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5 him up, "Why was not this balsam* sold for three hun

6 dred denarii, and given to the poor I" Now he said this, not that he cared for the poor: but because he was a thief, and had the purse, and carried what was put in it.

7 Then said Jesus, "Suffer her: against the day of my

8 embalming she hath kept this. For ye have the poor with you always; but me ye have not always."

9 Now a great multitude of the Jews knew that he was there: and they came, not because of Jesus only, but that they might see Lazarus also, whom he had raised

10 from the dead. So the chief-priests consulted that they

11 might kill Lazarus also; because by reason of him many of the Jews withdrew from them, and believed in Jesus.

12 On the next day, a great multitude who were come to the feast, when they heard that Jesus was coming to Je

13 rusalem, took branches of palm-trees, and went forth to meet him, and cried out, " Hosannat; blessed be the King of Israel who cometh in the name of the Lord."

14 Now when Jesus had procured a young ass, he sat on it;

15 as it is written, "Fear not, daughter of Zion: behold, thy king cometh, sitting on the foal of an ass."

16 Now these things his disciples understood not at first: but when Jesus had been glorified, then they remembered that these things were written of him, and that they

17 had done these things unto him. The multitude then who were with him, bare witness that he had called Lazarus out of his sepulchre, and raised him from the dead.

18 For this reason also the multitude met him; because they

19 heard that he had done this miracle. The Pharisees therefore said among themselves, "Perceive ye that ye prevail nothing? behold, the world is gone after him."

20 Now certain Greeks were among those who came up

21 to worship at the feast. So these came to Philip, that TOM of Bethsaida in Galilee, and besought him, saying,

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. 22 "Sir, we desire to see Jesus." Philip cometh and telleth

23 Andrew : and again, Andrew and Philip tell Jesus. And Jesus answered them, saying, "The hour is come that

24 the son of man should be glorified. Verily verily I say unto you, Unless a grain of wheat fall into the ground, and die, it remaineth a single grain*: but if it die, it

25 bringeth forth much fruitt- He that loveth his life, shall lose it; and he that hateth his life in this world,

26 shall keep it to everlasting life. If any man serve me, let him follow me; and, where I am, there shall my servant also be: if any man serve me, him my Father will

27 honour. Now is my soul troubled: and what shall I say? Father, save me from this hour? But for this cause I came to this hour. Father, glorify thy name."

28 Then a voice came from heaven, saying, "Ihave both

29 glorified it, and will glorify it again." The multitude therefore who stood by, and heard it, said that it thun

30 dered. Others said, "An angel spake to him." Jesus answered and said, "This voice came not for my sake,

31 but for your sakes. Now is the judgement of this worldf: now the prince of this world will be cast out||.

32 And althought I shall be lifted up from the earth, I will

33 draw all men unto me." (This he said, signifying what

34 death he was about to die.) The multitude answered him, "We have heard out of the law that Christ continueth for ever: and how sayest thou, 'The Son of

• by itself, N. Sce Symonds, p. 106. t produce. N.

% Now the time approaches when the unbelicving Jews will ineur punishment: so nmVftSt is used, ch. xvii. 9. In addition to this text, which Dr. Newcome produces to prove that xLo-pAf sometimes signifies the unbelicving Jews, or perhaps the Jewish polity, and dispensation, what we call the Jewish world, see Gal. iv. 3; vi. 14; Eph. ii. 2; Col. ii. t. 20.

| The prince of this world, i. e. the Jewish hicrarchy and magistracy will be abolish., e-d; the politieal cxisteneeof the Jewsasa nation will be destroyed. Sce the preceding note. Compare ch. xiv. 30; xvi. 11. Sce likewise 1 Cor. ii. 6. 8. If the first elause, of this sentenee is to be understood of the Jewish nation, the last is in all reason to be interpreted of the rulers of that nation.

^Although.] Sce 1 Cor. iv. 15. Some render vr&rn; for which seme of f«s sec ch. xiv.3;3Cor. v. 1, N.

man must be lifted up?' Who is this Son of man?"

35 Then Jesus said unto them, "But a little time longer, the light will be among you. Walk while ye have the light, lest darkness come upon you: for he that walketh in

36 darkness knoweth not whither he goeth. While ye have the light, believe in the light, that ye may be sons of light." These things Jesus spake, and departed, and concealed himself from them.

37 But though he had done so many miracles before them,

38 yet they believed not in him: so that the words of the prophet Isaiah were fulfilled, which he spake, saying,"Lord, who hath believed our report? and to whom

39 hath the arm of the Lord been made manifest I" Therefore they could not believe*, because Isaiah hath said

40 again, "He hath blinded their eyes, and hardened their heart; so that they see not with their eyes, nor understand with their heart, and turn, that I should heal

41 themt." These things Isaiah said, when he saw his

42 glory, and spake of him\. Nevertheless many even among the rulers believed in him; but because of the Pharisees they did not confess him, lest they should be

43 put out of the synagogue: for they loved the praise of men more than the praise of God.

44 But Jesus cried out||, and said, "He who believeth in

45 me, believeth not in me, but in him who sent me. And

* They could not belicve.'] It was very difficult for them to belicve: they wore very unwilling to belicve. "Not that they had a will to belicve, and could not: but they set themselves against having that will." See Dr. Wall. N.

t Or, " Tiiia peoftle have blinded their eyes, and darkened their hearts; so that they saw not with their eyes, nor understood with their heart, nor were converted that I might heal thenv." Sce Dodson's note upon Isaiah, vi. 9,10; Randolph's N. Test. Ciuvlioos. No. 42, and Wakefield in loc.

t Thesr things liainh «kyz, etc.] * The true meaning is; when Isaiah, c . vi. 1, saw the glory oi God the Father, revealing to him the coming of Christ, he then saw the glory of him who was to come in the glory of his Father, Matt. xvi. 27. Isaiah, in beholding the glory of God, and in receiving from him a revelation of the coming of Christ, saw, that is fon;iaw the glory of Christ, just "s Abraham, John viii. 50, saw, that is, foresaw hi s day and wa' £lad." Dr. Clarke on the Trinity, p. 93,

! had cried out, N.

'46 he who seeth me, seeth him who sent me*. I am come a light into the world, that whosoever believeth in me

47 may not remain in darkness. And if any man hear my words, and believe nott, I condemn him not: (for I came not to condemn the world, but to save the world:)

48 he who rejecteth me, and receiveth not my words, hath that which condemneth him: the doctrine which I have

49 spoken, that will condemn him in the last day. For I have not spoken of myself; but the Father who sent me, he hath given me commandment, what I should enjoin,

50 and what I should speak. And I know that his commandment is everlasting life: what therefore I speak, I so speak as the Father hath given me in charge \."

Ch. Xiii. Now Jesus having known before the feast of the passover||, that his hour was come when he should depart out of this world to the Father; and, having loved his own that were in the world, he loved them to the end.

2 And supper being come, (the devilt having already put into the heart of Judas Iscariot, the son of Simon, to de

3 liver him up;) though Jeaua knew, that the Father gave all things into his hands, and that he came from

4 God, and was going to God**; yet he riseth from supper, and layeth aside his ufifier garments ; and took a napkin,

5 and girt himself. Then he poureth water into a vessel, and began to wash the feet of the disciples, and to wipe

6 them with the napkin with which he was girded. So he cometh to Simon Peter: [and] Peter saith unto him,

7 "Master, dost thou wash my feet ?" Jesus answered and said unto him, "What I do, thou knowest not now; but

8 thou wilt know presentlytt." Peter saith unto him,

Seeth him vko tent me.'} Sectha display ofhi s goodness, wisdom, and power. N, t Or, keep them not, MSS. J enjoined me. N.

| Now before the feast of the passover, though Jesus Lnew.UH..yet' etc . N. See Bishop Pearce.

1 The devil, that is, his own bad passions: q. d. being instigated by his am rice. ete. •* He came from God as his messenger to the world. Sce ch. i. 6; he was going to God, to give an aceount of his charge: his public mission and ministry being elosed, tf' Or, as soon as I have done. Sec W.

"Thou shalt never wash my feet." Jesus answered him, 9 "If I wash thee not, thou hast no part with me." Simon Peter saith unto him, "Master, not my feet only, but

10 mine hands and head also." Jesus saith unto him, "He that hath bathed, needeth to wash his feet only; and he

11 is altogether clean: and ye are clean, but not all." For he knew who was to deliver him up: wherefore he said,

13 " Yc are not all clean." So after he had washed their feet, and had taken his ufifier garments, and had again placed himself at table, he said unto them, "Know ye

13 what I have done to you? Ye call me, Teacher, and

14 Master: and ye say well: for so I am. If I then, your Master and Teacher, have washed your feet; ye also

15 ought to wash one another's feet: for I have given you an example, that ye also may do as I have done to you.

16 Verily verily I say unto you, The servant is not greater than his master; nor it the messenger greater than he

17 who sent him. If* ye know these things, happy are ye whent ye do them.

18 "I speak not of you all: I know whom I have chosen: but so the scripture is fulfilled, 'He that eateth bread

19 with me, hath lifted up his heel against me.' Now I tell you before it come to pass, that, when it shall come to

20 pass, ye may believe that I am he. Verily verily I say unto you, He that receiveth whom I shall send, receiveth me; and he that receiveth me, receiveth him that sent

21 me." When Jesus had said thus, he was troubled in his spirit, and testified, and said, " Verily verily I say unto

22 you, that one of you will deliver me up." Then the disciples looked on one another, doubting of whom he spake.

23 Now there was placed on the bosom of Jesus one of his

24 disciples, whom Jesus loved. Simon Peter therefore beckoneth to him, that he should ask who it might be of

25 whom Jesus spake. He then who leaned on the breast

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