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Comfort under persecution.
The Comforter's office. Father I have made known unto 25 But this cometh to pass, you.
that the word might be fulfilled 16 Ye have not chosen me, that is written in their law, They but I have chosen you, and or- hated me without a cause. dained you, that ye should go and 26 But when the Comforter bring forth fruit, and thầt your is come, whom I will send unto fruit should remain; that whatso- you from the Father, even the ever ye shall ask of the Father in Spirit of truth, which proceedeth my name, he may give it you. from the Father, he shall testify
17 These things I command of me: vou, that ye love one another. 27 And ye also shall bear
18 If the world hate you, ye witness, because ye have been know that it hated me before it with me from the beginning.
CHAP. XVI. 19 If ye were of the world, The Holy Ghost promised. the world would love his own: "HESE things have I spoken but because ye are not of the unto
should world, but I have chosen you not be offended. out of the world, therefore the 2 They shall put you out of world hateth you.
the synagogues: yea, the time 20 Remember the word that cometh, that whosoever killeth I said unto you, The servant is you will think that he doeth not greater than his lord. If God service. they have persecuted me, they 3 And these things will they will also persecute you: if they do unto you, because they have have kept my saying, they will not known the Father nor me. keep yours also.
4 But these things have I told 21 But all these things will you, that, when the time shall they do unto you for my name's come, ye may remember that sake, because they know not I told you of them. And these him that sent me.
things I said not unto you at 22 If I had not come and the beginning, because I was spoken unto them, they had not with you. had sin: but now they have no 5 But now I go my way to cloke for their sin.
him that sent me; and none of 23 He that hateth me hateth you asketh me, Whither goest my Father also.
thou? 24 If I had not done among
6 But because I have said them the works which none these things unto you, sorrow other man did, they had not hath filled your heart. had sin: but now have they 7 Nevertheless I tell you the both seen and hated both me truth; It is expedient for you and, my Father.
that I go away: for if I go not
me no more;
The disciples encouraged ;
and exhorted to prayer away,
the Comforter will not is this that he saith, A little come unto you; but if I depart, while? We cannot tell what he I will send him unto you.
saith. 8 And when he is come, he 19 Now Jesus knew that they will reprove the world of sin, were desirous to ask him, and and of righteousness, and of said unto them, Do ye inquire judgement:
among yourselves of that I said, 9 Of sin, because they believe A little while, and ye shall not not on me;
see me; and again, A little 10 Of righteousness, because while, and ye shall see me? I go to my Father, and ye see 20 Verily, verily, I say unto
you, That ye shall weep and 11 Of judgement, because the lament, but the world shall reprince of this world is judged. joice: and ye shall be sorrowful,
12 I have yet many things to but your sorrow shall be turned say unto you,
ye cannot into joy. bear them now.
21 A woman when she is in 13 Howbeit when he, the travail hath sorrow, because her Spirit of truth, is come, he will hour is come: but as soon as guide you into all truth: for he she is delivered of the child, she shall not speak of himself; but remembereth no more the anwhatsoever he shall hear, that guish, for joy that a man is born shall he speak: and he will shew into the world. you things to come.
22 And ye now therefore 14 He shall glorify me: for he have sorrow: but I will see you shall receive of mine, and shall again, and your heart shall reshew it unto you.
joice, and your joy no man 15 All things that the Father taketh from you. hath are mine: therefore said I. 23 And in that day ye shall that he shall take of mine, and ask me nothing. Verily, verily, shall shew it unto you.
say unto you, Whatsoever 16 A little while, and ye shall ye shall ask the Father in my not see me: and again, A little name, he will give it you. while, and ye shall see me; be- 24 Hitherto have ye asked cause I go to the Father.
nothing in my name: ask, and 17 Then said some of his dis- ye shall receive, that your joy ciples among themselves, What may be full. is this that he saith unto us, 25 These things have I spoken A little while, and ye shall not unto you in proverbs: but the see me: and again, A little time cometh when I shall no while, and ye shall see me: and, more speak unto you in proverbs, Because I go to the Father? but I shall shew you plainly of 18 They said therefore, What the Father.
The disciples confess their faith. JOHN, Christ fervently prayeth his Father
26 At that day ye shall ask in 2 As thou hast given him my name: and I say not unto power over all flesh, that he you that I will pray the Father should give eternal life to as
many as thou hast given him. 27 For the Father himself 3 And this is life eternal, that loveth
you, because ye have they might know thee the only loved me, and have believed true God, and Jesus Christ that I came out from God. whom thou hast sent.
28 I came forth from the 4 I have glorified thee on the Father, and am come into the earth : I have finished the work world : again, I leave the world, which thou gavest me to do. and go to the Father.
5 And now, O Father, glorify. 29 His disciples said unto him, thou me with thine own self, Lo, now speakest thou plainly, with the glory which I had with and speakest no proverb.
thee before the world was. 30 Now are we sure that 6 I have manifested thy name thou knowest all things, and unto the men which thou needest not that any man should gavest me out of the world : ask thee: by this we believe thine they were, and thou that thou camest forth from gavest them me; and they have God.
kept thy word. 31 Jesus answered them, Do 7 Now they have known that ye now believe?
all things, whatsoever thou hast 32 Behold, the hour cometh, given me, are of thee: yea, is now come, that
shall 8 For I have given unto them be scattered, every man to his the words which thou gavest own, and shall leave me alone : me; and they have received and yet I am not alone, because them, and have known surely the Father is with me.
that I came out from thee, and 33 These things I have they have believed that thou spoken unto you, That in me didst send me. ye might have peace. In the 9 I pray for them: I pray world ye shall have tribulation : not for the world, but for them but be of good cheer; I have which thou hast given me; for overcome the world.
they are thine. CHAP. XVII.
1o And all mine are thine, Christ prayeth for his Apostles. and thine are mine; and I am THESE words spake Jesus, glorified in them. and lifted up his eyes to
11 And now I am no more heaven, and said, Father, the in the world, but these are in hour is come: glorify thy Son, the world, and I come to thee. that thy Son also may glorify Holy Father, keep through thine thee :
own name those whom thou hast
as we are.
to preserve his Apostles, and CHAP. XVIII. all believers, in unity and truth. given me, that they may be one, gavest me I have given them ;
that they may be one, even as 12 While I was with them in we are one : the world, I kept them in thy 23 I in them, and thou in name: those that thou gavest me, that they may be made me I have kept, and none of perfect in one; and that the them is lost, but the son of per- world may know that thou hast dition; that the scripture might sent me, and hast loved them as be fulfilled.
thou hast loved me. 13 And now come I to thee; 24 Father, I will that they and these things I speak in the also, whom thou hast given me, world, that they might have my be with me where I am ; that joy fulfilled in themselves. they may behold my glory,
14 I have given them thy which thou hast given me: for word; and the world hath hated thou lovedst me before the founthem, because they are not of dation of the world. the world, even as I am not of 25 O righteous Father, the the world.
world hath not known thee : 15 I pray
not that thou but I have known thee, and shouldest take them out of the these have known that thou hast world, but that thou shouldest sent me. keep them from the evil.
26 And I have declared unto 16 They are not of the world, them thy name, and will declare even as I am not of the world. it; that the love wherewith thou
17 Sanctify them through thy hast loved me may be in them, truth : thy word is truth. and I in them. '18 As thou hast sent me into
CHAP. XVIII. the world, even so have I also Judas betrayeth Christ. sent them into the world.
HEN Jesus had spoken 19 And for their sakes I
these words, he went sanctify myself, that they also forth with his disciples over the might be sanctified through the brook Cedron, where was a gartruth.
den, into the which he entered, 20 Neither pray I for these and his disciples. alone, but for them also which 2 And Judas also, which beshall believe on me through trayed him, knew the place ; for their word;
Jesus oft-times resorted thither 21 That they all may be one; with his disciples. as thou, Father, art in me, and 3 Judas then, having received I in thee, that they also may be a band of men, and officers, from one in us : that the world may the chief priests and Pharisees, believe that thou hast sent me.
cometh thither with lanterns 22 And the glory which thou I and torches and weapons.
Christ taken and examined:
Peter denieth him. 4 Jesus therefore, knowing all that it was expedient that one things that should come upon man should die for the people. him, went forth, and said unto 15 And Simon Peter followed them, Whom seek ye?
Jesus, and so did another dis5 They answered him, Jesus ciple: that disciple was known of Nazareth. Jesus saith unto unto the high priest, and went them, I am he. And Judas in with Jesus into the palace of also, which betrayed him, stood the high priest. with them.
16 But Peter stood at the 6 As soon then as he had door without. Then went out said unto them, I am he, they that other disciple, which was went backward, and fell to the known unto the high priest, and ground.
spake unto her that kept the 7 Then asked he them again, door, and brought in Peter. Whom seek ye? And they said, 17 Then saith the damsel that Jesus of Nazareth.
kept the door unto Peter, Art 8 Jesus answered, I have told not thou also one of this man's you that I am he: if therefore disciples ? He saith, I am not. ye seek me, let these go their 18 And the servants and offiway:
cers stood there, who had made 9 That the saying might be
might be a fire of coals; for it was cold: fulfilled which he spake, Of and they warmed themselves : them which thou gavest me have and Peter stood with them, and
warmed himself. 10 Then Simon Peter, having 19 The high priest then asked a sword, drew it, and smote the Jesus of his disciples, and of his high priest's servant, and cut off doctrine. his right ear. The servant's name 20 Jesus answered him, I was Malchus.
spake openly to the world: I ever 11 Then said Jesus unto taught in the synagogue, and in Peter, Put up thy sword into the temple, whither the Jews the sheath : the cup which my always resort ; and in secret Father hath given me, shall I have I said nothing. not drink it?
21 Why askest thou me? ask 12 Then the band and the them which heard me, what I captain and officers of the Jews have said unto them: behold, took Jesus, and bound him, they know what I said.
13 And led him away to 22 And when he had thus Annas first; for he was father- spoken, one of the officers which in-law to Caiaphas, which was stood by struck Jesus with the the high priest that same year. palm of his hand, saying, An
14 Now Caiaphas was he swerest thou the high priest so? which gave counsel to the Jews, 23 Jesus answered him, If
I lost none.