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earth is earthly, and speaketh of the earth; he that cometh from heaven is above all. And what he hath seen and heard, that he testifieth ; and 32 no man receiveth his testimony. He that hath received his testimony, 33 hath set to his seal that God is true. For he whom God hath sent, speak- 34 eth the words of God: for God giveth not the spirit by measure unto him. The Father loveth the Son, and hath given all things into his hand. 35 He that believeth on the Son, hath everlasting life: and he that believeth 36 not the Son, shall not see life ; but the wrath of God abideth on him.
WHEN therefore the Lord knew how the Phari. 4 Christ's conversation with the Sa- sees had heard that Jesus made and baptized more dismaritan woman.
woman. ciples than John, '(though Jesus himself baptized not, but 2 his disciples,) 'he left Judea, and departed again into Galilee.' And he must 3,4 needs go through Samaria. Then cometh he to a city of Samaria, which 5 is called Sychar, near to the parcel of ground that Jacob gave to his son Joseph. Now Jacob's well was there. 'Jesus therefore being wearied 6 with his journey, sat thus on the well: and it was about the sixth hour. There cometh a woman of Samaria to draw water: Jesus saith unto her, og Give me to drink. (For his disciples were gone away unto the city to 8 buy meat. Then saith the woman of Samaria unto him, How is it that 9 thou, being a Jew, askest drink of me, which am a woman of Samaria ? (for the Jews have no dealings with the Samaritans.) Jesus answered 10 and said unto her, If thou knewest the gift of God, and who it is that saith to thee, Give me to drink ; thou wouldest have asked of him, and he would have given thee living water. The woman saith unto him, Sir, 11 thou hast nothing to draw with, and the well is deep: from whence then hast thou that living water ? Art thou greater than our father Jacob, 12 which gave us the well, and drank thereof, himself, and his children, and his cattle? Jesus answered and said unto her, Whosoever drinketh of 13 this water shall thirst again : but whosoever drinketh of the water that I 14 shall give him, shall never thirst; but the water that I shall give him, shall be in him a well of water springing up into everlasting life. The 15 woman saith unto him, Sir, give me this water, that I thirst not, neither come hither to draw. Jesus saith unto her, Go, call thy husband, and 16 come hither. The woman answered and said, I have no husband. Jesus 17 said unto her, Thou hast well said, I have no husband : for thou hast had 18 five husbands, and he whom thou now hast is not thy husband : in that saidst thou truly. The woman saith unto him, Sir, I perceive that thou 19 art a prophet. Our fathers worshipped in this mountain ; and ye say, 20 That in Jerusalem is the place where men ought to worship. Jesus saith 21 unto her, Woman, believe me, the hour cometh, when ye shall neither in this mountain, nor yet at Jerusalem, worship the Father. Ye worship 22 ye know not what: we know what we worship, for salvation is of the Jews. But the hour cometh, and now is, when the true worshippers 23 sball worship the Father in spirit and in truth : for the Father seeketh such to worship him. God is a Spirit: and they that worship him, must 24 worship him in spirit and in truth. The woman saith unto him, I know 25 that Messias cometh, (which is called Christ;) when he is come, he will tell us all things. Jesus saith unto her, I that speak unto thee am he. 26 And upon this came his disciples, and marvelled that he talked with the 27 woman : yet no man said, What seekest thou ? or, Why talkest thou with her ? The woman then left her water-pot, and went her way into the city, 28 and saith to the men, Come, see a man which told me all things that 29 ever I did : is not this the Christ? Then they went out of the city, and 30 came unto him. In the mean while his disciples prayed him, saying, 31 Master, eat. But he said unto them, I have meat to eat that ye know 32 not of. Therefore said the disciples one to another, Hath any man 33 brought him aught to eat? Jesus saith unto them, My meat is to do the 34 will of him that sent me, and to finish his work. Say not ye, There are 35 yet four months, and then cometh harvest ? behold, I say unto you, Lift up your eyes, and look on the fields ; for they are white already to har. vest. And he that reapeth receiveth wages, and gathereth fruit unto 36 life eternal : that both he that soweth, and he that reapeth may rejoice together. And herein is that saying true, •One soweth, and another 37 reapeth. I sent you to reap that whereon ye bestowed no labor : other 38 men labored, and ye are entered into their labors. And many of the 39 Samaritans of that city believed on him for the saying of the woman, which testified, He told me all that ever I did. So when the Samaritans 40 were come unto him, they besought him that he would tarry with them : and he abode there two days. And many more believed, because of his 41 own word ; and said unto the woman, Now we believe, not because of thy 42 saying: for we have heard him ourselves, and know that this is indeed the Christ, the Saviour of the world.
NOW, after two days he departed thence, and went 43 Second miracle of Christ, in Caua of into Galilee. For Jesus himself testified, that a prophet 44
Galilee. hath no honor in his own country. Then when he was 45 come into Galilee, the Galileans received him, having seen all the things that he did at Jerusalem at the feast: for they also went unto the feast. So Jesus came again into Cana of Galilee, where he made the water wine. 46 And there was a certain nobleman, whose son was sick at Capernaum. When he heard that Jesus was come out of Judea into Galilee, he went 47 unto him ; and besought him that he would come down, and heal his son: for he was at the point of death. Then said Jesus unto him, Except ye 48 see signs and wonders, ye will not believe. The nobleman saith unto 49 him, Sir, come down ere my child die. Jesus saith unto him, Go thy 50 way; thy son liveth. And the man believed the word that Jesus had spoken unto him, and he went his way. And as he was now going down, 51 his servants met him, and told him, saying, Thy son liveth! Then in- 52 quired he of them the hour when he began to amend. And they said unto him, Yesterday at the seventh hour the fever left him. So the father 53 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. This is again the 54 second miracle that Jesus did, when he was come out of Judea into Galilee.
Thingomon AFTER this there was a feast of the Jews : and Jesus 5 healed at the pool went up to Jerusalem. Now there is at Jerusalem, by 2
of Bethesda. the sheep-market, a pool, which is called in the Hebrew tongue, Bethesda, having five porches. In these lay a great multitude of 3 impotent folk, of blind, halt, withered, waiting for the moving of the water. For an angel went down at a certain season into the pool, and 4 troubled the water: whosoever then first after the troubling of the water stepped in, was made whole of whatsoever disease he had. And a cer- 5 tain man was there, which had an infirmity thirty and eight years. When 6 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? The impotent man 7 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. 'Jesus saith unto him, Rise, take up thy bed, and walk. 'And immediately 8,9 the man was made whole, and took up his bed, and walked : and on the same day was the sabbath. The Jews therefore said unto him that 10 was cured, It is the sabbath day; it is not lawful for thee to carry thy bed. He answered them, He that hath made me whole, the same said unto me, 11 Take up thy bed, and walk. Then asked they him, What man is that 12 which said unto thee, Take up thy bed, and walk ? And he that was 13 healed wist not who it was : for Jesus had conveyed himself away, a multitude being in that place. Afterward Jesus findeth him in the temple, 14 and said unto him, Behold, thou art made whole: sin no more, lest a worse thing come unto thee. The man departed, and told the Jews that 15 it was Jesus which had made him whole.
Christ vindicates And therefore did the Jews persecute Jesus, and sought 16 Wer is the inity of to slay him, because he had done these things on the sab
his office. bath-day. But Jesus answered them, My Father worketh 17 hitherto, and I work. Therefore the Jews sought the more to kill him, 18 because he not only had broken the sabbath, but said also, That God was his Father, making himself equal with God. Then answered Jesus, and 19 said unto them, Verily, verily, I say unto you, The Son can do nothing of himself, but what he seeth the Father do: for what things soever he doeth, these also doeth the Son likewise. For the Father loveth the Son, 20 and showeth him all things that himself doeth : and he will show him greater works than these, that ye may marvel. For as the Father raiseth 21 up the dead, and quickeneth them; even so the Son quickeneth whom he will. For the Father judgeth no man ; but hath committed all judg- 22 ment unto the Son : that all men should honor the Son, even as they 23 honor the Father. He that honoreth not the Son, honoreth not the Father which hath sent him. Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that 24 heareth my word, and believeth on him that sent me, hath everlasting life, and shall not come into condemnation ; but is passed from death unto life. Verily, verily, I say unto you, The hour is coming, and now is, 25 when the dead shall hear the voice of the Son of God: and they that hear shall live. For as the Father hath life in himself, so hath he given 26 to the Son to have life in himself; and hath given him authority to exe- 27 cute judgment also, because he is the Son of man. Marvel not at this : 28 for the hour is coming, in the which all that are in the graves shall hear his voice, and shall come forth; they that have done good, unto the res- 29 urrection of life; and they that have done evil, unto the resurrection of damnation. I can of mine own self do nothing: as I hear, I judge : and 30 my judgment is just ; because I seek not mine own will, but the will of the Father which hath sent me. If I bear witness of myself, my witness 31 is not true. There is another that beareth witness of me, and I know that the witness which he witnesseth of me is true. Ye sent unto John, 33 and he bare witness unto the truth. But I receive not testimony from 34 man: but these things I say, that ye might be saved. He was a burning 35 and a shining light : and ye were willing for a season to rejoice in his light. But I have greater witness than that of John: for the works which 36 the Father hath given me to finish, the same works that I do, bear witness of me, that the Father hath sent me. And the Father himself 37 which hath sent me, hath borne witness of me. Ye have neither heard his voice at any time, nor seen his shape. And ye have not his word 38 abiding in you: for whom he hath sent, him ye believe not. Search the 39 scriptures; for in them ye think ye have eternal life: and they are they which testify of me. And ye will not come to me, that ye might have 40 life. I receive not honor from men.. But I know you, that ye have 41 not the love of God in you. I am come in my Father's name, and ye 43 receive me not: if another shall come in his own name, him ye will receive. How can ye believe, which receive honor one of another, and 44 seek not the honor that cometh from God only? Do not think that I will 45 accuse you to the Father: there is one that accuseth you, even Moses, in whom ye trust. For had ye believed Moses, ye would have believed me : 46
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for he wrote of me. But if ye believe not his writings, how shall ye be- 47 lieve my words? After the return of AFTER these things Jesus went over the sea of 6 the Apostles, Jesus Galilee, which is the sea of Tiberias. And a great mul. 2 goes into the descrt. Matt. xiv. 13. Mark titude followed him, because they saw his miracles which
Luke ix. 10. he did on them that were diseased. And Jesus went up 3 into a mountain, and there he sat with his disciples. And the passover, 4 a feast of the Jews, was nigh. Five thousand mi- WHEN Jesus then lifted up his eyes, and saw a great 5
raculously fed : Maii. xiv. 15. Mark company come unto him, he saith unto Philip, Whence vi. 35. Luke ix. 12. shall we buy bread that these may eat ? (And this he said 6 to prove him : for he himself knew what he would do.) Philip answered 7 him, Two hundred pennyworth of bread is not sufficient for them, that every one of them may take a little. One of his disciples, Andrew, 8 Simon Peter's brother, saith unto him, " There is a lad here, which hath 9 five barley-loaves, and two small fishes : but what are they among so many ? 'And Jesus said, Make the men sit down. (Now there was much 10 grass in the place.) So the men sat down, in number about five thousand. And Jesus took the loaves; and when he had given thanks, he 11 distributed to the disciples, and the disciples to them that were set down; and likewise of the fishes, as much as they would. When they 12 were filled, he said to his disciples, Gather up the fragments that remain, that nothing be lost. Therefore they gathered them together, and filled 13 twelve baskets with the fragments of the five barley-loaves, which remained over and above unto them that had eaten.
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multitude, and Jesus did, said, This is of a truth that Prophet that should prays alone. Then he walks on the sea to
become into the world. When Jesus therefore perceived 15 his disciples: Matt: that they would come and take him by force, to make him xiv. 22. Mark vi. 45.
M.a king, he departed again into a mountain himself alone. And when even was now come, his disciples went down unto the sea, 16 ' and entered into a ship, and went over the sea toward Capernaum. And 17 it was now dark, and Jesus was not come to them. And the sea arose 18 by reason of a great wind that blew. So when they had rowed about 19 five and twenty or thirty furlongs, they see Jesus walking on the sea, and drawing nigh unto the ship: and they were afraid. But he saith unto 20 them, It is I, be not afraid. Then they willingly received him into 21 the ship: and immediately the ship was at the land whither they went. ' He teaches in the
he The day following, when the people which stood on 22 synagogue at Ca the other side of the sea saw that there was none other
boat there, save that one whereinto his disciples had entered, and that Jesus went not with his disciples into the boat, but that his disciples were gone away alone :--howbeit there came other boats from 23 Tiberias, nigh unto the place where they did eat bread, after that the Lord had given thanks: when the people therefore saw that Jesus was not 24 there, neither his disciples,--they also took shipping, and came to Capernaum, seeking for Jesus. And when they had found him on the 25 other side of the sea, they said unto him, Rabbi, when camest thou hither? Jesus answered them and said, Verily, verily, I say unto you, Ye seek 26 me, not because ye saw the miracles, but because ye did eat of the loaves, and were filled. Labor not for the meat which perisheth, but for that 27 meat which endureth unto everlasting life, which the Son of man shall give unto you: for him hath God the Father sealed. Then said they 28 unto him, What shall we do, that we might work the works of God? Jesus answered and said unto them, This is the work of God, that ye be- 29 lieve on him whom he hath sent. They said therefore unto him, What 30 sign showest thou then, that we may see, and believe thee? what dost thou work ? Our fathers did eat manna in the desert; as it is written, 31 “ He gave them bread from heaven to eat.” Then Jesus said unto them, 32 Verily, verily, I say unto you, Moses gave you not that bread from heaven ; but my Father giveth you the true bread from heaven. For the 33 bread of God is he which cometh down from heaven, and giveth life unto the world. Then said they unto him, Lord, evermore give us this bread. 34 And Jesus said unto them, I am the bread of life: he that cometh to me, 35 shall never hunger; and he that believeth on me, shall never thirst. But 36 I said unto you, That ye also have seen me, and believe not. All that the 37 Father giveth me, shall come to me ; and him that cometh to me, I will in no wise cast out. For I came down from heaven, not to do mine 38 own will, but the will of him that sent me. And this is the Father's 39 will which hath sent me, that of all which he hath given me, I should lose nothing, but should raise it up again at the last day. And this is the 40 will of him that sent me, that every one which seeth the Son, and believeth on him, may have everlasting life: and I will raise him up at the last day. The Jews then murmured at him, because he said, I am 41 the bread which came down from heaven. And they said, Is not this 42 Jesus, the son of Joseph, whose father and mother we know ? how is it then that he saith, I came down from heaven ? Jesus therefore answered 43 and said unto them, Murmur not among yourselves. No man can come 44 to me, except the Father which hath sent me draw him: and I will raise him up at the last day. It is written in the prophets, " And they shall 45 be all taught of God.” Every man therefore that hath heard, and hath learned of the Father, cometh unto me. Not that any man hath 46 seen the Father, save he which is of God, he hath seen the Father. Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that believeth on me hath everlasting 47 life. 'I am that bread of life. Your fathers did eat manna in the wil. 48 derness, and are dead. This is the bread which cometh down from 50 heaven, that a man may eat thereof, and not die. I am the living bread 51 which came down from heaven : if any man eat of this bread, he shall live for ever: and the bread that I will give is my flesh, which I will give for the life of the world. The Jews therefore strove among them- 52 selves, saying, How can this man give us his flesh to eat? Then Jesus 53 said unto them, Verily, verily, I say unto you, Except ye eat the flesh of the Son of man, and drink his blood, ye have no life in you. Whoso 54 eateth my flesh, and drinketh my blood, hath eternal life; and I will raise him up at the last day. For my flesh is meat indeed, and my blood is 55 drink indeed. He that eateth my flesh, and drinketh my blood, dwelleth 56 in me, and I in him. As the living Father hath sent me, and I live by 57 the Father : so he that eateth me, even he shall live by me. This is that 58 bread which came down from heaven; not as your fathers did eat manna, and are dead: he that eateth of this bread shall live for ever.
THESE things said he in the synagogue, as he taught in Capernaum. 59 MANY therefore of his disciples, when they had heard this, said, This 60 is a hard saying ; who can hear it? When Jesus knew in himself that 61 his disciples murmured at it, he said unto them, Doth this offend you ? What and if ye shall see the Son of man ascend up where he was be- 62 fore? It is the Spirit that quickeneth ; the flesh profiteth nothing: the 63 words that I speak unto you, they are spirit, and they are life. But there 64 are some of you that believe not. For Jesus knew from the beginning who they were that believed not, and who should betray him. And he 65 said, Therefore said I unto you, that no man can come unto me, except it were given unto him of my Father. From that time many of his 66