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21 But he spake of the tem- || cond time into his mother's ple of his body.

womb, and be born ? 22 When, therefore, he was 5 Jesus answered, Verily, verisen from the dead, his disci- || rily, I say unto thee, Except a ples remembered that he had man be born of water, and of said this unto them: and they the Spirit, he cannot enter into believed the scripture, and the the kingdom of God. word which Jesus had said. 6 That which is born of the

23 Now, when he was in Je- flesh, is flesh; and that which rusalem, at the passover, in the is born of the Spirit, is spirit. feast-day, many believed in his 7 Marvel not that I said unto name, when they saw the mi- || thee, Ye must be born again. racles which he did.

8 The wind bloweth where it 24 But Jesus did not commit listeth, and thou hearest the himself unto them, because he sound thereof, but canst not tell knew all men,

whence it cometh, and whither 25 And needed not that any it goeth : so is every one that should testify of man: for he | || is born of the Spirit. knew what was in man.

9 Nicodemus answered and

said unto him, How can these. CHAP. III.

things be?

10 Jesus answered and said NECESSITY OF REGENERA

unto him, Art thou a master of TION.

Israel, and knowest not these THERE was a man of the things ? Pharisees, named Nicodemus, 11 Verily, verily, I say unto a ruler of the Jews:

. thee, We speak that we do 2 The same came to Jesus by know, and testify that we have night, and said unto him, Rab- seen ; and ye receive not our bi, we know that thou art a witness. teacher come from God; for 12 If I have told you earthly no man can do these miracles || things, and ye believe not, how that thou doest, except God be shall ye believe if I tell you of with him.

heavenly things? 3 Jesus answered, and said 13 And no man hath ascended unto him, Verily, verily, I say up to heaven, but he that came unto thee, Except a man be down from heaven, even the Son born again, he cannot see the of man, which is in heaven. kingdom of God.

14 And as Moses lifted up the 4 Nicodemus saith unto him, serpent in the wilderness, even How can a man be born when so must the Son of man be lifthe is old ? can he enter the se- ed up;

at might be savedtid, | 27 Johall men come

15 That whosoever believeth || 25 Then there arose a quesin him, should not perish, but tion between some of John's dishave eternal life.

ciples, and the Jews, about pu16 For God so loved the world, | rifying. that he gave his only begotten 26 And they came unto John, Son, that whosoever believeth and said unto him, Rabbi, he in him, should not perish, but that was with thee beyond Jorhave everlasting life.

dan, to whom thou bearest wit17 For God sent not his Sonness, behold, the same baptizinto the world, to condemn the eth, and all men come to him. world; but that the world, || 27 John answered and said, through him might be saved. A man can receive nothing, ex

18 He that believeth on him, cept it be given him from hea. is not condemned: but he that ven. believeth not, is condemned al W 28 Ye yourselves bear me ready ; because he hath not be- witness, that I said, I am not lieved in the name of the only the Christ, but that I am sent begotten Son of God.

before him. 19 And this is the condemna | 29 He that hath the bride, is tion, that light is come into the the bridegroom : but the friend world, and men loved darkness of the bridegroom, which standrather than light, because their eth and heareth him, rejoiceth deeds were evil.

greatly, because of the bride20 For every one that doeth groom's voice : this my joy, evil, hateth the light, neither therefore, is fulfilled. cometh to the light, lest his 50 He must increase, but I deeds should be reproved. must decrease.

21 But he that doeth truth, 31 He that cometh from acometh to the light, that his bove, is above all : he that is deeds may be made manifest | of the earth, is earthly, and that they are wrought in God. speaketh of the earth : he that

22 After these things came cometh from heaven, is above Jesus and his disciples into the land of Judea; and there he 32 And what he hath seen and tarried with them, and baptized. heard, that he testifieth ; and

23 And John also was baptiz no man receiveth his testimoing in Enon, near to Salim, ny. because there was much water 33 He that hath received his there; and they came, and were testimony, hath set to his seal, baptized :

that God is true. 24 For John was not yet cast 34 For he, whom God hath into prison.

|| sent, speaketh the words of God; for God giveth not the || that thou, being a Jew, askest Spirit by measure unto him. drink of me, which am a woman

35 The Father loveth the Son, l of Samaria ? (for the Jews have and hath given all things into no dealings with the Samari. his hand.

tans.) 36 He that believeth on the 10 Jesus answered, and said Son, hath everlasting life ; and unto her, If thou knewest the he that believeth not the Son, || gift of God, and who it is that shall not see life; but the wrath saith to thee, Give me to drink; of God abideth on him.

thou wouldest have asked of

him, and he would have given CHAP. IV.

thee living water.

11 The woman saith unto him, THE WOMAN OF SAMARIA.

Sir, thou hast nothing to draw WHEN, therefore, the Lord || with, and the well is deep: from knew how the Pharisees had whence then hast thou that liv. heard, that Jesus made and bap ing water ? tized more disciples than John, | 12 Art thou greater than our

2 (Though Jesus himself bap. || father Jacob, which gave us the tized not, but his disciples,) well, and drank thereof him.

3 He left Judea, and departed self, and his children, and his again into Galilee.

cattle ? 4 And he must needs go 13 Jesus answered and said through Samaria.

| unto her, Whosoever drinketh 5 Then cometh he to a city of of this water, shall thirst again: Samaria, which is called Sychar, 14 But whosoever drinketh of near to the parcel of ground that the water that I shall give him, Jacob gave to his son Joseph. shall never thirst; but the wa

6 Now Jacob's well was there. ter that I shall give him, shall Jesus, therefore, being wearied | be in him a well of water, springwith his journey, sat thus on | ing up into everlasting life. the well : and it was about the 15 The woman' saith unto sixth hour.

him, Sir, give me this water, 7 There cometh a woman of that I thirst not, neither come Samaria to draw water. Jesus | hither to draw. saith unto her, Give me to 16 Jesus saith unto her, Go, drink.

call thy husband, and come hi8 (For his disciples were ther. gone away unto the city to buy | 17 The woman answered, and meat.)

| said, I have no husband. Jesus 9 Then saith the woman of said unto her, Thou hast well Samaria unto him, How is it said, I have no husband ;

| men,

18 For thou hast had five hus- || water-pot, and went her way bands, and he whom thou now into the city, and saith to the hast, is not thy husband : in that saidst thou truly.

29 Come, see a man which 19 The woman saith unto him, told me all things that ever I Sir, I perceive that thou art a did: is not this the Christ? prophet.

| 30 Then they went out of the 20 Our fathers worshipped in city, and came unto him. this mountain ; and ye say, that | 31 In the mean-while his disin Jerusalem is the place where ciples prayed him, saying, Masmen ought to worship.

ter, eat. 21 Jesus saith unto her, Wo- 32 But he said unto them, I man, believe me, the hour com- have meat to eat that ye know eth, when ye shall neither in not of. this mountain, nor yet at Jeru- 33 Therefore said the discisalem, worship the Father. ples one to another, Hath any

22 Ye worship ye know not man brought him aught to eat ? what : we know what we wor 34 Jesus saith unto them, My ship ; for salvation is of the meat is to do the will of him Jews.

that sent me, and to finish his 23 But the hour cometh, and work. now is, when the true worship 35 Say not ye, There are yet pers shall worship the Father in four months, and then cometh spirit, and in truth : for the Fa- | harvest ? behold, I say unto ther seeketh such to worship you, Lift up your eyes, and him.

look on the fields ; for they are 24 God is a Spirit ; and they white already to harvest. thạt worship him, must worship 36 And he that reapeth, rebim in spirit and in truth. ceiveth wages, and gathereth

25 The woman saith unto fruit unto life eternal; that both him, I know that Messias com he that soweth, and he that eth, which is called Christ : reapeth, may rejoice together. when he is come, he will tell 37 And herein is that saying us all things.

true, One soweth, and another 26 Jesus saith unto her, I that | reapeth. speak unto thee, am be.

38 I sent you to reap that 27 And upon this came his whereon ye bestowed no ladisciples, and marvelled that he bour : other men laboured, and talked with the woman : yet no ye are entered into their labours. man said, What seekest thou ?| 39 And many of the Samari. or, Why talkest thou with her ? | tans of that city believed on 28 The woman then left her him, for the saying of the wo.

man, which testified, He told | him, Sir, come down ere my me all that ever I did.

child die. 40 So when the Samaritans || 50 Jesus saith unto him, Go were come unto him, they be- thy way; thy son liveth. And sought him, that he would tar- | the man believed the word that ry with them : and he abode Jesus had spoken unto him, and there two days.

he went his way. 41 And many more believed, 51 And as he was now going because of his own word; | down, his servants met him,

42 And said unto the woman, and told him, saying, Thy son Now we believe; not because liveth! of thy saying : for we have 52 Then enquired he of them, heard him ourselves, and know the hour when he began to athat this is indeed the Christ, mend. And they said unto the Saviour of the world. him, Yesterday, at the seventh

43 Now after two days, he de-hour, the fever left him. parted thence, and went into 53 So the father knew that it Galilee :

was at the same hour, in the 44 For Jesus himself testified, which Jesus said unto him, Thy that a prophet hath no honour son liveth ; and himself believin his own country.

ed, and his whole house. 45 Then, when he was come | 54 This is again the second into Galilee, the Galileans re- miracle that Jesus did, when ceived him, having seen all the he was come out of Judea into things that he did at Jerusalem Galilee. at the feast: for they also went unto the feast.

CHAP. V. 46 So Jesus came again into Cana, of Galilee, where he made the water wine. And there was AFTER this there was a feast a certain nobleman, whose son of the Jews, and Jesus went up was sick at Capernaum.

to Jerusalem. 47 When he heard that Jesus 1 2 Now there is at Jerusalem, was come out of Judea, into | by the sheep-market, a pool, Galilee, he went unto him, and which is called in the Hebrew besought him, that he would tongue, Bethesda, having five come down and heal his son ; porches. for he was at the point of death. 3 In these lay a great multi

48 Then said Jesus unto him, tude of inipotent folk, of blind, Except ye see signs and won-halt, withered, waiting for the ders, ye will not believe. | moving of the water. 49 The nobleman saith unto 4 For an angel went down, at


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