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JOHN,

last day.

Christ the bread of life

to all believers. will which hath sent me, That 50 This is the bread which of all which he hath given me cometh down from heaven, that I should lose nothing, but a man may eat thereof, and not should raise it up again at the die.

51 I am the living bread 40 And this is the will of which came down from heaven. him that sent me, That every If any man eat of this bread, one which seeth the Son, and he shall live for ever: and the believeth on him, may have bread that I will give is my everlasting life: and I will raise filesh, which I will give for the him up at the last day.

life of the world. 41 The Jews then murmured 52 The Jews therefore strove at him, because he said, I am among themselves, saying, How the bread which came down can this man give us his flesh to from heaven.

eat? 42 And they said, Is not this 53 Then Jesus said unto Jesus, the son of Joseph, whose them, Verily, verily, I say unto father and mother we know? you, Except ye eat the flesh of how is it then that he saith, the Son of man, and drink his I came down from heaven? blood, ye have no life in you.

43 Jesus therefore answered 54 Whoso eateth my flesh, and said unto them, Murmur and drinketh my blood, hath not among yourselves.

eternal life; and I will raise him 44 No man can come to me, up at the last day. except the Father, which hath

55 For my flesh is meat insent me, draw him: and I will deed, and my blood is drink raise him up at the last day.

indeed. 45 It is written in the pro

56 He that eateth my flesh, phets, And they shall be all and drinketh my blood, dwelltaught of God. Every man eth in me, and I in him. therefore that hath heard, and 57 As the living Father hath hath learned of the Father, sent me, and I live by the Facometh unto me.

ther; so he that eateth me, even 46 Not that any man hath he shall live by me.

58 This is that bread which is of God; he hath seen the came down from heaven : not Father.

as your fathers did eat manna, 47 Verily, verily, I say unto and are dead : he that eateth of you, He that believeth on me. this bread shall live for ever. 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 manna Capernaum. in the wilderness, and are dead. 60 | Many therefore of his

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CHAP. VII.

Peter's confession of him.

Christ reproveth his kinsmen disciples, when they had heard

CHAP. VII.
this, said, This is an hard say- Christ teacheth in the temple.
ing; who can hear it?

FTER Jesus 61 When Jesús knew in him

walked in Galilee: for he self that his disciples murmured would not walk in Jewry, because at it, he said unto them, Doth the Jews sought to kill him. this offend you?

2 Now the Jews' feast of 62 What and if ye shall see tabernacles was at hand. the Son of man ascend

up

where 3 His brethren therefore said he was before?

unto him, Depart hence, and go 63 It is the Spirit that quick-into Judea, that thy disciples eneth; the flesh profiteth no- also may see the works that thou thing: the words that I speak doest. unto you, they are spirit, and 4 For there is no man that they are life.

doeth any thing in secret, and 64 But there are some of you he himself seeketh to be known that believe not. For Jesus openly. If thou do these things, knew from the beginning who shew thyself to the world. they were that believed not, and 5 For neither did his brethren who should betray him.

believe in him. 65 And he said, Therefore said 6 Then Jesus said unto them, I unto you, That no man can My time is not yet come: but come unto me, except it were your time is alway ready. given unto him of my Father. 7 The world cannot hate

66 From that time many of you; but me it hateth, because his disciples went back, and I testify of it, that the works walked no more with him. thereof are evil.

67 Then said Jesus unto the 8 Go ye up unto this feast : twelve, Will ye also go away?

I

go not up yet unto this feast; 68 Then Simon Peter an- for my time is not yet full come. swered him, Lord, to whom 9 When he had said these shall we go? thou hast the words words unto them, he abode still of eternal life.

in Galilee. 69 And we believe and are 10 | But when his brethren sure that thou art that Christ, were gone up, then went he also the Son of the living God. up unto the feast, not openly,

70 Jesus answered them, Have but as it were în secret. not I chosen you twelve, and one 11 Then the Jews sought him of you is a devil?

at the feast, and said, Where is 71 He spake of Judas Iscariot he? the son of Simon: for he it was 12 And there was much murthat should betray him, being muring among the people conone of the twelve.

cerning him: for some said, He

JOHN,

day?

Christ teacheth in the temple:

The Jews seek to kill him. is a good man: others said, Nay; whit. whole on the sabbathbut he deceiveth the people.

13. Howbeit no man spake 24 Judge not according to the openly of him, for fear of the appearance, but judge righteous Jews.

judgement. 14 | Now about the midst of 25 Then said some of thein of the feast, Jesus went up into the Jerusalem, Is not this he whom temple, and taught.

they seek to kill? 15 And the Jews marvelled, 26 But, lo, he speaketh boldly, saying, How knoweth this man and they say nothing unto him. letters, having never learned ? Do the rulers know indeed that

16 Jesus answered them, and this is the very Christ? said, My doctrine is not mine, 27 Howbeit we know this man but his that sent me.

whence he is: but when Christ 17 If any man will do his will, cometh, no man knoweth whence he shall know of the doctrine, he is. whether it be of God, or whether 28 Then cried Jesus in the I speak of myself .

temple as he taught, saying, Ye 18 He that speaketh of him- both know me, and ye know self seeketh his own glory: but whence. I am: and I am not he that seeketh his glory that come of myself, but he that sent sent him, the same is true, and me is true, whom ye know not. no unrighteousness is in him. 29 But I know him: for I am

19 Did not Moses give you the from him, and he hath sent me. law, and yet none of you keepeth 30 Then they sought to take the law? Why go ye about to him: but no man laid hands on kill me?

him, because his hour was not 20 The people answered and yet come. said, Thou hast a devil: who 31 And many of the people goeth about to kill thee? believed on him, and said, When

21 Jesus answered and said Christ cometh, will he do more unto them, I have done one miracles than these which this work, and ye all marvel. man hath done? 22 Moses therefore

32 The Pharisees heard that you circumcision; (not because it the people murmured such things is of Moses, but of the fathers;) concerning him; and the Phariand ye on the sabbath-day cir- sees and the chief priests sent cumcise a man.

officers to take him. 23 If a man on the sabbath- 33 Then said Jesus unto them, day receive circumcision, that Yet a little while am I with

you the law of Moses should not he and then I go unto him that broken; are ye angry at me, be sent me. cause I have made a man every 34 Ye shall seek me, and shall

gave unto

CHAP. VII.

come.

Different opinions

concerning Christ. not find me: and where I am, have taken him; but no man laid thither ye cannot come.

hands on him. 35 Then said the Jews among 45 Then came the officers to themselves, Whither will he go, the chief priests and Pharisees; that we shall not find him? will and they said unto them, Why he go unto the dispersed among have ye not brought him? the Gentiles, and teach the 46° The officers answered, Gentiles?

Never man spake like this man. 36 What manner of saying is 47 Then answered them the this that he said, Ye shall seek Pharisees, Are

ye

also deceived? me, and shall not find me: and 48 Have

48 Have any of the rulers or where I am, thither ye cannot of the Pharisees believed on him?

49 But this people, who know37 In the last day, that great eth not the law, are cursed. day of the feast, Jesus stood and 50 Nicodemus saith unto them, cried, saying, If any man thirst, (he that came to Jesus by night, let him come unto me, and being one of them,) drink.

5i Doth our law judge any 38 He that believeth on me, man before it hear him, and

know ? hi water.

unto him, Art thou also of Ga39 (But this spake he of the lilee? Search, and look: for out Spirit

, which they that believe on of Galilee ariseth no prophet. him should receive: for the Holy 53 And every man went unto Ghost was not yetgiven; because his own house. that Jesus was not yet glorified.)

CHAP: VIII. 40 Many of the people there- Of the adulterous woman. fore, when they heard this

say

ESUS went unto the Mount

J ing said, Of a truth this is the of Olives. Prophet.

2 And early in the morning he 41 Others said, This is the came again into the temple, and Christ. But some said, Shall all the people came unto him; Christ come out of Galilee? and he sat down, and taught

42 Hath not the Scripture them. said, That Christ cometh of the 3 And the scribes and Phariseed of David, and out of the sees brought unto him a woman town of Bethlehem, where David taken in adultery; and when was?

they had set her in the midst, 43 So there was a division 4 They say unto him, Master, among the people because of this woman was taken in adulhim.

tery, in the very act, 44 And some of them would 5 Now Moses in the law

his belly shall flow rivers of living 152 They answered and said

JOHN,

The adulteress released.

Christ justifieth his doctrine, commanded us, that such should of myself, yet my record is true; be stoned: but what sayest thou? for I know whence I came, and

6 This they said tempting whither I go; but ye cannot him, that they might have to tell whence I come, and whither accuse him. But Jesus stooped 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 judgement is true: for I am not asking him, he lifted up himself, alone, but I and the Father that and said unto them, He that is sent me. without sin among you, let him 17 It is also written in your first cast a stone at her.

law, That 'the testimony of two 8 And again he stooped down, men is true. and wrote on the ground.

18 I am one that bear witness 9 And they which heard it, of myself, and the Father that being convicted by their own sent me beareth witness of me. conscience, went out one by one, 19 Then said they unto him, beginning at the eldest even unto Where is thy Father? Jesus the last: and Jesus was left alone, answered, Ye neither know me, and the woman standing in the nor my Father: if ye had known midst.

me, ye should have known my 10 When Jesus had lifted up Father also. himself, and saw none but the 20 These words spake Jesus woman, he said unto her, Wo- in the treasury, as he taught in man, where are those thine the temple: and no man laid accusers ? hath no man con- hands on him; for his hour was demned thee?

not yet come. 11 She said, No man, Lord. 21 , Then said Jesus again And Jesus said unto her, Nei- unto them, I go my way,

and

ye ther do I condemn thee: go, shall seek me, and shall die in and sin no more.

your sins: whither I go, ye 12 | Then spake Jesus again cannot come. unto them, saying, I am the light 22 Then said the Jews, Will of the world: he that followeth he kill himself? because he saith, me shall not walk in darkness, Whither I go, ye cannot come. but shall have the light of life. 23 And he said unto them,

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

24 I said therefore unto 14 Jesus answered and said you, That ye shall die in your unto them, Though I bear record sins: for if ye believe not that

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