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rents, He is of

I see.

he confesseth Christ.

Chap. x. The Pharisees' blindness. Christ, he should be put out of unto him, Thou wast altogether the synagogue.

born in sins, & dost thou teach 23° Therefore said his pa- us ? And they cast him out.


ask him. 35 Jesus heard that they had 24 Then again called they cast him out; and when he had the man that was blind, and found him, he said unto him, said unto him, Give God the Dost thou believe on the Son praise; we know that this man of God ? is a sinner.

36 He answered, and said, 25 He answered and said, Who is he, Lord, that I might whether he be a sinner or no, believe on him ? I know not; one thing I know, 37 And Jesus said unto him, that, whereas I was blind, now Thou hast both seen him, and

it is he that talketh with thee. 26 Then said they to him 38 And he said, Lord, I beagain, What did he to thee ? lieve. And he worshipped him. how opened he thine eyes. 39 | And Jesus said, For

27 He answered them, I have judgment I am come into this told you already, & ye did not world; that they which see hear; wherefore would ye hear not, might see, and that they it again ? will ye also be his which see, might be made blind. disciples ?

40 And some of the Phari28 Then they reviled him, sees, which were with him, and said, Thou art his disciple; heard these words, and said but we are Moses' disciples. unto him, Are we blind also ?

29 We know that God spake 41 Jesus said unto them, If unto Moses; as for this fellow, ye were blind, ye should have we know not from whence he is. no sin; but now ye say,


see; 30 The man answered, and therefore your sin remaineth. said unto them, Why, herein is a marvellous thing, that ye

CHAP. X. know not from whence he is, & Christ is the door and the good yet he hath opened mine eyes. shepherd ; 24 he proveth by

31 Now, we know that God his works that he is Christ heareth not sinners; but if any the Son of God. man be a worshipper of God, & VERILY, verily, I say unto doeth his will, him he heareth. you, He that entereth not by

32 Since the world began the door into the sheep-fold, was it not heard, that

but climbeth up some other opened the eyes of one, that way, the same is a thief and a was born blind.

robber. 33 If this man were not of 2 But he that entereth in, by God, he could do nothing. the door is the shepherd of the

34 They answered and said sheep.

any man

Christ the

S. John. good shepherd, &e. 3 To him the porter openeth; 14 I am the good shepherd, and the sheep hear his voice; and know my sheep, and am & he calleth his own sheep by known of mine. name, and leadeth them out. 15 As the Father knoweth

4 And when he putteth me, even so know Ithe Father; forth his own sheep, he goeth and I lay down my life for before them, & the sheep follow the sheep: him; for they know his voice. 16 And other sheep I have,

5 And a stranger will they which are not of this fold; not follow, but will flee from them also I must bring, and him ; for they know not the they shall hear my voice; and voice of strangers.

there shall be one fold, and 6 This parable spake Jesus one shepherd. unto them; but they understood 17 Therefore doth my Fa. not what things they were, ther love me, because lay which he spake unto them. down my life, that I might

Then said Jesus unto them take it again. again,Verily, verily, I say unto 18 No man taketh it from you, I am the door of the sheep. me, but I lay it down of myself;

8 All that ever came before I have power to lay it down, me are thieves and robbers; but and I have power to take it the sheep did not hear them. again. This commandment

9 I am the door ; by me if have I received of my Father. any man enter in, he shall 19 4 There was a division, he saved, and shall go in and therefore, again among the out, and find pasture.

Jews for these sayings. 10 The thief cometh not but 20 And many of them said, for to steal, and to kill, and to He hath a devil, and is mad destroy; I am come that they why hear ye him ? might have life, and that they 21 Others said, These are might have it more abundantly. not the words of him, that hath

11 I am the good shepherd; a devil; can a devil open the the good shepherd giveth his eyes of the blind ? life for the sheep.

22 | And it was at Jerusa12 But he that is an hireling, lem the feast of the dedicaand not the shepherd, whose tion,a and it was winter. own the sheep are not, seeth 23 And Jesus walked in the the wolf coming, and leaveth temple in Solomon's porch. the sheep, and fleeth; and the wolf catcheth them, and

a The feast of dedication was insti. scattereth the sheep.

tuted by Judas Maccabeus in com.

memoration of his having purified 13 The hireling fleeth, be, the temple and altar from the pollucause he is an hireling, and tions and idolatries of Antiochus Epicareth not for the sheep. phanes.

of me;

low me:

Divers opinions of Christ. Chap. xi. He proveth who he is.

24 Then came the Jews came, and the scripture cannot round about him, and said un- be broken; to him, How long dost thou 36 Say ye of him, whom the make us to doubt ? If thou be Father hath sanctified, & sent the Christ, tell us plainly. into the world, Thou blasphe

25 Jesus answered them, I mest; because I said, I am the told you, and

ye believed not; Son of God? the works that I do in


Fa- 37 If I do not the works of ther's name, they bear witness my Father, believe me not.

38 But if I do, though ye 26 But ye believe not; be- believe not me, believe the cause ye are not of my sheep, works; that ye may

know and as I said unto you.

and believe, that the Father is 27 My sheep hear my voice, in me, and I in him. & I know them, and they fol- 39 Therefore they sought

again to take him ; but he es28 And I give unto them caped out of their hand, eternal life; & they shall nev- 40 And went away again er perish, neither shall any man beyond Jordan into the place pluck them out of my hand. where John at first baptized ;

29 My Father, which gave and there he abode. them me, is greater than all; 41 And many resorted unto and no man is able to pluck him and said, John did no mirthem out of my Father's hand. acle ; but all things that John

30 I and my Father are one. spake of this man were true. 31 | Then the Jews took

up 42 And many believed on stones again to stone him. him there.

32 Jesus answered them, Many good works have I shew

CHAP. XI. ed you from my Father; for 1 Christ raiseth Lazarus four which of those works do ye days buried. 49 Caiaphas stone me ?

prophesieth. 33 The Jews answered him, NOW a certain man was saying, For a good work we sick, named Lazarus, of Bethstone thee not, but for blasphe- any, the town of Mary and her my; and because that thou, sister Martha. being a man, makest thyself 2. (It was that Mary which God.

anointed the Lord with oint. 34 Jesus answered them, Is ment, and wiped his feet with it not written in your law,b I her hair, whose brother Lazasaid, Ye are gods ?

rus was sick.) 35 If he called them gods 3 Therefore his sisters sent unto whom the word of God unto him, saying, Lord, behold, b In your law, see Psalm lxxxii. 6. he whom thou lovest is sick.

Judea again.

Lazarus' sickness

S. John.

and death, &e. 4 When Jesus heard that, 16 Then said Thomas,a he said, This sickness is not which is called Didymus,b ununto death, but for the glory to his fellow-disciples, Let us of God, that the Son of God also go, that we may die with might be glorified thereby. him. S Now Jesus loved Martha,

17 Then when Jesus came, and her sister, and Lazarus. he found that he had lain in

6 When he had heard there. the grave four days already. fore, that he was sick, he a- 18 (Now Bethany was nigh bode two days still in the same unto Jerusalem, about fifteen place where he was.

furlongs c off.) Then after that saith he 19 And many of the Jews to his disciples, Let us go into came to Martha and Mary, to

comfort them concerning their 8 His disciples say unto brother. him, Master, the Jews of late 20 Then Martha, as soon sought to stone thee; and go- as she heard that Jesus was est thou thither again ? coming, went and met him;

9 Jesus answered, Are there but Mary sat still in the house. not twelve hours in the day ? 21 Then said Martha unto If any man walk in the day he Jesus, Lord, if thou hadst been stumbleth not, because he seeth here, my brother had not died. the light of this world.

22 But I know, that even 10 But if a man walk in the now, whatsoever thou wilt ask night he stumbleth, because of God, God will give it thee. there is no light in him.

23 Jesus saith unto her, 11 These things said he; Thy brother shall rise again. and after that he saith unto 24 Martha saith unto him, them, Our friend Lazarus I know that he shall rise again sleepeth; but I go, that I in the resurrection at the last may awake him out of sleep. day. 12 Then said his disciples,

25 Jesus said unto her, I Lord, if he sleep he shall do the resurrection, and the life; well.

he that believeth in me, though 13 Howbeit, Jesus spake of he were dead, yet shall he live; his death; but they thought 26 And whosoever liveth, that he had spoken of taking and believeth in'me, shall nevof rest in sleep.

er die Believest thou this? 14 Then said Jesus unto 27 She saith unto him, Yea, them plainly, Lazarus is dead. Lord ; I believe that thou art 15 And I am glad for your

a b Thomas in the Chaldee, and sakes that I was not there, to Didymus in the Greek, both signify the intent ye may believe; twins. nevertheless, let us go unto c Fifteen furlongs near two miles. him.


Lazarus raised, after Chap. xi. being four days buried. the Christ, the Son of God, 38 Jesus, therefore, again which should come into the groaning in himself, cometh to world.

the grave. It was a cave, and 28 And, when she had so a stone lay upon it. said, she went her way, and 39 Jesus said, Take ye called Mary her sister secret- away the stone. Martha, the ly, saying, the Master is come, sister of him that was dead, and calleth for thee.

saith unto him, Lord, by this 29 As soon as she heard time he stinketh ; for he has that, she arose quickly, and been dead four days. came unto him.

40 Jesus saith unto her, Said 30 Now Jesus was not yet I not unto thee, that, if thou come into the town, but was wouldest believe, thou shouldin that place, where Martha est see the glory of God ? met him.

41 Then they took away 31 The Jews then which the stone from the place, where were with her in the house, the dead was laid. And Jesus and comforted her, when they lifted up his eyes, and said, saw Mary, that she rose up Father, I thank thee that thou hastily, and went out, followed hast heard me. her, saying, She goeth unto 42 And I knew that thou the

grave to weep there. hearest me always ; but be32 Then when Mary was cause of_the people which come where Jesus was, and stand by I said it, that they saw him, she fell down at his may believe that thou hast sent feet, saying unto him, Lord, if me. thou hadst been here, my bro- 43 And when he thus had ther had not died.

spoken he cried with a loud 33 When Jesus, therefore, voice, Lazarus, come forth. saw her weeping, and the Jews 44 And he that was dead also weeping, which came

came forth, bound hand and with her, he groaned in the foot with grave-clothes; and spirit, and was troubled, his face was bound about with

34 And said, Where have a napkin. Jesus saith unto ye laid him? They say unto them, Loose him, and let him him, Lord, come and see. go. 37 Jesus wept.

45 Then many of the Jews 36 Then said the Jews, Be- which came to Mary, and had hold how he loved him ! seen the things which Jesus

37 And some of them said, did, believed on him. Could not this man, which o- 46 But some of them went pened the eyes of the blind, their ways to the Pharisees, have eaused that even this man and told them what things Jeshould not have died ?

sus had done.

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