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CHAP. VII. Peter's confession of Christ. sent me, that of all which he hath given me, 63 It is the Spirit that quickeneth, the flesh I should lose nothing, but should raise it up profiteth nothing: the words that I speak again at the last day.

unto you, they are spirit, and they are lise. 10 And this is the will of him that sent me, 64 But there are some of you that believe that every one which seeth the Son, and be- not. For Jesus knew from the beginning lieveth on him, may have everlasting life: who they were that believed not, and wlio and I will raise him up at the last day. should betray bin.

41 The Jews then murmured at him, be- 65 And he said, Therefore said I unto you, cause he said, I am the bread which came that no man can come unto me, except it down from heaven.

were given unto liim of my Father. 42 And they said, Is not this Jesus the sou 66 [ From that time many of his disciples of Joseph, whose father and mother we went back, and walked no more with him. know ? how is it then that he saith, I came 67 Then said Jesus into the twelve, Will down from heaven?

go away? 43 Jesus therefore answered and said unto *68 Then Siinon Peter answered him, Lord, them, Murmur not among yourselves. to whom shall we go? thou hast the words 41 No man can come to me, except the Fa- of eternal life. 3 ther which hath sent me draw him: and I 69 And we believe, and are sure that thou will raise him up at the last day.

art that Christ, the Son of the living God.
45 It is written in the prophets, And they 70 Jesus answered them, Have not I chosen
shall be all taught of God. Every man there- you twelve, and one of you is a devil ?
fore that hath heard, and hath learned of the 71 He spake of Judas Iscariot the son of
Father, cometh unto me.

Simon: for be it was that should betray him,
46 Not that any man hath seen the Father, being one of the twelve.
save lie which is of God, he hath scen the


1 Jesus reproveth the ainbition and boldness of 47 Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that

his kinsmen : 10 goeth up from Galilee to the believeth on me hath everlasting life.

feast of tab nacles : 14 teacketh in the temple. 48 I am that bread of life.

40 Divers opinions of him among the people. 49 Your fathers did eat manna in the wil- 45 Thc Pharisees are angry that their officers derness, and are dead.

took him not, and chide with Nicodemus for 50 This is the bread which cometh down

taking his part.
from heaven, that a man may eat thereof, and FTER these things Jesus walked in Ga-
not die.

lilee: for he would not walk in Jewry,
51 I am the living bread which came down because the Jews souglit to kill him.
from heaven: if any man eat of this bread, 2 Now the Jews' feast of tabernacles was
he shall live for erer: and the bread that I at hand.
will give is my fiesh, which I will give for the 3 His brethren therefore said unto him, De-
life of the world.

part hence, and

go into Judea, that thy disci52 The Jews therefore strove among them- ples also may see the works that thou doest. selves, saying, How can this man give us his 4 For there is no man that doeth any thing flesh to eat?

in secret, and he himself seeketh to be known 53 Then Jesus said unto them, Verily, veri- openly. If thou do these things, shew thyly, I say unto you, Except ye eat the flesh of sell to the world. the Son of man, and drink his blood, ychiave 5 (For neither did his brethren believe in no life in you.

54 Whoso eateth my flesh, and drinketh my 6 Then Jesus said unto them, My tine is
blood, hath eternal life; and I will raise him not yet come: but your time is always ready.
up at the last day.

7 The world cannot hate you; but me it 55 For my flesh is meat indeed, and my hateth, because I testify of it, that the works blood is drink indeed.

thereof are evil.
56 He that eateth my flesh, and drinketh 8 Go ye up unto this feast: I go not up yet
my blood, dwelleth in me, and I in hiin. unto this feast; for my time is not yet full
57 As the living Father hath sent me, and I come.
live by the Father: so he that eateth me, 9 When he had said these words unto them,
even he shall live by me.

he abode still in Galilee.
58 This is that bread which came down from 10 1 But when his brethren were gone up,
heaven: not as your fathers did eat manna, then went he also up unto the feast, not open-
and are dead: he that eateth of this bread ly, but as it were in secret.
shall live for ever.

11 Then the Jews sought him at the feast,
59 These things said he in the synagogue, and said, Where is he?
as he taught in Capernaum.

12 And there was much murmuring among
60 Many therefore of his disciples, when the people concerning him: for some said,
they had heard this, said, This is a hard say. He is a good man: others said, Nay; but he
ing; who can hear it?

deceiveth the people.
61 When Jesus knew in himself that his dis- 13 Howbeit no man spake openly of hin,
ciples murmured at it, he said unto them, for fear of the Jews.
Doth this offend you ?

14 | Now, about the midst of the feast,
62 What and if ye shall see the Son of man Jesus went up into the temple and taught.
ascend up where he was before ?

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Christ teacheth in the temple. S. JOHN. Sundry opinions concerning him. Knoweth this man letters, having never | 38 He that believeth on me, as the scrip earned ?

ture hath said, out of his belly shall flow ri. 16 Jesus answered them, and said, My doc-vers of living water. uine is not mine, but his that sent me. 39 (But this spake he of the Spirit, which (17 If any man will do his will, he shall know they that believe on him should receive, for of the doctrine, whether it be of God, or the Holy Ghost was not yet given, because whether I speak of myself. 3612193that Jesus was not yet glorified.)

18 He that speaketli of himself, seeketh his 40 9 Many of the people therefore, when own glory: but he that seeketh his glory that they heard this saying, said, Of a truth this sent him, the same is true, and no unright is the Prophet. eousness is in him.

41 Others said, This is the Christ. But 19 Did not Moses give you the law, and yet some said, Shall Christ come out of Galilee? none of you keepeth the law? Why go ye 42 Hath not the scripture said, That Christ about to kill me?'

cometh of the seed of David, and out of the 20 The people answered and said, Thou town of Bethlehem, where David was ? hast a devil: who goeth about to kill thee? 43 So there was a division among the peo

21 Jesus answered and said unto them, I ple because of him. bave done one work, and ye all marvel. 44 And some of them would have taken

22 Moses therefore gave unto you circum- him; but no man laid hands on him. cision, (not because it is of Moses, but of the 45 | Then came the officers to the chief fathers;) and ye on the sabbath-day circum- priests and Pharisees; and they said unto cise a man.

them, Why have ye not brought him ? 23 If a man on the sabbath-day receive cir- 46 The officers answered, Never man spake) cumcision, that the law of Moses should not like this man. Á be broken; are ye angry at me, because I 47 Then answered them the Pharisees, Are have made a man every whit whole on the ye also deceived ? sabbath-day ?

48 Have any of the rulers, or of the Phari24 Judge not according to the appearance, sees believed on him? but judge righteous judgment..

49 But this people who knoweth not the 25 Then said some of them of Jerusalem, Is law are cursed. not this he whom they seek to kill?

50 Nicodemus saith unto them, (he that 26 But lo, he speaketh boldly, and they say came to Jesus by night, being one of them,) nothing unto him. Do the rulers know in- 51 Doth our law judge any man before it, deed that this is the very Christ?

hear him, and know what he doeth ? 27 Howbeit, we know this man, whence he 52 They answered and said unto him, Art is : but when Christ cometh, no man know- thou also of Galilee? Search, and look for eth whence he is.

out of Galilee ariseth no prophet. 28 Then cried Jesus in the temple, as he 53 And every man went unto his own house. taught, saying, Ye both know me, and ye know. whence I am: and I am not come of myself, | 1 Christ delivereth the woman taken in adultebut he that sent me is true, whom ye


ry. 12 He preacheth himself the light of the Dot.

world, and justifieth his doctrine : 33 answer29 But I know him; for I am from him, and eth the Jews that boasted of Abraham, 59 and he hath sent me.

conveyeth himself from their cruelty. 30 Then they sought to take him: but no ESUS went unto the mount of Olives : man laid hands on him, because his hour 2 And early in the morning he came was not yet come.

again into the temple, and all the people ,31 And many of the people believed on him, came unto himn; and he sat down and taught and said, When Christ cometh, will he do them. more miracles than these which this man hath 3 And the scribes and Pharisees brought

unto him a woman taken in adultery: and 32 | The Pharisees heard that the people when they had set her in the midst, murmured such things concerning him: and. 4 They say unto him, Master, this woman the Pharisees and the chief priests sent offi- was taken in adultery, in the

very act. cers to take him.

5 Now Moses in the law commanded us, 33 Then said Jesus unto them, Yet a little that such should be stoned: but what sayest while am I with you, and then I go unto him thou? that sent me.

6 This they said, tempting him, that they 34 Ye shall seek me, and shall not find me: might have to accuse him. But Jesus stoopand where I am, thither ye cannot come. ed down, and with his finger wrote on the 35 Then said the Jews arnong themselves, ground, as though he heard them not. Whither will he go, that we shall not find 7 So when they continued asking him, he him ? will he go unto the dispersed among lifted up himself, and said unto them, He the Gentiles, and teach the Gentiles? that is without sin among you, let him first

36 Whiat manner of saying is this that he cast a stone at her. said, Ye shall seek me, and shall not find me: 8 And again he stooped down, and wrote and where I am, thither ye cannot come? on the ground. 37 In the last day, that great day of the 9 And they which heard it, being convicted feast, Jesus stood and cried, saying, If any by their own conscience, went out one by an thirst, let him come unto me, and drink, I one, beginning at the eldest, even unto the


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Christ justifieth his doctrine. CHAP. VIII.

He was before Abraham. last: and Jesus was left alone, and the wo-| lieved on him, If ye continue in my word, man standing in the midst.

then are ye my disciples indeed; 10 When Jesus had lifted up himself, and 32 And ye shall know the truth, and the saw none but the woman, he said unto her, truth shall make you free. Woman, where are those thine accusers ? 33 | They answered him, We be Abrahath no man condemned thee?

ham's seed, and were never in bondage to 11 She said, No man, Lord. And Jesus said any man: how sayest thou, Ye shall be made unto her, Neither do I condemn thee: go, free? and sin no more.

34 Jesus answered them, Verily, verily, I.
12 | Then spake Jesus again unto them, say unto you, Whosoever commitieth sin, is
saying, I am the light of the world: he that fithe servant of sin.
followeth me shall not walk in darkness, but 35 And the servant abideth not in the house
shall have the light of life.


but the Son abideth ever.
13 The Pharisees therefore said unto him, 36 If the Son therefore shall make you free,
Thou bearest record of thyself; thy record is ye shall be free indeed.

37 I know that ye are Abraham's seed; but 14 Jesus answered and said unto them, ye seek to kill ine, because my word hath vo Though I bear record of myself, yet my re- place in you. cord is true : for I know whencel came, and 38 I speak that which I have seen with my whither I go: but ye cannot tell whence 1 Father: and ye do that which ye have seen come, and whither I go.

with your father. 15 Ye judge after the flesh, I judge no 39 They answered and said unto him, Abra

ham is our father. Jeslis saith unto them, 16 And yet if I judge, my judgment is true: If ye were Abraham's children, ye would do for I am not alone, but I and the Father that the works of Abraham.

40 But now ye seek to kill me, a man that 17 It is also written in your law, that the hath told you the truth, which I have heard testimony of two men is true.

of God: this did not Abraham. 18 I am one that bear witness of myself;\ 41 Ye do the deeds of your father. Then and the Father that sent me, beareth witness said they to him, We be not born of fornicaof me.

tion; we have one Father, even God. 19 Then said they unto him, Where is thy 42 Jesus said unto them, If God were your Father? Jesus answered, Ye neither know Father, ye would love me : for I proceeded me, nor my Father: if ye had known me, ye forth and came from God;


peither cane 1 of 1 as he taught in the temple: and no man laid even because ye cannot hear my word. hands on him, for his hour was not yet come. 44 Ye are of your father the devil, and the

21 Then said Jesus again unto them, I go lusts of your father ye will do: he was a murmy way, and ye shall seek me, and shall die derer from the beginning, and abode not in in your sins: whither I go, ye cannot come. the truth; because there is no truth in him.

23 Then said the Jews, Will he kill him. When he speaketh a lie, he speaketh of his self? hecause he saith, Whither I go, ye can-own: for he is a liar, and the father of it.

45 And because I tell you the truth, ye be23 And he said unto them, Ye are from be- lieve me not. neath, I am from above: ve are of this 46 Which of you convinceth me of sin? And world; I am not of this world.

if I say the truth, why do ye not believe me 24 I said therefore unto you, that ye shall 47 He that is of God, heareth God's words: die in your sins: for if ye believe not that I ye therefore hear them not, because ye are am he, ye shall die in your sins.

not of God. 25 Then said they unto him, Who art thou ? 48 Then answered the Jews, and said unto And Jesus saith unto them, Even the same nim, Say we not well that thou art a Sama that I said unto you from the beginning. mtan, and hast a devil?

26 I have many things to say, and to judge 49 Jesus answered, I have not a devil; but
of you : but he that sent me, is true; and I I honour my Father, and ye do dishonour me.
speak to the world those things which I have 50 And I seek not mine own glory: there
heard of him.

is one that seeketh and judgeth.
27 They understood not that he spake to 51 Verily, verily, I say unto you, If a man
them of the Father.

keep my saying, he shall never see death. 28 Then said Jesus unto them, When ye 52 Then said the Jews unto him, Now we have lifted up the Son of man, then shall ye know that thou hast a devil. Abraham is know that I am he, and that I do nothing of dead, and the prophets; and thou sayest, If myself; but as my Father hath taught me, I a man keep my saying, he shall never taste speak these things.

of death.
29 And he that sent me is with me: the Fa- 53 Art thou greater than our father Abra-
ther hath not left me alone; for I do always ham, which is dead? and the prophets are
those things that please him.

dead: whom makest thou thyself?
30 As he spake these words, many believed 54 Jerus answered, If I honour myself, my

honour is nothing: it is my Father that honour.
31 Then said Jesus to those Jews which be-:etb me, of whom ye say, that be is your God.

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The blind man restored to sight. S. JOHN.

The Jews are offended at it. 55 Yet ye have not known him; but I know 17 They say unto the blind man again, What him: and if I should say, I know him not, I sayest thou of him, that he bath opened thine shall be a liar like unto you : but I know eyes ? He said, He is a prophet. him, and keep his saying.

18 But the Jews did not believe concerning 56 Your father Abraham rejoiced to see my him, that he had been blind, and received his day: and he saw it, and was glad. sight, until they called the parents of him that

57 Then said the Jews unto him, Thou art had received his sight.
not yet fifty years old, and hast thou geen 19 And they asked them, saying, Is this your

ye say was born blind ? How then 58 Jesus said unto them, Verily, verily, I doth he now see? say unto you, Before Abraham was, I am. 20 His parents answered them and said, We.. 50 Then took they up stones to cast at him: know that this is our son, and that he was but Jesus hid himself, and went out of the born blind : ,

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know not: he is of age; ask him: he shall 3 The

man that was born blind restored to sight. speak for himself. 13 He is brought to the Pharisees. 18 They 22 These words spake his parents, because are offended at it, and excommunicate him: they feared the Jews: for the Jews had 35 but he is received of Jesus, and confesseth agreed already, that if any man did confess him. 39 Who they are whom Christ enlight that he was Christ, he should be put out of



23 Therefore said his parents, He is of age; which was blind from his birth.

ask him. 2 And his disciples asked him, saying, Mas- 24 Then again called they the man that was ter, who did sin, this man, or his parents, that blind, and said unto him, Give God the he was born blind ?

praise: we know that this man is a sinner.. 3 Jesus answered, Neither hath this man 25 He answered and said, Wether he be sinned, nor his parents: but that the works a sinner or no, I know not one thing I of God should be made manifest in him. know, that, whereas I was blómu, now I see. 4 I must work the works of him that sent 26 Then said they to him again, What

did me, while it is day the night coineth, when he to thee? how opened he thine eyes? 110 man can work. 3

27 He answered them, I have told you al5 As long as I am in the world, I am the ready, and ye did not hear: wherefore would light of the world.

ye hear it again ? will ye also be his disciples? & Wlien he had thus spoken, he spat on the 28 Then they reviled him, and said, Thou.. ground, and made clay of the spittle, and he art his disciple; but we are Moses' disciples. anointed the eyes of the blind man with the 29 We know that God spake unto Moses; clay,

as for this fellow, we know not from whence 7 And said unto him, Go, wash in the pool he is. of Siloam, (which is by interpretation, Sent.) 30 The man answered and said unto them, He went his way therefore, and washed, Why, herein is a marvellous thing, that ye and came seeing.

know not from whence he is, and yet he hath 8.1. The neighbours therefore, and they opened mine eyes. which before had seen him that he was blind, 31 Now we know that God heareth not sinsaid, Is not this he that sat and begged? ners; but if any man be a worshipper of God,

9 Some said, This is he: others said, He and doeth bis will, him he heareth. is like him: but he said, I am he.

32 Since the world began was it not heard 10 Therefore said they unto him, How were that any man opened the eyes of one that thine eyes opened?

was born blind. 11 He answered and said, A man that is 33 If this man were not of God, he could called Jesus, made clay, and anointed mine do nothing. eyes, and said unto me, Go to the pool of 34 They answered and said unto him, Thou Siloam, and wash: and I went and washed, wast altogether born in sins, and dost thou and I received sight.

teach us? And they cast him out. 12 Then said they unto him, Where is he? 35 Jesus heard that they had cast him out: He said, I know not.

and when he had found him, he said unto 13 4 They brought to the Pharisees him bim Dost thou believe on the Son of God? that aforetime was blind.

36 He answered and said, Who is he, Lord,
14 And it was the sabbath-day when Jesus that I might believe on him?
made the clay, and opened his eyes. 37 And Jesus said unto him, Thou hast both

15 Then again the Pharisees also asked him seen him, and it is he that talketh with
how he had received his sight. He said unto thee.
them, He put clay upon mine eyes, and I 38 And he said, Lord, I believe. And he
washed, and do see.

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16 Therefore said some of the Pharisees, 39 T And Jesus said, For judgment I am
This man is not of God, because he keepeth come into this world, that they which see
not the sabbath-day, Others said, How can not might see, and that they which see,
a mar that is a sinner do such miracles ? And might be made blind.
there was a division among them.

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Christ the door, and good shepherd. CHAP. X, XI. He proveth himself the Son of God. with him heard these words, and said unto 20 And many of them said, He hath a devil, him, Are we blind also ?

and is mad; why hear ye him ? 41 Jesus said unto them, If ye were blind, 21 Others said, These are not the words of ye should have no sin: but now ye say, We him that hath a devil. Can a devil open the see; therefore your sin remaineth.

eyes of the blind ?

22 And it was at Jerusalem the feast of the CHAP. X.

dedication, and it was winter. 1 Christ is the door, and the good shepherd. 19

23 And Jesus walked in the temple in SoloDivers opinions of him. 24° He proveth by his mon's porch. works that he is Christ the Son of God: 39 24 Then came the Jews round about hm, escapeth the Jews, 40 and went again beyond and said unto him, How long dost thou make Jordan, where many believed on him.

us to doubt? If thou be the Christ, tell us TERILY, verily, unto you, He that plainly. fold, but climbeth up some other way, the believed not: the works that I do in my Fa. same is a thief and a robber.

ther's name, they bear witness of me. 2 But he that entereth in by the door, is 26 But ye believe not, because ye are not the shepherd of the sheep.

of my sheep, as I said unto you. 3 To him the porter openeth; and the sheep 27 My sleep hear my voice, and I know hear his voice: and he calleth his own sheep them, and they follow me: by name, and leadeth them out.

23 And I give unto them eternal life; and 4 And when he putteth forth his own sheep, they shall never perish, neither shall any he goeth before them, and the sheep folloi pluck them out of my hand. him: for they know his voice.

29 My Father, which gave them me, is 5 And a stranger will they not follow, but greater than all; and none is able to pluck will flee from him: for they know not the them out of my father's hand. voice of strangers.

30 I and my Father are one. 6 This parable spake Jesus unto them: but 31 Then the Jews took up stones again to they understood not what things they were

stone him. which he spake unto them.

32 Jesus answered them, Many good works 7 Then said Jesus unto them again, Verily, have I shewed you from my Father; for verily, I say unto you, I am the door of the which of those works do ye stone me? sheep.

33 The Jews answered him, saying, For a 8 All that ever came before me are thieves good work we stone thee not; but for blasand robbers: but the sheep did not hear them. phemy, and because that thou, being a man, 9 I am the door: by me if any man enter makest thyself God.

34 Jesus answered them, Is it not written out, and find pasture;

in your law, I said, Ye are gods? 10 The thief cometh not, but for to steal, 33 If he called them gods, unto whom the and to kill, and to destroy I am come that word of God came, and the scripture cannot they might have life, and that they might be broken; have it inore abundantly.

36 Say ye of him whom the Father hath 11 I am the good shepherd: the good shep- sanctified, and sent into the world, Thou herd giveth his life for the sheep.

blasphemnest; because I said, I am the Son 12 But he that is a hireling, and not the of God ? shepherd, whose own the sheep are not, 37 If I do not the works of my Father, beseeth the wolf coming, and leaveth the sheep, lieve me not. and fleeth; and the wolf catcheth them, and 38 But if I do, though ye believe not me, scattereth the sheep.

believe the works: that ye may know and 13 The hireling fleeth, because he is a hire- believe that the Father is in me, and I in him. ling, and careth not for the sheep.

39 Therefore they sought again to take 14 I am the good shepherd, and know my him; but he escaped out of their hand, sheep, and am known of mine.

40 And went away again beyond Jordan, 15 As the Father knoweth me, even so into the place where John at first baptized know I the Father: and I lay down my life and there he abode. for the sheep.

41 And many resorted unto him, and said, 16 And other sheep I have, which are not John did no miracle; but all things that Joho of this fold: them also I must bring, and spake of this man were true. they shall hear my voice; and there shall be 42 And many believed on him there. one fold, and one shepherd.

CHAP. XI, 17 Therefore doth my Father love me, be- 1 Christ raiseth Lazarus, four days buried. 45 cause I lay down my life, that I might take it again.

Many Jews believe. 47 The high priests and

Pharisees gather a council against Christ. 49 18 No man taketh it from me, but I lay it Caiaphas prophesieth. 54 Jesus hid himself. down of myself. I have power to lay it 55 Ai the passover they inquire after him, and down, and I have power to take it again. lay wait for him. Father.

Lazarus, of Bethanythe town of Mary 19 f There was a division therefore again and her sister Martha. among the Jews for these sayings.

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