Page images


20. Mar. ii,

they cannot faft. But the days will Sea of Galilee Atat. 31: come, when the Bridegroom shall be ta ken away from them, and then shall they faft in thofe days.

Minift. 2.

a Mat. ix. cc

16, 17. Mar.ii. 21,


[ocr errors]


And he fpake also a parable unto 36. Luk. v. them, No man putteth a piece of a new garment upon an old: if otherwise, "then both the new maketh a rent, and "the piece that was taken out of the

[ocr errors]

new agrees not with the old, and the 21. Mar. ii. rent is made worfe: and no man put- 37. Luk. v. "eth new wine into old (a) bottles; "else the new wine will burft the bot"tles, and be fpilled, and the bottles "fhall perish. But new wine must be 38. * put into new bottles, and both are preferved. No man alfo having drunk 39. old wine, ftraightway defireth new: "for he faith, the old is better.

[ocr errors]
[ocr errors]


The Second Paffover after Chrift's

The Paralytic cur'd at the pool of Jerusalem.


FTER this there was a feaft of 1. Joh. v, the Jews, and Jefus went up to Jerufalem. Now there is at Jerufalem 2. by the fheep market a pool, which is called in the Hebrew tongue, Bethef

[blocks in formation]


Joh, v. 2.


da, having five porches. In these lay Anno a great multitude of impotent folk, of Etat. 31. Minift. 2 3 blind, halt, withered, waiting for the 4. moving of the water. For an Angel

went down at a certain feafon into the pool, and troubled the water: whofoever then first after the troubling of the water stepped in, was made whole of what5. foever difeafe he had. And a certain man was there, which had an infirmity 6. thirty and eight years, When Jefus faw him lie, and knew that he had been now a long time in that cafe, he faith unto 7. him, wilt thou be made whole? The impotent man anfwered him, Sir, I have no man, when the water is troubled, to put me into the pool; but while I am coming, another fteppeth down before me. 8. Jefus faith unto him, rife, take up thy 9. bed and walk. And immediately the man was made whole; and took up his bed and walked and on the fame day was the Sabbath. The Jews therefore faid unto him that was cured, it is the Sabbath-day, it is not lawful for thee to 11. carry thy bed, he answered them, he that made me whole, the fame faid unto me, 12. take up thy bed and walk. Then asked


they him, what man is that which faid 13. unto thee, take up thy bed and walk? And he that was healed wift not who it was: for Jefus had conveyed himfelf away, a 14. multitude being in that place. Afterwards Jefus findeth him in the temple, and faid unto him, Behold thou art made whole, fin no more left a worfe thing come unto thee.



Minift. 2,

The man departed and told the Jews Jerufalem. Etat. 31. that it was Fefus which had made him 15. John iv. whole, And therefore did the Jews per- 16. fecute Jefus, and fought to flay him, because he had done this thing on the fabbath day. But Jefus answered them. 17. My Father worketh hitherto and I work, 18. Therefore the Jews fought the more to kill him, because he not only had broken the fabbath, but faid alfo that God was his Father, making himself equal with God. Then answered Jefus, and faid 19. unto them," Verily, verily I fay unto

[ocr errors]
[ocr errors]

you, The Son can do nothing of him-
66 felf, but what he feeth the Father do;
"for what things foever he doeth, these
"alfo doeth the Son likewife. For the 20.
Father loveth the Son, and fheweth
"him all things that himself doeth :
ce and he will fhew him greater works
"then thefe, that ye may marvel. For 21.
cc as the Father raifeth up the dead, and
"and quickneth them: even fo the Son

[ocr errors]

quickneth whom he will. For the Fa-
"ther judgeth no man; but hath com- 22.
"mitteth all judgment unto the Son:
"That all men fhould honour the Son, 23.
st even as they honour the Father. He
"that honoureth not the Son, honou-
"reth not the Father which hath fent

[ocr errors]

“ Verily, verily, I fay unto you, He that heareth my word, and believeth "on him that fent me, hath everlasting life, and fhall not come into condemnation, but is paffed from death unto "Life.

[ocr errors]
[ocr errors]




John v.

[ocr errors]
[ocr errors]

Verily, verily, I fay unto you, The Anno 25. hour is coming and now is, when the Etat. 31. "dead fhall hear the voice of the Son Minift. 2. "of God, and they that hear fhall live. 26. "For as the Father has life in him"felf, fo hath he given to the Son ૮ to have life in himfelf: and hath "given him authority to execute judg ment alfo, because he is the Son of



[ocr errors]


[ocr errors]


"Marvel not at this: for the hour is coming, in the which all that are in 29. "the graves fhall hear his voice, and "fhall come forth, they that have done good unto the refurrection of life; and they that have done evil, unto the "refurrection of damnation.



[ocr errors]
[ocr errors]

"I can of mine own felf do nothing: as I hear, I judge: and my judgment is juft, because I feek not mine own will, but the will of the Father which "hath fent me. IfI bear witness of my 32." felf, my witnefs is not true. There "is another that beareth witness of me, СС and I know that the witnefs which he witneffeth of me is true. Ye fent unto John, and he bare witnefs unto "the truth. But I receive not teftimony from man: but these things I 35."fay that ye might be faved. He was a burning and a fhining light: and ye



[ocr errors][ocr errors][ocr errors][ocr errors]


were willing for a feafon to rejoice.
36." in his light. But I have greater wit-
"nefs than that of John: For the works
which the Father has given me to fi-
nifh, the fame works that I do, bear


[ocr errors]



"witness of me, that the Father has fent Jerufalem. Etat. 31. «me. And the Father himfelf which has 37. John v. Minift. 2. "fent me, hath born witness of me. "have neither heard his voice, at any "time, nor feen his fhape. And ye 38. "have not his word abiding in you: for "whom he hath fent, him ye believe not. Search the fcriptures, for in them 39, CC ye think ye have eternal life, and CC they are they which teftifie of me.

[ocr errors]

And ye will not come to me, that ye 40.
"might have life. I receive not honour 41.
CC from men. But I know you, that ye42.
"have not the Love of God in you.
СС I am come in my Father's name, and 43.
• ye receive me not: if another shall
વ come in his own name, him ye will

receive. How can ye believe, which 44'
receive honour one from another, and
"feek not the honour that cometh from
"God only? Do not think that I will 45.
"accuse you to the Father: there is one
"that accufeth you even Mofes, in
"whom ye trust. For had ye believed 46.
"Mofes, ye would have believed me:
"for he wrote of me. But if ye believe 47.
"not his writings, how fhall ye believe
my words.

[ocr errors]


« PreviousContinue »