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and his mother's sister, Mary the wife of Clopas, and 26 Mary Magdalene. When Jesus therefore saw his mother, and the disciple standing by whom he loved, he saith to 27 his mother, "Woman, behold, thy son." Then he saith to the disciple, "Behold, thy mother." And from that hour the disciple took her to his own home.
28 After this, Jesus, knowing that all things were now finished, that the scripture might be fulfilled, saith, "I
29 thirst." Now a vessel was set, full of vinegar. And some filled a sponge with vinegar, and put it upon hyssop,
30 and raised it to his mouth. When Jesus therefore had received the vinegar, he said, "It is finished:" and he bowed his head, and expired*.
31 The Jews therefore, because it was the day of preparation, that the bodies might not remain upon the cross on the sabbath (for that sabbath was a great day) besought Pilate that their legs might be broken, and that
32 they might be taken away. Then the soldiers came, and brake the legs of the first, and of the other that was cru
33 cified with Jesus : but when they came to Jesus, and saw
34 that he was dead already, they brake not his legs: but one of the soldiers pierced his side with a spear, and im
35 mediately there came out blood and water. And he who saw these things beareth witness; (and his witness is true, and he knoweth that he saith truly ;) that ye also may
36 believe. For these things were done, so that the scripture was fulfilled, "A bone of it shall not be broken."
37 And again another part of scripture saith, "They shall look on him whom they pierced."
38 [Now] after this, Joseph of Arimathea (being a disciple of Jesus, but a concealed one for fear of the Jews,) besought Pilate that he might take away the body of Jesus: and Pilate gave him leave. He came therefore,
39 and took the body of Jesus. And Nicodemus also came
(he that at first had come to Jesus by night,) bringing a mixture of myrrh and aloes, about the weight of an
40 hundred pounds. Then they took the body of Jesus, and wound it in linen bands with the spices, as the manner of
41 the Jews is to embalm. Now in the place where he was crucified was a garden; and in the garden a new sepul
42 chre, in which no man had ever been laid. There they laid Jesus therefore, because of the preparation-d<jy of the Jews; for the sepulchre was near.
Ch. xx. But on the first day of the week Mary Magdalene cometh to the sepulchre in the morning, when it was yet dark, and seeth the stone taken away from the sepulchre.
2 She runneth therefore, and cometh to Simon Peter, and to the other disciple whom Jesus loved; and saith unto them, " they have taken away the Lbrd* out of the sepulchre; and we know not where they have laid him."
3 Peter therefore went out, and that other disciple; and
4 they came to the sepulchre. Now they both ran together: but the other disciple outran Peter, and came first to the
5 sepulchre. And when he had stooped down to look in,
6 he seeth the linen bands lying; but he went not in. Then cometh Simon Peter, following him; and he went into
7 the sepulchre, and seeth the linen bands lying; and the napkin, which had been about Jesus's head, not lying with the linen bands, but wrapped up apart in another
8 place. Then went in that other disciple also, who came
9 first to the sepulchre; and he saw and believed nott- F6r as yet they knew not the scripture, that Jesus must rise
10 again from the dead. Then the disciples went again to their own home. 11 But Mary stood without at the sepulchre, weeping;and, as she wept, she stooped down to look into the se
• Or, our Master. N. m.
t " So the Cambridge MS. in the Grcek; bat not in the Latin translatiouof it. The following verse assigns a reason for the unbelicf of St. John and St. Peter." N. The raceirad text reads, "he taw and belicved."
12 pulchre; and seeth two angels in white, sitting, one at the head and the other at the feet, where the body of
13 Jesus had lain. And they say unto her, "Woman, why weepest thou?" She saith unto them, " Because they have taken away my Lord*, and I know not where they
14 have laid him." When she had said thus, she turned herself back, and seeth Jesus standing; but knew not that
15 it was Jesus. Jesus saith unto her, "Woman, why weepest thou? whom seekest thou?" She, supposing him to be the keeper of the garden, saith unto him, "Sir, if thou have carried him hence, tell me where thou hast laid
16 him, and I will take him away." Jesus saith unto her, "Mary." She turned, and saith unto him in the Hebrew tongue, "Rabboni." Which signifieth, My Teach
17 ert- Jesus saith unto her, "Embrace me not: for I do not yet ascend to my Father: but go to my brethren, and say unto them,'1 ascend \ to my Father and your Father,
18 and to my God and your God.'" Mary Magdalene cometh and telleth the disciples that she had seen the Lord, and that he had said these things unto her.
19 Then in the evening of that day, being the first day of the week, the doors where the disciples were assembled having been shut for fear of the Jews, Jesus came and stood in the midst; and saith unto them, "Peace be unto
20 you." And when he had said this, he shewed them his hands and his side. Then the disciples were glad, when
21 they saw the Lord. Then Jesus said to them again, "Peace be unto you: as the Father sent me, so I send
22 you." And when he had said this, he breathed on them,
23 and saith unto them, Receive ye the holy spirit. If ye remit the sins of any, they are remitted unto them; if ye retain them, they are retained."
24 But Thomas, called Didymus, one of the twelve, was 25 not with them when Jesus came. Then the other disciples
said unto him, "We have seen the Lord*." But he said unto them, "Unless I shall see in his hands the print of the nails, and put my finger into the print of the nails, and put mine hand into his side, I shall not believe."
26 And, within eight dayst, his disciples were again within, and Thomas with them: then Jesus cometh, the doors having been shut, and stood in the midst, and said, "Peace
27 be unto you." Then he saith to Thomas, "Reach hither thy finger, and behold my hands; and reach hither thine hand, and put it into my side; and be not unbelieving,
28 but believing." Thomas answered, and said unto him,
29 "My Lord, and my Godf!" Jesus saith unto him, "Because thou hast seen me, thou hast believed; happy are they that have not seen, and yet have believed."
30 Now Jesus did many other signs in the presence of his
31 disciples, which are not written in this book: but these are written, that ye may believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God; and that, believing, ye may have life through his name.
Ch. Xxi. After these things Jesus shewed himself again to the disciples at the lake of Tiberias: and in this manner
2 he shewed himself. There were together Simon Peter, and Thomas called Didymus, and Nathanael of Cana in Galilee, and the sons of Zebedee, and two others of his
3 disciples. Simon Peter saith unto them, "I am going to fish." They say unto him, "We also will go with thee." They departed, and went into a ship immediately; and
4 on that night they caught nothing. But when morning was now come, Jesus stood on the shore: the disciples
5 however knew not that it was Jesus. Then Jesus saith unto them, "Young men||, have ye any food?" They 6 answered him, "No." And he said unto them, "Cast
• Or, our Master. t Or, eiirht days after.
% * 'Hie*- words are usually understood as a i-oiiTr ssiou Beza says that they are an exclamation: q. d. 'My Lord! and my God l' how frreat is thy power! Eph. 19,20.' Whithy's Last Thoughts, 2d ed. p. 78." Newenmr.
I1 My children, N. Sce Townson.
the net on the right side of the ship, and ye will get some." They cast it therefore: and now they were not
7 able to draw it, for the multitude of fishes. Wherefore that diseiple whom Jesus loved saith to Peter, "It is the Lord*." Now, when Simon Peter heard that it was the Lord, he girt on his upper garment (for he was naked),
8 and cast himself into the lake. And the other disciples came in the vessel, (for they were not far from land, but as it were two hundred cubits) dragging the net full of
9 fishes. As soon then as they landed, they see a fire of
10 coals lying, and fish laid thereon; and bread. Jesus saith unto them, "Bring of the fishes which ye have now
11 caught." Simon Peter went into the vessel, and drew the net to land, full of great fishes, an hundred and fiftythree: and although there were so many, yet the net was
12 not broken. Jesus saith unto them, "Come and dine." Now none of the disciples durst inquire of him, "Who
13 art thou I" knowing that it was the Lord. Jesus [then] cometh, and taketh bread, and giveth to them, and fish
\i in like manner. Jesus shewed himself to his disciples now this third time, after he had risen from the dead.
15 So when they had dined, Jesus saith to Simon Peter, "Simon son of Jonah, lovest thou me more than these love me t?" He saith unto Jesus, " Yes, Lord \: thou
16 knowest that I love thee." Jesus saith unto him, "Feed my lambs." Jesus saith to him again a second time ; " Simon son of Jonah, lovest thou me?" He saith unto Jesus, "Yes, Lord: thou knowest that I love thee." Jesus
17 saith unto him, " Tend my sheep." Jesus saith unto him the third time, "Simon, son of Jonah, lovest thou me?" Peter was grieved that Jesus said unto him the third time, "Lovest thou me ?" and he said unto Jesus, "Lord, thou knowest all things; thou knowest that I love thee." Jesus
• Or, our Master.
t Or, more than thou level! these thingi? See Bishop Pcarce. The original i< ambiguous. X Or, Master.