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Peter's confession. Chap. vi. Christ reproveth ambition.

64 But there are some of you My time is not yet come: but that believe not. For Jesus your time is alway ready, knew from the beginning who 7 The world cannot hate you : they were that believed not, and but me it hateth, because I testiwho should betray him. fy of it, that the works thereof are

65 And he said, Therefore said evil. I unto you, that no man can come 8 Go ye up unto this feast: I unto mę, except it were given un- go not up yet unto this feast; for to him of my Father.

my time is not yet full come. 66 | From that time many of 9 When he had said these his disciples went back, and walk- words unto them, he abode still ed no more with him.

fin Galilee. 67 Then said Jesus unto the 10 But when his brethren were twelve, Will ye also go away? gone up, then went he also up

68 Then Simon Peter answer- unto the feast, not openly, but as ed him, Lord, to whom shall we it were in secret. go? thou hast the words of eter- 11 Then the Jew's sought him nal life,

at the feast, and said, Where is 69. And we believe, and are he? sure, that thou art that Christ, the 12 And there was much murSon of the living God.

muring among the people con70 Jesus answered them, Have cerning him : for some said, He not I chosen you twelve, and one is a good man: others said, Nay; of you is a devil ?

but he deceiveth the people. 71 He spake of Judas Iscariot, 13 Howbeit, no man spake the son of Simon: for he it was openly of him for fear of the that should betray him, being one Jews. of the twelve.

14 | Now, about the midst of CHAP. VII.

the feast, Jesus went up into the Christ reproveth ambition. temple, and taught. these things

the marvelled would not walk in Jewry, be-letters, having never learned? cause the Jews sought to kill him. 16 Jesus answered them, and

2 Now the Jews' feast of taber-said, My doctrine is not mine, nacles was at hand,

but his that sent me. 3 His brethren, therefore, said 17 If any man will do his will, unto him, Depart hence, and go he shall know of the doctrine, into Judea, that thy disciples also whether it be of God, or whether may see the works that thou do- I speak of myself. est.

18 He that speaketh of himself 4 For there is no man that do- seeketh his own glory; but eth any thingin secret, and he him- he that seeketh his giory that sent self seeketh to be known openly. him, the same is true, and no If thou do these things, shew thy- unrighteousness is in him. self to the world.

19 Did not Moses give you the 5 For neither did his brethren law, and yet none of you keepbelieve in him.

eth the law? Why go ye about to 6 Then Jesus said unto them, kill me?

A walked this Galices for he saying,

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Cbrist teacheth openly. S. John. Divers opinions of Christ. 20 The people answered, and the people murmured such things said, Thou hast a dévil : who concerning him; and the Phagoeth about to kill thee? risees, and the chief priest sent

21 Jesus anstrered, and said officers to take him. unto them, I have done 33 | Then said Jesus unto work, and ye all marvel. them, Yet a little while am I

22 Moses, therefore, gave un- with you, and then I go unto him to you circumcision, (not because that sent me. it is of Moses, but of the fathers,) 34 Ye shall seek me, and shall and ye on the sabbath-day cir- not find me: and where I am, cumcise a man.

thither ye cannot come. 23 Is a man on the sabbath-day 35 Then said the Jews among receive circumcision, that the themselves, Whither will he go, law of Moses should not be brok- that we shall not find him ? will en; are ye angry at me, because he go unto the dispersed among I have inace a man every whit the Gentiles, and teach the Genwhole on the sabbath-day? tiles ?

24 Judge not according to the 36 What manner of saying is appearance, but judge righteous this that he said ? Ye shall seek judgment.

me, and shall not find me? anc! 25 Then said some of them of where I am, tbither ye cannot Jerusalem, Is not this he whom come? they seek to kill ?

37 In the last day, that great 26 But, lo, he speaketh boldly, day of the feast, Jesus stood and and they say nothing unto him : cried, saying, If any man thirst, Do the rulers know indeed that let him come unto me, and drink. this is the very Christ?

38 He that believeth on me, as 27 Howbcit, we know this the scripture hath said, out of his men whence he is ; but when belly shall flow rivers of living Christ cometh, no man knoweth water. whence he is.

39 (But this spake he of the 23 'Then cried Jesus in thetem. Spirit, which they that believe on ple as he taught, saying, Ye both him should receive: for the Holy know me, and ye know whence I Ghost was not yet given ; because am: and I am not come of my- that Jesus was not yet glorified.) sell, but he that sent me is true, 40s Many of the people, whom ye know not.

therefore, when they heard this 29 But I know him: for I am saying, said, Of a truth this is from him, and he hath sent me. the Prophet.

30 T Then they sought to take 41 Others said, This is the him: but no man laid hands on Christ. But some said, Shall him, because his hour was not Christ come out of Galilee? yet come.

42 Hath not the scripture said, 31 And many of the people be. That Christ cometh of the seed lieved on him, and said, 'When of David, and out of the town of Christ cometh, will he lo more Bethlehem, where David was? miracles than these which this 43 So there was a divisioi. man hath done?

among the people because of him 32 The Pharisees hcard that 44 And some of them woul:

Adulterous woman acquitted. Cliap. viờ. Christ the light of the world have taken him; but no man laid|7. So, when they continued hands on him.

asking him, he lifted up himself, 45 | Then came the officers to and said unto them, He that is the chief priests and Pharisees; without sin among you, let him and they said unto them, Why first cast a stone at her. have ye not brought him ?

8 And again he stooped down, 46 The officers answered, Ne- and wrote on the ground. ver man spake like this man. 9 And they which heard it, be

47 Then answered them the ing convicted by their own conPharisees, Are ye also deceived? science, went out one by one,

48 Have any of the rulers, or beginning at the eldest, even unto of the Pharisees; believedon him ? the last; and Jesus was left alone,

49 But this people who know and the woman standing in the eth not the law are cursed. midst.

50 Nicodemus saith unto them, 10 When Jesus had lifted up (he that came to Jesus by night, himself, and saw none but the being one of them,)

woman, he said unto her, Wo51

Doth our law judge any man, man, where are those thine accubefore it hear him, and know what sers ? hath no man condemned he doeth?

thee? 52 They answered, and said 11 She said, No man, Lord. unto him, Art thou also of Ga- And Jesus said unto her, Neither lilee ? Search, and look : for out dol condemn thee: go, and sin of Galilee ariseth no prophet. nomore.

53 And every man went unto 12 1 Then spake Jesus again his own house.

unto them, saying, I am the light CHAP. VIII.

of the world: he that followeth Of the adulterous woman. me shall not walk in darkness, but ESUS went unto the mount of shall have the light of life. Olives.

13 The Pharisees, therefore, 2 And early in the morning he said unto him, Thou bearest recame again into the temple, and cord of thyself; thy record is not all the people came unto him: and true. he sat down, and taught them. 14 Jesus answered, and said

3 And the scribes and Phari- unto them, Though I bear record sees brought unto him a woman of myself, yet my record is true : taken in adultery; and, when ior I know whence I came, and they had set her in the midst, whither I go; but ye cannot tell

4 They say unto him, Master, whence I come, and whither I go. this woman was taken in adulte- 15 Ye judge after the flesh; I ry, in the very act.

judge no men. 5 Now Moses in the law com- 16 And yet if I judge, my mancied us, That such should be jucigment is true: for I am not stoned: but what sayest thou ? alone, but I and the Father that

6 This they said, tempting him, sent me. that they might have to accuse 17 It is also written in your him. ButJesus stooped down, and law, that the testimony of two with his fingerwrote on the ground, men is true. as though he heard thein not. 18 I am one that bear witness

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the fews. of myself, and the Father that alone; for I do always those sent me beareth witness of me. things that please him.

19 Then said they unto him, 30 As he spake these words, Where is thy Father? Jesus an- many believed on him. swered, Ye neither know me, nor 31 | Then said Jesus to those my Father: if ye had known me, Jews which believed on him, If ye should have known my Father ye continue in my word, then are also.

ye my disciples indeed; 20 These words spake Jesus in 32 And ye shall know the truth, the treasury, as he taught in the and the truth shall make you free. temple: and no man laid hands 33 I They answered him, We on him ; for his hour was not yet be Abraham's seed, and were ne

ver in bondage to any man: how 21 Then said Jesus again unto sayest thou, Ye shall be made them, I go my way, and ye shall free? seek me, and shall die in your 34 Jesus answered them, Vesins: whither I go, ye cannot rily, verily, I say unto you, come.

Whosoever committeth sin is the 22 Then said the Jews, Will servant of sin. he kill himself? because he saith, 35 And the servant abideth not Whither I go, ye cannot come.

in the hcuse for ever : but the 23 And he said unto them, Ye Son abideth ever. are from beneath; I am from 36 If the Son, therefore, shall above: ye are of this world; I make you free, ye shall be free am not of this world.

indeed. 24 I said, therefore, unto you,

37 I know that ye are AbraThat ye shall die in your sins : Jham's seed; but ye seek to kill for if ye believe not that I am be, me, because my word hath no ye shall die in your sins. place in you,

25 Then said they unto him, 38 I speak that which I have Who art thou? And Jesus saith seen with my Father : and ye do unto them, Even the same that I that which ye have seen with your said unto you from the begin- father. ning.

39 They answered, and said 26 I have many things to say, unto him, Abraham is our father. and to judge of you : but he that Jesus saith unto them, If ye wer sent me is true; and I speak to Abraham's children, ye would do the world those things which I the works of Abraham. have heard of him.

40 But now ye seek to kill me, 27 They understood not that a man that hath told you the truth, he spake to them of the Father. which I have heard of God: this

28 Then said Jesus unto them, did not Abraham. When ye have lifted up the Son 41 Ye do the deeds of your faof man, then shall ye know that I ther. Then said they to him, am he, and that I do nothing of We be not born of fornication; myseli; but as my father hath we have one Father, even God. taught me, I speak these things. 42 Jesus said unto them, If God

29 And he that sent me is with were your Father, ye would love me: the Father hath not left meime; for I proceeded forth, and

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Jesus confuteth the jewe. Chap. ix. The blind man healed. came from God; neither came Ijme, of whom ye say, That he is of myself, but he sent me.

your God: 43 Why do ye not understand 55 Yet ye have not known him; my speech ? even because ye can-but I know him: and if I should not hear my word.

say, I know him not, I shall be a 44 Ye are of your father the liar like unto you ; but I know devil, and the lusts of your father him, and keep his saying. ye will do. He was a murderer 56 Your father Abraham refrom the beginning, and abode joiced to see my day: and he saw not in the truth, because there is it, and was glad. no truth in him. When he speak- 57 Then said the Jews unto eth a lie, he speaketh of his own : him, Thou art not yet fifty years for he is a liar, and the father of old,' and hast thou seen Abrait.

ham? 45 And because I tell you the 58 Jesus said unto them, Veri. truth, ye believe me not. ly, verily, I say unto you, Before

46 Which of you convinceth Abraham was, I am. me of sin? And if I say the truth, 59 Then took they up stones why do ye not believe me? to cast at him : but Jesus hid 47 He that is of God heareth himself

, and went out of the temGod's words; ye, therefore, hear ple, going through the midst of them not, because ye are not of thein, and so passed by. God.

CHAP. IX. 48 T Then answered the Jews, Ablind man restored to sight. and said unto him, Say we not ND as Jesus passed by, he well that thou art a Samaritan, saw a man which was blind and hast a devil ?

from bis birth. 49 Jesus answered, I have not 2 And his disciples asked him, a devil: but I honour my Father, saying, Master, who did sin, this and ye do dishonour me. man, or his parents, that he was

50 And I seek not mine own born blind? glory : there is one that seeketh 3 Jesus answered, Neither hath and judgeth.

this man sinned, nor his parents : 51 Verily, verily, I say unto but that the works of God should you, If a man keep my saying, he be made manifest in him. shall never see death.

4 I must work the works of 52 Then said the Jews unto him that sent me, while it is day: him, Now we know that thou the night cometh, when no man hast a devil. Abraham is dead, can work. and the prophets; and thou say. 5 As long as I am in the world, est, If a man keep my saying, he I am the light of the world. shall never taste of death. 6 When he had thus spoken,

53 Art thou greater than our he spat on the ground, and made father Abraham, which is dead clay of the spittle, and he anointand the prophets are dead: whomed the eyes of the blind man with makest thou thyself?

the clay, 54. Jesus answered, If I honour 7 And'said unto him, Go, wash myself, my honour' is nothing: in the pool of Siloam, (which is, it is my Father that honoureth by interpretation, Sent.) He went

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