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Christ raiseth Lazarus.


Mary anointeth his feet, way, and called Mary her sister secretly, say-children of God that were scattered abroad ing, The Master is come, and calleth for thee 53 Then from that day forth they took 29 As soon as she heard thut, she arose quick-counsel together for to put him to death. ly, and came unto him.

30 Now Jesus was not yet come into the town, but was in that place where Martha met him.

31 The Jews then which were with her in the house, and comforted her, when they saw Mary that she rose up hastily, and went out, followed her, saying, She goeth unto the grave to weep there.

32 Then when Mary was come where Jesus] was, and saw him, she fell down at his feet, saying unto him, Lord, if thou hadst been here, my brother had not died.

33 When Jesus therefore saw her weeping, and the Jews also weeping which came with her, he groaned in the spirit, and was croubled, 34 And said, Where have ye laid him? They say unto him, Lord, come and see. 35 Jesus wept.

36 Then said the Jews, Behold how he loved him!

37 And some of them said, Could not this man, which opened the eyes of the blind, have caused that even this man should not bave died?

38 Jesus therefore again groaning in himself, cometh to the grave. It was a cave, and a stone lay upon it.

39 Jesus said, Take ye away the stone Martha, the sister of him that was dead, saith unto him, Lord, by this time he stinketh for he hath been dead four days.

40 Jesus saith unto her, Said I not unto thee, that, if thou wouldest believe, thou shouldest see the glory of God?

41 Then they took away the stone from the place where the dead was laid. And Jesus lifted up his eyes, and said, Father, I thank thee that thou hast heard me.

42 And I knew that thou hearest me always but because of the people which stand by I said it, that they may believe that thou hast sent me.

43 And when he thus had spoken, he cried with a loud voice, Lazarus, come forth.

44 And he that was dead came forth, bound hand and foot with grave-clothes: and his face was bound about with a napkin. Jesus saith unto them, Loose him, and let him go.

45. Then many of the Jews which came to Mary, and had seen the things which Jesus) did, believed on him.

46 But some of them went their ways to the Pharisees, and told them what things Jesus had done.

47 Then gathered the chief priests and the Pharisees a council, and said, What do we? for this man doeth many miracles.

48 If we let him thus alone, all men will believe on him; and the Romans shall come and take away both our place and nation.

49 And one of them named Caiaphas, being the high priest that same year, said unto them, Ye know nothing at all,

60 Nor consider that it is expedient for us, that one man should die for the people, and that the whole nation perish not.

51 And this spake he not of himself: but being high priest that year, he prophesied that Jesus should die for that nation;

52 Aud not for at nation only, but that also be should gather together in one the

54 Jesus therefore walked no more openly among the Jews; but went thence unto a country near to the wilderness, into a city called Ephraim, and there continued with his disciples.

55 And the Jews' passover was nigh af band; and many went out of the country up to Jerusalem before the passover, to purify themselves.

56 Then sought they for Jesus, and spake among themselves, as they stood in the temple, What think ye? that he will not come to the feast!

57 Now both the chief priests and the Pharisees had given a commandment, that if any man knew where he were, he should shew it, that they might take him.


1 Jesus excuseth Mary anointing his feet: 12 He rideth into Jerusalem. HEN Jesus, six days before the passover,

which had been dead, whom he raised from the dead.

2 There they made him a supper, and Mar tha served: but Lazarus was one of them that sat at the table with him.

3 Then took Mary a pound of ointment of spikenard, very costly, and anointed the feet of Jesus, and wiped his feet with her hair: and the house was filled with the odour of the ointment.

4 Then saith one of his disciples, Judas Iscariot, Simon's son, which should betray him, 5 Why was not this ointment sold for three hundred perce, and given to the poor?

6 This he said, not that he cared for the poor; but because he was a thief, and had the bag, and bare what was put therein.

7 Then said Jesus, Let her alone: against the day of my burying hath she kept this.

8 For the poor always ye have with you; but me ve have not always.

9 Much people of the Jews therefore knew that he was there; and they came, not for Jesus' sake only, but that they might see Lazarus also, whom he had raised from the dead.

10 But the chief priests consulted, that they might put Lazarus also to death;

1 Because that by reason of him many of the Jews went away, and believed on Jesus.

12 On the next day much people that were come to the feast, when they heard that Jesus was coming to Jerusalem,

13 Took branches of palm-trees, and went forth to meet him, and cried, Hosanna: Bless. ed is the King of Israel that cometh in the name of the Lord.

14. And Jesus, when he had found a young ass, sat thereon; as it is written,

15 Fear not, daughter of Sion: behold, thy King cometh, sitting on ar ass's colt.

16 These things understood not his disciples at the first: but when Jesus was glorified, then remembered they that these things were written of him, and that they had done these things unto him.

17 The people therefore that was with him when he called Fazarus out of his grave, and raised him from the dead, bare record.

18 For his cause the people also met

Christ foretelleth his death.

him, for that they heard that he had this miracle.

Chap. xiii


19 The Pharisees therefore said among themselves, Perceive ye how ye prevail nothing behold, the world is gone after him. 20 And there were certain Greeks among them that came up to worship at the feast:

21 The same came therefore to Philip, which was of Bethsaida of Galilee, and desired him, saying, Sir, we would see Jesus,

22 Philip cometh, and telleth Andrew; and again, Andrew and Philip tell Jesus.

23 ¶ And Jesus answered them, saying, The hour is come, that the Son of man should be glorified.

24 Verily, verily, I say unto you, Except a corn of wheat fall into the ground and die, it abideth alone: but if it die, it bringeth forth much fruit.

25 He that loveth his life shall lose it: and he that hatech his life in this world shall keep it unto life eternal.

He washeth his disciples' Jeux.

43 For they loved the praise of men more than the praise of God.

44 Jesus cried and said, He that believeth on me, believeth not on me, but on him that

sent me.

45 And he that seeth me, seeth him that
sent me.

46 I am come a light into the world, that
in darkness.
whosoever believeth on me should not abide

47 And if any man hear my words, and be-
lieve not, I judge him not: for I came not to
judge the world, but to save the world.

48 He that rejecteth me, and receiveth not my words, hath one that judgeth him: the word that I have spoken, the same shall judge him in the last day.

49 For I have not spoken of myself; but the Father which sent me, he gave me a commandment, what I should say, and what I should speak.

50 And I know that his commandment is 26 If any man serve me, let him follow life everlasting: whatsoever I speak therefore, me; and where I am, there shall also my ser-even as the Father said unto me, so I speak. vant be: if any man serve me, him will my Father honour.

27 Now is my soul troubled; and what shall I say? Father, save me from this hour: but

for this cause came 1 unto this hour.
Then carae
28 Father, glorify thy name.
there a voice from heaven, saying, I have
both glorified it, and will glorify it again.

29 The people therefore that stood by, and beard it, said that it thundered: others said, An angel spake to him.

30 Jesus answered and said, This voice came not because of me, but for your sakes. 31 Now is the judgment of this world; now shall the prince of this world be cast out.

32 And 1, if I be lifted up from the earth, will draw all men unto me.

33 (This he said, signifying what death he should die.)

134 The people answered him, We have heard out of the law that Christ abideth for ever: and how sayest thou, The Son of man must be lifted up? Who is this Son of man?

35 Then Jesus said unto them, Yet a little while is the light with you: walk while ye have the light, lest darkness come upon you for he that walketh in darkness knoweth not whither he goeth.


36 While ye have light, believe in the light, that ve may be the children of light. These things spake Jesus, and departed, and did hide bimself from thein.

37 But though he had done so many miracles before them, yet they believed not on him.

38 That the saying of Esaias the prophet might be fulfilled, which he spake, Lord, who hath believed our report? and to whom bath the arm of the Lord been revealed?

39 Therefore they could not believe, because that Esaias said again,


1 Jesus washeth his disciples' feet, 14 and ex-
horteth them to humility and charity.

Jesus knew that his hour was
come that he should depart out of this world
were in the world, he loved them unto the
unto the Father, having loved his own which

NOW before the feast of the passover.

2 And supper being ended, (the devil having now put into the heart of Judas Iscariot, Simon's son, to betray him,)

3 Jesus knowing that the Father bad given from God, and went to God; all things into his hands, and that he was come

4 He riseth from supper, and laid aside his garments; and took a towel, and girded himself.

5 After that he poureth water into a bason, and began to wash the disciples' feet, and to wipe them with the towel wherewith he was girded.

6 Then cometh he to Simon Peter: and Peter saith unto him, Lord, dost thou wash my feet?

7 Jesus answered and said unto him, What know hereafter. I do thou knowest not now; but thou shalt

8 Peter saith unto him, Thou shalt never wash my feet. Jesus answered him, Il wh thee not, thou hast no part with me

9 Simon Peter saith unto him, Lord, not my feet only, but also my hands and my head.

10 Jesus saith to him, He that is washed needeth not save to wash his feet, but is clean 11 For he knew who should betray him every whit: and ye are clean, but not all, therefore said he, Ye are not all clean.

12 So after he had washed their feet, an had taken his garments, and was set dow 40 He hath blinded their eyes, and harden-again, he said unto them, Know ye what ed their heart; that they should not see with their eyes, nor understand with their heart, and be converted, and I should beal them.

41 These things said Esaias, when he saw his glory, and spake of him.

42 Nevertheless, among the chief rulers also many believed on him; but because of the Pharisees they did not confess him, lest sbey should be put out of the synagogue:

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13 Ye call me Master, and Lord: and y have done to you? say well; for so I am.

14 It I then, your Lord and Master, ha washed your feet, ye also ought to wash o another's feet;

15 For I have given you an example, th 16 Verily, verily, I say unto you, The ye should do as I have done to you.

Satan entereth into Judas.


vant is not greater than his Lord; neither be that is sent greater than be that sent him.

17 If ye know these things, happy are ye if ye do them.

18 I speak not of you all; I know whom I have chosen: but, that the scripture may be fulfilled, He that eateth bread with me hath lasted up his heel against me.

19 Now I tell you before it come, that when it is come to pass, ye may believe that 1 am he.

20 Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that receiveth whomsoever I send, receiveth me: and he that receiveth me, receiveth him that sent ine.

21 When Jesus had thus said, he was troubled in spirit, and testified, and said, Verily, verily, I say unto you, That one of you shall betray me.

22 Then the disciples looked one on another, doubting of whom he spake.

23 Now there was leaning on Jesus' bosom one of his disciples, whom Jesus loved.

24 Simon Peter therefore beckoned to him, that he should ask who it should be of whom he spake.

Christ comforteth kis disciples.

2 In my Father's house are many mansions: if it were not so, I would have told you. Ige to prepare a place for you.

3 And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again, and receive you unto my. self; that where I am, there ye may be also. 4 And whither I go ye know, and the way ye know.

5 Thomas said unto him, Lord, we know not whither thou goest; and how can we know the way?

6 Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, and the truth, and the life: wo man cometli unte the Father, but by me.

7 If ye had known me, ye should have knowS my Father also: and from henceforth ye know him, and have seen him.

8 Philip saith unto him, Lord, shew us the. Father, and it sufficeth us

9 Jesus saith unto him. Have I been so long time with you, and yet hast thou Lot krora me, Philip! he that inth seen me, hath sera the Father; and how sayest thou thea, Shew us the Father!

10 Believest thou not that I am in the Father, and the Father in me? The words

25 He then lying on Jesus' breast, saith un-that I speak unto you I speak not of myself: to him, Lord, who is it! but the Father, that dwelleth in me, he docta the works.

26 Jesus answered. He it is to whom I shall give a sop, when I have dipped it. And, when he had dipped the sop, he gave it to Judas Iscarlot, the son of Simon.

27 And after the sop Satan entered into him. Then said Jesus unto him, That thou doest, do quickly.

28 Now no man at the table knew for what intent he spake this unto him.

23 For some of them thought, because Judas had the bag, that Jesus had said unto him, Buy those things that we have need of against the feast; or, that he should give something to the poor.

30 He then having received the sop, went immediately out and it was night.

31 Therefore, when he was gone out, Jesus said, Now is the Son of man glorified, and God is glorified in him.

Believe me that I am in the Father, and the Father in nie: or else believe me for the very works' sake.

12 Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that believeth on me, the works that I do shall he do alo; and greater works than these stail he do; because I go unto my Father.

13 And whatsoever ye shall ask in my name, that will I do, that the Father may be glorified in the Son.

14 If ye shall ask any thing in my name, I will do it.

15¶ If ye love me, keep my commandments:

16. And I will pray the Father, and he sha'l give you another Comforter, that he may abide with you for ever:

17 Even the Spirit of truth, whom the 32 If God be glorified in him, God shall world cannot receive, because it seeth him also glorify him in himself, and shall straight-not, neither knoweth him: but ye know him; way glorify him. for he dwelleth with you, and shall be in you.

33 Little children, yet a little while I aro with you. Ye shall seek me: and, as I said unto the Jews, Whither I go, ye cannot come; so now I say to you.

34 A new commandment I give unto you, That ye love one another; as I have loved you, that ye also love one another.

35 By this shall all men know that ye are my disciples, if ye have love one to another.

36 Simon Peter said unto him, Ford, whither goest thou? Jesus answered him, Whither I go, thou canst not follow me now; but thou shalt follow me afterwards..

37 Peter said unto him, Lord, why cannot I follow thee now? will lay down my life for thy sake.

38 Jesus answered him, Wilt thou lay down thy life for my sake? Verily, verily, I say unto thee, The cock shall not crow till thou nast denied me thrice.


Christ comfortelh his disciples; professeth himself the way, the truth, and the life. IBT ET not your heart be troubled; ye be

18 I will not leave you comfortless; I will come to you.

19 Yet a little while, and the world seeth me no more; but ye see me: because I live, ye shall live also.

20 At that day ye shall know that I am in my Father, and ye in me, and Lin you.

21 He that hath my commandineats, and keepeth them, he it is that loveth me; and he that loveth me shall be loved of my Father, and I will love him, and will manifest myself. to him.

22 Judas saith unto him, (not Iscariot,) Lord, how is it that thou wilt manifest thyself. unto us, and not upto the world?

23 Jesus answered and said unto him, If a man love me, he will keep my words: and iny Father will love him, and we will come unto him, and make our ahode with him.

24 He that loveth me not, keepeth not my sayings; and the word which ye hear is not mine, but the Father's which sent me.

25 These things have I spoken unto you

Christ's love to his members.

Chap. xv, xvi.

He comforteth his disciples.

25 But the Comforter, which is the Holy should remain; that whatsoever ye shall ask Ghost, whom the Father will send in my name, of the Father in my name, he may give it he shall teach you all things, and bring all you. things to your remembrance, whatsoever 1 have said unto you.

27 Peace I leave with you, my peace I give uato you: not as the world giveth, give unto you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid.

28 Ye have heard how I said unto you, I go away, and come again unto you. If ye loved me, ye would rejoice, because I said, I go unto the Father: for my Father is greater than I.

29 And now I have told you before it come to pass, that, when it is come to pass, ye might believe.

30 Hereafter I will not talk much with you: for the prince of this world cometh, and hath nothing in me.

31 But that the world may know that Jove the Father; and as the Father gave me commandment, even so I do. Arise, let us go hence.


17 These things I command you, that ye love one another.

18 If the world hate you, ye know that it hated me before it hated you.

19 If ye were of the world, the world would love his own: but because ye are not of the world, but I have chosen you out of the world, therefore the world hateth you.

20 Remember the word that I said unto you, The servant is not greater than his lord. If they have persecuted me, they will also persecute you: if they have kept my saying, they will keep yours also.

21 But all these things will they do unto you for my name's sake, because they know not him that sent me.

22 If I had not come and spoken unto them, they had not had sin: but now they have no cloak for their sin.

23 He that hateth me, hateth my Father also.

24 If I had not done among them the works

The mutual love between Christ and his mem-which none other man did, they had not had bers, under the parable of the vine.

in: but now have they both seen and hated

I AM the true vine, and my Father is the hus-Both me and my Father.


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3 Now ye are clean through the word which I have spoken unto you.

4 Abide in me, and I in you. As the branch cannot bear fruit of itself, except it abide in the vine; no more can ye, except ye abide in me.

5 I am the vine, ye are the branches: he that abideth in me, and I in him, the same bringeth forth much fruit; for without me ye can do nothing.

6 If a man abide not in me, he is cast forth as a brauch, and is withered; and men gather them, and cast them into the fire, and they are burned.

7 If ye abide in me, and my words abide in you, ye shall ask what ye will, and it shall be done unto you.

8 Herein is my Father glorified, that ye bear much fruit; so shall ye be my disciples.

9 As the Father bath loved me, so have I loved you continue ye in my love.

10 If ye keep my commandments, ye shall abide in my love; even as I have kept my Father's commandments, and abide in his love.

11 These things have I spoken unto you, that my joy might remain in you, and that your joy might be full.

12 This is my commandment, That ye love one another, as I have loved you.

13 Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.

14 Ye are my friends, if ye do whatsoever I command you.

15 Henceforth I call you not servants; for the servant knoweth not what his lord doeth: but i have called you friends; for all things that I have heard of my Father I have made known anto you.


25 But this cometh to pass, that the word might be fulfilled that is written in their law, They hated me without a cause.

26 But when the Comforter is come, whom I will send unto you from the Father, even the Spirit of truth, which proceedeth from the Father, he shall testify of me:

27 And ye also shall bear witness, because ye have been with me from the beginning. CHAP. XVI.

Christ comforteth his disciples against tribulation, by the promise of the Holy Ghost. THESE things have 1 spoken unto you, that ye should not be offended.

2 They shall put you out of the synagogues: yea, the time cometh, that whosoever killeth you will think that he doeth God service.

3 And these things will they do unto you, because they have not known the Father, nor me.

4 But these things have I told you, that when the time shall come ye may remember that I told you of thera. And these things I said not unto you at the beginning, because I was with you.

5 But now I go my way to him that sent me: and none of you asketh me, Whither goest thou?

6 But because I have said these things unto you, sorrow hath filled your heart.

7 Nevertheless, I tell you the truth: It is expedient for you that I go away: for if I go not away, the Comforter will not come unto. you; but if I depart I will send him unto you. 8 And when he is come, he will reprove the world of sin, and of righteousness, and of judgment:

9 Of sin, because they believe not on me; 10 Of righteousness, because I go to my Father, and ye see me no more;

11 Of judgment, because the prince of this world is judged.

12 I have yet many things to say unto you, but ye cannot bear them now.

16 Ye have not chosen ma, but I have chosen you, and ordained you, that ye should is go and bring forth fruit, and that your fruit for

13. Howbeit, when he, the Spirit of truth, come, he will guide you ino all truth: be shall not speak of himself, but, whats

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soever he shall hear, that shall he speak and be will show you things to come.

14 He shall glorify me: for he shall receive of mine, and shall shew it unto you.

prayeth for &is Apostles. CHAP. XVII.

1 Christ prayeth to his Father to glorify him, 6 and to preserve his apostles, 11 in unity 17 and in truth.

15 All things that the Father hath are mine:THESE word- spake Jesus, and lifted up his therefore said I, that he shall take of mine, eyes to heaven, and said, Father, the and shall shew it unto you. nour is come; glorify thy Son, that thy Soo also may glorify thee.

16 A little while, and ye shall not see me : and again, a little while, and ye shall see me; because I go to the Father.

17 Then said some of his disciples among themselves, What is this that be saith unto us, A little while, and ye shall not see me; and again, a little while, and ye shall see me: and, Because I go to the Father?

18 They said, therefore, What is this that he saith, A little while! we cannot tell what he saith.

19 Now Jesus knew that they were desirous to ask him, and said unto them, Do ye inquire among yourselves of that I said, A little while, and ye shall not see me and again, a little while, and ye shall see

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2 As thou hast given him power over all desh, that he should give eternal life to as many as thou hast given him.

3 And this is life eternal, that they might know thee the only true God, and Jesus Christ whom thou hast sent.

4 I have glorified thee on the earth. I have finished the work which thou gavest me to do.

5 And now, O Father, glorify thou me with thine own self, with the glory which I had with thee before the world was.

6 I have manifested thy name unto the men which thou gavest me out of the world: thipe they were, and thou gavest them me; and they have kept thy word.

20 Verily, verily, I say unto you, That ye 7 Now they have known that all things shall weep and lament, but the world shall re-whatsoever thou hast given me, are of joice and ye shall be sorrowful, but your sor-ther row shall be turned into joy.

8 For I have given unto them the words 21 A woman when she is in travail hath which thou gavest me; and they have receivsorrow, because her hour is come: but as sooned them, and have known surely that I came as she is delivered of the child, she remember out from thee, and they have believed that eth no more the anguist, for joy that a man is thou didst send me. born into the world.

9 I pray for them; I pray not for the world, but for them which thou hast given me; for

22 And ye now therefore have sorrow: but I will see you again, and your heart shall re-they are thine. joice, and your joy no ab taketh from you.

23 And in that day ye shall ask me nothing: Verily, verily, say unto you, Whatsoever ye shall ask the Father in my name, he will give it you.

24 Hitherto have ye asked nothing in my name: ask, and ye shall receive, that your joy may be full.

25 These things have I spoken unto you in proverbs: but the time cometh when I shall no more speak unto you in proverbs, but shall shew you plainly of the Father.

26 At that day ye shall ask in my name: an I say not unto you, that I will pray the Father for you:

27 For the Father himself loveth you, because ye have loved me, and have believed that I came out from God.

28 I came forth from the Father, and am come into the world: again, I leave the world, and go to the Father.

29 His disciples said unto him, Lo, now speakest thou plainly, and speakest no proverb.

30 Now are we sure that thou knowest all things, and needest not that any man should ask thee: by this we believe that thou camest forth from God.

10 And all wine are thine, and thine are mine; and I angiorified in them.

11 And now I am no more in the world, but these are in the world, and I come to thee. Holy Father, keep through thine own name, those whom thou hast given me, that they may be one, as we are.

12 While I was with them in the world, F kept them in thy name: those that thou gavest me I have kept, and none of them is lost but the son of perdition; that the scripture might be fulfilled.

13 And now come I to thee; and these things I speak in the world, that they might have my joy fulfilled in themselves.

14 1 have given them thy word; and the world hath bated them, because they are not of the world, even as 1 am not of the world.

15 I pray not that thou shouldest take them out of the world, but that thou shouldest keep them from the evil.

16 They are Lot of the world, even as I am not of the world.

17 Sanctify them through the truth: thy word is truth.

18 As thou hast sent me into the world, even so have I also sent them into the

31 Jesus answered them, Do ye now be-world. lieve?

32 Behold, the hour cometh, yea, is now rome, that ye shall be scattered, every man to his own, and shall leave ine alone: and yet I am not alone, because the Father is with


33 These things I have spoken unto you, that in me ye might have peace. In the world ye shall have tribulation: but be of good cheer; I have overcome the world.

19 And for their sakes I sanctify myself, that they also might be sanctified through the truth.

20 Neither pray 1 for these alone, but for them also which shall believe on me through their word.

21 That they ail may be one: as theu, Fa ther, art in me, and I in thee, that they also may be one in us that the world may believe that thou hast sent me

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