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stowed no labour : s other men laboured, and ye are entered into their labours.

39 & And many of the Samaritans of that city believed on him for the saying of the woman, which testified, He told me all that ever I did.

40 So when the Samaritans were come unto him, they besought him that he would tarry with them : and he abode there two days.

41 And many more believed because of his own word;

42 And said unto the woman, Now we believe, not because of thy saying:10 for we have heard him ourselves, and know that this is indeed the Christ, the Saviour of the world.

43 ( Now after two days he departed thence, and went into Galilee.

44 For Jesus himself "testified, that a prophet hath no honour in his own country.

45 Then when he was come into Galilee, the Galilæans received him, 'having seen all the things that he did at Jerusalem at the feast : "for they also went unto the feast.

10 testimony. Wh. s 1 Pet. i. 12: Unto whom it was revealed, that not unto themselves but unto us they did minister the things, which are now reported unto you by them that have preached the Gospel unto you with the Holy Ghost sent down from heaven; which things the angels desire to look into.

Ver. 29. "John, xvii. 8: Have known surely that I came out from thee. John, iv. 14: And we have seen and do testify, that the Father sent the Son to be the saviour of the world. * See on Mat. xiii. 57.

Jonn, ii, 23: When he was in Jerusalem at the Passover, in the feast day, many believed in his name, when they saw the miracles which he did. do. iii. 2.

m Deut. xvi. 16: Three times in a year shall all thy males appear before the LORD thy God in the place which he shall choose ; in the feast of unleavened bread, and in the feast of weeks, and in the feast of tabernacles: and they shall not appear before the Lord empty.

46 So Jesus came again into Cana of Galilee, where he made the "water wine. And there was a certain nobleman, whose son was sick at Capernaum.

47 When he heard that Jesus was come out of Judæa into Galilee, he went unto him, and besought him that he would come down, and heal his son: for he was at the point of death.

48 Then said Jesus unto him, Except ye see o signs and wonders, ye will not believe.

49 The nobleman saith unto him, Sir, come down ere my child die.

50 Jesus saith unto him, 'Go thy way; thy son liveth. And the man believed the word that Jesus had spoken unto him, and he went his way.

51 And as he was now going down, his servants met him, and told him, saying, Thy son Jiveth.

52 Then enquired he of them the hour when he began to amend. And they said unto him, Yesterday at the seventh hour the fever left him.

53 So the father knew that it was at the same hour, in the which Jesus said unto him, Thy son liveth: and himself 'believed, and his whole house.

11 courtier, or, ruler. A. V. n John, ii. 1, 11: There was a marriage in Cana of Galilee. This beginning of miracles did Jesus in Cana of Galilee, and manifested forth his glory; and his disciples believed on him.

• See on Mat. xii. 38.

P Mat. viii. 13: And Jesus said unto the centurion, Go thy way; and as thou hast believed, so be it done unto thee. And his servant was healed in the self-same hour. MARK, vii. 29, 30: And he said unto her, For this saying, go thy way; the devil is gone out of thy daughter. And when she was come to her house, she found the devil was gone out, and her daughter laid upon the bed. LUKE, xvii. 14: And when he saw them, he said unto them, Go show yourselves unto the Priests. And it came to pass, that, as they went, they were cleansed. & Acts, xvi, 34: And when he had brought them into his

54 This is again the second miracle that Jesu: did, when he was come out of Judæa into Galilee.

CHAP. V. 1 Jesus on the sabbath day cureth him that was diseased eight and

thirty years: 10 the Jews therefore cavil, and persecute him for it : 17 he answereth for himself, and reproveth them, showing by the tes. timony of his father, 32 of John, 36 of his works, 39 and of the

Scriptures, who he is. A. D. 31. AFTER this there was a feast of the Jews; and Jesus went up to Jerusalem.

2 Now there is at Jerusalem by the sheep market a pool, which is called in the Hebrew tongue Bethesda, having five porches.

3 In these lay a great multitude of impotent ? folk, of blind, halt, withered, waiting for the moving of the water.

4 For an angel 4 went down at a certain season into the pool, and troubled the water:5 whosoever then 'first after the troubling of the water stepped in was made whole of whatsoever disease he had.

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house, he set meat before them, and rejoiced, believing in God with all his house. do. xviii. 8: And Crispus the chief ruler of the synagogue believed on the Lord with all his house; and many of the Corinthians hearing believed, and were baptized.

CHAP. V. a Lev. xxiii. 2: Speak unto the children of Israel, and say unto them, Concerning the feasts of the LORD, which ye shall proclaim to be holy convocations, even these are my feasts. Deut. xvi. 1: Observe the month of Abib, and keep the Passover unto the LORD thy God: for in the month of Abib the LORD thy God brought thee forth out of Egypt by night. John, ii. 13: And the Jews' Passover was at hand, and Jesus went up to Jerusalem.

• Exod. xxxiv. 23: Thrice in the year shall all your menchildren appear before the LORD God, the God of Israel.

c Pro, viii. 17: I love them that love me; and those that seek me early shall find me. Eccles. ix. 10: Whatsoever thy hand findeth to do, do it with thy might : for there is

5 And a certain man was there, which had an 'infirmityø thirty and eight years.

6 When Jesus saw him lie, and knew that he had been now a long time in that case, he saith unto him, Wilt thou be made whole?

7 The impotent man answered him, Sir, I have no man, when the water is troubled, to put me into the pool: but while I am coming, another steppeth down before me.

8 Jesus saith unto him, 'Rise, take up thy bed, and walk.

9 And immediately the man was made whole, and took up his bed, and walked : and on the same day was the sabbath.

10 The Jews therefore said unto him that

o been diseased. Ma. Cr. Ud. ? couch. Wh. 8 rose up, and took up his couch. Wh.

no work, nor device, nor knowledge, nor wisdom, in the grave, whither thou goest. Mat. xi. 12: And from the days of John the Baptist until now the kingdom of heaven suffereth violence, and the violent take it by force.

Luke, viii. 43: And a woman having an issue of blood twelve years, which had spent all her living upon physicians, neither could be healed of any. do. xiii. 16: And ought not this woman, being a daughter of Abraham, whom Satan hath bound, lo, these eighteen years, be loosed from this bond on the sabbath day?

e Ps. lxxii. 12: He shall deliver the needy when he crieth: the poor also, and him that hath no helper. do. cxlii. 4: I looked on my right hand, and beheld, but there was no man that would know me : refuge failed me; no man cared for my soul. Rom. v. 6: For when we were vet without strength, in due time Christ died for the ungodly. 2 Cor. i. 9, 10: But we had the sentence of death in ourselves, that we should not trust in ourselves, but in God which raiseth the dead. Who delivered us from so great a death, and doth deliver: in whom . We trust that he will yet deliver us.

Mat. ix. 6: Arise, take up thy bed, and go unto thine house. In MARK, ii. 11, and Luke, v. 24, are the like expressions.

& JOHN, ix. 14: It was the sabbath day when Jesus made the clay, and opened his eyes.

was cured, It is the sabbath day: it is not "lawful for thee to carry thy bed.

11 He answered them, He that made me whole, the same said unto me, Take up thy bed, and


12 Then asked they him, What man is that which said unto thee, Take up thy bed, and walk?

13 And he that was healed wist not who it was : for Jesus had conveyed himself away, a multitude being 10 in that place.

14 Afterward Jesus findeth him in the temple, and said unto him, Behold, thou art made whole : sin no more, lest a worse thing come unto thee.

15 The man departed, and told the Jews that it was Jesus, which had made him whole.

16 And therefore did the Jews persecute Jesus, and sought to slay him, because he had done these things on the sabbath day.

was gone out privately. Ham. 10 from the multitude that was. A. V.

Exop. xx. 10: In it thou shalt not do any work. Neh. xiii. 19: When the gates of Jerusalem began to be dark before the sabbath, I commanded that the gates should be shut. Jrr. rv. 21, &c: Thus saith the LORD, Take heed to yourselves, and bear no burden on the sabbath day, &c. MAT. xii. 2: When the Pharisees saw it, they said unto him, Behold, thy disciples do that which is not lawful to do upon the sabbath day. MARK, ii. 24: Behold, why do they on the Sabbath day that which is not lawful ? do. iii. 4: And he saith unto them, Is it lawful to do good on the sabbath days, or to do evil? to save life, or to kill ? but they held their

A LEKK. vi. 2: Why do ye that which is not lawful to A hat the sabbath days i do. xiii. 14: And the ruler of the

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