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How God is

S. John. to be worshipped. himself, and his children, and 22 Ye worship ye know not his cattle ?

what;e we know what we wor13 Jesus answered, and said ship; for salvation is of the unto her, Whosoever drinketh Jews.f of this water shall thirst again: 23 But the hour cometh, and

14 But whosoever drinketh now is, when the true worshipof the water, that I shall give pers shall worship the Father him, shall never thirst; but in spirit and in truth; for the the water that I shall give him, Father seeketh such to worship shall be in him a well

of water him. springing up into everlasting 24 God is a Spirit; and they life.

that worship him, must wor15 The woman saith unto ship him in spirit and in truth. him, Sir, give me this water, 25 The woman saith unto that I thirst not, neither come him, I know that Messias comhither to draw.

eth, which is called Christ; 16 Jesus saith unto her,Go,call when he is come he will tell us thy husband, and come hither. all things.

17 The woman answered, & 26 Jesus saith unto her, I said, I have no husband. Jesus that speak unto thee am he. said unto her, Thou hast well 27 | And


this came his said, I have no husband : disciples, and marvelled that

18 For thou hast had five he talked with the woman; yet husbands; and he whom thou no man said, What seekest now hast is not thy husband; thou ? or, Why talkest thou in that saidst thou truly.

with her ? 19 The woman saith unto 28 The woman then left her him, Sir, I perceive that thou water-pot, and went her way art a prophet.

into the city, and saith to the 20 Our fathers worshipped men, in this mountain;d and ye say,

29 Come, see a man which That in Jerusalem is the place, told me all things that ever I where men ought to worship. did; is not this the Christ?

21 Jesus saith unto her,Wo- 30 Then they went out of the man, believe nie, the hour com- city, and came unto him. eth, when ye shall neither in 31 | In the mean while his this mountain, nor yet at Jeru: salem, worship the Father.

e Ye worship ye know not what. The Our fathers worshipped in this

Samaritans, being originally idolaters, mountain. The Samaritans, though heathenrites in their worship.

probably continued many of their originally heathen colonies, pretended to be the descendants of Jacob; the f Salvation is of the Jews. True wornan therefore doubtless refers to religion was first to be given to the Abraham and Jacob, who erected al- Jews, and thence to be diffused bars for sacrificing on mount Gerizim through all nations.

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Many Samaritans

Chap. iv.

believe on Christ. disciples prayed him, saying, 42 And said unto the woMaster, eat.

man, Now we believe, not be. 32 But he said unto them, I cause of thy saying; for we have meat to eat, that ye know have heard him ourselves, and not of.

know that this is indeed the 33 Therefore said the disci- Christ, the Saviour of the ples one to another, Hath

any world. man brought him ought to eat? 43 1 Now after two days,

34 Jesus saith unto them, he departed thence, and went My meat is to do the will of into Galilee : him that sent me, and to finish 44 For Jesus himself testifi. his work.

ed, that a prophet hath no 35 Say not ye, There are yet honour in his own country. four months, and then cometh 45 Then, when he was come harvest ? behold, I say unto into Galilee, the Galileans reyou,

Lift up your eyes, & look ceived him, having seen all the on the fields; for they are things, that he did at Jerusawhite already to harvest. lem at the feast; for they also

36. And he that reapeth re- went unto the feast. eeiveth wages, and gathereth 46 So Jesus came again infruit unto life eternal; that to Cana of Galilee, where he both he that soweth, and he made the water wine. And that reapeth, may rejoice to- there was a certain nobleman, gether.

whose son was sick at Caper37 And herein is that saying true, One soweth, and an- 47 When he heard that Je. other reapeth.

gus was come out of Judea into 38 I sent you to reap that Galilee, he went unto him, and whereon ye bestowed no la. besought him, that he would bour; other men laboured, and come down and heal his son ; ye are entered into their la- for he was at the point of death. bours.

48 Then said Jesus unto 39 And many of the Sa. him, Except ye see signs and maritans of that city believed wonders, ye will not believe. on him for the saying of the 49 The nobleman saith unto woman, which testified, He him, Sir, come down ere my told me all that ever I did. child die.

40 So when the Samaritans 50 Jesus saith unto him, Go were come unto him, they be- thy way; thy son liveth. And sought him, that he would tar- the man believed the word, that ry with them; and he abode Jesus had spoken unto him, there two days.

and he went his way. 41 And many more believed 51 And, as he was now gobecause of his own word;

ing down, his servants met him,


An impotent

S. John.

man cured. and told him, saying, Thy son there, which had an infirmity liveth.

thirty and eight years. 52 Then inquired he of them 6 When Jesus saw him lie, the hour, when he began to a- and knew that he had been mend. And they said unto him, now a long time in that case, Yesterday at the seventh hour he saith unto him, Wilt thou the fever left him.

be made whole ? 53 So the father knew, that ✓ The impotent_man anit was at the same hour, in the swered him, "Sir, I have no which Jesus said unto him, Thy man, when the water is trouson liveth; and himself be- bled, to put me into the pool : lieved, and his whole house. but, while I am coming, ano.

54 This is again the second ther steppeth down before me. miracle that Jesus did, when 8 Jesus saith unto him, he was come out of Judea into Rise, take up thy bed and Galilee.

walk. CHAP. V.

9 And immediately the man 1 Jesus on the sabbath-day cureth was made whole, and took up

him that was diseased eight his bed and walked ; and on & thirty years; 10 the Jews the same day was the sabbath. cavil, persecute him for it. 10 9 The Jews, therefore,

AFTER this there was a said unto him that was cured, feast of the Jews; and Jesus It is the sabbath day; it is not went up to Jerusalem. lawful for thee to carry thy

2 Now there is at Jerusalem, bed. by the sheep-market, a pool, 11 He answered them, He which is called in the Hebrew that made me whole, the same tongue Bethesda,a having five said unto me, Take up thy bed porches.b

and walk. 3 In these lay a great mul- 12 Then asked they him, titude of impotentc folk, of What man is that which said blind, halt, withered, waiting unto thee, Take up thy bed, for the moving of the water. and walk.

4 For an angel went down 13 And he that was healed at a certain season into the wist not d who it was ; pool, and troubled the water:

sus had conveyed himself whosoever then first, after the away, a multitude being in that troubling of the water, stepped place. in, was made whole of whatso

14 Afterward Jesus findeth ever disease he had.

him in the temple, and said 5 And a certain man was

unto him, Behold, thou art a Bethesda signifies house of mercy.

made whole; sin no more, 6 Porches means here covered walks.

a worse thing come unto theę. Impetent, sick.

d Wist not, knew not.

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Christ reproveth
Chap. iv.

the Jews. 15 The man departed, and 24 Verily, verily, I say unte told the Jews that it was Jesus, you, He that heareth my word, which had made him whole. and believeth on him that sent

16 And therefore did the me, hath everlasting life, and Jews persecute Jesus, and shall not come into condemnasought to slay him, because he tion; but is passed from death had done these things on the unto life. sabbath-day.

25 Verily, verily, I say unto 17 | But Jesus answered you, The hour is coming, and them, My Father worketh now is, when the dead shall hitherto, and I work.

hear the voice of the Son of 18 Therefore the Jews God; and they that hear shall sought the more to kill him, live. because he not only had broken 26 For as the Father hath the sabbath, but said also that life in himself, so hath he givGod was his Father, making en to the Son to have life in himself equal with God. himself:

19 ( Then answered Jesus, 27 And hath given him auand said unto them, Verily, ver- thority to execute judgment ily, I say unto you, The Son also, because he is the Son of can do nothing of himself, but man. what he seeth the Father do ; 28 Marvel not at this; for for what things soever he do- the hour is coming, in the eth, these also doeth the Son which all that are in the graves, likewise.

shall hear his voice, 20 For the Father loveth 29 And shall come forth; the Son, and sheweth him all they that have done good, unthings that himself doeth ; and to the resurrection of life; and he will shew him greater works they that have done evil, unto than these, that ye may mar- the resurrection of damnation. vel.

30 I can of mine own self 21 For as the Father raiseth do nothing; as I hear I judge; up the dead, and quickeneth and my judgment is just; bethem ; even so the Son quick- cause I seek

not mine own will, eneth whom he will.

but the will of the Father, 22 For the Father judgeth which hath sent me. no man; but hath committed 31 1 If I bear witness of all judgment unto the Son : myself, my witness is not true.

23 That all men should hon- 32 There is another, that our the Son, even as they hon- beareth witness of me; and I our the Father. He that hon- know that the witness, which oureth not the Son, lionoureth he witnesseth of me, is true. not the Father which hath sent 33 Ye sent unto John, and him.

he bear witness unto the truth.

Christ sheweth

S. John.

who he is.

34 But I receive not testi

accuse you to the Father ; mony from man; but these there is one that accuseth you, things I say, that ye might be even Moses, in whom ye trust. saved.

46 For had


believed Mo35 He was a burning and a ses ye would have believed me; shining light; and ye were

for he wrote of me. willing for a season to rejoice 47 But if ye believe not his in his light.

writings, how shall ye believe 36 1 But I have greater my words? witness than that of John; for the works which the Father

CHAP. VI. hath given me to finish, the i Christ feedeth five thousand same works that I do, bear with five loaves go two fishes: witness of me, that the Father 26 he reproveth the fleshly hath sent me.

hearers of his word, 35 and 37 And the Father himself, declareth himself to be the which hath sent me, hath borne bread of life. witness of me. Ye have nei- AFTER these things Jesus ther heard his voice at any went over the sea of Galilee, time, nor seen his shape. which is the sea of Tiberias.

38 And ye have not his 2 And a great multitude folword abiding in you; for whom lowed him, because they saw he hath sent, him ye believe his miracles which he did on pot.

them that were diseased. 39 | Search the scriptures ;

3 And Jesus went up into for in them



have a mountain, and there he sat eternal life; and they are they, with his disciples. which testify of me.

4 And the

passovera a feast 40 And ye will not come to of the Jews, was nigh. me, that

ye might have life. 5 When Jesus then lifted 41 I receive not honour up his eyes, and saw a great from men.

company come unto him, he 42 But I know, that ye saith unto Philip, Whence have not the love of God in you. shall we buy bread, that these

43 I am come in my Fa- may eat? ther's name, and ye receive 6 (And this he said to prove me not ; if another shall come him; for he himself knew in his own name, him ye will what he would do.) receive.

Philip answered him, 44 How can ye believe, Two hundred pennyworth of which receive honour one of bread is not sufficient for them, another, and seek not the hon- that every one of them may our that cometh from God only take a little,

45 Do not think that I will a Passover. See Matt. xxvi. *.

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