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because he said, I am tne bread which 62. What and if ye shall see the Son of came down from heaven.

man ascend up where he was before ? 42. And they said, Is not this Jesus, the 63. It is the Spirit that quickeneth; the son of Joseph, whose father and mother we flesh profiteth nothing: the words that I know? How is it then that he saith, I came speak unto you, they are spirit, and they down from heaven?

43. Jesus therefore answered and said 64. But there are some of you that beunto them, Murmur not among yourselves. lieve not. For Jesus knew from the be

44. No man can come to me, except the ginning who they were that believed not, Father, which hath sent me, draw him: and and who should betray him. I will raise him up at the last day.

65. And he said, Therefore said I unto 45. It is written in the prophets, And you, that no man can come unto me, exthey shall be all taught of God. Every man cept it were given unto him of my Father. therefore that hath heard, and hath learned 66. From that time many of his disciples of the Father, cometh unto me.

went back, and walked no more with him. 46. Not that any man hath seen the Fa

67. Then said Jesus unto the twelve, ther, save he which is of God; he hath | Will ye also go away! seen the Father

68. Then Simon Peter answered him, 47. Verily, verily, I say unto you, He Lord, to whom shall we go? Thou hast that believeth on me hath everlasting life. the words of eternal life. 48. I am that bread of life.

69. And we believe and are sure that 49. Your fathers did eat manna in the thou art that Christ, the Son of the living wilderness, and are dead.

God. 50. This is the bread which cometh 70. Jesus answered them, Have not [ down from heaven, that a man may eat chosen you twelve, and one of you js a thereof, and not die.

devil ? 51. I am the living bread which came 71. He spake of Judas Iscariot the son down from heaven. If any man eat of this of Simon: for he it was that should betray bread, he shall live for ever: and the bread him, being one of the twelve. that I will give is my flesh, which I will

CHAP. VII. give for the life of the world.

1 Jesus, echorted by his unbelieving kinsmen to shew him. 52. The Jews therefore strove among

self, 10 goeth secretly to the feast : 14 he teacheth in the

temple. 40 Divers opinions concerning Christ. 45 themselves, saying, How can this man give The Pharisees are angry at their officers, fc. us his flesh to eat?

1. FTER these things, Jesus walked 53. Then Jesus said unto them, Verily,

in Galilee: for he would not walk verily, I say unto you, Except ye eat the in Jewry, because the Jews sought to kill flesh of the Son of man, and drink his him. blood, ye have no life in you.

2. Now the Jews' feast of tabernacles 54. Whoso eateth my flesh, and drinketh was at hand. my blood, hath eternal life; and I will raise 3. His brethren therefore said unto him, him up at the last day, .

Depart hence, and go into Judea, that thy 55. For my flesh is meat indeed, and disciples also may see the works that thou my blood is drink indeed.

doest. 56. He that eateth my flesh, and drink. || 4. For there is no man that doeth any eth my blood, dwelleth in me, and I in bim. thing in secret, and he himself seeketh to

57. As the living Father hath sent me, be known openly. If thou do these things, and I live by the Father; so he that eat-shew thyself to the world. eth me, even he shall live by me.

5. For neither did his brethren believe in 58. This is that bread which came down | him. from heaven : not as your fathers did eat 6. Then Jesus said unto them, My time manna, and are dead: he that eateth of this is not yet come: but your time is always bread shall live for ever. 59. These things said he in the syna- 7. The world cannot hate

you; gogue, as he taught in Capernaum. it hateth, because I testify of it, that the

60. Many therefore of his disciples, when works thereof are evil. they had heard this, said, This is a hard 8. Go ye up unto this feast: I go not up saying; who can hear it?

yet unto this feast, for my time is not yet 61. When Jesus knew in himself that full come. his disciples murmured at it, he said unto 9. When he had said these words unto them, Doth this offend you?

them, he abode still in Galilee.


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10. But when his brethren were gone up, || no man laid hands on him, because his then went he also up unto the feast, not | hour was not yet' come. openly, but as it were in secret.

31. And many of the people believed on 11. Then the Jews sought him at the him, and said, When Christ cometh, will feast, and said, Where is he?

he do more miracles than these which 12. And there was much murmuring this man hath done ? among the people concerning him: for some 32. The Pharisees heard that the people said, He is a good man: others said, Nay; murmured such things concerning him ; but he deceiveth the people.

and the Pharisees and the chief priests sent 13. Howbeit no man spake openly of officers to take him. him, for fear of the Jews.

33. Then said Jesus unto them, Yet a 14. Now about the midst of the feast little while am I with you, and then I go Jesus went up into the temple, and taught. unto him that sent me.

15. And the Jews marvelled, saying, 34. Ye shall seek me, and shall not find How knoweth this man letters, having ne- me : and where I am, thither ye cannot ver learned ?

come. 16. Jesus answered them, and said, My 35. Then said the Jews among themdoctrine is not mine, but bis that sent me. selves, Whither will he go, that we shall

17. If any man will do his will, he shall not find him ? Will he go unto the disknow of the doctrine, whether it be of God, persed among the Gentiles, and teach the or whether I speak of myself.

Gentiles ? 18. He that speaketh of himself seeketh 36. What manner of saying is this that his own glory; but he that seeketh his glory he said, Ye shall seek' me, and shall not that sent him, the same is true, and no un- find me: and where I am, thither ye canrighteousness is in him.

not come ? 19. Did not Moses give you the law, and 37. In the last day, that great day of the yet none of you keepeth the law? Why go feast, Jesus stood and cried, saying, If any ye about to kill me ?

man thirst, let him come unto ne, and 20. The people answered and said, Thou drink. hast a devil: who goeth about to kill

38. He that believeth on me, as the thee?

scripture hath said, out of his belly shall 21. Jesus answered and said unto them, flow rivers of living water. 1 have done one work, and ye all marvel. 39. (But this spake he of the Spirit,

22. Moses therefore gave unto you cir- which they that believe on him should recuincision ; (not because it is of Moses, but ceive: for the Holy Ghost was not yet of the fathers ;) and ye on the sabbath-given; because that Jesus was not yet gloday circumcise a man.

rified.) 23. If a man on the sabbath-day receive 40. Many of the people therefore, when circumcision, that the law of Moses should they heard this sayin. said, Of a truth this not be broken ; are ye angry at me, be is the prophet. cause I have made a man every whit 41. Others said, This is the Christ. But whole on the sabbath-day?

some said, Shall Christ come out of Ga. 24. Judge not according to the appear- lilee? ance, but judge righteous judgment.

42. Hath not the scripture said, That 25. Then said some of them of Jerusa- Christ cometh of the seed of David, and lem, Is not this he, whom they seek to kill ? |out of the town of Bethlehem, where Da

26. But, lo, he speaketh boldly, and they vid was ? say nothing unto him. Do the rulers know 43. So there was a division

among the indeed that this is the very Christ? people because of him.

27. Howbeit we know this man whence 44. And some of them would have taken he is: but when Christ cometh; no manhim; but no man laid hands on him. knoweth whence he is.

-45. Then came the officers to the Chief 28. Then cried Jesus in the temple as Priests and Pharisees; and they said unto he taught, saying, Ye both know me, and them, Why have ye not brought him ? ye know whence I am: and I am not 46. The officers answered, Never man come of myself, but he that sent me is true, spake like this man. whom

know not.

47. Then answered them the Pharisees, 29. But I know him: for I am from him, Are ye also deceived ? and he hath sent me.

48. Have any of the rulers, or of the 30. Then they sought to take him: but | Pharisees believed on him?

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49. But this people, who knoweth not || Though I bear record of myself, yet my the law,are cursed.

record is true : for I know whence I canie, 50. Nicodemus saith unto them, (he and whither I go; but ye cannot tell that came to Jesus by night, being one of whence I come, and whither I go. them,)

15. Ye judge after the flesh; I judge 51. Doth our law judge any man before no man. it hear hiin, and know what he doeth ?. 16. And yet if I judge, my judgment

52. They answered and said unto him, is true : for I am not alone, but I and the Art thou also of Galilee? Search, and Father that sent me. look: for out of Galilee ariseth no prophet. 17. It is also written in your law, that

53. And every man went unto his own | the testimony of two men is true. house.

18. I am one that bear witness of


self, and the Father that sent me beareth

witness of me. 1 Christ delivereth a woman taken in adultery : 12 he preacheth himself the light of the world, and justifieth

19. Then said they unto him, Where is his doctrine.

thy Father? Jesus answered, Ye neither 1. TESUS went unto the mount of Olives. know me, nor my Father: if ye had

2. And early in the morning he came known me, ye should have known my Faagain into the temple, and all the people | ther also. came unto him; and he sat down, and 20. These words spake Jesus in the taught them.

treasury, as he taught in the temple: and 3. And the Scribes and Pharisees | no man laid hands on him ; for his hour brought unto him a woman taken in adul- | was not yet come. tery; and when they had set her in the 21. Then said Jesus again unto them, I midst,

go my way, and ye shall seek me, and 4. They say unto him, Master, this wo- shall die in your sins : whither I go, ye man was taken in adultery, in the very act. | cannot come.

5. Now Moses in the law commanded 22. Then said the Jews, Will he kill us, that such should be stoned: but what bimself? Because he saith, Whither I go, sayest thou?

ye cannot come. 6. This they said, tempting him, that 23. And he said unto them, Ye are from they might have to accuse him. But Je- | beneath ; I am from above: ye are of this sus stooped down, and with his finger wrote world; I am not of this world. on the ground, as though he heard them not. 24. I said therefore unto you, that ye

7. So when they continued asking him, I shall die in your sins: for if ye believe not he lifted up himself, and said unto them, that I am he, ye shall die in your sins. He that is without sin among you, let him 25. Then said they unto him, Who art first cast a stone at her.

thou? And Jesus saith unto them, Even 8. And again he stooped down, and the same that I said unto you from the bewrote on the ground.

ginning 9. And they which heard it, being con- 26. I have many things to say and to victed by their own conscience, went out judge of you: but he that sent me is true; one by one, beginning at the eldest, even and I speak to the world those things unto the last: and Jesus was left alone, and which I have heard of him. the woman standing in the midst.

27. They understood not that he spake 10. When Jesus had lifted up himself, to them of the Father. and saw none but the woman, he said 28. Then said Jesus unto them, When unto her, Woman, where are those thine ye have lifted up the Son of man, then accusers? Hath no man condemned thee? | shall ye know that I am he, and that I do

11. She said, No man, Lord. And Je-nothing of myself; but as my Father hath sus said unto her, Neither do I condemn taught me, I speak these things. thee: go, and sin no more.

29. And he that sent me is with me: 12. Then spake Jesus again unto them, the Father hath not 'left me alone ; for saying, I am the light of the world: he that I do always those things that please followeth me shall not walk in darkness, bim. but shall have the light of life.

30. As he spake these words, many be13. The Pharisees therefore said unto || lieved on him. him, Thou bearest record of thyself; thy 31. Then said Jesus to those Jews which record is not true.

believed on him, If ye continue in my word, 14. Jesus answered and said unto them, ll then are ye my disciples indeed;


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32. And ye shall know the truth, and 51. Verily, verily, I say unto you, If a the truth shall make you free.

man keep my saying, he shall never see 33. They answered him, We be Abra- death. ham's seed, and were never in bondage to 52. Then said the Jews unto him, Now any man: how sayest thou, Ye shall be we know that thou hast a devil. Abraham made free?

is dead, and the prophets; and thou sayest, 34. Jesus answered them, Verily, veri- If a man keep my saying, he shall never ly, I say unto you, Whosoever committeth taste of death. sin is the servant of sin.

53. Art thou greater than our father 35. And the servant abideth not in the Abraham, which is dead? and the prohouse for ever : but the Son abideth ever. phets are dead: whom makest thou thy

36. If the Son therefore shall make you self? free, ye shall be free indeed.

54. Jesus answered, If I honour myself

, 37. I know that ye are Abraham's seed; || mine honour is nothing: it is my Father but ye

seek to kill me, because my word that honoureth me; of whom ye say, that hath no place in you.

God: 38. I speak that which I have seen with 55. Yet ye have not known him: but I my Father: and ye do that which ye have know him: 'and if I should say, I know seen with your father.

him not, I shall be a liar like unto you: 39. They answered and said unto him, but I know him, and keep his saying. Abraham is our father. Jesus saith unto 56. Your father Abraham rejoiced to them, If ye were Abraham's children, ye see my day: and he saw it, and was glad. would do the works of Abraham.

57. Then said the Jews unto him, Thou 40. But now ye seek to kill me, a man art not yet fifty years old, and hast thou that hath told you the truth, which I have seen Abraham ? heard of God: this did not Abraham. 58. Jesus said unto them, Verily, verily,

41. Ye do the deeds of your father. I say unto you, Before Abraham was, 1 Then said they to him, We be not born of am. fornication; we have one Father, even 59. Then took they up stones to cast at God.

him: but Jesus bid himself, and went out 42. Jesus said unto them, If God were of the temple, going through the midst of your Father, ye would love me: for I pro- them, and so passed by. ceeded forth and came from God; neither

CHAP. IX. came I of myself, but he sent me.

1 A man that was born blind is restored to sight : 13 he 43. Why do ye not understand my is brought to the Pharisees : 34 they encommunicate speech? Even because ye cannot hear my

him. 35 Christ receiveth him, fc. word.

1. ND as Jesus passed by, he saw a 44. Ye are of your father the devil, and

man which was blind from his the lusts of


father will do. He was birth. a murderer from the beginning, and abode 2. And his disciples asked him, saying, not in the truth, because there is no truth Master, who did sin, this man, or bis pain him. When he speaketh a lie, he speak- rents, that he was born blind ? etb of his own: for he is a liar, and the fa- 3. Jesus answered, Neither hath this ther of it.

man sinned, nor his parents: but that the 45. And because I tell you the truth, ye works of God should be made manifest in believe me not.

him. 46. Which of you convinceth me of| 4. I must work the works of him that sin? And if I say the truth, why do yesent me, while it is day: the night cometh, not believe me?

when no man can work. 47. He that is of God, heareth God's 5. As long as I am in the world, I am words: ye therefore hear them not, because the light of the world. ye are not of God.

6. When he had thus spoken, he spat 48. Then answered the Jews, and said on the ground, and made clay of the spitunto him, Say we not well that thou art a tle, and he anointed the eyes of the blind Samaritan, and hast a devil ?

man with the clay, esus answered, I have not a devil; And said unto him, Go, wash in the but I honour my Father, and ye do dis- pool of Siloam, (which is, by interpretation, honour me.

Sent.) He went his way, therefore, and 50. And I seek not mine own glory: washed, and came seeing. there is one that seeketh and judgeth. 8. The neighbours, therefore, and they



blind, said, Is not this he that sat and beg. did he to thee? How opened he thine

, wo ged?

eyes ? 9. Some said, This is he: others said, 27. He answered them, I have told you He is like him: but he said, I am he. already, and ye did not hear: wherefore

10. Therefore said they unto him, How would you hear it again ? Will ye also be were thine eyes opened?

his disciples ? 11. He answered and said, A man that 28. Then they reviled him, and said, is called Jesus made clay, and anointed Thou art his disciple; but we are Moses' mine eyes, and said unto me, Go to the disciples. pool of Siloam, and wash: and I went and 29. We know that God spake unto Mowashed, and I received sight.

ses: as for this fellow, we know not from 12. Then said they unto him, Where is whence he is. he? He said, I know not.

30. The man answered and said unto 13. They brought to the Pharisees him them, Why, herein is a marvellous thing, that aforetime was blind.

that ye know not from whence he is, and 14. And it was the sabbath-day when yet he hath opened mine eyes. Jesus made the clay, and opened his eyes. 31. Now we know that God heareth not

15. Then again the Pharisees also asked sinners : but if any man be a worshipper him how he had received his sight.' He of God, and doeth his will, bim he heareth. said unto them, He put clay upon mine 32. Since the world began was it not eyes, and I washed, and do see.

heard that any man opened the eyes of 16. Therefore said some of the Phari-one that was born blind. sees, This man is not of God, because he 33. If this man were not of God, he keepeth not the sabbath-day. Others said, could do nothing. How can a man that is a sinner do such 34. They answered and said unto him, miracles ? And there was a division among Thou wast altogether born in sins, and them.

dost thou teach us? And they cast him out. 17. They say unto the blind man again, 35. Jesus heard that they had cast him What sayest thou of him, that he hath out; and when he had found him, he said opened thine eyes ? He said, He is a pro- unto him, Dost thou believe on the Son of phet.

God ? 18. But the Jews did not believe con- 36. He answered and said, Who is he, cerning him, that he had been blind, and Lord, that I might believe on him? received his sight, until they called the 37. And Jesus said unto him, Thou hast parents of him that had received his sight. both seen him, and it is he that talketh

19. And they asked them, saying, Is with thee. this your son, who ye say was born blind ? 38. And he said, Lord, I believe. And how then doth he now see?

he worshipped him. 20. His parents answered them and said, 39. And Jesus said, For judgment I am We know that this is our son, and that he come into this world, that they which see was born blind :

not might see; and that they which see 21. But by what means he now seeth, might be made blind. we know not; or who hath opened his 40. And some of the Pharisees which eyes, we know not: he is of age; ask him: were with him heard these words, and said he shall speak for himself.

unto him, Are we blind also ? 22. These words spake his parents, be- 41. Jesus said unto them, If ye were cause they feared the Jews: for the Jews blind, ye should have no sin: but now ye had agreed already, that if any man did say, We see; therefore your sin remaineth. confess that he was Christ, he should be

CHAP. X. put out of the synagogue.

1 Christ is the door and the good shepherd: 25 he proveth 23. Therefore said his parents, He is of by his works that he is Christ, and asserleth his unity

with the Father. 24. Then again called they the man that 1. VERILY, verily, I say unto you, He was blind, and said unto him, Give God that entereth not by the door into the praise: we know that this man is a the sheep-fold, but climbeth up some other sinner.

way, the same is a thief and a robber. 25. He answered and said, Whether he 2. But he that entereth in by the door be a sinner or no, I know not: one thing I is the shepherd of the sheep. know, that, whereas I was blind, now I see. 3. To him the porter openeth ; and the

age; ask him.

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