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Five thousand fed. Chap. vi. Christ walketh on the sea.

8 One of his disciples, An- and went over the sea toward drew, Simon Peter's brother, Capernaum ; and it was now saith unto him,

dark, and Jesus was not come 9 There is a lad here, which to them. hath five barley-loaves, and

18 And the sea arose, by two small fishes; but what reason of a great wind that are they among so many ? blew.

10 And Jesus said, Make 19 So, when they had rowthe men sit down. Now there ed about five and twenty or was much grass in the place. thirty farlongs, they see Jesus so the men sat down, in number walking on the sea, and drawabout five thousand.

ing nigh unto the ship; and 11 And Jesus took the they were afraid. loaves; and when he had giv- 20 But he saith unto them, en thanks, he distributed to It is I; be not afraid. the disciples, and the disciples 21 Then they willingly reto them, that were set down; ceived him into the ship; and and likewise of the fishes as immediately the ship was at much as they would.

the land whither they went. 12 When they were filled, 22 ! The day following, he said unto his disciples, Ga- when the people which stood ther up the fragments that re- on the other side of the sea, main, that nothing be lost. saw that there was none other

13 Therefore they gathered boat there, save that one them together, and filled twelve whereinto his disciples were baskets with the fragments of entered, and that Jesus went the five barley-loaves, which not with his disciples into the remained over and above unto boat, but that his disciples them, that had eaten. were gone away alone;

14 Then those men, when 23 (Howbeit there came they had seen the miracle that other boats from Tiberias, Jesus did, said, This is of a nigh unto the place, where truth that prophet, that should they did eat bread, after that come into the world.

the Lord had given thanks ;) 15 I When Jesus, therefore, 24 When the people, thereperceived that they would fore, saw that Jesus was not come and take him by force to there, neither his disciples, make him a king, he departed they also took shipping, and again into a mountain himself came to Capernaum, seeking alone.

for Jesus. 16 And when even was now 23 And, when they had come, his disciples went down found him on the other side of unto the sea,

the sea, they said unto him, 17 And entered into a ship, Rabbi, when camest thou hi

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The people reproved. S. John. Christ the bread of life.

26 Jesus answered them, he that cometh to me, shall and said, Verily, verily, I say never hunger; and he that

Ye seek me, not be- believeth on me, shall never cause ye saw the miracles, but thirst. because ye did eat of the 36 But I said unto you, loaves, and were filled. That ye also have seen me,

27 Labour not for the meat and believe not. which perisheth, but for that 37 All that the Father gir.hu meat which endureth unto ey- eth me, shall come to me; and erlasting life, which the Son him that cometh to me, I will of man shall give unto you; in no wise cast out. for him hath God the Father 38 For came down from sealed.

heaven, not to do mine own 28 Then said they unto him, will, but the will of him that What shall we do, that we might work the works of God? 39 And this is the Father's

29 Jesus answered, and said will which hath sent me, that unto them, This is the work of all which he hath given me, of God, that

ye believe on him, I should lose nothing, but whom he hath sent.

should raise it up again at the 30 They said therefore, un- last day. to him, What sign shewest 40 And this is the will of thou then, that we may see

him that sent me, that every and believe thee? what doest one which seeth the Son, and thou work ?

believeth on him, may

have po 31 Our fathers did eat man- everlasting life ; and I will na in the desert; as it is writ- raise him up at the last day. ten, He gave

them bread from 41 The Jews then murmur, beaven to eat.

ed at him, because he said, I 32 Then Jesus said unto am the bread which came down them, Verily, verily, I say un- from heaven.

dere to you, Moses gave you not 42 And they said, is not that bread from heaven ; but this Jesus the son of Joseph,

The my Father giveth you the true whose father and mother we bread from heaven.

know ? how is it then that he 33 For the bread of God is saith, I came down from he, which cometh down from heaven? heaven, and giveth life unto 43 Jesus, therefore, answerthe world.

ed, and said unto them, Mur34 Then said they unto him, mur not among yourselves. Lord, evermore give us this 44 No man can come to me, bread.

except the Father, which hath 35 And Jesus said unto sent me, draw him; and I will them, I am the bread of life; raise him up at the last day.

my

me,

are dead.

Christ declareth himself Chap. vi. to his disciples.

45. It is written in the pro- 56 He that eateth flesh, phets, And they shall be all and drinketh my blood, dweltaught of God. Every man, leth in me, and I in him. therefore, that hath heard, and 57 As the living Father hath learned of the Father, hath sent me, and I live by the cometh unto me.

Father; so he that eateth 46 Not that any man hath even he shall live by me. seen the Father, save he which 58 This is that bread which is of God, he hath seen the came down from heaven; not Father.

as your fathers did eat manna, 47 Verily, verily, I say unto and are dead. He that eateth you, He that believeth on me of this bread, shall live forever. hath everlasting life.

59 These things said he in 48 I am that bread of life. the synagogue, as he taught in

49 Your fathers did eat Capernaum. manna in the wilderness, and 60 q Many, therefore, of

his disciples, when they had 50 This is the bread which heard this, said, This is an cometh down from heaven, that hard saying; who can hearit? a man may eat thereof, and 61 When Jesus knew in not die.

himself, that his disciples mur51 I am the living bread mured at it, he said unto them, which came down from heaven. Doth this offend you? If any man eat of this bread he 62 What and if ye shall shall live forever; and the the Son of man ascend up bread that I will give is my where he was before ? flesh, which I will give for the 63 It is the spirit that quicklife of the world.

eneth; the flesh profiteth no52 The Jews, therefore, thing, the words that I speak strove among themselves, say- unto you, they are spirit, and ing, How can this man give us they are life. his flesh to eat?

64 But there are some of 53 Then Jesus said unto you that believe not. For Jethem, Verily, verily, I say unto sus knew from the beginning you, Except ye eat the flesh of who they were that believed the Son of man, and drink his not,and who should betray him. blood, ye have no life in you. 65 And he said, Therefore

54 Whoso eateth my Hesh, said I unto you, That no man and drinketh my blood, hath can come unto me, except it eternal life; and I will raise were given unto him of my him up at the last day.

Father. 55 For my flesh meat 66 | From that time many indeed, and my blood is drink of his disciples went back, and indeed.

walked no more with him.

see

away?

Ghrist reproveth S. John,

his kinsmen. 67 Then said Jesus unto 6 Then Jesus said unto the twelve, Will ye also them, My time is not yet come;

but your time is always ready. 68 Then Simon Peter an- by The world cannot hate swered him, Lord, to whom you; but me it hateth, because shall we go? thou hast the I testify of it, that the works words of eternal life.

thereof are evil. 69 And we believe, and are 8 Go ye up unto this feast; sure, that thou art that Christ, I go not up yet unto this feast; the Son of the living God. for my time is not yet full

70 Jesus answered them, come. Have not I chosen you twelve, 9 When he had said these and one of you is a devil ? words unto them, he abode

71 He spake of Judas Isca- still in Galilee. riot, the son of Simon; for he 10 But when his brethren it was that should betray him, were gone up, then went he albeing one of the twelve. so up unto the feast, not open

ly, but as it were in secret. CHAP. VII.

11 Then the Jews sought 1 Jesus reproveth his kinsmen, him at the feast, and said,

10 goeth unto the feast of ta- Where is he? bernacles, 14 teacheth in the 12 And there was much temple. 40 Divers opinions murmuring among the people of Christ. 45 The Phari- concerning him for some sees are angry at their offi- said, He is a good man: others cers, and at Nicodemus. said, Nay; but he deceiveth

AFTER these things Jesus the people. walked in Galilee ; for he 13 Howbeit, no man spake would not walk in Jewry, be- openly of him for fear of the cause the Jews sought to kill Jews. him.

14 | Now, about the midst 2 Now the Jews' feast of of the feast, Jesus went up intabernacles was at hand. to the temple and taught.

3 His brethren, therefore, 15 And the Jews marvelled, said unto him, Depart hence, saying, How knoweth this man and go into Judea, that thy letters, having never learned ? disciples also may see the 16 Jesus answered them, works that thou doest.

and said, My doctrine is not 4 For there is no man that mine, but his that sent me. doeth any thing in secret, and 17 If any man will do his he himself seeketh to be known will, he shall know of the docopenly; if thou do these things, trine, whether it be of God, shew thyself to the world. or whether I speak of myself.

5 For neither did his breth- 18 He that speaketh of himren believe in him.

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Chap. vii.

in the temple. but he that seeketh his glory whence I am; and I am not that sent him, the same is true, come of myself, but he that sent and no unrighteousness is in me is true, whom ye know not. him.

29 But I know him ; for I 19 Did not Moses give you am from him, and he hath sent the law, and yet none of you keepeth the law? Why go ye 30 Then they sought to take about to kill me ?

him ; but no man laid hands 20 The people answered, & on him, because his hour was said, Thou hast a devil; who not yet come. goeth about to kill thee

31 And many of the people 21 Jesus answered, and said believed on him, & said, When unto them, I have done one Christ cometh will he do more work, and ye all marvel. miracles, than these which this

22 Moses, therefore, gave man hath done? unto you circumcision, (not 32 | The Pharisees heard because it is of Moses, but of that the people murmured such the fathers,) and ye on the things concerning him ; & the sabbath-day circumcise a man. Pharisees and the chief priests

23 If a man on the sabbatho sent officers to take him. day receive circumcision, that 33 Then said Jesus unto. the law of Moses should not be them, Yet a little while am I broken; are ye angry at me

with

you, and then I go unto because I have made a man

him that sent me. every whit whole on the sab- 34 Ye shall seek me, & shall bath-day?

not find me; and where I am, 24 Judge not aocording to thither ye cannot come. the appearance, but judge

35 Then said the Jews arighteous judgment.

mong themselves, Whither will 25 Then said some of them he go that we shall not find of Jerusalem, Is not this he him will he go unto the diswhom they seek to kill ? persed among the Gentiles, and

26 But, lo, he speaketh teach the Gentiles ? boldly, and they say nothing 36 What manner of saying unto him. Do the rulers know is this that he said, Ye shali indeed that this is the very seek me, and shall not find Christ?

me; and where I am, thither ye 27 Howbeit, we know this cannot come ? man whence he is; but when 37 In the last day, that great Christ cometh, no man know- day of the feast, Jesus stood eth whence he is.

and cried, saying, If any man 28 Then cried Jesus in the thirst, let him come unto me temple as he taught, saying, and drink. Ye both know me, & know 38 He that believeth on me

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