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Fobi's testimony of Cbrist. Chap. ii. Water turned into wine. John stood, and two of his disci-saith unto him, Come and sce. ples;

47 Jesus saw Nathanael con36 And, looking upon Jesus, ing to him, and saith of him, Be. as he walked, he saith, Behold hold an Israelite indeed, in whom the Lamb of God!

is no guile! 37 And the two disciples heard 48 Nathanacl saith unto him, him speak, and they followed Whence knowrest thou me ? Jesus Jesus.

answered, and said unto him, 38 Then Jesus turned, and saw Before that Philip called thec, them following, and saith unto when thou wast under the figthem, What scek ye? They said tree, I saw thee. unto him, Rabbi, (which is to 49 Nathanael, answered, and say, being interpreted, Master,)saith unto him, Rabbi, thou art where dwellest thou ?

the Son of God; thou art the 39 He saith unto them, Come King of Israel. and see. They came and saw 50 Jesus answered, and said where he dwelt, and abode with unto him, Because I said unto him that day : for it was about thee, I saw thee under the figthe tenth hour,

tree, believest thou ? thou shalt 40 One of the two which heard see greater things than these. John speak, and followed him, 51 And he saith unto him, Ve. was Andrew, Simon Peter's bro-rily, verily, I say unto you, ther.

Hereafter ye shall see heaven 40 He first findeth his own bro- fopen, and the angels of God ther Simon, and saith unto him, ascending and descending upon We have found the Messias, the Son of man. which is, being interpreted, The

CHAP. II. Christ.

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And when Jesus beheld a in Cana of Gahim, he said, Thou art Simon, lilee; and the mother of Jesus the son of Jona: thou shalt be was there : called Cephas, which is, by in- 2 And both Jesus was called, terpretation, A stone.

and his disciples, to the marriage. 43 The day following, Jesus 3 And when they wanted wine, would go forth into Galilee, and the mother of Jesus saith unto findeth Philip, and saith unto him, They have no wine. him, Follow me.

4 Jesus saith unto her, Wo44 Now Philip was of Bethsai- man, what have I to do with da, the city of Andrew and Peter. thee? mine hour is not yet come.

45 Philip findeth Nathanael, 5 His mother saith unto the and saith unto him, We have servants, Whatsoever he saith found him, of whom Moses in unto you, do it. the law, and the prophets, did 6 And there were set there. siv write, Jesus of Nazareth, the son waterpots of stone, after the mun. of Joseph.

ner of the purifying of the Jews, 46 And Nathanael said unto containing two or three sikins him, Can there any good thing a piece. come out of Nazareth ? Philip 7 Jesus saith unto them, Eil Christ purget! the temple. S. John. The necessity of regeneration, the water-pots with water. And 18 T Then answered the Jews, they filled them up to the brim. and said unto him, What sign

8 And he said unto them, Draw shewest thou unto us, seeing that out now, and bear unto the go-thou doest these things ? vernor of the feast. And they 19 Jesus answered, and said bare it.

unto them, Destroy this temple, 9 When the ruler of the feast and in three days I will raise it had tasted the water that was up. made wine, and knew not whence 20 Then said the Jews, Forty it was, (but the servants which and six years was this temple in drew the water knew,) the go-building, and wilt thou rear it up vernor of the feast called the in three days ? bridegroom,

21 But he spake of the temple 10 And saith unto him, Every of his body. man at the beginning doth set 22 When, therefore, he was forth good wine ; and when men risen from the dead, his disciples have well drunk, then that which remembered that he had said this is worse: but thou hast kept the unto them; and they believed good wine until now.

the scripture, and the word which 11 This beginning of miracles Jesus lad said, did Jesus in Cana of Galilee, and ,23 Now, when he was in Jemanifested forth his glory; and/rusalem at the passover, in the his disciples believed on him. feast-day, many believed in his

12 4 After this he went down name, when they saw the mirato Capernaum, lie, and his mo-cles which he did. ther, and his brethren, and his 24 But Jesus did not coinmit disciples; and they continued himself into them, because he there not many days,

knew all men ; 13 4 And the Jews' passover

25 And needed not that any was at hand ; and Jesus went up should testify of man; for he to Jerusalem,

knew what was in man. 14 And found in the temple

CHAP. III. those that sold oxen, and sheep. Tbe necessity of regeneration, and doves, and the changers of THERE was a man of the money, sitting:

Pharisees, named Nicode15 And, when he had made a mus, a ruler of the Jews: scourge of small cords, he drove 2 The same came to Jesus by them all out of the temple, and night, and said unto him, Rabbi, the sheep, and the oxen ; and we know that thou art a teacher poured out the changers' money, come from God; for no man can and overthrew the tables ; do these miracles that thou doest,

16 And said unto them that except God be with him. sold doves, Take these things 3 Jesus answered, and said unto. hence; make not my Father's him, Verily, verily, I say unto house an house of merchandise. thee, Except a man be born

17 And his disciples remem- again, he cannot see the kingciom bered that it was written, Thelof God, zeal of thine house hath eaten 4 Nicodemus saith unto him, me up.

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Chap, iii.

to mankind. is old ? can he enter the second rish, but have everlasting life. time into his mother's womb, and 14 For God sent not his Son be born ?

into the world to condemn the 5 Jesus answered, Verily, ve-world; but that the world through rily I say unto thee, Except a him might be saved. man be born of water, and of. 18 T He that believeth on him the Spirit, he cannot enter into is not condemned: but he that the kingdom of God.

believeth not is condemned al6 That which is born of the ready ; because he hath not beflesh is flesh; and that which is lieved in the name of the only beborn of the Spirit is spirit. gotten Son of God.

7 Marvel not that I said unto 19. And this is the condemnathee, Ye must be born again, tion, that light is come into the

8 The wind bloweth where it world, and men loved darkness listeth, and thou hearest the sound rather than light, because their thereof, but canst not tell whence deeds were evil. it cometh, and whither it goeth: 20 For every one that doeth so is every one that is born of the evil hateth the light, neither comSpirit.

eth to the light, lest his deeds 9 Nicodemus answered, and should be reprovedl. said unto him, How can these 21 But he that doeth truth comthings be?

eth to the light, that his deeds may 10 Jesus answered, and said be made manifest, that they are unto him, Art thou a master of wrought in God, Israel, and knowest not these 22 | After these things came things?

Jesus and his disciples into the 11 Verily, verily, I say unto land of Judea ; and there he tarthee, We speak that we do know, ried with them, and baptized, and testify that we have seen; and 23 | And John also was bapye receive not our witness. tizing in Ænon, near to Salim,

12 If I have told you earthly because there was much water things, and ye believe not, how there : and they came, and were shall ye believe, if I tell you of baptized : heavenly things?

24 For John was not yet cast 13 And no man hath ascended into prison. up to heaven, but he that came 25 9 Then there arose a quesdown from heaven, even the Son tion between some of John's disof man, which is in heaven. ciples and the Jews about purify

14 T And as Moses lifted upling, the serpent in the wilderness, 26 And they came unto John, even so must the Son of man be and said unto him, Rabbi, he

that was with thee beyond 'Jor15 That whosoever believeth in dan, to whom thou barest withim should not perish, but have ness, behold, the same baptizeth, eternal life.

and all men come to him. 16 T For God so loved the 27 John answered, and said, A world, that he gave his only be- man can receive nothing, except gotten Son, that whosoever it be given him from heaven. believeth in him should not pe- 28 Ye yourselves bear me wit

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John's doctrine of Christ. S. John. The woman of Samaria. ness, that I said, I am not the Jacob gave to his son Joseph. Christ, but that I am sent before 6 Now Jacob's well was there. him.

Jesus, therefore, being wearied 29 He that hath the bride is the with his journey, sat thus on the bridegroom: but the friend of the well: and it was about the sixth bridegroom, which standleth and hour. heareth him, rejoiceth greatly, be- 7 There cometh a woman of cause of the bridegroom's voice : Samaria to draw water : Jesus This my joy, therefore, is fulfilled. saith unto her, Give me to drink :

30 He must increase, but I must 8 (For his disciples were gone decrease.

away unto the city to buy meat.) 31 He that cometh from above 9 Then saith the woman of Sais above all : he that is of the maria unto him, How is it that earth is earthly, and speaketh of thou, being a Jew, askest drink the earth : he that cometh from of me, which am a woman of Saheaven is above all.

maria? (for the Jews have no 32 And what he hath seen and dealings with the Samaritans.) heard, that he testifieth; and no 10 Jesus answered, and said man receiveth his testimony. unto her, If thou knewest the

33 He that hath received his gift of God, and who it is that testimony, hath set to his seal that saith to thee, Give me to drink; God is true.

thou wouldest have asked of him, 34 For he whom God hath and he would have given thee sent speaketh the words of God, living water. for God giveth not the Spirit by 11 The woman saith unto him, measure unto him.

Sir, thou hast nothing to draw 35 The Father loveth the Son, with, and the well is deep: from and hath given all things into his whence then hast thou that living hand.

water? 36 He that believeth on the Son 12 Art thou greater than our hath everlasting life; and he that father Jacob, which gave us the believeth not the Son shall not see well, and drank thereof himself, life; but the wrath of God abideth and his children, and his cattle ?

13 Jesus answered, and said CHAP. IV.

unto her, Whosoever drinketh The woman of Samaria. of this water shall thirst again :

14 But whosoever drinketh of

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W they therefore Pharisees the water that shall give him shall

had heard that Jesus made and never thirst; but the water that I baptized more disciples than John, shall give him shall be in him a

2 (Though Jesus himself, bap-well of water springing up into tized not; but his disciples,) everlasting life.

3 He left Judea, and departed 15 The woman saith unto him, again into Galilee.

Sir, give me this water, that I 4 And he must needs go thirst not, neither come hither to through Samaria.

draw. 5 Then cometh he to a city of 16 Jesus saith unto her, Go, Samaria, which is called Sychar, call thy husband, and come hither, near to the parcel of ground that 17 The woman answered, anci

The woman of Samaria. Chap. iv. Many Samaritans believe. said, I have no husband. Jesus 31 | In the mean-while his said unto her, Thou hast well disciples prayed him, saying, said, I have no husband : Master, eat.

18 For thou hast had five hus- 32 But he said unto them, I bands, and he whom thou now have meat to eat that ye know hast is not thy husband; in that not of. saidst thou truly.

33 Therefore said the disciples 19 The woman saith unto him, one to another, Hath any man. Sir, I perceive that thou art a brought him ought to eat? prophet.

34 Jesus saith unto them, My 20 Our fathers worshipped in meat is to do the will of him that this mountain ; and ye say, That sent me, and to finish his work. in Jerusalem is the place where 35 Say not ye, There are yet men ought to worship.

four months, and then cometh 21 Jesus saith unto her, Wo-harvest ? behold, I say unto you, man, believe me, the hour com-Lift up your eyes, and look on eth, when ye shall neither in this the fields; for they are white almountain, nor yet at Jerusalem, ready to harvest. worship the Father.

36 And he that reapeth receiv. 22 Ye worship ye know not eth wages, and gathereth fruit unwhat: we know what we wor- to life eternal; that both he that ship; for salvation is of the Jews. soweth, and he that reapeth may

23 But the hour cometh, and rejoice together. now is, when the true worship-37 And herein is that saying pers shall worship the Father in true, One soweth, and another spirit and in truth: for the Father reapeth. seeketh such to worship him. 38 I sent you to reap that where

24 God is a ,spirit: and they on ye bestowed no labour : other that worship him, must worship men laboured, and ye are entered him in spirit and in truth. into their labours.

25 The woman saith unto him, 39 | And many of the SamariI know that Messias cometh, tans of that city believed on him which is called Christ : when he for the saying of the woman, is come, he will tell us all things. which testified, He told me all

26 Jesus saith unto her, I that that ever I did. speak unto thee am be.

40 So when the Samaritans 27 | And upon this came his were come unto him, they bedisciples, and marvelled that he sought him that he would tarry talked with the woman; yet no with them: and he abocle there man said, What seekest thou ? two days. or, Why talkest thou with her?

41 And many more believed, 28 The woman then left her because of his own word ; water-pot, and went her way into 42 And said unto the woman, the city, and saith to the men, Now we believe, not because of

29 Come, see a man, which thy saying: for we have heard told me all things that ever I did : bim ourselves, and know that is not this the Christ?

this is indeed the Christ, the Sa30 Then they went out of the viour of the world. city, and came unto him.

43 ? Now, after two days, he

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