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Caiaphas prophesieth. S. John. Christ's feet anointed.

47 ( Then gathered the selves, as they stood in the chief priests and the Pharisees temple, What think ye, that a council, and said, What do he will not come to the feast? we? for this man doeth many 57 Now both the chief priests miracles.

and the Pharisees had given a 48 If we let him thus alone, commandment, that if any man all men will believe on him; knew where he were, he should and the Romans shall come shew it, that they might take and take away both our place him. and nation.

CHAP. XII. 49 And one of them, named 1 Jesus excuseth Mary anointCaiaphas, being the high priest ing his feet: 10 the chief that same year, said unto them, priests consult to kill LazaYe know nothing at all,

50 Nor consider that it is THEN Jesus, six days be. expedient for us, that one man fore the passover, came to should die for the people, and Bethany, where Lazarus was, that the whole nation perish not. which had been dead, whom

51 And this spake he not of he raised from the dead. himself; but, being high priest 2 There they made him a that year, he prophesied that supper; and Martha served; Jesus should die for that nation; but Lazarus was one of them

52 And not for that nation that sat at the table with him. only, but that also he should 3 Then took Mary a pound gather together in one the of ointment of spikenard, very children of God, that were costly, and anointed the feet of scattered abroad.

Jesus, and wiped his feet with 53 Then, from that day her hair; and the house was forth, they took counsel toge- filled with the odour of the ther for to put him to death. ointment.

54 Jesus, therefore, walked 4 Then saith one of his disno more openly among the ciples, Judas Iscariot, Simon's Jews; but went thence unto a son, which should betray him, country near to the

wilderness, 5 Why was not this ointinto a city called Ephraim, & ment sold for three hundred there continued with his dis- pence, and given to the poor? ciples.

6 This he said, not that he 55 And the Jews' passover cared for the was nigh at hand; and many he was a thief, and had the went out of the country up to bag, and bare what was put Jerusalem before the passover, therein. to purify themselves.

v Then said Jesus, Let her 56 Then sought they for Je. alone; against the day of my sus, and spake among them. burying hath she kept this.

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He rideth to Jerusalem: Chap. xii. foretels his death.

8 For the poor always ye 18 For this cause the people have with you;


also met him, for that they have not always.

heard, that he had done this 9 | Much people of the miracle. Jews, therefore, knew that he 19 The Pharisees, therefore, was there; and they came, not said among themselves, Perfor Jesus sake only, but that ceive ye how ye prevail nothey might see Lazarus also, thing? behold, the world is whom he had raised from the

gone after him. dead.

20 | And there were cer10 But the chief priests tain Greeks among them, that consulted, that they might put came up to worship at the feast: Lazarus also to death;

21 The same came there. 11 Because that by reason fore, to Philip, which was of of him many of the Jews went Bethsaida of Galilee, and deaway, and believed on Jesus. sired him, saying, Sir, we

12 9 On the next day, much would see Jesus. people, that were come to the 22 Philip cometh and telleth feast, when they heard that Je- Andrew; and again Andrew sus was coming to Jerusalem, and Philip tell Jesus.

13 Took branches of palm- 23 | And Jesus answered trees, and went forth to meet them, saying, The hour is him, and cried, Hosanna ; come, that the Son of man Blessed is the King of Israel should be glorified. that cometh in the name of the 24 Verily, verily, I say unLord.

to you, Except a corn of wheat 14 And Jesus, when he had fall into the ground and die, found a young ass, sat thereon; it abideth alone; but if it die, as it is written,

it bringeth forth much fruit. 15 Fear not, daughter of 25 He that loveth his life Sion; behold, thy King com- shall lose it; and he that hateth, sitting on an ass's colt. eth his life in this world, shall

16 These things understood keep it unto life eternal. not his disciples at the first; 26 If any man serve me let but when Jesus was glorified, him follow me; and where I then remembered they, that am, there shall also my serthese things were written of vant be; if any man serve me; him, and that they had done him will


Father honour. these things unto him.

27 Now is my soul troubled; 17 The people, therefore, and what shall I say? Father, that was with him when he save me from this hour; but called Lazarus out of his grave, for this cause came I unto this and raised him from the dead, hour. bare record.

28 Father, glorify thy name.

The Jeres?

S. John,

blindness, &c. Then came there a voice from hath believed our report? and heaven, saying, I have both glo- to whom hath the arm of the rified it, & will glorify it again. Lord been revealed!

29 The people, therefore, 39 Therefore they could not that stood by and heard it said, believe, because that Esaias that it thundered; others said, said again, An angel spake to him.

40 He hath blinded their 30 Jesus answered, & said, eyes, and hardened their heart; This voice came not because that they should not see with of me, but for your sakes. their eyes, nor understand with

31 Now is the judgment of their heart, and be converted, this world ; now shall the and I should heal them. prince of this world be cast out. 41 These things said Esaias,

32 And I, if I be lifted up when he saw his glory, and from the earth, will draw all spake of him. men unto me.

42 | Nevertheless, among 33 (This he said, signifying the chief rulers also many bewhat death he should die.) lieved on him ; but because of

34 The people answered the Pharisees they did not conhim, We have heard out of the fess him, lest they should be law, that Christ abideth for put out of the synagogue : ever; and how sayest thou, 43 For they loved the praise The Son of man must be lifted of men more than the praise up? Who is the Son of man? of God.

35 Then Jesus said unto 44 | Jesus cried, and said, them, Yet a little while is the He that believeth on me, belight with you; walk while lieveth not on me, but on him ye have the light, lest darkness that sent me. come upon you; for he that 45 And he that seeth me, walketh in darkness, knoweth seeth him that sent me. not whither he goeth.

46 I am come a light into 36 While

have light, be- the world, that whosoever believe in the light, that ye may lieveth on me should not abide be the children of light. These in darkness. things spake Jesus, and de- 47 And if

any parted, and did hide himself words, and believe not, I judge from them.

him not; for I came not to 37 | But though he had judge the world, but to save done so many miracles before the world. them, yet they believed not on 48 He that rejecteth me,

and receiveth not my words, 38 That the saying of Esaias hath one that judgeth him; the prophet might be fulfilled, the word that I have spoken, which he spake, Lord, who the same shall judge him in the



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Christ washeth his

Chap. xiii. disciples' feet, &c. 49 For I have not spoken him, Lord, dost thou wash my of myself; but the Father which feet! sent me, he gave me a com- 7 Jesus answered, and said mandment what I should say, unto him, What I do thou and what I should speak. knowest not now; but thou

50 And I know that his shalt know hereafter. commandment is life everlast- 8 Peter saith unto him, ing; whatsoever I speak, Thou shalt never wash my therefore, even as the Father feet. Jesus answered him, If said unto me, so I speak. I wash thee not, thou hast no

part with me.b CHAP. XIII.

9 Simon Peter saith unto 1 Jesus washeth his disciples' him, Lord, not my feet only,

feet, 14 and exhorteth them but also my hands and my head. to humility and charity. 10 Jesus saith to him, He

NOW, before the feast of that is washed needeth not,c the

passover, when Jesus knew save to wash his feet, but is that his hour was come, that clean every whit; and ye are he should depart out of this clean, but not all. world unto the Father, having 11 For he knew who should loved his own which were in betray him; therefore said he, the world, he loved them unto Ye are not all clean. the end.

12 So after he had washed 2 And supper being ended, their feet, and had taken his (the devil having now put into garments, and was set down the heart of Judas Iscariot, again, he said unto them,Know Simon's son, to betray him,) ye what I have done to you ?

3 Jesus knowing that the 13 Ye call me Master and Father had given all things Lord; and ye say well; for so into his hands, and that he I am.

come from God, and 14 If I then, your Lord and went a to God;

Master, have washed your 4 He riseth from supper, feet, ye also ought to wash and laid aside his garments;

one another's feet. and took a towel, and girded

15 For I have given you an himself.

example, that ye should do as 5 After that he poureth wa

I have done to you. ter into a bason, and began to 16 Verily, verily, I say unto wash the disciples' feet, and to wipe them with the towel

b If I wash thee not, &c. signifying, wherewith he was girded.

that if you are not converted and 6 Then cometh he to Simon

purified by my religion, you cannot

be Peter; and Peter said unto

my disciple.

c Needeth not, &c. Needeth not be a Went, was going.

washed again, except the feet only.


Humility, charity and S. John. love recomniended. you, The servant is not greater 27 And after the


Satan than his lord ; neither he that entered into him. Then said is sent greater than he that Jesus unto him, That thou sent him.

doest, do quickly. 17 If ye know these things, 28 Now no man at the table happy are ye if ye do them. knew for what intent he spake

18 q I speak not of you all, unto him. I know whom I have chosen; 29 For some of them thought, but, that the scripture may be because Judas had the bag, fulfilled, He that eateth bread that Jesus had said unto him, with me, hath lifted up his Buy those things that we have heel against me.

need of against the feast; or, 19 Now I tell you before it that he should give something come, that, when it is come to to the poor. pass, ye may believe that I am 30 He then, having received he.

the sop, went immediately out; 20 Verily, verily, I say unto and it was night. you, He that receiveth whom

31 | Therefore, when he soever I send, receiveth me; was gone out, Jesus said, Now and he that receiveth me, re- is the Son of man glorified, and ceiveth him that sent me. God is glorified in him.

21 When Jesus had thus 32 If God be glorified in said, he was troubled in spirit, him, God shall also glorify and testified, and said, Verily, him in himself, and shall verily, I say unto you, That straightway glorify him. one of you shall betray me. 33

Little children, yet a lit22 Then the disciples look- tle while I am with


Ye ed one on another, doubting of shall seek me; and, as I said whom he spake.

unto the Jews, Whither I go 23 Now there was leaning ye cannot come; so now I say on Jesus' bosom one of his dis- to you. ciples, whom Jesus loved.

34 A new commandment I 24 Simon Peter, therefore, give unto you, That ye love one beckoned to him, that he should another; as I have loved you, ask who it should be, of whom that ye also love one another. he spake.

35 By this shall all men 25 He then, lying on Jesus' know that ye are my disciples, breast, saith unto him, Lord, if ye have love one to another

. who is it?

36 Simon Peter said unto 26 Jesus answered, He it is him, Lord, whither goest thou? to whom I shall give a sop, Jesus answered him, Whither when I have dipped it. And I go, thou canst not follow me when he had dipped the sop now; but thou shalt follow he gave it to Judas Iscariot, me afterwards. the son of Simon.

37 Peter said unto him,

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