riseth from supper, feet, ye also ought to wash and laid aside his garments;

one another's feet. and took a towel, and girded

15 For I have given you an himself.

example, that ye should do as 5 After that he poureth wa

I have done to you. ter into a bason, and began to 16 Verily, verily, I say unto wash the disciples' feet, and to wipe them with the towel

b If I wasb thee noi, &c. signifying, wherewith he was girded.

that if you are not converted and 6 Then cometh he to Simon · purified by my religion, you cannot

be my disciple. Peter; and Peter said unto

c Neederb not, &c. Needeth not be . Went, was going

washed again, except the feet only.

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27 And after the sop Satan than his lord; neither he that entered into him. Then said is sent greater than he that Jesus unto him, That thou sent him,

doest, do quickly. 17 If ye know these things, 28 Now no man at the table happy are ye if ye do them. knew for what intent he spake

18 TI speak not of you all, unto him. I know whom I have chosen; 29 For some of them thought; but, that the scripture may be because Judas had the bag, fulfilled, He that eateth bread that Jesus had said unto him, with me, hath lifted up his Buy those things that we have heel against me.

need of against the feast; or, 19 Now I tell you before it that he should give something come, that, when it is come to pass, ye may believe that I am 30 He then, having received he.

the sop, went immediately out; 20 Verily, verily, I say unto and it was night. you, He that receiveth whom 31 1 Therefore, when he soever I send, receiveth me; was gone out, Jesus said, Now and he that receiveth me, re is the Son of man glorified, and ceiveth him that sent me. God is glorified in him.

21 When Jesus had thus 32 If God be glorified in said, he was troubled in spirit, him, God shall also glorify and testified, and said, Verily, him in himself, and shall verily, I say unto you, That straightway glorify him. one of you shall betray me. 33 Little children, yet a lit

22 Then the disciples look- tle while I am with you. Ye ed one on another, doubting of shall seek me; and,

as I said whom he spake.

unto the Jews, Whither I go 23 Now there was leaning ye cannot come; so now I say en Jesus' bosom one of his dis- to you. eiples, whom Jesus loved.

34 A new commandment I 24 Simon Peter, therefore, give unto you, That ye love one beckoned to him, that he should another; as I have loved you, ask who it should be, of whom that ye also love one another. he spake.

35 By this shall all men 25 He then, lying on Jesus' know that ye are my disciples, breast, saith unto him, Lord, if ye have love one to another. who is it?

36 Simon Peter said unto 26 Jesus answered, He it is him, Lord, whither goest thou? to whom I shall give a sop, Jesus answered hiin, Whither when I have dipped it. And I go, thou canst not follow me when he had dipped the sop now; but thou shalt follow be gave it to Judas Iscariot, me afterwards. son of Simon.

37 Peter said unto him,

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Peter forewarned. Chap. xiv. The disciples comforted. Lord, why cannot I follow 8 Philip saith_unto him, thee now? I will lay down Lord, shew us the Father, and my life for thy sake.

it sufficeth us. 38 Jesus answered him, 9 Jesus saith unto him, Have Wilt thou lay down thy life I been so long time with you, for my sake ?' Verily, verily, and yet hast thou not known I

say unto thee, the cock shali me, Philip ? he that hath seen not crow, till thou hast denied me, hath seen the Father; and me thrice.

how sayest thou then, Shew us CHAP. XIV.

the Father? 1 Christ comforteth his disci 10 Believest thou not, that

ples ; 6 professeth himself I am in the Father, and the the

way, the truth, and the Father in me? the words that life.

I speak unto you, I speak not LET not your heart be trou of myself; but the Father, bled; ye believe in God, be- that dwelleth in me, he doeth lieve also in me.

the works. 2 In my Father's house are 11 Believe me, that I am many mansions ; if it were not in the Father, and the Father 80 I would have told you. I in me; or else believe me for go to prepare a place for you. the

very works' sake. 3 And if I go and prepare 12 Verily, verily, I say una place for you, I will come you, He that believeth on me, again, and receive you unto the works that I do, shall hé myself; that where I am, do also; and greater works there ye may be also.

than these shall

he do, because 4 And whither I go ye know, I go unto my Father. and the way ye know.

13 And whatsoever ye shall 5 4 Thomas saith unto him, ask in my name, that will I Lord, we know not whither do, that the Father may be thou goest; and how can we glorified in the Son. know the way ?

14 If


shall ask 6 Jesus saith unto him, I in my name, I will do it. am the way,a and the truth, 15 If ye love me, keep and the life; no man cometh my commandments : unto the Father but by me. 16 And I will pray the Fa

hy If ye had known me, ye ther, and he shall give you should have known


Father another Comforter, that he also; and from henceforth ye may

abide with


forever; know him, and have seen him. 17 Even the Spirit of truth,

whom the world cannot rea I am the way, &c. My perfect example and holy life are the way; ceive, because it seeth him not, and no man cometh to the Father

neither knoweth him; but but by this way.

know him; for he dwelleth

any thing


The Holy Ghost, the S. John. Comforter promised. with you, and shall be in you. as the world giveth, give I

18 I will not leave you eom unto you. Let not your heart fortless ; I will come to you. be troubled, neither let it be

19 Yet a little while, and afraid. the world seeth me no more ;

28 Ye have heard how I but ye see me; because I live, said unto you, I go away, and ye shall live also.

come again unto you.


ye 20 At that day ye shall loved me ye would rejoice, beknow, that I am in my Father, cause I said, I go unto the Faand you in me, and I in you. ther; for my Father is great21 He that hath my com

er than 1. mandments, and keepeth them, 29 And now I have told he it is that loveth me; and you before it come to pass, he that loveth me, shall be that, when it is come to pass, loved of my Father, and I will ye might believe. love him, and will manifest 30 Hereafter I will not talk myself to him.

much with you; for the prince 22 Judas saith unto him, of this world cometh, and hath (not Iscariot,) Lord, how is it nothing in me. that thou wilt manifest thyself 31 But that the world may unto us, and not unto the world? know that I love the Father;

23 Jesus answered, and said and as the Father gave me unto him, If a man love me, commandment, even so I do. he will keep my words; and Arise, let us go hence, my Father will love him, and we will come unto him, and

CHAP. XV. make our abode with him. The mutual love between Christ

24 He that loveth me not, and his members, under the keepeth not my sayings; and parable of the vine. the word which ye hear is not I AM the true vine, and my mine, but the Father's which Father is the husbandman. sent me.

2 Every branch in me that 25 These things have I beareth not fruit he taketh aspoken unto you, being yet pres- way; and every branch that

beareth fruit he purgeth it, that 26 But the Comforter, it may bring forth more fruit

. which is the Holy Ghost, 3 Now ye are clean, through whom the Father will send in the word 'which I have spoken my name, he shall teach you unto you. all things, and bring all things 4 Abide in me, and I in you. to your remembrance, what. As the branch cannot bear soever I have said unto you. fruit of itself, except it abide

27 Peace I leave with you, in the vine; no more can ye, my peace I give unto you ; not except ye abide in me.

ent with you.

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